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Most people think of George Washington’s election as the first time Americans voted on the national level. But it wasn’t until the election of 192...

Bought by KPVL, 90.5 WSNC, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KCUR, KWIT and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2010
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 29
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As the Kennedy presidency begins, a veritable Who's Who of artists, writers, and composers visit the White House.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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In a matter of moments, hope and joy turns to despair and sorrow.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2010
  • Length: 29:05
Caption: Marion Anderson sings at President Kennedy's memorial service
In the months following President Kennedy's assassination, musicians and composers the world over expressed their sorrow through music

  • Added: Feb 23, 2010
  • Length: 28:58
Caption: Buzz Aldrin Apollo 11
45th Anniversary Mix of man's trip to the moon which began on July 16th, 1969

Bought by Third Coast Festival/Re:sound and WFPL News


  • Added: Jul 16, 2009
  • Length: 12:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Documentary on the significance of March 10th for Tibetans

Bought by CKMO, KVMR, and KFAI


  • Added: Feb 25, 2009
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 3
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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The big quake is coming

  • Added: Oct 20, 2008
  • Length: 04:47
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Recorded at the Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square on the 50th anniversary of the day the Club 47 opened in 1958, the program (in the best of folk t...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMNF, Chris Boros, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2008
  • Length: 58:24
  • Purchases: 4
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On March 27, 1964, the largest earthquake ever to strike North America sparked tsunamis that destroyed a village. Paul Timothy Selanoff lived to te...

Bought by KRUA


  • Added: Mar 24, 2008
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 1
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stories, songs and poems about love performed before a live audience

  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 59:34
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Three essays about different aspects of Stravinsky's life and work

Bought by WCQS


  • Added: Jun 07, 2007
  • Length: 01:00:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Igor Stravinsky's Requiem Canticles, from the beginning to the end

  • Added: Jun 06, 2007
  • Length: 17:29
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Beloved for his full-length ballets, Stravinsky also created a surprising array of very short pieces for orchestra

  • Added: May 24, 2007
  • Length: 16:24
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The unusual setting where Igor Stravinsky conducted many of his recordings -- Hollywood Post 43 of the American Legion

  • Added: May 02, 2007
  • Length: 16:18
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Three New Yorkers reflect on 5 years since the 9/11 attacks in audio diary form.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 08, 2006
  • Length: 29:14
  • Purchases: 1
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A profile of Buddy Holly on his 70th birthday

Bought by WUAL and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Sep 02, 2006
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 2
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a profile of songwriter Sonny Curtis, his song "I Fought the Law," and its influence on rock 'n roll

  • Added: May 11, 2006
  • Length: 05:50
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An Audio Portrait of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906

Bought by WSCS-FM


  • Added: Apr 13, 2006
  • Length: 06:02
  • Purchases: 1
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A reflection on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and a consideration of how well we are prepared for another disaster

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMFE, and KUSP


  • Added: Apr 09, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Lessons learned and lost from a century's catastrophes

Bought by WRIR, KUT-HD, WETA, WMFE, WKUF-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2006
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 14
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Documentary composition featuring six widows in remembrance of Lockerbie tragedy - on 17th anniversary

Bought by KAWC, KRPS, WNPR, and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 17, 2005
  • Length: 24:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Hiroshima remembers 60 years ago when the city was attacked with an atomic bomb

  • Added: Aug 05, 2005
  • Length: 02:59
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Brief history of the music played on ocean liners past and present, including the last song heard as the Titanic sank

Bought by WNPR, KUT-HD, WKMS, NPR Station Showcase with PRX, WRVO and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2005
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 7
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A one-hour documentary celebrating the centennial of the New York City Subway

  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 01:00:00
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This is the fourth in a five-part radio series focusing on the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Empowered by the march and stirring ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WEAA, KRUA, WMNF, WJAB and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2003
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 9