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One of our weekday 100-second modules for May: Author Clay Risen reads a compelling passage from his new book of the same title. This is the 50th a...

Bought by WEZU

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ooligan fish
Teresa Goff has been following an ancient network of trails used by the coastal First Nations to trade gleetna, or grease. Gleetna is made from ool...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 13:21
Caption: Jesse Jackson speaks at the IIM, Credit: IIM Calcutta
Jessie Jackson was recently spotted in Calcutta, India. But why?

  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: GLF Participants, Credit: GLF
Audio Revolution presents stories from the Global Leadership Forum, a program that aims to cultivate culturally competent leaders from around the w...

Bought by KUNM

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandip Roy listens back to the music of Manna Dey.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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What a suicide attack in Tiananmen Square can tell us about the Chinese government's struggle with dissent.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: Anirvan & Barnali during a tour, Credit: Sandip Roy
It turns out that a community best known for winning spelling bees also has some radical skeletons in its closet.

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Lessons on Writing With Style is an in depth source of information for writers looking to improve their command of the craft. Today I'm going share...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Music World closes, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip finds himself oddly nostalgic, for a noisy purple bag.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: LK Advani, Credit: lkadvani.in
Recently, the BJP Party had an "All About Eve" moment.

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nelson Mandela, Credit: omg.com
Sandip Roy believes that Nelson Mandela has yet one more lesson to teach the world.

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Episode 2 - 12/4/12 - An investigation into the case of Italian seismologists being convicted of manslaughter, more academic news, and the inside s...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2013
  • Length: 23:35
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Philly Youth Radio’s Yingci Chen is a first generation Chinese immigrant. She's noticed that Chinese immigrant parents often don't want their kids ...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: Nancy Alvarez
By Nancy Alvarez. I can’t stop thinking about Malala Yusafzay, the young girl who was shot in the head in Pakistan because she spoke out abo...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 07:44
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The annual Army-Navy football game is one of the few opportunities for civilian types to have a front row seat to military culture. War News Radio’...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 08:40
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We all know a bad translation when we see one… or do we? I spoke with Jay Rubin, translator for the best-selling author Haruki Murakami, among othe...

  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 11:35
Caption: Christopher Hitchens, 1949 - 2011, Credit: Feature Story News
A sound-rich obituary honoring the life and works of the late Christopher Hitchens, who died on December 16, 2011. Suitable for news magazines an...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2011
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Intimate acoustic set by Rosanne Cash and her husband, John Leventhal in their living room (aka Zone C). Includes exclusive live recordings of son...

Bought by KOSU, WUIS, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more

  • Added: Nov 21, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Archival Paul Simon interviews from various moments of his career are intertwined to show the evolution of his creative process. Hosted by Rita Ho...

Bought by KISU, Northstate Public Radio, WETS, CBC Inside the Music, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more

  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Brand new one-hour special features exclusive Sting interview looking back on music from his solo career.

Bought by WUKY, Prairie Public, CBC Inside the Music, WAMC, WNIN and more

  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • 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
Caption: Bruce A. Jacobs, Credit: via www.aliasbruce.typepad.com
Today we continue our conversation and lecture on Race Manners with Bruce A. Jacobs. In our interview we ask about what cities in the US are have t...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 31:29
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Something seems afoot out there; a new movement where gay men are moving to the country. And becoming best-selling authors and reality TV show host...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2010
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Sixty Slices of Life ... on Wry, Credit: Brittany Jencks
In 1962 France was years ahead of the U.S. in ecological awareness and energy conservation, before the word "ecology" was even used in either count...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:34