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In our folkworld, Fall is in the air, and this week on Folktales, it's on in airwaves as well, so grab a sweater and a smile, and join us!

Bought by WLPR and WJFF


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: PROJECT GUTENBERG
Professor Lynne Tatlock shares her insights into the art of translation and reveals the many lives of Jane Eyre in Germany.

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 11:40
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On an all-NEW Snap, amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work. From NPR and PRX, Snap Judgment presents “The Mercenary.”

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
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How do you pass on the culture of a country you can’t remember? Three generations of the Hang family in Portland, Maine, try to reconcile memories ...

Bought by WMPG and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week's underappreciate date is the creation of the first large scale Yoga retreat and birth of yoga in America by 'The Great Oom.'

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 23, 2013
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious revisits a conversation about shamanism in the Ecuadorian Amazon with Dr. Juan Martinez, Professor of History and Anthropology at the...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Sarita Meena is 12 years old. She lives in a remote village in northwestern India and is part of the first generation of girls in the village to go to school and have aspirations of economic independence.  , Credit: Priyanka Pacahuli
India has come under close scrutiny lately for its poor treatment of women and girls. Yet, this is a time when a growing number of women are enjoyi...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUT, KGOU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 11:03
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Runners line up at the start of the Great Limerick Run 2012
In May 2012, over 8000 people took part in the Great Limerick Run in south west Ireland. Alison Turner ran the 6 mile race to raise funds for char...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2012
  • Length: 13:31
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In this special anthology, we explore how women writers foster community across boundaries. Novelist Lisa See shares stories about Chinese women wr...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Mar 21, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Mariko Nagai
Japanese poet and fiction writer Mariko Nagai draws from history and personal experience to explore different types of love and desire and to depic...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
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News and features from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: Sgt Brandon Benton sent this to his wife Emily Benton, who waited for him at home near Fort Hood, Texas, when he got word of a return date., Credit: graffitiofwar.com
War News Radio talks with the founder of the Graffiti of War Project, which collects service members’ art left on the walls and buildings in the ba...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 06:38
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We're with two artists--musical and literary--working that busy space high above the old boundaries of East and West. Rana Dasgupta is the English-...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Carmen Delzell c. 2000
Carmen Delzell tells about how her boyfriend left her Saltillo, the town where she's living in Mexico. She looks for him, but can't find him, even...

Bought by KUOW, KUT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 18, 2010
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Haruki Murakami, arguably the most internationally-acclaimed contemporary Japanese writer, has created a series of stories and novels that have gai...

Bought by PRX to iTunes and PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Feb 16, 2010
  • Length: 48:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Beyond Schoolbooks Podcast #17: World Teachers' Day

  • Added: Oct 09, 2009
  • Length: 19:54
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A documentary exploring multiracial Asian-American identity.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2009
  • Length: 28:54
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: You won’t find any madrassahs, honor killings or ter...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 52:35
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: You won’t find any madrassahs, honor killings or ter...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: :20
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: You won’t find any madrassahs, honor killings or ter...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: Do Muslims date? If they don’t date, how do they de...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: :20
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: Do Muslims date? If they don’t date, how do they de...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 01:00
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Preview "Inside Islam," a new series from the producers of "Here on Earth." In this edition: Do Muslims date? If they don’t date, how do they de...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 52:28