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This new show tells the story of a colonized and brutalized people who had their collective memory stolen over 800+ years. Some in their colonized ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2016
  • Length: 26:38
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This particular Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is the first in a series of three concerning the Untold Story of Immigration in our area. As ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:35
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On October 2 India will mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. But his status as an icon of humanitarianism may be at risk.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A short radio documentary about the 1981 Memorial Day Flood in Austin, Texas that killed 13 people.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: :00
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Most of us around the world wake up to alarm clocks or the clock radio turning on. For decades thousands and thousands of Indians around the world...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Speaking out about unjust events and atrocities that others passively accept segregates the outspoken, often. In their own time, they are often ...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:34
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The real meaning of the Buddhist concept of karma is murky, but the Republican Presidential campaign has become an explanatory sponge for it- fully...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Prince Charming Arrives with the 108th Button, Credit: Edward L. Ott 1896 sketch, with Illustrator Overlay
Mary Leonardson was a button fanatic traveling around the world roughly between the 1920s to the 1950s meeting up with various button clubs to coll...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 12:24
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Philip Armand accidentally falls into a vortex of Bliss, then the bliss hangs up.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 05:43
Caption: The Moving Wall came to Maine this weekend..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Moving Wall, a half scale version of the smooth black granite Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC which names the 58228 who died in t...

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 07:06
Caption: Sam Bellamy in front of his home in Long Island, NY., Credit: Peter Alexander Bresnan
From the moment you see Sam Bellamy, you know that there’s something different about him. He dresses differently from most people. He carries himse...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 12:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Michael Goldfarb tells the story of how the God Intoxicated Man, Benedict Spinoza, seeded the Englightenment and became the philosopher for today.

  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:38
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It's FM91's 40th birthday! WGTE FM in Toledo began broadcasting May 2, 1976 and for four decades has continued to deliver the highest quality arts,...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:20
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The world's largest bus station, and a bus driver who wanted to be God.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 54:12
Caption: Monica Liu
Most people who come to her restaurant and wash down golden fried prawn with cold beer have no inkling about her back story.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Einstein's Mistakes, Credit: Cynthia Bogart
Philip Armand tries to figure out the correlation between commitment and risk-taking and discovers Einstein's mistakes, and what they mean for his ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:54
Caption: Deoli Internees in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
In 1962 a group of Indians were shipped off to internment camps during a war with China.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Allen Ginsberg reading poetry, Credit: The New York Public Library Digital Collections
One of Allen Ginsberg's first publishers was taken to court for a book that an undercover police officer deemed "not fit for children to read."

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: :59
Caption: Hunter S. Thompson, Long Beach, California, May 1989, Credit: Rs79
Hunter S. Thompson had his first run-in with federal agents as a young boy during the Louisville summer of 1946

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Your online dating profile is the latest spin on a 300-year-old tradition of advertising yourself in order to find a spouse, a sexual partner, or s...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 41:08
Caption: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Credit: nataji.org
The mystery of Subhas Chandra Bose has trumped the actual history of Subhas Bose.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Maritime Museum on the Hong Kong waterfront.
In October of 2015 Peter Neill, Director of World Ocean Observatory and host of World Ocean Radio, attended the bi-annual conference of the Interna...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:32
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In today’s confessional culture, secrets are generally considered bad, but this episode explores what opportunities open up when someone keeps a se...

Bought by WMUU-LP

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Monica Hand, Credit: Meredith Turk
Monica Hand visits the unmarked slave graves of Jewell Cemetery in Columbia, Missouri, together with geneaologist Traci Wilson-Kleekamp.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:22