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Minneapolis speed-grass band Pert Near Sandstone joins us for an evening on the Big Top Stage!

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode #3 travels into the realm of memory as Howard Nemerov and Gwendolyn Brooks read poems about childhood and the fleeting nature of time.

Bought by KMXT and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: First-time actor Gary Poulter in David Gordon Green's 'Joe'
Filmspotting has been making radio for almost 10 years as amateurs, so Adam and Josh should have an insight or two on the folks who make their Top ...

Bought by KCPW


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Samuel "Jesse" Smith, Credit: Katy Gross
Samuel "Jesse" Smith was so determined to defend his country after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, he lied about his age to get into the Marines....

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:23
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Get to know what it's like being a police officer in the small town of Aspen, Colorado.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 16:13
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Episode #2 takes listeners on several poetry journeys: to Africa with James Baldwin and on an interplanetary rocket-poem trip with Allen Ginsberg a...

Bought by KMXT, WCAI / WNAN, and WSCS-FM


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 14:36
  • Purchases: 3
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A human standing on Mars would see the Earth and Moon as either a double morning or evening star. Recently the NASA Curiosity Rover took an image ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For hundreds of years the Saturn was the only planet known to have rings. Now we know that Uranus, Jupiter, and Neptune also have rings. Recently ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: David Mura, Credit: Courtesy of American Program Bureau, Inc.
Poet, Writer and Spoken-Word Performer David Mura uses his considerable talents as a poet, novelist, memoirist and performer to explore what it me...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 27:29
Caption: Arbor Lodge, Credit: Thomas Wilmer
Arbor Day was born in Nebraska back in the 1870's. Come along and discover the world of trees as we visit with key players at Arbor Day Foundation ...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 12:41
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Disproving typical Mexican stereotypes.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
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This week: Can you spell funny? Americans are obsessed with winning things. It doesn’t matter how great or small the victories are: as long as it i...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Jaybone Bell
Music from Jaybone Bell, Sunshine Policy, Hang Em High, Run at the Dog, Mark Mallman, and the Saint Mary's Jazz Combo.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Shot to Hell
Music from Shot to Hell, Tippler, Switchback, Maritza, Driftwood Bones, and Capitol Jay.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:29
Caption: Jaybone Bell & Restless Light
Music from Jaybone Bell & Restless Light, Push & Turn, All the Way Rider, Dosh, Complicit, Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons, and De Temps Antan.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:37
Caption: Charlie Rouse
Charlie Rouse was an American hard bop tenor saxophonist and much sought-after sideman. He is known primarily for his collaboration with Thelonious...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:57
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Is the right to privacy – the right to be left alone and to control one’s personal information – really a right?

Bought by KSKQ


  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: That's Containment!, Credit: Seth Shostak
We all crave power - to run laptops, charge cell phones, and play Angry Birds. But why don’t batteries last longer? Discover why their technolog...

Bought by KSKQ, WRGY, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Inspired by Frost’s focus on the choices we make throughout our lives, Sarah has recorded voices from progressive ages to read his poem. The audito...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:17
Caption: Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller, San Francisco, CA 3/19/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller talk revealing human nature, looking a Galapagos tortoise in the eye, and babysitting Cate Blanchett.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 21:31

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 57:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Generational discussion on the nature of childhood over the ages

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Apr 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Patterson Hood is co-founder of the alt-country rock band the Drive-by Truckers, and in this illustrated interview he tells me about the band’s 12t...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 16:58
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Though she identifies herself as just an ordinary person with a dream, au contraire, Jenny’s accomplishments are stunning. She is an American who...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
Caption: Seyla Benhabib
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Seyla Benhabib, the Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University and the a...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:59