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Caption: The official Flag of the President of the United States, Credit: Wiki, Creative Commons
Can a song sway a vote? Learn about the use of campaign music throughout the history of American Presidential campaigns since George Washington thr...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 19:19
Caption: Man with rake and drying shrimp. , Credit: Photo courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Imagine this: deep in the Louisiana wetlands, a wooden platform the size of three football fields, covered in shrimp, drying in the sun… which are ...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 25:44
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates and their deeds become legend. Blackbeard, Lester’s personal favorite, did this thing with canon fuses, or so the legend goes. Just as h...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 26:15
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack finds the city of St. Cloud inund...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Myles Standish reenactor
There’s a recent trend to question historical icons with complicated histories—Andrew Jackson, Woodrow Wilson, and of course the confederate flag. ...

Bought by WCPN, WNPR, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 10:32
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sunset in Manaus, Credit: Lorena Daou Paixao e Silva, 2016
With the Summer Olympics around the corner, the eyes of the world will turn to Brazil. But Brazil is not only about Rio and Sao Paulo. What about t...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Marco Tempest is not your average magician. He uses robots to do magic tricks on stage -- but the real trick is in how easily he can get an audienc...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 16:56
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A 12-year-old girl in blue jeans probably isn’t the first thing you picture when you hear the word paleontologist. But in 1979, young India Wood di...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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In this episode of "Street Economy," radio producers Kelley Crawford and Sarah Holtz go to the streets in search of poetry -- literal poetry, not a...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:21
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With a national debate raging about the 2nd Amendment, we went to meet a man who epitomizes the right to bear arms: Dragonman. Born Mel Bernstein i...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:13
Caption: Mark Lerman.
A hundred years before Frank Kapra ever dreamed up It's a Wonderful Life, Charles Dickens had already penned the seminal Christmas classic, a story...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:05
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When you look up at the sky the last thing you probably think about is the law. But space is exactly where the next frontier of law is being played...

Bought by KALW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 14:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Cloud seeding -- intervening in clouds to squeeze out precipitation -- is done all over the world. But it's not an exact science; we still have muc...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, The Allegheny Front: Reporting on the Environment, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:38
  • Purchases: 3
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This audio-story provides a window into what the Halloween holiday can mean to different age groups.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:54
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An audio essay that combines science, personal moments, and the wit and wisdom of four 100-year-old (and up) women.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:26
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Corporal Scott Foster of the Hillsborough, NC Police Department worked closely with his K-9 partner, Talon, for many years. They located weapons an...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 21:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Matt Knox, Credit: Amy MArtin
We go to Montana, where Making Contact Producer Amy Martin spent some time with a guy that you might think of as the stereotypical American gun own...

Bought by KFAI and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 09:24
  • Purchases: 2
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Debby Wurster is having a ball at her new home in a retirement community. She's got a full calendar of activities, she's making new friends, and......

Bought by Wisconsin Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Graeme S. Mount, retired professor of history at Sudbury's Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada, at his home in Sudbury, May 2015., Credit: Justin Bull
If the United States were embroiled in a third world war and the American public learned that Barack Obama were taking eight days off in the middle...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 08:56
  • Purchases: 3
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The Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona has the largest collection of petrified wood in the world. The beautiful wood is more than 200 millio...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 20:17
Caption: Bemidji welcomes a new statue of its Native American namesake, Chief Bemidji or Shaynowishkung., Credit: Shaynowiskung Statue Project/Facebook
On June 6th in Bemidji Minnesota a new statue of Chief Bemidji is being dedicated. He is the Native American namesake of the town. He will stand o...

Bought by MPR News Stations, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KUMD and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:54
  • Purchases: 6
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On the eve of the 2015 General Election in the UK, take a jaunt through the etymology of election-related words.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 09:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
A business designed to exploit amateur songwriters winds up making lots of them really happy.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 08:48
  • Purchases: 1
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You'd think you could trust dictionaries, but it turns out, they are riddled with LIES.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 15:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mysterious detail from the funk-cloning electron microgramatoscope, Credit: Dr. Schulmanstein
If James Brown was the Godfather of Soul, George Clinton remains the undisputed Crown Prince of Funk. Parliament-Funkadelic. Flashlight. The Mothe...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:59