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Olympia's forgotten runaway train

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 10:13
Caption: Jeremy Jue with his dad, Robert, Credit: Jeremy Jue
“Lasting Letters: Leaving a legacy behind” reports on legacy letters and how they are helping people prepare for death, say goodbye, and grieve lov...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 17:46
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What's Terrorism? It depends on who and when you ask — and the definition varies by jurisdiction and time

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with seven productions from San Francisco’s 2016-17 season. This week we pr...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:11:53
Caption: Bruce Davis, Zen Hospice resident, listens to guitar played by Thad Povey., Credit: JoAnn Mar
There's an increased use of live music at Bay Area’s major hospitals and hospices to bring healing and comfort to people who are near death.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Diane Jarvi, Credit: Courtesy of Diane Jarvi
Finnish immigrants to Minnesota often faced discrimination. Many were radicals. To avoid the "Dirty Finn" label, some Finns shunned their heritage....

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ocean Vuong
Ocean Vuong remembers Tamir Rice, the 12-year old boy killed by police in Cleveland, OH in 2014.

Bought by KENW, PRX Remix, KALW, KENW, and KHSU


  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Composer Aftab Darvishi Composer Aftab Darvishi speaks about blending musical traditions, having her work deemed "feminine," and the state of new m...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 24:17
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At age 98, Bertram Boyum of Rushford is Minnesota's oldest auctioneer. Instead of selling at farm auctions and estate sales, he works mostly local ...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Portland Prairie Methodist Church near Caledonia, Minnesota., Credit: Todd Melby
Like a lot of country churches, Portland Prairie Methodist Church has been closed for decades. But twice a year, locals gather inside the wooden ch...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:51
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Sir Boss... gold rush days... Planet P and pyramids in Antarctica...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:31:50
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When Greg Grease isn't drumming in the band Zuluzuluu, he's often hanging out at the Mississippi River. That's one reason why Grease says his new s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 1
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The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with five productions from LA Opera’s 2016-17 season.This week we present T...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:11:32
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A commentary/editorial/music mix for the US American change of Imperial Power, first aired in January 2017.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2017
  • Length: 14:59
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Tyler Dunning went into the wild to distract himself from his grief…but ended up coming face to face with it instead.

  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 20:15
Caption: Eddie Jaffee, Credit: Bettmann Archive/Getty Images
Eddie Jaffe was a press agent "legendary for his lost causes, chutzpah and angst," according to his obituary in the New York Times. He represented ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Renault Robinson was an officer in the Chicago Police Department in 1971 when he was first interviewed by radio host and oral historian Studs Terke...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1972, Studs Terkel interviewed hotel piano player Norman "Hots" Michels for his book "Working." Hots was the last live entertainment at the Sher...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Studs Terkel interviews a gravedigger in 1972 for his book "Working."

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Fitting song to play before or after basically any story that packs a good wallop.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:58
Caption: De'Monica Flye (left) and Kendra Glenn performing at Arnellia's Bar and Restaurant in St. Paul, Minnesota., Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
For 25 years, Arneilla's Bar and Restaurant in St. Paul is where black Minnesotans have gone to hear live music, celebrate birthdays, and even play...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 05:36
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"What Blood, What Earth", is a documentary on the life of Puerto Rican black metal artist MQ. His story leads the listener on a journey from pre-co...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 27:20
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Ever since Prince died in 2016, people who knew him have come forward with personal stories about what the famously private star was actually like ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Thomas Ades perform Schubert's song cycle Winterreisse.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Fifty years ago, Frederick Wiseman released his very first documentary about a prison-hospital for the criminally insane. Wiseman's film — “Titicut...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:45