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Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
East Tennessee all-girl stringboard “The Poor Valley Girls” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, Int...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Arkansas True Folk singer/songwriter “Carolyn Carter” and Bluegrass prodigies “The Cobb Brothers” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park ...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Right off the bat, it's easy to think of several everyday expressions that derive from America's pastime. Including right off the bat. The Dickson ...

Bought by WNJR, WSLR, WEZU, KREV-LP, WETD and more


  • Added: Jul 08, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Bill Carlson was a 17-year-old photographer and member of the press pool when the Beatles visited Minneapolis in 1965. His photographs documenting...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 03, 2016
  • Length: 06:04
  • Purchases: 1
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When Richard Newman accepted at job at the World Health Organization in Guatemala in the late 70s, he never expected to get mixed up in the country...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2016
  • Length: 17:13
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This show is a compilation of a wide variety of guests that have appeared on the Wall of Power Radio Hour since it's inception in April of 2014. Th...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:30
Caption: A photo of the recently-discovered Royal Albert., Credit: Jim Kennard
On Wednesday, a group of New York-based underwater explorers announced they discovered a mid-nineteenth-century shipwreck that's been hiding in the...

Bought by WSKG, WCMU, WBFO, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:23
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on "A Way with Words": Careful what you criticize! Not long ago, some words that sound perfectly normal today were considered gauche and ...

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


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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In deafening workplaces, like sawmills and factories, workers develop their own elaborate sign language to discuss everything from how their weeken...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Myles Standish reenactor
There’s a recent trend to question historical icons with complicated histories—Andrew Jackson, Woodrow Wilson, and of course the confederate flag. ...

Bought by WCPN, WNPR, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 10:32
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Nationally recognized clawhammer banjo prodigy and Stone County native Lukas Pool with his band “The Moonlight Ramblers” perform live at the Ozark ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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If you're serious about writing a memoir, what topics should you include, and what can you leave out? And how honest can you really be about the ot...

Bought by WNJR, WRNC-LP, WMUU-LP, WSLR, KAWC and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Nashville based neo-folk stringband “Locust Honey” performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on "A Way with Words": Sharing a secret language. Did you ever speak in gibberish with a childhood pal, adding extra syllables to words s...

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


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Original Ozark Stringband “The Leatherwoods” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with “T...

  • Added: May 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Justin Martin's group biography REBEL SOULS: WALT WHITMAN AND AMERICA'S FIRST BOHEMIANS explores a critical four-year period in the life of Whitman...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sensuous words and terms of endearment. Think of a beautiful word. Now, is it simply the word's sound that makes it beautiful? Or does its appeal a...

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


  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Musicals by Disney from SNOW WHITE to THE LION KING

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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How often do you hear the words campaign and political in the same breath? Oddly enough, 19th-century grammarians railed against using campaign to ...

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


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: chinking, Credit: renee wilde
The innovate art of chinking, filling the gaps between the logs in a log cabin, is being lost on the present generation. Modern restoration efforts...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:47
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The names of professional sports teams often have surprising histories -- like the baseball team name inspired by, of all things, trolley-car accid...

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


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Dollar General is coming to Georgetown...

  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:53:07
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Multi-instrumentalist and mountain dulcimer champion Duane Porterfield performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas...

  • Added: May 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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You may have heard the advice that to build your vocabulary you should read, read, and then read some more--and make sure to include a wide variety...

Bought by WSLR, KREV-LP, WNJR, WNIN, WETD and more


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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You’re listening to the words of Mark Twain, performed by William Sterling Battis and… You’re on the Sound Beat This excerpt from Tom Sawyer, comin...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 03:00