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Caption: Strikers from the Ladies Tailors Union, 1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10, and then signed an execu...

Bought by WEZU and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Strikers from the Ladies Tailors Union, 1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
With President Obama calling on Congress to raise the minimum wage, and several states debating statewide increases, this episode looks to the orig...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Northern Ireland murals in Belfast, Credit: Mike Hally
Political journalist Peter Geoghegan looks at the state of reconciliation and peace-making in Northern Ireland over a series of five short reports ...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Thomas Nast, "The Brains", Credit: Wikimedia Commons
It’s a worry as old as the Republic: Do politicians look out for the public good, or their own private interests? But what exactly Americans consid...

Bought by WEZU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio, WRPI, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Host Martha Burk
August 14 marks the day in 1945 when President Truman announced Japan’s surrender in World War II. The war was over, but now Japan had to be rebuil...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Community worker at the Skegoneill interface, Credit: Mike Hally 2014
Political journalist Peter Geoghegan looks at the state of reconciliation and peace-making in Northern Ireland over a series of five short reports ...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 07:47
Caption: Thomas Nast, "The Brains", Credit: Wikimedia Commons
30-second promo for BackStory episode, 'On the Take: Corruption in America,' with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag. Ful...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A woman in a "state of hysteria.", Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Recent estimates suggest that more than 50% of Americans will suffer from a “mental disorder” at some point in their lifetime, making the once “abn...

Bought by WEZU, WXDU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Rival factions of the Democratic Party tussle over President Martin Van Buren. Lithograph, 1837, Credit: Library of Congress
Eric Cantor’s shock primary defeat has left the Republican establishment reeling, and breathed new life into the Tea Party movement within the part...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WRIR, WRGY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Rival factions of the Democratic Party tussle over President Martin Van Buren. Lithograph, 1837, Credit: Library of Congress
Eric Cantor’s shock primary defeat has left the Republican establishment reeling, and breathed new life into the Tea Party movement within the part...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Rival factions of the Democratic Party tussle over President Martin Van Buren. Lithograph, 1837, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Splintered Parties: A History of Political Factions [rebroadcast]” with 5-second music bed at end for stati...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on tax inequality between working people and wall streeters. Contains vocal by Merle Haggard.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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The Next Step in data management, devised by the Curmudgeon in cooperation with the NSA.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Strikers from the Ladies Tailors Union, 1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Fair Wages: A History of Getting Paid” with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: :00
Caption: “The Almightier,” illustration from Puck, May 15th, 1907 , Credit: Library of Congress
There’s a lot of talk about Bitcoin these days—the digital currency that's been gaining ground. Bitcoin allows online payments to be made person-to...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: “The Almightier,” illustration from Puck, May 15th, 1907 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "On the Money: A History of American Currency," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/dat...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: :30
Caption: New York City policemen pour liquor into a sewer following a raid during Prohibition, c1921 , Credit: Library of Congress
New Year’s Eve is just round the corner – and many Americans will be marking the midnight hour with a drink (or three). And it’s not just New Year'...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
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Should we be engineering seeds and patenting genes? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview wit...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: New York City policemen pour liquor into a sewer following a raid during Prohibition, c1921, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Cheers and Jeers: Alcohol in America [rebroadcast]," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific ti...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 24, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Aditya and Michael, Credit: Gilles Delage
On December 8th the Indian Supreme Court reinstated Section 377 of the Penal Code making sex against the order of nature a crime again. But India s...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: “Testimony in the great Beecher-Tilton scandal case illustrated,” 1875 lithograph. , Credit: Library of Congress
15 years ago this month, then-President Bill Clinton was impeached by the US House of Representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice. The c...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WRPI, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WEZU


  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: “Testimony in the great Beecher-Tilton scandal case illustrated,” 1875 lithograph. , Credit: Library of Congress
15 years ago this month, then-President Bill Clinton was impeached by the US House of Representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice. The c...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: “Testimony in the great Beecher-Tilton scandal case illustrated,” 1875 lithograph. , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Shocked and Appalled: A History of Scandal," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2013
  • Length: :30
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Political historian Ron Formisano explains the concerns over the power of Freemasons in the early Republic, and the political backlash it inspired.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:50
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What is a cooperative business model and how can it support both economic viability and social responsibility? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Regi...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:00