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Caption: Orson Welles news conference, 1938, Credit: WikiCommons
On October 30th, 1938, American radio audiences - believing that a Martian invasion was underway - went absolutely nuts. Panicked masses fled to th...

Bought by KALW and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Hermann Rorschach’s inkblot test has become ubiquitous in pop-culture as shorthand for both psychiatry and the subconscious. The first biography of...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Adelaide Bullen
Archeologist Adelaide Bullen written and presented by Anita Palladino.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: Jose Serebrier and John Clare, Credit: Casey Houtz
Jose Serebrier is an internationally respected conductor and composer. We'll speak to him about his artistry and some new recordings.

Bought by WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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: 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
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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
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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 New Hampshire Public Radio, KALW, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 14:42
  • Purchases: 3
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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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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
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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
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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
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Raymond Chandler is often called the greatest American crime novelist. But something very important to Chandler had gotten lost. No one noticed u...

Bought by KALH and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:08
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
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On this episode of CLASSICAL DARK ARTS, we look at Satan’s cabal of classical composers, players and theorists — a sleeper cell run by Liszt, Pagan...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 23:51
Caption: Hjalmar Hvam was a champion ski jumper., Credit: courtesy of the Oregon Historical Society
A Norwegian immigrant in Oregon invented the first quick-release ski binding, which made skiing safer and more appealing.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Look around your daily life.  There's a little piece of Thomas Edison almost everywhere.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KMUZ, WCAI / WNAN, KZYX, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 23:26
  • Purchases: 5
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Episode 12 - Andy interviews Manny Roth, who ran the famous Cafe Wha? in New York City, presenting up-and-coming entertainers like Bob Dylan, Bill ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 51:58
Caption: One of Liberace's incredible feather capes, Credit: Glen Rutter
A half-hour music-rich documentary on Liberace and the former Liberace Museum. His story is told using historical clips from Liberace himself in pe...

Bought by KFAI and KFAI


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Records From Around the World, Credit: Willis Arnold
Step into the world of Alan Lomax, his archives, and his legacy - The Association of Cultural Equity. Featuring interviews with his daughter Anna ...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 05:38
Caption: Paul J. Hintersteiner. , Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Paul J. Hintersteiner, of Washington Heights, Manhattan, describes food shopping and home cooking during his childhood in Yorkville's large German ...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2013
  • Length: 01:14
Caption: The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950., Credit: Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America.
Bonnie Sue Pokorny, 66, of Forest Hills, Queens, recalls her grandmother's stuffed cabbage. It's a dish she loves, but it's too difficult for her t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debra Klaber (right) and Paul J. Hintersteiner (left). , Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Debra Klaber, 60, of Washington Heights, Manhattan, recalls her mother's Eastern European baking traditions -- which she has passed down to her dau...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: :48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950., Credit: Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America.
Nurys Ortiz, 58, of Washington Heights, left the Dominican Republic ("DR") to work in a NYC factory when she was 17 years old. Ortiz started cooki...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1