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This year saw the Academy Awards ceremony awash in racial controversy.

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Academy Award and GRAMMY winning artist, Melissa Etheridge, will take the stage to perform songs from her new album, This is M.E., as well as some ...

Bought by KALH, WTIP, WRNC-LP, KSJE, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 9
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The powerful multi-media exhibit, What's Left: Lives Touched By Suicide, organized by Northern Community Radio's John Bauer, opened at the MacRosti...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 03:55
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The 2016 US election isn't going away anytime soon, so let's seek refuge in etymology. Consider the linguistically appropriate age of a senator, an...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 36:05
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In October 2015 Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau overwhelmingly won the Canadian election for Prime Minister. In advance of the election, Premie...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: Kanhalya Kumar
Television is not just news. It has become the lynchpin of the lynchmob.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Hello from Tbilisi! This is Taxi Taxi's first episode - an introduction to us, Vladic & Billie, as well as the 70 languages (give or take) of the ...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 30:46
Caption: The street where the two neighbors live., Credit: Jake J. Smith
Neighborhood present sits down with neighborhood past.

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 1
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What does it mean to be accountable for our actions? Individuals are accountable for personal behaviors, commitments, and relationships with those ...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 05:13
Caption: Sandip's Aunt
A heartfelt goodbye to a favorite Aunt.

  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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The Wailin’ Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse – three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. Starti...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 9
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Honoring the Voice of Los Angeles

  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 05:40
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The Blue Canvas Orchestra and special guests open up the show in the first half followed by Jamaican and Australian musical group Nattali Rize & Notis

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 10
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Riding on the train to the Democratic National Convention one year, I had the good fortune to talk with a former president of N.O.W. For young twen...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:03
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The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has been dominating the news cycle for some weeks. The story points to tragic mismanagement of the city’s water...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 05:44
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With a Cuban-American lead singer, garage band ferocity, an intense live show and a deep love of both romance and pure country laced with polyrhyth...

Bought by WPCA-LP, WTIP, KSJE, WRNC-LP, KMSU and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:20
  • Purchases: 8
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Indian officials in Bangalore play 'racism dodge ball' over the attack of a Tanzanian student.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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An unusual and irreverent comic strip about a misfit cat served as inspiration to 20th century poet e e cummings.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: :58
Caption: Maurice Sendak's self-portrait with Mickey Mouse, Credit: Maurice Sendak
Children's author Maurice Sendak was a big collector of Disney paraphenalia

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: :59
Caption: J. California Cooper, Credit: Ellen Banner / The New York Times
J. California Cooper loved playing with paper dolls--even as an adult.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:54
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Today’s Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks :As politicians one-up each other, what’s the difference between the candidate as demagogue- who openly app...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:21
Caption: Charlotte
Responding to his editor about why he wrote his most famous children's novel, E.B. White replied in characteristic good humor.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: :58
Caption: Allen Ginsberg reading poetry, Credit: The New York Public Library Digital Collections
One of Allen Ginsberg's first publishers was taken to court for a book that an undercover police officer deemed "not fit for children to read."

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: :59
Caption: Frank O'Hara
American poet Frank O'Hara got into trouble with his overbearing mother.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: :58