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Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Jewish music played on guitar, oud, ukelele, banjo and mandolin.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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In this short taken from our longer episode, "Babies. Why?" we talk to Dr. Christopher Ryan about the actual origins of "Baby Fever."

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:59
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Bathroom walls, missing graffiti, and social media. Where have all the cute quips on bathroom stalls gone? We wonder about the apparent decline of...

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Boom Helicopter Music Transition :24 A short punctuation & transition...if it speaks to you, you'll know how to use it.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: :24
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Poet Paul Legault shares how he challenged the norms of translation in his interpretations of Emily Dickinson's poetry.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 14:00
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Historical fiction is an ongoing balance between fact and fiction, but what if the story takes place outside of reality? Author Sarah Shun-Lien Byn...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 15:12
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How closely must historical fiction mirror recorded history? Author Marshall Klimasewiski weighs in.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 13:39
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Evolutionary biologist Sean B. Carroll shares his findings on the friendship between writer Albert Camus and biologist Jacques Monod.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 13:25
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A historian raises questions about the morality of the archival process and reveals how the NSA may change the future of history research.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 12:39
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Three Austin area school teachers visit the French Legation to learn how a new perspective is adding depth to the story of this historical site. p...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:03
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A Hill Country Treasure, the Georgetown Palace Theatre-from the Depression through today, a radio profile of a town’s beloved venue.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Silver Bells
An atmospheric Christmas music break of 1:30 as an interstitial element. Helps promote that Christmas spirit :)

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
Caption: NWMAC Executive Director Mara Hanel
Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) Executive Director Mara Hanel has an update on application deadlines for funding from the NWMAC.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:43
Caption: Agnes Sampson and witches with devi, Credit: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
How magic and law shaped the witch trials of early modern Europe

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:33
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30-second promo for "On the Clock," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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30-second promo for "On the Clock," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: :00
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Journalist and nonfiction author Gary Pomerantz conducted over 500 interviews to pen Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn, a New York Times notable e...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 14:31
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The complete story behind Bob Dylan and The Band's 1967 recordings in Woodstock, NY, now known as the Basement Tapes

Bought by WFAE, WNTI-FM, WHRV, KSYM, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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First, legendary creator of iconic television programs, All in the Family, Sanford and Son, The Jeffersons, and others, Norman Lear tells his story...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Scratchy records and such.

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KPVL, KSJD, WXXI, KEOS and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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On this week’s show, a discussion of epidemics, and the good sense of man to self-govern.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Judyth Vary-Baker
Unspun talks with Lee Harvey Oswald's lover and confidant, Judyth Vary-Baker. Judyth is an author, artist, poet, teacher and social scientist. 35...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:58
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Can Philosophy help us overcome mental anguish and suffering?

Bought by KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, KWMR, WRGY, and KSKQ


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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California seems to be getting it from both sides. The state is in a serious drought at the same time coastal areas are studying ways to avoid bein...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:46
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Do you believe in Bigfoot? This reading from Mrs. Wakeman Vs. The Antichrist by author Robert Damon Schneck is part of our weekday 100-second free ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1