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In an interview from our archives, host Bob Kustra talks with the Oscasr-winning actor about his memoir. Kennedy died Feb. 28, 2016.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Four journalists drive right into Tskhinvali on the first day of the 2008 Russian Georgian war. This episode is a first hand account from a war rep...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 27:50
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An achingly passionate two part radio drama based on the true story of the boy soldier MIRAD learning to survive in war-torn Bosnia. With the forme...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 45:59
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An achingly passionate and engaging two part radio drama based on the true story of a boy soldier MIRAD learning to survive in war-torn Bosnia.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 39:40
Caption: Tonya Pinkins
Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a VA hospital clerk, as a World War II veteran (David Margulies) and the young daughter of an Iraqi vet break...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 22:29
Caption: Poster Art, Credit: Käthe Kollwitz
(The entire 1 hour (52:19) show is available starting on October 13, 2015) In commemoration of the centennial of World War I, Midsummer Sound Comp...

Bought by KUNM, WCBE, KZYX, KKFI, and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 52:19
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Meghan O'Hara, San Francisco, CA 6/5/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Meghan O’Hara talks being focused, special cookies, and why IN COUNTRY is a twist to the side.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 17:37
Caption: Dave Brown with his bodhran., Credit: Jonathan Earle
A Vietnam War veteran plays the Irish drum to ease his PTSD.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on an all-NEW Snap, amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work.

  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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When Bad Guys don't always win, we can cheer: Author Kevin Fortuna reads from his story collection, The Dunning Man. Have you ever taken bold actio...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: The 10-inch guns at Battery Russell that weren't fired.
The US mainland hadn't been attacked since the War of 1812 until a summer evening during 1942. And when Battery Russell on the Oregon coast was sh...

Bought by WSLR and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 15:47
  • Purchases: 2
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It was 1945, Joe Prinster was just hours into his high school diploma when he was told to "pack and be ready to get on the train in the morning...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
Caption: Honoring Elsie Mitchell and the 5 School Children who died during WWII near Bly, Oregon
Few people have ever been to Bly, Oregon. Fewer people know the story of what happened at Bly. Here's the story behind the plaque.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 15:01
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It’s odd to think cannibals, cannabis-growers, Vietnam War protesters, and prison escapees all have something in common. But they do: the necessity...

Bought by WEZU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 21:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Bryan Doerries discusses how bringing Greek tragedies to service members opens up new conversations. [30:31]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 30:34
  • Purchases: 1
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A writer and Vietnam Veteran discusses Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried. [28:31]

Bought by KPIP-LP, KBBI, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Cleaning Clothes in the Desert was first published in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore and was written by UK based writer Benjamin Wolfe. Set i...

  • Added: May 30, 2012
  • Length: 11:27
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During the Civil War a southern civilian is to be executed by being hung from a bridge. What happens or doesn't happen next we won't know until the...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 25:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Peter Headen and his wife, Jacqueline, tell the story of their 40-year courtship.

Bought by KBBI and KUOW


  • Added: Feb 13, 2012
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Ralph Fiennes talks human nature, Shakespeare's bitterness, and military leaders in times of peace.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 14:17
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Playwright and activist Lynn Nottage explains how after interviewing survivors of Congo's civil war in 2004, she was inspired to write "Ruined," wh...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 06:46
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A twenty-five year old Marine veteran suffering from PTSD has found peace through making paper from his old uniforms. He's also found his voice...a...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KRUA, PRX Remix, KUOW, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Nov 04, 2010
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bollywood posters for sale in Afghani store., Credit: AP
From "Bollywood Across Borders" 9/10/2010: War News Radio reports on the Afghans' love for Bollywood cinema.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 07:47
Caption: Bollywood posters for sale in an Afghani store, Credit: AP
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
From: WHJE
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A post apocalyptic drama

  • Added: Feb 22, 2010
  • Length: 02:56