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Caption: The View from Room 205
"The View from Room 205" is a one-hour documentary that takes an unflinching look at the intersection of poverty and education in this country. It ...

Bought by WRGY, WCAI / WNAN, 90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR News Station, KALW, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: :30
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 1
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

Bought by KRZA and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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A look back at some of the best moments from 2016.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Matt The Cat has dug up some more R&B Christmas treasures and added a few tunes about New Years for this week’s continuation of the “Juke In The Ba...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WHRV, Royalton Community Radio, KSRQ, and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 25, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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WV examine the life of Sojourner Truth and what she means to us. We talk with Jacqueline Sheehan about her novel about Sojourner Truth, THE COMET’S...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 45:28
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WV examines the life of Sojourner Truth and what she means to us. We talk with Jacqueline Sheehan about her novel about Sojourner Truth, THE COMET’...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The entire "Juke In The Back" is loaded with the greatest R&B Christmas records from the late 1940s and 1950s. It's the yuletide soul that came bef...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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PREVIEW THE HOUR NOW! http://www.prx.org/pieces/194893-the-view-from-room-205 "The View from Room 205" is a one-hour documentary that takes an unf...

Bought by KUHF


  • Added: Dec 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WXXI, Prairie Public, WAMC, KUNM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Tony Award-winning actress Tonya Pinkins is no stranger to the Great American Songbook. This week on TNAS she's talking Streisand, Sondheim, Hamilt...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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n this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian look at one man's version of how Jazz began and go behind the scenes of the original cast recordin...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
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In this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian go behind the scenes of the Houston Grand Opera's 1976 recording of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Th...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
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Paul Rucker's art education came from working as a janitor at the Seattle Art Museum. Now a gifted cellist, visual artist, and video producer, Paul...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Jack Mitchell
One of the most renowned and beloved singers of the 20th century, American soprano Leontyne Price rose to superstardom at a time when African-Ameri...

Bought by WGTE FM 91, KSUT, WSKG, KSFR, KMUN and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 9
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A blowout farewell edition of our weekly program after eight plus years of broadcasting!

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Chico Freeman
Jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman talks about his famous father, Von Freeman, and about his experiences living in Europe. Freeman has now returned to ...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: William Jennings Bryan
Portraits of some of America’s most groundbreaking and unusual presidential candidates...who never won the white house.

Bought by KPIK-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WCQS, KALW, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
What’s more American than celebrating America’s birthday with some good ol’ red, white and Rhythm & Blues about THE Fourth of July staple: food? Di...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KMXT, WRNC-LP, WHRV, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Muhammad Ali, Credit: Gordon Parks
"Float like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee...". This is my tribute to Muhammad Ali. An impressionistic mix of sound and music dedicated to "The Grea...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mike Marley with his old friend Muhammad Ali and Mike's former employer Don King.
Interrupting my Saturday night music radio show with some words about Muhammad Ali who passed earlier in the day. Ali's impact on me as an 8th gra...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 46:15
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In this excerpt from the Peace Talks Radio series, learn about the history of Conscientious Objectors in the U.S. and the high profile role that th...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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About NOT Being My Mother - Ruth Reichl talks about her book; Marilyn Yalom on the History of the Breast, Anne Lamott about her daily life; Tillie ...

  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:00
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1st segment: Pepe Willie (the man who discovered Prince) is interviewed. 2nd Segment: Chris Moon (the man who gave the keys to his studio) is inte...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1