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Over 500,000 manuscripts from almost certain destruction were saved by an Islamic scholar from Mali. Until recently, the Timbuktu library called it...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Ruth Weiss is a legend among African journalists. She has interviewed many African leaders including Nelson Mandela. Her work is now on display at ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Folklorist Guy Logsden discusses how Huntington's disease in the Guthrie family caused Woody to go out on his own at a young age. He highlights Woo...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 08:49
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The Nobel laureate and South African author Nadine Gordimer has passed away. The literary icon used her craft to shed light on the social and psych...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:36
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An interview with Meja Mwangi, one of Kenya's leading literary figures. He talks about his book, Rafiki Man Guitar, with reporter Victoria Engels. ...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 03:22
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Well, well, here we are again. Another episode hits the airwaves or cyber-lanes, whichever you like, we’re there for you! We’re all the way up to e...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:02
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This episode we speak with scholar, Lisa Castillo, PhD. Her interest is Afro-Brazilian culture. More specifically, the African diaspora of Brazil. ...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 28:01
Caption: Paul Revere by Copley
On the 237th anniversary of Paul Revere's famous ride, re-visiting the Longfellow poem. What did Longfellow get right or wrong? Who rode that night...

Bought by KUT and Prairie Public


  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 10:18
  • Purchases: 2
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Wilde's facility with words contributes to his undoing.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KUNM, WRVO, Nevada Public Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Crazy Heart author Thomas Cobb is a professor at Rhode Island College., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
With Crazy Heart winning Academy Awards for best actor and best original song, Rhode Island author Thomas Cobb says the seeds of his book were pla...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2010
  • Length: 04:00
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Explores the later life of Walt Whitman, considered by many to be the Father of Modern Poetry.

Bought by KSJD, WHQR, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 22, 2005
  • Length: 29:25
  • Purchases: 3
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Explores the early life of Walt Whitman, considered by many to be the Father of Modern Poetry.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KUOW, and WJFF


  • Added: Mar 22, 2005
  • Length: 29:28
  • Purchases: 3