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Michael Fedo has just written a new book, "Zenith City," a collection of essays about his growing up in Duluth. WTIP's Ann Possis spoke with him re...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 18:28
Caption: The 1910 New Orleans Pelicans baseball team; Shoeless Joe Jackson is #12.
This piece by Eric Millman is about moving to New Orleans from California hoping to join a baseball community, and drowning in the unavoidable Sain...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:31
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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March 27, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska. What was that day like for teens and young people living in Anc...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
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March 27, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska. What was that day like for teens and young people living in Anc...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
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March 27, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska. What was that day like for teens and young people living in Anc...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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Kathleen Jordan is finishing the memoir of her late father, Hamilton Jordan, who former President Jimmy Carter said was the man who devised the pol...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 30:09
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Songwriter and sideman for the likes of Jerry Jeff Walker and Michael Martin Murphy, Bob Livingston talked with us about his 45 years in the music ...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, WRNC-LP, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: John A. Messmer, Jr. says:
During this time of year remember the veterans.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: :10
  • Purchases: 1
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Wanda Jackson talks about dating Elvis Presley and becoming the Queen of Rockabilly.

Bought by WSLR, KOSU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 3
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Physics professor James Buckley has spent part of his career hunting for neutralinos, a yet-undiscovered type of particle that may hold the answer ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:00
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In April 2014, the world is taking time to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide and to remember the more than 800,000 lives that...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 12:27
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Friday morning Sept 13 2013 became a day of history for downtown Winona. Unfortunately, this was due to a fire that spread and damaged three buildi...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 20:48
  • Purchases: 1
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As whites fled Washington D.C. to live in the suburbs in the 1950s, Stronghold was born. This piece reveals how residents gave the neighborhood its...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2014
  • Length: 14:07
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Porter Reed is one of two former Negro League baseball players still alive today in Oklahoma. Here, he talks about growing up in the sandlots of Mu...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Welcome to Art Beat, and our coverage of Something Tribal This Way Comes from St. Paul MN. This festival offers workshops in American Tribal Belly ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KSRQ, and KVSC


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 24:32
  • Purchases: 3
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The owner of the legendary club, The Village Vanguard, a 2013 NEA Jazz Master, talks about her life in jazz. [32:52]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 33:52
  • Purchases: 1
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On September 11, 1970, Jimi Hendrix gave an interview to Keith Altham. A week later Hendrix was dead. This was his final interview. It's Hendrix on...

Bought by KUOW, Moab Public Radio, KBGA 89.9 FM, PRX Remix, and KALW


  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 07:12
  • Purchases: 5
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Marjane Ambler talks about and reads from 'Yellowstone Has Teeth: A memoir of living year-round in the world's first national park.'

Bought by KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Southern songwriter who penned Polk Salad Annie and Rainy Night In Georgia sat down with us to talk about his newest CD, Hoodoo.

Bought by WRNC-LP, Delta College Public Radio, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Mummers Day Parade, Credit: Rebecca Moon
The Mummers Day Parade is as quintessentially South Philadelphia as Ben Franklin or Willy Penn, a Philly cheese steak or Italian water ice. It’s un...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 08:35
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Three short "Moments" featuring 2014 NEA Jazz Master, Jamey Aebersold. Narrated by Mark Ruffin of The Real Jazz channel on Sirius-XM, we learn abou...

Bought by KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Migrant Mother, Credit: Dorothea Lange
Author Elizabeth Partridge provides an authoritative biographical essay for a new book on the work of the twentieth century’s most important photog...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 17:29