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Public transportation is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than driving a car, but in cities where it is widely used—like New York, Boston ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:52
Caption: The home of bluesman Memphis Slim, a historic site next to the Stax Museum. A partnership with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra plans to turn this house into a place where musicians can practice and record.
It has been more than 50 years since a small recording company moved into the old Capitol Movie theater on East McLemore Avenue, and took the name ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Civil rights activist Bob Moses famously helped organize a voter registration drive in Mississippi that changed the political landscape for the bla...

Bought by KRZA and KVLU


  • Added: Apr 15, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Close-up of Cleveland Whiskey label., Credit: Brian Bull, ideastream
A look at the trend of developing rapidly-aged whiskeys.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, KLCC, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 10, 2013
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Predators of the Heart, a traveling wildlife exhibit and reptile show from Anacortes, Wash., displays animals from around the world to the Christian Assembly Foursquare Church in Missoula, MT., Credit: Samuel Wilson
Most know the old stories about Noah's Ark and how Eve was tempted by a snake, but now God’s creatures are uncaged and in church. Producer Ruth Edd...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2013
  • Length: 04:32
Caption: Students at the Second Nature School of Taxidermy, Credit: Bill Dishman
Who signs up to spend five weeks with dead critters during a Montana Winter? Producer Jessica Murri answers that question from the Second Nature Sc...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A Chesapeake Energy rig in Carroll County, Ohio, where fracking is taking place in Amish communities. , Credit: Reid R. Frazier
In Ohio, some of the best pockets of oil and gas in the East run right under Amish country. Reid Frazier found the drilling boom is confronting the...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:37
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Each year, we ask some of public radio's most respected tastemakers to share their top picks for SXSW Music. We put those selections together and ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, Spokane Public Radio, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 08, 2013
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Italian Negar Azhar Azari makes a ring by hand in the centuries-old Florentine tradition.  , Credit: Maurizio Rufino
Italian artisans craft exquisite objects with their hands, particularly in Florence. Yet aging artisans crippled by Italy’s bureaucracy aren’t abl...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
  • Purchases: 1
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One of America’s greatest composers was Aaron Copland, who wrote among other things, an opera called The Tender Land, which premiered at the New Yo...

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Moosewatch volunteer Dave Beck holds up a marked antler. Team leader Jeff Holden looks on. They mark the antlers and hang them in a tree so others know the antler has been found and documented., Credit: Mark Brush
Wolves and moose are at the heart of the world’s longest running study of a predator and its prey. The drama unfolds on Isle Royale National Park ...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio and WTIP


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rolf Peterson on Caribou Island, one of more than 450 smaller islands in the national park's archipelago., Credit: Mark Brush
Researchers have studied the wolves and moose on a remote island archipelago in Lake Superior for 54 years. These days, the wolves are in trouble.

Bought by Delta College Public Radio and WTIP


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A weekend with the West Virginia Re-enactors Association, as they re-create the Battle of Droop Mountain.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:04
  • Purchases: 1
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The annual Army-Navy football game is one of the few opportunities for civilian types to have a front row seat to military culture. War News Radio’...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 08:40
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A robotics competition for 9- to 14-year-olds is a sneaky way to get kids excited about science. Allison Quantz followed one team into competition ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
This week, correspondent Teresa Chin takes us on a tour beneath the Monterey Bay to explore the sights and creatures of the deep. Cruise a shipwrec...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 12:54
Caption: Archie Shepp
A look at the career of the legendary saxophonist

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Danilo Perez, Credit: (c) 2012 Reese Erlich. All rights reserved.
Danilo Perez plays piano and heads up the annual Panama Jazz Festival.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 05:01
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He has created a unique sound that appeals to jazz and pop audiences

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 07:45
Caption: Omara Portuondo
Vocalist Omara Portuondo continues the finest tradition of Cuban ballads.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Patricia Barber
Vocalist Patricia Barber manages to write about environmental destruction and losing a lover. How does she do it?

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 04:50
Caption: George Cables
Veteran pianist George Cables still wows audiences.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 05:01
Caption: Elizne Elias
Vocalist and pianist Eliane Elias talks about growing up in Brazil and her career in jazz.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2012
  • Length: 05:01
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One of ranching’s most basic materials is in high demand right now. With the price of hay doubling for some smaller operations along the Front Rang...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Aspen Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 2
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For the second week of February (2/9): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a performer who blended a variety of ethnic infl...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:40