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Caption: Brian McInnes
On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa, UMD professor Brian McInnes talks with host Erik Redix about his latest book project, Between th...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:06
Caption: Jim Cullen, Editor of The Progressive Populist
Interview: Jim recalls the beginning of the newsletter and explains the history of the progressive and populist movements.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 27:43
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Before the great speech maker Patrick Henry died, he credited a Presbyterian minister named Samuel Davies with “teaching me what an orator should b...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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We interview the author of a new book about Patrick Henry. Plus: a visit to the "ghost church" where Henry heard the great orator Samuel Davies as ...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
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We interview the author of a new book about Patrick Henry. Plus: a visit to the "ghost church" where Henry heard the great orator Samuel Davies as ...

Bought by WMNF


  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Andrea Martin of St. Paul joins Radio Gallery to share her passion for the paper arts. Martin recently showed some of her paper-cuts in the Women’s...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:19
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We will talk with author Art Coulson about his book, The Creator's Game, a children's book focusing on the game of lacrosse. For more information o...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:37
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It's a full hour devoted to the legacy of Manny Roth and the legendary venue that he created.

Bought by WYAP and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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It's the Up Goer Five Challenge! Try to describe something complex using only the thousand most common words in English. It's a useful mental exerc...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The slave cabin in the foreground with Montpelier in the background., Credit: Kelley Libby
For years, at historic plantation sites across the South, the focus was on the big house and not on the slave cabins. But cabins like that are now ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Liberty Claims Her Own!, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for "The Great War: The Long Shadow of WWI," with a 5 second hole for station-specific time/date tag. Full episode posted 8/22/14

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 25:12
Caption: Liberty Claims Her Own!, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for "The Great War: The Long Shadow of WWI," with a 5 second hole for station-specific time/date tag. Full episode posted 8/22/14.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: :30
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Shara Morris went to the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Festival in Rumford, Maine to see if she could cut it…or maybe saw it as a lumberjill.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Jazz bagpiper Rufus Harley
Tuba, banjo, flute and even bagpipes have all found their places in jazz over the years. How good they sound might surprise you.

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WCMU Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, WVAS and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
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We’re talking the causes and consequences of what MIT professor Stephen van Evera calls “the war that poisoned a century.” We’re still putting out ...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 1
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
Caption: Another standout from the Bluesville catalog, "Trouble An' Blues," by Sidney Maiden.
Join us as we continue our look at the legends of Bluesville, this time from the West Coast. That includes music from piano man Mercy Dee Walton, h...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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The National Mall has long been considered "America's front yard." But for years, America's front yard has looked more like an abandoned lot with w...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:49
Caption: Depiction of the 1833 Leonid meteor storm, in Bible Readings for the Home Circle (1889).
On this episode of BackStory, we’re taking on space. From Cotton Mather’s list of every comet since the beginning of time (415, to be exact), to th...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Depiction of the 1833 Leonid meteor storm. , Credit: Bible Readings for the Home Circle (1889).
Americans have had an ongoing fascination with the skies above us, so in this episode, we’re taking on space. How have people made sense of meteors...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio, and WRGY


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Remember a few years ago when Amazon introduced that mysterious device called a Kindle? People worried that electronic readers would replace tradit...

Bought by WSLR, WRNC-LP, WEZU, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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When Captain John Smith sailed into the Chesapeake Bay, he said oysters were as big as dinner plates. This show is our ode to oysters.

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


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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When Captain John Smith sailed into the Chesapeake Bay, he said oysters were as big as dinner plates. This show is our ode to oysters.

Bought by WTJU and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Interview and music program featuring Jesse Morris; a walk through the music scene in Colorado Springs in the 40's, 50's and 60's.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 55:46