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A reading from the Kings James Version of the Bible from Acts: Chapter 2 Verses 1 thru 39.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:43
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
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Kooky characters have lessened in number, so has our opportunity to pitch in and help them or to put up with a little misery or embarrassment from ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 06:20
Caption: A boy tries his hand at using a 19th century hand crank, Credit: Amy Kraft
On July 4th, 2013 The New York Historical Society hosted an event on the history of everyone's favorite summertime treat: ice cream.

Bought by WEZU

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Love's Reward.  1908., Credit: LOC
In this episode, the History Guys explore three centuries of pre-marital intimacy. Did economic considerations used to play a greater role in coupl...

Bought by WRGY, WGBH Radio Boston, KTSW 89.9, KVMR, KSRQ and more

  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 17
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An hour-long program of early music, celebrating Dads. We’ll feature traditional music from Scotland, and medieval music from the region around the...

Bought by KISU and KREV-LP

  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Coleslaw isn't what most people would call a delicacy - but it was treated that way in Wes Alexander's family. His grandparents were Oklahoma wheat...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 2
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English is full of unusual terms, both old (eleemosynary, favonian) and new (flyway, catio). Also, the Swahili term that means "sleep like a log," ...

Bought by KUOW, WCNP-FM, WRNC-LP, and KXOT Public Radio

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Robert Tsutakawa spoke with his daughter Susan Tsutakawa in the San Francisco StoryCorps booth
It’s the year 1942. The United States has just joined the war in the Pacific. On the home front, the FBI is investigating and interning Japanese-Am...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Civic Center in orange lights for World Series, Credit: Martina Castro
This is the story of the underdog team that was always pushing the envelope when it came to fashion, to nicknames and to hairstyles … on their face...

Bought by Northstate Public Radio

  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on "A Way with Words," what's in a pet name? Martha and Grant talk about how they came up with names for their dogs. Also this week: Have...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, WUIS, KAWC, WCNP-FM, WRNC-LP and more

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Montage: Chicago fire, train, Credit: Private Archive Photos
An immigrant story: longing for permanence but restless in pursuing it. My great-grandmother.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:00
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Diane Bahrenburg talks with her neighbor and friend, 89-year-old retired dairy farmer Roland Thompson.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2006
  • Length: 04:44