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We talk about the Pope and his recent visit to Israel. We include informative Middle-Eastern political evaluation and discussion.

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
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Protests against the tech industry’s impact on housing have grown in number and variety. They’ve been personal, with individual tech executives bei...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Data visualization of Oakland’s budget (2012-13) created by Open Budget Oakland
It’s a Tuesday evening in Oakland’s City Hall. A group of people ranging in age from their 20s to 50s are sitting, many in front of their laptops. ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:54
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We’re trying also to locate Aaron Swartz as a landmark in the culture and the age.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
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In the annals of Boston medicine two historic chapters in the last 50 years were the near conquest of sudden death by heart attack and (not unrelat...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:05
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Bestselling author Craig Nelson provides an in depth examination of the history of the Atomic age from x-rays to the 2011 meltdown in Japan.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Professor William Bubelis explains how numismatics, or the study of ancient coins, can reveal unique information about ancient cultures.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:35
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How may speech affect your perceived level of intelligence? Dr. John Baugh describes research that sheds light on linguistic profiling.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 12:31
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In the late 1980s, a personal case of housing discrimination prompted Dr. John Baugh to launch decades of research into what he calls linguistic pr...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Maine Guide William Sewall and Teddy Roosevelt, Credit: Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library (detail) 520.12-015
Just before the Olympics, the country if not the world received, from a bully pulpit, a message from my state's junior United States senator. On te...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Michael Santos speaks on his experiences
At 49 years of age, Michael Santos is getting his first taste of college. He's walking through the main quad at San Francisco State, beaming like a...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 09:35
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Those who grew up in the era of Richard Nixon knew a time when "The Kingdom" took an especially frightening aura of power and glory. One speaking t...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
Caption: "...as close as you can to the truth, that wild horse that once you catch..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Sixty-Second Moral Inquiry asks questions about what is right and wrong. Today's Sixty-Second Moral Inquiry asks: Why not mangle,`distort the ...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:08
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Nathan and Lesley Keith met on a military base in Kuwait, in 2006. They’re both Navy veterans, and together they served for a cumulative 27 years. ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 1
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After Nelson Mandela was freed from the life sentence he was serving in prison, he often spoke about refusing bitterness toward his captors. But h...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:54
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On December 5, 2013, fast food workers across the country walked out on a one-day strike, demanding fairer wages. But what's really at stake? The G...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 06:08

  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 03:25
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Ever wonder what it's like to be related to a president? Reporter Wilson Sayre brings us a personal story about how she grappled with her president...

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


  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 3
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If you walk upstairs from the kitchen at Mother Brown’s drop-in center in the evening, you’ll find dozens of people sleeping in chairs. During the ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 06:46
Caption: Tina Hayes School of Etiquette Class
California has been in an ongoing struggle trying to figure out how to deal with overcrowding in prisons. The problems extend to the Division of Ju...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 07:19
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Background Music: Serious, deep thought, with groove

  • Added: Nov 02, 2013
  • Length: 01:44
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Host Brian Balogh sits down with historian Daniel Feller, to talk about Jacksonian America and the so-called “humanitarian” claims made on both sid...

Bought by Radio Newark and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 07:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Brian Balogh talks with former aid worker David Koren about his experiences during the Biafran airlift in the late 1960s, and explores whether...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Collection 6 - The New Hollywood, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda-their first since arriving back in the US following Easy Rider's premiere at Cannes.

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Dean Brooks graduated from Bemidji State University in 2012 with a degree in Creative Writing. He looks for inspiration in dusty corners, early mor...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 02:09