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A night of recollections, moments and new memories.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:17
Caption: Five-time Emmy Award winner Fran Brill, the first woman hired by Jim Henson for Sesame Street (seen here with Zoe) is retiring after 42 years , Credit: Jim Henson Legacy
Cobblestones: Jim Henson from A to Zoe is a sound rich special that includes original interviews, clips, music, and new skits with many of the orig...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 55:05
Caption: Chloe (a little younger than 4) and her father Matt, Credit: Katy Sewall
Chloe loves watching horror movies. The catch: She's only four years old. How does her father feel about that? Very, very proud. Does that make h...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:26
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A relaxing interstitial piece that may put you in a brief tropical state-of-mind.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:24
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A family living in Idaho during the early 20th Century test the limits of the Postal Service, when they send a very special parcel through the Post.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:09
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Richard Peck (A YEAR DOWN YONDER), Brian Selznick (THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET), Sarah Weeks (PIE), and Avi (CRISPEN: THE CROSS OF LEAD) discuss t...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Ari Goldman reads from his charming book, "The Late Starters Orchestra." Just one of our daily readings for July. The Author's Corner on Pub...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Tent Show Radio on the road live from the beautiful Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, Wisconsin with host Michael Perry, the Blue Canv...

Bought by WRNC-LP, WNMU-FM, KUMD, KMXT, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: William Joyce
Creative author, illustrator and filmmaker William Joyce is an Academy Award Winner, Emmy Award Winner and his illustrations have appeared on numer...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:44
Caption: My Bipartisan Famiy, Credit: Susan Cook
I have a bi -partisan family. Maybe you do too. It makes understanding politics all the more difficult because sometimes people don’t agree. When ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:19
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A book partly inspired by a Persian myth about a boy raised by a bird! Read by author Porochista Khakpour. Part of our daily series for June.

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Katie, a high school freshman, interviews other students about times they have been embarrassed on Facebook. While most of the stories are humorous...

  • Added: May 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:54
Caption: Marilyn Colburn of Provincetown, Mass., author of "Maudie & Sophie," the first novel published by the Provincetown Public Press, Credit: Nancy Klingener
The Provincetown Public Library, a tiny library at the end of Cape Cod, has become the first public library in the country to create its own digita...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 1
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March 24, 2014 edition. Tomorrow Your Heart is a weekly syndicated radio program featuring girl groups and female-fronted music from the 1960s, hos...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Tent Show Radio live in concert from the CAL Center in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. Featuring Tent Show Radio host Michael Perry, the Blue Canvas Orchest...

Bought by Wisconsin Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KSRQ, KUMD, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:20
  • Purchases: 5
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Dean Smith, who spent 40 years as a stunt double for Hollywood Westerns, talks with his wife, Debby, and son, Finis.

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 1
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All kinds of cute going on as a Minneapolis middle school girl writes a poem about a friend.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
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New York City Firefighters Sophy Medina and Thomas Olsen remember their first Valentine's Day together.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:01
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Sweet Poppa Lou talks about the musical roots of his swinging bop saxophone sound. [38:23]

  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 38:23
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A story that Zack didn't get to tell at the Moth, live in Chicago: The summer Zack was thirteen he got up the courage to talk to the girl across th...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:27
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In the early 1980s a mysterious creature stalked the woods and beaches of Truro, Massachusetts, a small town on the far end of Cape Cod. This is th...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Dawn Burke talks to her husband, Don, about the rat sanctuary they’ve run out of their home for the past five years.

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Oct 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Lunchbox Poster, Credit: Lunchbox the movie
Sandip Roy finds love, in the new movie "The Lunchbox."

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 4
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James C. Henderson is a graduate of Metropolitan State University's Creative Writing program, and Hamline University's MFA program. He lives in New...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 03:18