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Caption: The high dive at Dreamland., Credit: Courtesy Dr. Reginal Shareef.
Memories of an African-American swimming pool and dance club in the Jim Crow south.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:51
Caption: "Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln," ca. 1920, Credit: Library of Congress
With Halloween coming up, and vampires or zombies regularly topping the box office, it seems Americans can't get enough of all things spooky. This ...

Bought by WFPL News


  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Sounds Jewish celebrates American Independence Day w/ Jewish recordings about America.

Bought by WNMU-FM and KPVL


  • Added: Jun 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In the early days of our nation, July Fourth wasn’t an official holiday at all. In fact, it wasn’t until 1938 that it became a paid day-off. So how...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KHEN-LP, RadioFreePalmer, KHNS, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 25
Caption: Mothers' Memorial, Credit: Library of Congress
In this Memorial Day episode of BackStory, we take on national remembrance. By looking at some of our country’s most iconic monuments, we ask what—...

Bought by Iowa Public Radio, KTXK, WNIJ, Prairie Public, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Stuck with the hermit at Yuletide again.

Bought by KSRQ, KWMR, KKRN, KPVL, KEOS and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2011
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Officially the last American to be killed in World War I. In a cruel twist of fate, Henry Gunther "cheated life" by dying needlessly on a field in ...

Bought by WRVG - Georgetown College Student Radio and KTRL


  • Added: Oct 09, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Hannibal who? The story of an all-but-forgotten man who WOULD HAVE BEEN President after Lincoln's assassination, likely changing our lives.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Hallelujah Chorus, Credit: Paulo Ordoveza
An account of the life and works of George Frederick Handel, most notably the writing of "Messiah."

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 45:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael is having a hard time getting into the spirit of it this year...this holiday exists by decree.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 1
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When Guido thinks of Thanksgiving, he thinks of a time decades ago...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 04:26
Caption: Tiffany stained glass window inside Blanford Church.
Memorial Day, a national holiday of remembrance, was first celebrated south of the Mason/Dixon line in Petersburg, Virginia at Blandford Church Cem...

Bought by Moab Public Radio, WAMC, KSJD, WRIR, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 16:12
  • Purchases: 9
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Why is it that Thanksgiving is celebrated almost exclusively in the United States and Canada. How has it been celebrated and how is it celebrated now?

Bought by KMUN and KVSC


  • Added: Nov 24, 2009
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Martha Washington Inn

Bought by WLPR, KUT, Red River Radio Network, and WPSU-FM


  • Added: Jul 27, 2007
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 4
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The Lady in White

Bought by Red River Radio Network and KUT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2007
  • Length: 01:55
  • Purchases: 2
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York County and the Ghost Coach

Bought by Red River Radio Network and KUT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2007
  • Length: 01:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Curious Footnotes in Fredericksburg

Bought by KUT and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 27, 2007
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 2
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The Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond Virginia

Bought by KUT and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 27, 2007
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Today, the wild turkey population in North America has grown to almost 6 million -- and that?s something to be thankful for.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2006
  • Length: 01:34
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Two interrelated mysteries that impacted the Jamestown settlement in 1607.

Bought by WYSO


  • Added: Jun 30, 2005
  • Length: 29:21
  • Purchases: 1