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Caption: Nila Mack
There weren’t a lot of female directors during the Golden Age of Radio. Nila Mack was one of the few who earned herself an office on the 14th floo...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:37
Caption: Milt Powell
Milt Powell grew up on the Canadian side of Saganaga Lake on what was once known as "Powell's Bay." In this segment he tells a family moose tale ab...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:49
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This week on "A Way with Words": We often hear that English is going to hell in a handbasket. Actually, though, linguistic handwringing about sinki...

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Claudette Colvin.
What makes a hero? Why do we remember some stories and not others? Consider Claudette Colvin. She was a 15-year-old girl in the segregated city of...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 09:19
  • Purchases: 1
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KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University presents Trial by Mob: The Duluth Lynchings. On the evening of June 15, 1920, a crowd of thousands attacke...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University presents Trial by Mob: The Duluth Lynchings. On the evening of June 15, 1920, a crowd of thousands attack...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In nineteenth century Jerusalem, Moses Wilhelm Shapira created forgeries of ancient relics that shook the world. But even today, 130 years later, n...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 21:27
  • Purchases: 1
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As we switch the clocks to "spring forward" this week, we're taking a look at time itself in American history. In this episode, we look at the chan...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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30-second promo for "On the Clock: A (Brief) History of Time," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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"She can bewitch the mind of any man, and wield the power of a woman's tears."

Bought by KUOW, Nevada Public Radio, KALW, Spokane Public Radio, KRCB and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 10
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:30 Promo for the full length program

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: :31
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Please join us for a rare journey through poetry and conversation with the Monacan Nation of Virginia regarding first contact, the birth of our nat...

Bought by KWIS 88.3 FM, KWMR, WRNC-LP, WTIP, WUFT and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:17
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: :20
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:30 Promo for the full length program

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: :30
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First, new psychological studies show that visualizing a financial plan will help achieve most life goals. Starting with techniques to help uncover...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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The Partition of India uprooted 10 -15 million people, the largest mass displacement of the 20th century. 250,000 – two million died. Yet no museu...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sherry Minnick, Credit: Elizabeth Lofgren
Sherry Minnick has sung many styles of music in her life. In the last few decades she has focused on great traditional songs, many of them very old...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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This week's show features President Jefferson answering pre-recorded questions sent to him from Columbus High in Cerro Gordo, North Carolina by Zac...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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This program is Part Two of a two-part series called "My Name Blues". These are all songs in which the artist put their names on the actual records...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:45
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Grape Jam and other tasty treats

Bought by KSJD, WXXI, KEOS, WLPR, KMXT and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Join us as we take an extended look at the legendary interviews of Studs Terkel and Big Bill Broonzy. We’ll hear stories, conversation and song, al...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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This program is Part One of a two-part series called "My Name Blues". These are all songs in which the artist put their names on the actual records...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
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We tend to view our hunter-gatherer ancestors with pity for their primitive ways. But what if they employ strategies for leading a depression-free ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2015
  • Length: 13:13
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In commemoration of the 90th Anniversary of the writing of Langston Hughes’ seminal work “ The Weary Blues”, The Cutting Edge presents excerpts fro...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:19