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Award-winning author and cook Rae Eighmey marries food with history to create culinary biographies of Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Anya Cherneff
In physics, electricity is power. Electricity can also be power, though, in the sense that it creates opportunity for the pursuit of social capital...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: T. Geronimo Johnson, Credit: Elizabeth R. Cowan
Johnson's novel Welcome to Braggsville puts four kids from Berkeley in Georgia to protest a Civil War reenactment with a pretend lynching. What co...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 26:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amy Harder
Even the most astute followers of the news may have missed that the Trump Administration is touting a series of self-proclaimed focal areas. With c...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
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Can the notorious brain-hijacking parasite "toxoplasma" affect humans? Is there a vaccine against Lyme Disease for humans in the pipeline?

Bought by KWMR, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN, WCQS, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Can the notorious brain-hijacking parasite "toxoplasma" affect humans? Is there a vaccine against Lyme Disease for humans in the pipeline? Also, ho...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WCWP, WMUU-LP, WCMU, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 8
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We talk with historian Timothy Snyder about his book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. The book is a kind of vaccine to inocul...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:02
Caption: Doug MacLeod
Host Rich Reardin talks with Los Angeles singer/songwriter/guitarist bluesman extraordinairé Doug MacLeod.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Phil Wiggins, Credit: Bibiana Huang Matheis
2017 National Heritage Fellow and Blues Harmonica Player Phil Wiggins brings it all home in this music-rich conversation.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Composer Matthew Burtner, Credit: Matthew Burtner
Listen to how the sounds of melting glaciers are being frozen in time and woven into haunting electronic musical compositions. We also talk about d...

Bought by WCWP, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WRGY, WCMU and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Composer Matthew Burtner, Credit: Matthew Burtner
Listen to how the sounds of melting glaciers are being frozen in time and woven into haunting electronic musical compositions. We also talk about d...

Bought by KMUN, WCQS, WNMU-FM, WNSB, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Composer Matthew Burtner, Credit: Matthew Burtner
Listen to how the sounds of melting glaciers are being frozen in time and woven into haunting electronic musical compositions. We also talk about d...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Steve Martin's Unreal Bluegrass, Credit: Steve Martin
We are joined by Andy Hall of the Infamous Stringdusters . Andy just released a new CD with Roosevelt Collier " Let the Steel Play" which combines ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:52:56
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On the 103rd anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, we talk with two authors who have written books about the war. Margaret Wagner talks about...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Barret Werk
“I guess the grass is itself a child, the produced babe of the vegetation.” Perhaps Walt Whitman had this week’s guests on Sea Change Radio in mind...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Doug MacLeod
Host Rich Reardin talks with Los Angeles singer/songwriter/guitarist bluesman extraordinairé Doug MacLeod.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Ira Gitler, Credit:  Frances McLaughlin-Gill
Meet Ira Gitler: Jazz writer, historian, critic and 2017 NEA Jazz Master

Bought by KREV-LP and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ted Nordhaus
Are the cries for a complete transition to renewable energy from environmentalists like Bill McKibben actually undermining the work to combat clima...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amanda Ann Platt
Host Rich Reardin talks with Asheville, North Carolina singer/songwriter Amanda Platt.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Renee Fleming with Hartmut Hoell, Credit:  Bob Millard
Renée Fleming along with other musicians and scientists look at the remarkable ability of music to make us whole.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jack Ewing
When a West Virginia University research team won a grant in 2012 to run some tests on diesel cars, they could not have imagined that their relativ...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 26:00
Caption: John Wilson
Many sports fans are familiar with this dilemma: do I want my team to put everything on the line to win now or would I prefer that my team take its...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Actor Tom Hanks on Nerdette
Guests on Nerdette always assign listeners homework, and we’ve compiled the BEST OF THE BEST into this hour-long Nerdette summer homework special. ...

Bought by KRCU, Indie3 Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 20
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The new exhibit at NMAAH&C illuminate history, community and culture. Co-curator Aaron Bryant walks us through it.

Bought by WTJU and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 2