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Letter from the past

  • Added: Apr 14, 2005
  • Length: 01:22
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Spoken Word/Commentary on CTA spending

  • Added: Apr 11, 2005
  • Length: 06:13
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This is a social commentary/spoken word piece about the City of Chicago.

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: Apr 11, 2005
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Satire poking fun at NPR Anchors

Bought by WEKU, KGLT, Yellowstone Public Radio, WFCR, WFIU and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2005
  • Length: 01:48
  • Purchases: 7
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In this Blues File reviewer Jonny Meister offers up his thoughts on Hubert Sumlin's new album "About Them Shoes."

Bought by WEFT, WQJC, KUHB, KDLG, and WVAS


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 5
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This piece showcases new work by blueswoman Precious Bryant

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, WEFT, WQJC, KUHB and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 6
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New York bluesman Michael Hill is a fiery guitarist, gifted songwriter, and

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, WEFT, WQJC, KUHB and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 6
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A commentary on the military's devious, expensive and escalating attempts to recruit high school juniors and seniors.

Bought by WUSF


  • Added: Mar 20, 2005
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
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From Scottish bagpipes to Metallica, this radio essay takes listeners on a short tour through the history of music as a weapon.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, KRUA, WBHM, WFUV and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2005
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 9
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Writer Cheryl-Anne Millsap reflects on the meaning of being "green."

Bought by KZUM


  • Added: Mar 11, 2005
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Arthur Miller's masterpiece is a brilliant archetype for men in the 20th century and beyond. Suggested to be broadcast on the anniversary of Miller...

Bought by WHQR


  • Added: Mar 03, 2005
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 1
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The CIO's history offers important lessons for those currently trying to revitalize the labor movement .

  • Added: Mar 01, 2005
  • Length: 03:22
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Going through my parents' stuff 10 years after their deaths, I found a box of cassettes of my father interviewing me when I was a kid. Simple and s...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, WABE, Moab Public Radio, KUT and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2005
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 19
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An aspiring writer discovers that inspiration and imitation aren't the same thing.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2005
  • Length: 04:00
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A poetic and creative exploration of the notion of romantic love, and the way it drives lives and societies.

Bought by KMUD, KUT, PRX to iTunes, KCUR, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2005
  • Length: 59:46
  • Purchases: 11
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Commentary on Armstrong Williams Scandal

  • Added: Jan 19, 2005
  • Length: 02:18
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Gamers explores the unique voice of a large, extended community who breakthrough “normal” social barriers and communicate through the game.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2005
  • Length: 29:31
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Year-end commentary on News Coverage

Bought by Public Radio East


  • Added: Dec 30, 2004
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
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A visit to a quirky cafe in New York

  • Added: Dec 24, 2004
  • Length: 03:26
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Seven journal entries chronicling loss

Bought by KISU, WYSO, WUAL, and WKSU


  • Added: Dec 21, 2004
  • Length: 28:32
  • Purchases: 4
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Essayist Jonathan Malesic learns something new about Christmas after attending one of the only midnight Catholic masses ever to end in a snowball f...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, KUT, KUT-HD, KMXT, WNKU and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2004
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 11
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Thoughts about the Fall of the Berlin Wall

  • Added: Nov 16, 2004
  • Length: 02:58
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A commentary on the barbarity of hunting.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2004
  • Length: 02:33
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A search for candidates who can add a little levity to the current campaign.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2004
  • Length: 03:49
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Observations at my Apartment Building

Bought by KUOW and Documentary on One - RTE, Ireland


  • Added: Sep 22, 2004
  • Length: 01:17
  • Purchases: 2