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Caption: The campus of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., founded in 1874. , Credit: Steve Woit, courtesy of Macalester College.
The most popular college major in America these days is business. Does it pay to study liberal arts? (9/8/2011)

Bought by WTIP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WUIS


  • Added: Sep 08, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Shade Tree at Zilker Park
September 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. What started out as a modest two day affair heavy on regional ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 55:44
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: College students in a Maryland science class. Some professors are abandoning the traditional lecture because research suggests it's not very effective, but lecture classes are still common. , Credit: Emily Hanford
Most college students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. (9/1/2011)

Bought by WTIP, KZYX, WFIU, and WUIS


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A student picks up new job skills at the Tennessee Technology Center in Murfreesboro, a technical school where many people who have quit college go to improve their chances in an increasingly competitive economy. , Credit: Doug Strickland
37 million Americans are college dropouts. What wlll it take to get them back? (8/25/2011)

Bought by WTIP, KWIT, and WUIS


  • Added: Aug 26, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Stephen Bruton, of the 10 Austin Aces
Janis Joplin. Roky Erikson. Doug Sahm. Stevie Ray Vaughan. Names like these helped establish Austin’s global reputation as hothouse for great music...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:00
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We bring animals into our lives for companionship. And this newly formed relationship redefines the idea of family. This is a look at pet love and ...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2011
  • Length: 15:11
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Hillbrook Juvenile Detention Center in Syracuse, New York works with troubled youth - yet it isn't a "lock em up, throw away the key" kind of place...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 21, 2011
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 1
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How a small community of gold miners in the Colombian jungle is fighting to turn a toxic industry into a green and global market.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2011
  • Length: 34:24
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2011
  • Length: 03:49
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 02:21
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“Grounded: The End of the Shuttle Era and the Future of Manned Space Flight,” is a special report from KUT News exploring mission, place and what i...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jun 14, 2011
  • Length: 52:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Ten 75-second modules to celebrate Roy Orbison's would-be 75th birthday in 2011 (birthday is 4/23/1936).

Bought by KDRP Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 14, 2011
  • Length: 12:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Paul Simon and producer Phil Ramone go deep inside the making of Simon's new album "So Beautiful or So What." Download audio for full one-hour spe...

Bought by Prairie Public, KAWC, Wyoming Public Radio, and KSUT


  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 54:44
  • Purchases: 4
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Join some the nation’s most respected music experts and hear who they are most excited about at South by Southwest 2011.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2011
  • Length: 56:33
  • Purchases: 1
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In the run up to this year's South-by-Southwest music conference, we listen back to one of the most exciting live music events in recent memory: SX...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2011
  • Length: 55:09
Caption: Comanchero - Boston-based Americana Jam Band
The Americana music scene is thriving in New England, with a growing fan base and musicians alike. Boston has been a particular hot spot, with a g...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Feb 14, 2011
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
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KUT News’s hour-long special report: Grounded: the End of the Shuttle Era and the Future of Space Flight, explores the launch of U.S. space mission...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2011
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 1
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music of hudson river pirates

  • Added: Jan 13, 2011
  • Length: 04:59
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Geoffrey is a guy with his feet in a couple places. He attends school full time, works two jobs, takes care of six siblings and a daughter, and ha...

Bought by WMPG and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
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An audio documentary about the musical partnership in West Baltimore between the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Lockerman Bundy Elementary School.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2010
  • Length: 05:13
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Billy Joel looks back on his career as a songwriter.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMXT, KFOK-LP, KDRP Community Radio, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The half hour documentary explores various aspects of the Muslim American experience from courting rituals to individuals who choose to become Musl...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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Families in the low-income community of Holyoke, MA -- who successfully lost weight through a community clinic program -- are trying to share their...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and Iowa Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 16, 2010
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 3
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This feature profiles a 9-year-old girl named Kihuanna who, at 4 foot one and 139 pounds, has a body mass index twice what it should be. With the h...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and Iowa Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 16, 2010
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 3