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Nine year old Gary Hayman ran away from a Rhode Island mental hospital in 1952 and sparked the biggest manhunt in state history.

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  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:19
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With a bizarre hobby comes bizarre stories.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:09
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In 1987, russians and americans rafted together in siberia as teammates for the first time.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:12
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A man named Jim Deans arrives in Rockland, Maine to set up a recording studio in the back of the old American Legion Hall, but where did he come fr...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:14
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Karen Evans, a former patient of a mental institution called AMHI, is trying to honor people who died there.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:12
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A micronation that aimed to restore the Roman Empire to its former glory, turns against its founding father.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 09:10
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Freeman “Buzzy” Buzzell has been a barber in Madison, Maine for the past fifty-five years, and he keeps at it because he loves his customers.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:28
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Rufus Porter was a nineteenth-century American artist, journalist, and brilliant inventor, who almost made it into the history books, but not quite.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
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Hundreds of New England towns honor their oldest resident with a cane when the previous town elder dies. Some recipients celebrate; others feel cur...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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Saying the Pledge of Allegiance is optional in Maine schools, but Lily SanGiovanni says not all of her classmates know that for sure.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:40
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The Poet Laureate of Belfast Maine is trying to make a difference in his community—one poem at a time.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
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This week Clay Jenkinson talks about the history of National Parks including Thomas Jefferson's involvement in preserving the Natural Bridge in Vir...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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Tuned to Yesterday #2 Science Fiction Broadcasts include, "Dimension X" and "X Minus One"

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  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
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The Five Years of Syndication Anniversary Countdown show.

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  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Italian-British driver Dario Resta finished a close second at the 1915 Indianapolis 500. , Credit: Library of Congress
Is America’s national pastime too slow? Major League historian John Thorn and famously off-speed pitcher Bill “Spaceman” Lee toss around this old d...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: Italian-British driver Dario Resta finished a close second at the 1915 Indianapolis 500. , Credit: Library of Congress
The Guys talk with historian Mella Harmon and guest Barbara Davis about Reno, Nev.'s boom years as America’s quickie divorce capital. This story co...

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  • Added: May 26, 2015
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Caption: Italian-British driver Dario Resta finished a close second at the 1915 Indianapolis 500. , Credit: Library of Congress.
For the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, BackStory is going into overdrive with a show all about speed in America. How fast — and slow — has l...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Italian-British driver Dario Resta finished a close second at the 1915 Indianapolis 500. , Credit: Library of Congress
With the help of historians Joyce Chaplin and Matthew Goodman, BackStory producer Nina Earnest has the story of journalist Nellie Bly’s 1889 race ’...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 11:31
Caption: Italian-British driver Dario Resta finished a close second at the 1915 Indianapolis 500. , Credit: Library of Congress
Historian John Mason takes host Brian Balogh to Virginia’s Eastside Speedway for a crash course in the surprisingly egalitarian history of drag rac...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
Caption: An enumerator interviews a woman for the 1940 census., Credit: National Archives
30-second promo for "Keeping Tabs" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: :30
Caption: An enumerator interviews a woman for the 1940 census. , Credit: National Archives
30-second promo for "Keeping Tabs" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag. Full episode will be posted Friday, May 30.

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: :00
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This week we pay tribute to the legend who recently passed away.

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Frieda and Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, 1931, oil on canvas, , Credit: , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Albert M. Bender Collection, Gift of Albert M. Bender © 2014 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F.  A
Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts Graham Beal takes us behind the scenes of the new exhibit Frida Kalho and Diego Rivera in Detroit

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Another classic from Bluesville: Henry Townsend's LP for the label is a super-rarity today.
Join us for another installment of our ongoing series, "The Legends of Bluesville." This time around, we’re going to St. Louis, to hear from Henry ...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Riders catching rings, Credit: Jonathan Earle
The story about the ring-catching game, played at the Flying Horses carousel on Martha's Vineyard, and my search for the greatest ring-catcher of a...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:37