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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: Ozark Highlands Radio
Traditional American folk music and dance power couple Aubrey Atwater & Elwood Donnelly perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountai...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Gregg & Gabriela spin new music from Calliope Musicals, Bombino, Jake Bugg, The Arcs, Patrick Landeza, Esperanza Spalding and more... Gabriela shar...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:52
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What do you know about the 5th Beatle? The fifth Beatle was George Martin, the producer for the band. We are gonna tell you about his life, his bac...

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Original Ozark guitar wizard Danny Dozier performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with Dann...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on "A Way with Words": The best way to read poetry. When you pick up a book of poems, how many do you read in one sitting? Some people de...

Bought by WSLR, KREV-LP, WRNC-LP, KTSW 89.9, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on "A Way with Words: Writers and where they do their best creative work. A new book on Geoffrey Chaucer describes the dark, noisy, smel...

Bought by KREV-LP, WSLR, WNJR, KTSW 89.9, WEZU and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The 500-year-old Treaty Oak in Austin, Texas was once called “the most perfect specimen of a North American tree.” But in 1989, Austin’s city fores...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 22:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Brand names, children's games, and the etiquette of phone conversations. Those clever plastic PEZ dispensers come in all shapes and sizes -- but wh...

Bought by KREV-LP, WSLR, WNJR, WEZU, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Award winning modern acoustic minstrels Kelly & Donna Mulholland perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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When does a word's past make it too sensitive to use in the present? In contra dancing, there's a particular move that dancers traditionally call a...

Bought by WSLR, WNJR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WRNC-LP, WEZU and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette
Have you ever offered to foster a dog or cat, but wound up adopting instead? There's an alliterative term for that. And when you're on the job, do ...

Bought by WSLR, WNJR, WMUU-LP, KTSW 89.9, and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Beltrami county celebrate its sesquicentennial this year, a fact not lost on the Beltrami County Historical Society. Dan Karalus, Executive Directo...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 10:23
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Groundhog Day fully explored...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:27:06
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Sneaky contract lingo, advice for writing well, and preserving a dying language. Say you’re scrolling through an online transaction where you're a...

Bought by WSLR, WRNC-LP, WNJR, WYAP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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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On this episode of Wish We Were Here, we bring you the story of Ron Stallworth. In the 1970s, he became the first black detective ever to serve in ...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 45:08
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on "A Way with Words," tricks and tips for writers: Is there a word you keep having to look up in the dictionary, no matter how many time...

Bought by WSLR, WNJR, WEZU, KTSW 89.9, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on "A Way with Words," reaching out in the digital age: If you're sending out party invitations, what's a sure-fire way to get hold of ev...

Bought by WSLR, WEZU, KTSW 89.9, WYAP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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With a national debate raging about the 2nd Amendment, we went to meet a man who epitomizes the right to bear arms: Dragonman. Born Mel Bernstein i...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 58:13
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This week on "A Way with Words": 'Tis the season for book recommendations! Martha's enjoying an armchair tour of important places in the history of...

Bought by WSLR and KTSW 89.9


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on "A Way with Words," it's all about terms of endearment: If your loved one is far away for a long time, you're probably tired of just s...

Bought by WSLR, WMUU-LP, KREV-LP, KTSW 89.9, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Grant Barrett and Martha Barnette
This week on "A Way with Words": Creative communication in a noisy world! Writing a clever 140-character tweet isn't easy. But you know what's even...

Bought by WSLR, KREV-LP, WMUU-LP, WEZU, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Jan 01, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On this episode of Wish We Were Here, we bring you three stories from three current or former Colorado springs residents, completely unknown to one...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 39:29