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The words we choose can change attitudes--and change lives. A swing-dance instructor has switched to gender-neutral language when teaching couples....

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


  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on "A Way with Words": Grant and Martha discuss the L-word--or two L-words, actually: liberal and libertarian. They reflect different pol...

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


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Vidalia Onion Museum in Vidalia, Georgia. , Credit: Photo by Tyler Pratt.
If you know and love the Vidalia onion—an onion sweet enough, its fans say, to eat like an apple—you likely also know it as a product of Georgia, a...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 28:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Hour One of the program "Ballad Singer" features 11 original interpretations of old ballads, most of them to be found in the Child Ballads collecti...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 54:38
Caption: Jose Serebrier and John Clare, Credit: Casey Houtz
Jose Serebrier is an internationally respected conductor and composer. We'll speak to him about his artistry and some new recordings.

Bought by WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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 KREV-LP, WNJR, WSLR, WETD, WYAP and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Radio and television star, and Country Music Hall of Fame member Grandpa Jones performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, ...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Tuneful Texas trio the Quebe Sisters perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with the Quebe ...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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History of the Hartman Rock Garden; a roadside attraction in Springfield, Ohio that was nearly destroyed in the 90's and renovated by the Kohler Fo...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 05:33
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Consummate cowboy balladeer and Grammy nominated performer Don Edwards performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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The Magic Castle in Hollywood has been a private club for magicians since 1963, and its walls are lined with portraits of magicians past and presen...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KHNS


  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 15:42
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on "A Way with Words": The language of political speech. Politicians have to repeat themselves so often that they naturally develop a rep...

Bought by WSLR, WNJR, WETD, WYAP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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How do languages change and grow? Does every language acquire new words in the same way? Martha and Grant focus on how that process happens in Engl...

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


  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Seraphic modern folk duo “the Vogts Sisters” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with th...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
World renowned country music recording artist Suzy Bogguss performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, int...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
The new fashioned folk duo of Bobby Glendy & Ruthie Haynie perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. A performa...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Political folk music provocateur and Ozark original Tom Parker performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also,...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Traditional folk troubadours and Ozark originals Cathy Barton & Dave Para perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkans...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Modern folk minstrel and intimate songwriter Avery Hill performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interv...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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There are no velvet ropes separating visitors from objects at the Julian H. Sleeper House, a living museum of America's Gilded Age. That's because ...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2016
  • Length: 06:57
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Original Ozark old time folk minstrels and songwriting group “Sad Daddy” performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkans...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Original Ozark alternative folk music ingenue Grace Stormont performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, i...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Wrapping up 2016 with words from the past year and some newsy limericks. Bigly and Brexit were on lots of lips this year, as well as an increasingl...

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


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:47:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The stories behind slang, political and otherwise. The dated term "jingoism" denotes a kind of belligerent nationalism. But the word's roots lie in...

Bought by WSLR, WNJR, KREV-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Veteran overseas journalists look at America as it enters the Age of Donald Trump

  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 49:16