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When I think about what we do as creative artists in my more optimistic moments, I think what we do is create happiness. If you had to pick the per...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: :00
Caption: On the Baja CA Coast
Juan learns about the conservation efforts of WildCoast, an organization based in Imperial Beach, California, and Ensenada, Mexico, that works on b...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
Caption: Welcome to Our Labor-atory, Credit: Seth Shostak
The end of work? Hi ho, hi ho ... it’s out with work we go! As you relax this holiday weekend, step into our labor-atory and imagine a world wher...

Bought by KRPS, WRGY, WUIS, KBGA 89.9 FM, and WRIR


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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How reliable are our intuitions about concepts we use every day?

Bought by KSKQ


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 57:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Steve Almond
You've heard part of this story on two NPR shows. Here is an extended interview: Football is not good for us, Steve Almond concludes, it’s not goo...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Bill continues his in-depth look at the string quartet's history and development this week with a focus on Franz Schubert. Episode 1 of 5

  • Added: Aug 30, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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The Spanish ensemble Capella de Ministrers has made more than 40 recordings; its latest 2-CD set and book is dedicated to women in the middle ages.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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To inaugurate the 2014 melodically challenged season our first show will feature Barack Obama's inaugural poet: Richard Blanco. Hear an hour of poe...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
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: Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhaal in scene from 'Frank'
Get your Spinal Tap on as Josh and Adam take it to ELEVEN with their Top 5 (Fictional) Movie Bands. Plus, acclaimed director Lenny Abrahamson is ou...

Bought by WOUB, KCPW, and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: How sweet the sound! The Holmes Brothers play "Amazing Grace"!
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes legendary blues trio The Holmes Brothers plus poetic North Carolina strin...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:02

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Inspired by a composer that was in the vanguard of British music in the 20th century, Benjamin Britten once wrote that hearing William Walton's mus...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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What would a space alien receive if it pointed its radio antennas towards our Sun?

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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NASA is planning a new Mars rover which will be based on the successful Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity Mars rovers. It will be able to directl...

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this edition, Peter Zuckerman, spokesperson for New Approach Oregon tells us the effort to legalize marijuana there (Measure 91) picked up sever...

Bought by KVMR and KFCF FM


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Carrie LaSeur talks about and reads from 'The Home Place,' a mystery novel in which a successful lawyer is pulled back into her troubled family’s ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Ira Sachs, San Francisco, CA 8/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ira Sachs talks romance, self-discovery, and floating anxiety.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 22:06
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The WFMT Radio Network invites your listeners to Turkey and the shores of the Bosphorus for Scheherazade and Other Musical Tales from the Borusan I...

Bought by KMUN and WDPR


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Audience members at Climate One, Credit: Ed Ritger,
The Red/Blue divide in American politics is really a rainbow of perspectives. And they are colored by who you are, where you live and what you beli...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
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George Saunders reads a passage from his Story Prize-winning collection, TENTH OF DECEMBER. In this public presentation, Saunders discusses his pat...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Each day millions of people leave for work or school or even longer journeys with no one to say goodbye or miss them in their absence. Tragically,...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
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In Residence: Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival: Program I

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: :00