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Air raid sirens were designed to alert the public of incoming enemy attacks during World War II. But 50 years ago--during the worst tornado outbrea...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:52
Caption: Journey Under the Sea was the second book in the series.
We dig into the history of the beloved Choose Your Own Adventure series and the interactive stories kids are reading today.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 16:16
  • Purchases: 2
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The internet has transformed classroom education around the world. Here in Minneapolis, the Cowles Center for Dance is doing something unique--offe...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:38
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The Freedom Riders of 1961 were upholding the law. So why were they being arrested as soon as they got off the buses in Jackson, Mississippi? KFAI'...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 1
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David Feinberg started the Center for Genocide & Holocaust Studies at the University of Minnesota more than 10 years ago. This year, a group of Gol...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:59
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
Caption: Alice Sheldon, Credit: Eric Molinsky
Alice Sheldon served in the OSS and the CIA. And then she went deep undercover posing as a male science fiction writer. It wasn't an assignment, it...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 23:44
  • Purchases: 1
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James J. Hill is known as the “Empire Builder.” His vision for a Great Northern Railway in the 19th century helped put Minnesota on the map. Produc...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 2
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San Francisco is America’s second most densely populated area, after Manhattan. And with new construction all over town, it’s going to get even den...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
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Freedom of speech is a right guaranteed in the first amendment of the constitution. One exception to the rule is obscenity. But determining what is...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 16:05
Caption: Elektro the Moto-Man and his Little Dog Sparko, created by Westinghouse Electric Company for the 1939 World’s Fair., Credit: New York City Public Library
Matt Novak of the blog "Paleofuture" talks about "The Jetsons," the show that helped define American ideas of future technology without thinking mu...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Elektro the Moto-Man and his Little Dog Sparko, created by Westinghouse Electric Company for the 1939 World’s Fair., Credit: New York City Public Library
Maria Lane, author of Geographies of Mars, relates what Percival Lowell observed on the red planet. This segment comes from BackStory's episode "Th...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 09:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elektro the Moto-Man and his Little Dog Sparko, created by Westinghouse Electric Company for the 1939 World’s Fair., Credit: New York City Public Library
Bradley Boyd and reporter Ashley Creek head to the top of an old hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, which made provisions for a future that never came. ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:11
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Elektro the Moto-Man and his Little Dog Sparko, created by Westinghouse Electric Company for the 1939 World’s Fair., Credit: New York City Public Library
Historian Max Page talks about why New York City is so often the target of destruction on the page and the silver screen. This segment comes from t...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 09:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dearly Departed 2014
A year end look back at the music legends who departed in 2014, including Pete Seeger, Jack Bruce, Johnny Winter, Bobby Womack, Tommy Ramone, and m...

Bought by KSUT


  • Added: Dec 15, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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For the next hour we’ve got three Christmas stories. From A Christmas Carol on Wheels, which is performed in 20 minutes, to an event called No Roo...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:55
Caption: Ruth Coker Burks and Paul Wineland.
Ruth Coker Burks tells her friend Paul Wineland about caring for AIDS patients during the...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Women's Wig Display at Richard Theodore's Office
Hair loss is taboo and the measures people take to replace hair are rarely mentioned out loud, but for Richard Theodore on Cape Cod, hair replaceme...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A rendered image of the etched grooves of a record. IRENE software converts these squiggles to sound., Credit: Julie Martin/NEDCC Courtesy
A innovative technology to preserve endangered sound recordings without playing them (which would further damage them) is bringing the voices of po...

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 06:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Worf visits Rabbi Ben Newman's synagogue (not in canon), Credit: Eric Molinsky
Every sci-fi fantasy world comes with a canon of back stories and rules, which may have a lot in common with the original canon -- The Torah.

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 14:48
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chief Hollow Horn Bear depicted as the “American Indian” on a 14-cent stamp, 1922. , Credit: U.S. Postal Service.
Producer Kelly Jones and scholar Barbara Meek talk through Hollywood Indian English - a grammatical stereotype that often endures in today's media ...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 07:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Retired Army Sgt 1st Class Max Voelz first recorded in 2011 to remember his wife...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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John Davis builds houses. The Business owner located in the desert town of Grand Junction, Colorado is also passionate about his country. So what's...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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There’s a new season brewing for a television series about the Salem Witch Trials. A scholar puts one of the witches under the spotlight. Lilia Fuq...

Bought by PRX Remix, WAMC, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 3
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:48