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Caption: WWOZ's abandoned studio in Armstrong Park, New Orleans
Ten years ago, there was a storm, and then there was a flood, and they changed New Orleans forever. Many stories from that time have been told, but...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
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"My understanding had a name now." An 86 year old retired autistic judge chronicles his journey from the Everglade Swamp of the segregated South to...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 20:50
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How two neighbors do and don't get along. A history of U.S.-Cuba relations.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Listen to how Pope Francis - the "people's pope" - fits into the longer history of the papacy.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Money and politics have never been like oil and water. We explain why on this edition of "History Talk."

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Sandra Tanenbaum, Steven Conn, and Tamara Mann join the conversation.
What does the ACA do and what is Obamacare about? Historians consider the contentious history of healthcare policy leading up to the ACA.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Violence against women is a global problem. We discuss the origins of gender violence and its existence throughout history.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
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The “Weekly Arts Calendar” is a weekly listing of events and activities that highlight the arts, music and culture of the region and within Minnesota.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 02:52
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This week on "A Way with Words": What's so special about the phrase Sit on a pan, Otis!? It's an example of a palindrome -- a word or phrase that'...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When you think back about your own history education, think about how much of it was a history of wars, and then ask yourself how much in there was...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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According to Rolling Stone magazine, this is the list of the top selling double albums in rock history.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Everything you didn't want to know about mountain lions!

  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 03:06:43
Caption: Cover of Vogue, 1942., Credit: Smithsonian Museum of American History
30-second promo for "American Apparel" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cover of Vogue, 1942., Credit: Smithsonian Museum of American History
30-second promo for "American Apparel" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag. Full episode will be uploaded on Friday 8...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: :00
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Not your usual artists' sets.

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


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Show 1143 Military Engagements (8-23-15) Host Dr. Kimberly Crowley speaks with President Thomas Jefferson (as portrayed by humanities scholar Clay ...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Charlie Parker
(Air Dates: Aug 25 - 31) This archive episode of 12th Street Jump celebrates the birthday of Charlie Parker with our special guest, Dan Thomas. We...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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How modern policing problems are connected to a wide range of historical issues.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Tomas Rivera was the son of a farm laborer who became a noted author and educator dedicated to helping first generation college students.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
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Mody Boatright was an influential folklorist and an oral history pioneer.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
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Segment 1: Sheri Fink/Five Days at Memorial Segment 2: Dr. Jonathan Altshuler /Heart Health Segment 2: Erin Dickins /Musician/Cook Segment 3: Jane...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 52:34
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The dystopian novel, "Nineteen Eighty Four" describes a future society martialed by constant surveillance, torture and tyranny.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:28:59
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We remember E.L. Doctorow who passed away on July 21, 2015, at the age of 84. The author of twelve novels, three volumes of short fiction, and a st...

Bought by WNJR and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "Chicago in Flames: Scene at Randolph Street Bridge," depicting the Great Fire of 1871. Currier & Ives. , Credit: Library of Congress
This summer, hundreds of thousands of acres are burning across the West. It’s a reminder that a force of nature, mastered but not tamed over the mi...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: "Chicago in Flames: Scene at Randolph Street Bridge," depicting the Great Fire of 1871. Currier & Ives. , Credit: Library of Congress
This summer, hundreds of thousands of acres are burning across the West. It’s a reminder that a force of nature, mastered but not tamed over the mi...

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


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3