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For Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, we revisit best-selling memoirist and fiction writer, Anchee Min. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the...

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  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mewat, India, Credit: Sandip Roy
A small unknown town in India has a history that makes it worth stopping in to have a look.

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cartoon, "The Mascot", New Orleans, 27 July 1891. "Scenes and Incidents - A Lady Bicyclist Creates a Sensation on St. Charles Avenue".
Lacar Musgrove reads "A Moveable Race" about a 19th Century bicycle race on Thanksgiving Day in New Orleans.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Sports Director John Fanta previews the Big East Tournament games for Wednesday Evening March 12th. Included in this preview is the Seton Hall- B...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:03
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Mike Forbes is a Bemidji area writer. He's been published in Fire Ring, The Talking Stick, The Poet's Touch Stone, Voices For the Land, among other...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Should they go or should they stay? That was a question millions of African Americans living in the South asked themselves in the 20th Century. For...

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  • Length: 29:00
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:50
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 03:12
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:34
Caption: Joseph Mallord William Turner, Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On), 1840., Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The ocean has served as a means of exchange for all manner of cargo: oil, chemicals, waste, arms, manufactured goods, raw materials, and human bein...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:06
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A post- post-9/11 podcast. This episode examines New Jersey's Empty Sky Memorial & Bruce Springsteen's song “Empty Sky”

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 13:53
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a post- post-9/11 podcast. Pilot.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shrimp fishing from horseback in Belgium, Credit: UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has no central "ocean" theme, but many of its myriad studies, project...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
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Jim Gallagher lives with his wife, and writes from his home near Bemidji, MN.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2013
  • Length: 03:44
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:35
Caption: Dodge M37, Credit: Andreas von Huene
If only an an old truck could talk. Telling Room student Balthasar von Huene gives voice to a military work-horse that found a new life in Maine.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 04:17
Caption: President Woodrow Wilson and Reporter Wilson Sayre, Credit: Wilson Sayre
Ever wonder what it's like to be related to a president? Reporter Wilson Sayre brings us a personal story about how she grappled with her president...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Diamond mining on the Namibian coast., Credit: DeBeersGroup.com
Ownership of cultural discoveries such as shipwrecks has long been debated by governments, historical institutions, private business and salvers an...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 05:18
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Free, audio book excerpts. To elevate the decorative arts in the early 20th century, women were encouraged to participate in the creation of beauti...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
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Free, weekly program. So do you think you’re modern? Well, only if you’re 100 years old. Is it history that repeats itself, or do we simply not mo...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 15:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Crew members aboard SS Norco in England during WWII. , Credit: The Marstal Maritime Museum
Maritime Museums are one of the key conduits for modern day understanding of maritime history, yet many are struggling. In this episode of World Oc...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 05:19
From: WWNO
Series: Storyville
Caption: One of E. J. Belloqc's Storyville portraits.
This is the premier story for Storyville, about Storyville. University of New Orleans' Robin Baudier looks back on this historic district, and what...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 04:52