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There is a lot you might not know or understand. Often you might not get it – a fact, a truth, a point being made, whatever. But if you don’t get i...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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What does it mean to be a ‘research university?’ WorldCanvass guests answer that question from multiple perspectives on this program called “Resea...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 34:47
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We hear from Amer Zahr, a comedian, writer, and activist who resides in Dearborn Michigan in this episode of Palestinians Podcast. Amer shares chil...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 40:27
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Did you see those pictures of the long lines of people patiently waiting to vote? This being America, those people were lining up to buy lottery ti...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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This deeply moving dramatised reconstruction, is based on the extraordinary love letters of two Russian Jews living in Stalin’s Russia in the 1930s.

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 14:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Runaway Inequity , Credit: Labor Institute Press
It’s become a critical fact of life in America: Runaway inequality.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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THE KING’S MONOLOGUE is a mischievously humorous original radio drama based on the surprising private revelations of a stuttering King, King George...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 16:47
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Radio Curious revisits a 1991 conversation with Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, who had just begun his political career as a freshman in congre...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Ira Wood
Heroin Addiction on Olde Cape Cod

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 29:24
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While world leaders wring their hands over forecasts of timid GDP growth, a growing list of visionaries around the world are collaborating to redef...

Bought by WYAP, WMUU-LP, KMUD, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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A city is not a city and a town is not on the map unless it has at least one guy on a horse carved in stone standing proud at a traffic intersection.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Context and perspective...not nostalgia or even metaphor...on how the destruction of Challenger is part of our reality today...and not just the sp...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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A gripping Civil War drama with an unusual twist.

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KMUN, KWMR and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Tammy Bobrowsky reviews The Girl on the Train, and No Baggage: a minimalist tale of love & wandering. Listener-readers review The Boys in the Boat:...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:06
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“Saudade” is a Portuguese term connoting “homesickness” and “nostalgia.” Composers from different countries and eras have experienced this feeling ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
From: Jesse Rhodes
Series: Mannish
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A preview of Mannish: a show that investigates the meaning of masculinity.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:32
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Ford about his new book, which looks at how new technologies could soon make many jobs obsolete.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:37
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What the Fight Against the AIDS Epidemic has to Teach Us About the Fight Against Heroin

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:35
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Who do you admire most? The person who tells you that he is going to lose 20 pounds or the one who has already lost weight?

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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In this episode we discuss the cases of Vince Weiguang Li, Alton Nolen and Derek Ward. All three of these men decapitated their victims with a comp...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:55
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A year to Inauguration Day....Days before Iowa and New Hampshire. As the candidates travel through the start-off states, and watch their poll numb...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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We talk to two men who say they know this is a fact, and have spent years trying to prove it. We are joined by Dane Ladwig author of the book “Dr. ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:39:24
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 24
Small town, eight dead women, and police force so inept and corrupt that this case may never be solved. Everyone knows each other in Jennings, and ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:46
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 23
What could be more horrifying, terrible, and heart-breaking than a mother intentionally taking the life of her own child. We barely scratch the su...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:05:52
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 1, Credit: Mike Boudet
In this debut episode of Sword and Scale, author Janice Holly Booth tells the story of Bruce Blackman's slip into schizophrenia and the horrible re...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 56:25