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Interview with John about his relationship with heavyweight musicians and altering consciousness without chemicals.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 08:40
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Interview with Jack Elliott. Great stories about meeting Johnny Cash and playing with Bill Cosby at the Gaslight Theatre.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: An Alchemist in his Studio, Thomas Wijck. , Credit: CHF Collections
This episode explores the colorful (and sometimes risk-filled) history of pigments and painters, and the conservators who save paintings from the r...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:34
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A Facebook selfie or Instagrammed lunch is a far cry from what used to be required to take a picture. With expensive, slow technology, most photos ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Curtis Billie from N'MPower
N’MPower participant and Program Manager, Curtis Billie, interviews Kathy Wan Povi Sanchez, a potter from the San Ildefonso Pueblo, in a community ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:32
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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Today when we vote, we enter a private space, secretly make our choice, and go about our day. But early voting wasn’t just public; it was a raucous...

Bought by WFHB, WCAI / WNAN, WMNF, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Today when we vote, we enter a private space, secretly make our choice, and go about our day. But early voting wasn’t just public; it was a raucous...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
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We're revisiting the birthplace of the American mind. Five houses on three streets within a period of five years in Concord, Massachusetts launche...

Bought by WRPI and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Professor William Bubelis explains how numismatics, or the study of ancient coins, can reveal unique information about ancient cultures.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:35
Caption: The Storied South , Credit: Bill Ferris
Preeminent Southern folklorist Bill Ferris has spent the last 40 years documenting the South in print, photography and film. His latest book, The S...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Free, audio excerpt from a book. The California of Harris’ youth was a very different place than it is today: It was a verdant oasis of orange grov...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 06:35
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Before you follow the herd and cancel your landline service, take a moment to rediscover the benefits of old-school telephonic technology.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:11
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A discussion of ways in which the arts--both the performing and creative arts--serve as critical communicators on issues of human rights and freedo...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 22:49
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A lot has changed for the Olympics over the last century, including the focus on an entire discipline.

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Sep 10, 2013
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jessie Deeter & Steve Brown, San Francisco, CA 9/3/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jessie Deeter and Steve Brown talk staying hydrated, defining authenticity, grilled cheese sandwiches at three in the morning.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 16:19
  • Purchases: 1
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After William the Conqueror defeated Harold, the Saxon king, William wisely combined the crests of the two forces into a new British logo—two winge...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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“I think of a lot of things when I’m playing the piano and one of the last things I think about is the piano…you try to somehow think and feel li...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 11:02
  • Purchases: 2
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The life and career of a man who became known for “breaking the box."

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KKRN, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Kelley Libby attended the first le...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Producer Kelley Libby attended the...

Bought by Listen Edition


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Pope.L, Blink New Orleans, 2012, Credit: Cathy Byrd
William Pope.L, an American performance artist and interventionist, talks about Blink, his magic lantern show for Prospect.2 New Orleans, 2011.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The camera, exposing social problems or becoming one?

Bought by WRPI, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
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A photographic study of American consumerism, from the blank stares of shoppers to the mountains of stuff in front of them.

Bought by WAMC and KBRP Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2