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Sandip discovers the Parsee’s of India, and a forbidden fashion technique.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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The storied history of women motorcyclists crosses roads with Lovin America and a tire mechanic who is apparently a "real biker."

  • Added: Feb 18, 2018
  • Length: 07:14
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Chasing Love profanity edited version. A poetic exploration of the notion of romantic love, and the way it drives lives and societies.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:42
  • Purchases: 1
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A recent east coast storm unearthed the remains of America's last slave ship in Alabama: the Clotilda. These remains, and the artifacts from anothe...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 05:12

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 25:35
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Journalist Juan González discusses his new book, Reclaiming Gotham. He chronicles the evolution of the growth machine in America’s cities - from r...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Some of the prominent popular musicians who passed away in 2017 are celebrated in a one-hour special hosted by public radio music historian Paul In...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WVAS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KDUR, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 17
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Understanding race in America requires understanding its relationship to class.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 13:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Howard Blackburn, Credit: Cape Ann Museum
Howard Blackburn should have been a statistic. Instead, he became a hero.

Bought by WMPG, WXAV 88.3FM, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 13:20
  • Purchases: 3
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Once the white man came to India to lift the natives out of their heathen darkness (and take their jute, iron and Kohinoor diamond). But in the fil...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Listen in as Fred and Toody talk about their durability as a musical unit and how their do-it-yourself mentality has attributed to their success, w...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 21:41
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Anyone can do history. And anyone who does has an obligation to do it well. This episode is about how in the US we do our best to avoid the history...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 25:35
Caption: Amar Kapoor's Diary, Credit: Partition Museum
This August 15th marked 70 years of India’s independence. But this also marks 70 years of one of India’s greatest human tragedies. The partition ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A debate about whether Nolan’s Dunkirk whitewashes history is perfectly legitimate but seventy years after India’s Independence isn’t it also time ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Age old discoveries and scientific advances have long dispelled the belief that the earth is flat. Recent technological advances have moved recorde...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:24
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Steve Downing shares his thoughts and memories from 1997, the summer of love.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 05:54
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Driving around Morocco in the late 1950s with counterculture icon Paul Bowles at the wheel, with a case of hot Pepsi, a brick of hash, and a massiv...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Walter Price, 314th Combat Engineers
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of US involvement in World War I by accompanying Walter Price and the 314th Engineers on their tour of duty.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 08:19
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The popular notion that Jamaica developed its early ska and reggae musics by listening to high powered New Orleans radio stations doesn't give cred...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 43:39
Caption: Funeral service in front of Barrett's Market 1942
A community garden project at Barrett Brothers Park in north St. Louis prompts memories of the Barrett family, who came to Missouri as Irish famine...

  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
Caption: Non-hypocrites stay true to intentions, Credit: Susan Cook
This week the United States Senate voted to overrule the intention of the Founding Fathers and disregard the process that give minority membership ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:08
Caption: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi
On October 2 India will mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. South Africans say India gave us Mohandas Gandhi. We returned him as the Maha...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:59
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A visit, a cooking lesson and lunch with the celebrated chef Claudia Roden. Claudia discussed lost Jewish communities through their cuisines. Inc...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 14:46
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we talk about the Harlem Hammer, COINTELPRO, and punching nazis.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 42:03
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This week we discuss protests in several different contexts.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 52:53