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Join us as we journey to the Queen City of the South, Charlotte, North Carolina, to hear some of the rich blues and heavenly gospel that was record...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Charles Peale’s Mastodon skeleton, by Édouard de Montulé (1816)
Some 20,000 species across the globe are at high risk of extinction, experts say – many here in the United States – and some of our natural fauna h...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Charles Peale’s Mastodon skeleton, by Édouard de Montulé (1816)
Some 20,000 species across the globe are at high risk of extinction, experts say – many here in the United States – and some of our natural fauna h...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Mark LaPointe
Jason Wilber interviews singer/songwriter Mark LaPointe.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Which is the better way to “feed the world” – with organic or “conventional” agriculture? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Mel...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:43
Caption: The 1910 New Orleans Pelicans baseball team; Shoeless Joe Jackson is #12.
This piece by Eric Millman is about moving to New Orleans from California hoping to join a baseball community, and drowning in the unavoidable Sain...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:31
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We will talk with Mary Relindes Ellis about her new book, The Bohemian Flats. It’s the story of a man caught up in the immigrant culture of a river...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:08
Caption: Charles Peales’ mastodon, skeleton (1816)
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Dust to Dust: Americans and Extinction” with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: :30
Caption: Dwayne Betts
Poetry is form of self-expression that’s become vital to the incarcerated. To mark National Poetry Month, we bring you a special production by the ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Margarita today., Credit: Kelly Cogswell
An in-depth interview with former New York City council member and out Latina lesbian, Margarita López.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 26:23
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman and producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, New Orleans...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 11:01
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At a time when singer Amy Grant was emotionally struggling with her parents dementia, she had temporarily stopped touring to take care of her ill f...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin examines the Easter story with the audio version of Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's Killing Jesus.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 03:00
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Coast to Coast to Coast (and in between)

Bought by WOUB, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KEOS, KPVL, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Rahsaan Roland Kirk
His unrivaled ability for playing many instruments at once made him one of the most unique jazz musicians of all time. But Rahsaan Roland Kirk's ba...

Bought by KPVL, WVAS, WOUB, KMUN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 13
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A look at the changing mythology of Mexican folklore favorite “La Llorona” and what each version reveals about its teller.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:11
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Frontier women struggle to survive in the unsettled American West.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KUOW, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 12
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
Caption: Photo of Walter Horton by Sylvia Pitcher, London, 1968.
Join us as we pay tribute to one of the all time greatest harmonica players, Big Walter Horton. Making his first recordings with Sam Phillips in Me...

Bought by WJSU and KRPS


  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: “The Anarchist Riot in Chicago,” from Harper's Weekly, May 15, 1886, Credit: Library of Congress
The Boston Marathon bombings took place one year ago, leaving a stunned nation to wrestle with what the government response should be. But how did ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WRPI, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: “The Anarchist Riot in Chicago,” from Harper's Weekly, May 15, 1886 , Credit: Library of Congress
The Boston Marathon bombings took place one year ago, leaving a stunned nation to wrestle with what the government response should be. But how did ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Tom Kobayashi, Landscape, Manzanar Relocation Center, California, Credit: Ansel Adams
Producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson speaks with author Shizue Seigel about her book In Good Conscience: Supporting Japanese Americans During the Internm...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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Making sense of the most talked about book of all time.

Bought by WTJU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Making sense of the most talked about book of all time.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:51