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Caption: College students increasingly caught in remedial education trap, Credit: Lila Cherneff
A system meant to give college students a better shot at succeeding is actually getting in the way of many, costing them time and money and taking ...

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, WCPN, and KAWC


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We’ll explore some of the glorious music written for the popular chamber music combination of flute, clarinet, oboe, horn and bassoon. Bill will al...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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We’ll explore some of the glorious music written for the popular chamber music combination of flute, clarinet, oboe, horn and bassoon. Bill will al...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
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We’ll explore some of the glorious music written for the popular chamber music combination of flute, clarinet, oboe, horn and bassoon. Bill will al...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Two lives, two philosophies, and a History Channel special collide as a relationship is forged with Iron Age techniques.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 09:24
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A society of weavers and spinners shares their textured, multi-stranded history with the next generation.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 07:24
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Lee Miller is a bootmaker with a storied history, carrying on the traditions and techniques of the best bootmakers anywhere in the world.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 06:03
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Mark Erlewine may be known as the Luthier of the Stars, but his Austin workshopshop couldn't be more down to Earth. Hear the story of the man who m...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 07:29
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Tuning an accordion isn't just a matter of intonation. The sculpting of the reeds makes all the difference between those classic sounds, from Texas...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 07:22
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Jeremiah Williams, better known as Flag Boy Twin, may have left New Orleans, but he brought his rich heritage as a Mardi Gras Indian with him. Part...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 08:50
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This week Exploring Music continues traveling with composers around the world. We will be listening to them express the sounds of their native land...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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This week Exploring Music continues traveling with composers around the world. We will be listening to them express the sounds of their native land...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Mark O'Connor with wife Maggie on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes one of the most iconic fiddlers in American history Mark O’Connor playing...

Bought by WLPR, WOUB, WPCA-LP, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 7
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An audio postcard highlighting the wide variety of cetaceans that inhabit the waters along northern California and southern Oregon.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
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An audio postcard highlighting the unique biodiversity in the Klamath mountains.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the aquatic songbird, the American Dipper.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
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Wasting water? Is it your long showers or something else? Shirley Camia explores who is emptying Canada's lakes.Your long shower is nothing compare...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:40
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The enormous implications of mining the floor of the deep sea. It's starting. It's calledr "squalene" and is in lots of beauty products. It's usual...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 18:27
Caption: The medical podcast for your cortex and your funny bone, Credit: Foolyboo Inc
Every year, 1 in 6 people get food poisoning. But, what is food poisoning? What should you do if you get food poisoning? What causes it and how do ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 31:38
Caption: Katchie Cartwright
Katchie Cartwright, Ethnomusicologist, jazz musician, travels to Greece and Lebanon as a Fulbright Senior Specialist.

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 12:51
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A week-long look at the life and music of Danish composer Carl Nielsen, who rose from humble beginnings to become Denmark's greatest composer. We w...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:58
Caption:  Dr, Ramona Tascoe & Abby Ginzberg, San Francisco, CA 5/5/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ramona Tascoe and Abby Ginzberg talk raised consciousness, protective armor, and being willing to die for a cause.

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 31:09
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Featuring music inspired by bucolic nature scenes, including Pastoral symphonies by Beethoven and Vaughan Williams, and Richard Strauss’ Alpine Sym...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:59
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We've borrowed our title from the 1941 jazz standard, but what is a rhapsody? In music, Grove defines a rhapsody is "an episodic instrumental compo...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Lentils
An ancient and misunderstood bean gets put to good use.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:08