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It was the 1960s – and throughout the United States, opposition to the War in Vietnam was growing. The Draft forced young men to make a choice abo...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
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The closing strains of the third movement of Schumann's Piano Quartet express introspection.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 08:21
Caption: Kismet
In “Palm Treo”, Brittany and Eric talk about the secret parties that the RA’s at Howard University were throwing in 2005. Their podcast “For Colore...

  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 23:32
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Greg, a New York City cop, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia 11 years after being covered in dust and debris at the World Trade Center atta...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 16:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Chopin guides us back home through a tender harmonic progression in the third movement of this masterpiece.

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 08:19
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Gary, now in his 50s, recalls how Paul Weller and The Jam impacted upon his younger years.

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:49
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A moment of passion taken from the final movement of Barber's Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:32
Caption: Kitty Flanagan Barrett Curran
Tribute to my grandmother: No matter what life hands them, great dames keep on singing.

Bought by WHQR and Public Radio East


  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 2
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A first-person account of being a standardized patient and discovering the importance of the doctor-patient relationship.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 1
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A moment of exuberance taken from the Chaconne of J.S. Bach's Partita in D Minor, BWV 1004.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 08:16

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:39

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 04:47
Caption: Bertha Palmer-Kathryn Chesney
Bertha Palmer as written and presented by Kathryn Chesney

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 07:04
Caption: Emily Graves Webb
Emily Graves Webb as written and performed by Laurie Akin.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 11:40
Caption: John Webb
John Webb as written and presented by Richard Caldwell

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 08:30
Caption: Adelaide Bullen
Archeologist Adelaide Bullen written and presented by Anita Palladino.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: Lizzie Webb Guptill
Lizzie Webb Guptill as written and presented by Linda Pupke

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: Will Webb
Will Webb as written and performed by William V. Specht

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Ripley Bullen
Archeologist Ripley Bullen written and presented by Ed Schmidt

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:42
Caption: Lizzie Webb Guptill
Lizzie Webb Guptill as written and performed by Amber Lyon

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:49
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What happens when a teenager moves to the other side of the tracks and ends up with all the freedom she could ask for? The Mortified Podcast is a p...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2017
  • Length: 23:03
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Tales of kids whose pets weren't just their best friend, they were EVERYTHING. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. List...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Autobiographical memories are the stories we tell ourselves, but they’re also a window into other people’s experiences. They’re one of the best way...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
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When you look into the eyes of someone who’s Bi-Polar, it’s like looking at a hurricane from space. You can see the swirling mass, but the real ho...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WABE, The Story, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 09:31
  • Purchases: 5