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Caption: Miner 49er, Credit: Tom Weistar
In the foothills of the Sierra Nevada lies the San Juan Ridge. On the Ridge, tucked away amongst towering pines, flanked by two forks of the Yuba R...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:25
Caption: World War One planes
It's the 100th anniversary of World War One. CBC Radio presents The War in the Air. At the start of the war generals publicly stated their disdain ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, Radio New Zealand, KQED, and KUCB

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 26:03
  • Purchases: 5
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We are in the moment of another season with Earl Bostic and Woody Herman. We've lost some pretty big names in our music recently: Gerald Wilson, Jo...

Bought by WYAP and WVBI-LP

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Thrall Hall, Credit: Chion Wolf
Yankee pride, shoot-outs, and an eclectic square dance hall. The story of Ed Thrall’s Hall is a drama made for the big screen, that took place in t...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 14:40
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“Passages: Treasures of the Bible,” currently is in Springfield, Mo, the fifth stop on a national tour. Learn more about the traveling exhibit here...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:16
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William and Yvonne Russell talk about life after his return from Vietnam; and how they dealt with PTSD before the term existed.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: Jim Cullen, Editor of The Progressive Populist
Interview: Jim recalls the beginning of the newsletter and explains the history of the progressive and populist movements.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 27:43
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Interview and music program featuring Jesse Morris; a walk through the music scene in Colorado Springs in the 40's, 50's and 60's.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 55:46
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Open Source in 2001 with John Updike, reflecting on and reading from his novella Rabbit Remembered, the last in a five-part series about an America...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Opening Second Line, Credit: Wikipedia Creative Commons
Joshua Sirotiak seeks out the history of Second Line Jazz culture in New Orleans. Along the way, he finds a few answers to questions about his own ...

Bought by KALW

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet Adam Zagajewski (zah-gah-yev-ski) was born in Lwow, Poland, but when he was four months old, his family was expelled by Ukrainians to Silesia....

  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: George Birdwell deceased after Boley shooting, 1932, Credit: Courtesy Bob Birdwell
Jamie Birdwell-Branson looks into the legend of her great-great-grandfather, George Birdwell, who was Pretty Boy Floyd’s best friend and accomplice...

Bought by WABE

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Leslie Quick Pedersen & Dan Quick stopped by The Roadhouse recently to talk with WTIP's Buck Benson about their dad, Birney Quick, an artist and in...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 22:07
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 01:19
Caption: Gary Kanter and Mike Dumovich
Mike Dumovich and Gary Kanter, Their Original Songs Interview/Songs: Mike and Gary, hosts of We Do The Work, play some of their original songs and ...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:17
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On this edition of Peace Talks Radio, we look at conscientious objection to military service, which, in the United States, some presume doesn’t co...

Bought by KUOW

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition of Peace Talks Radio, we look at conscientious objection to military service, which, in the United States, some presume doesn’t co...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The high dive at Dreamland., Credit: Courtesy Dr. Reginal Shareef.
Memories of an African-American swimming pool and dance club in the Jim Crow south.

Bought by WABE

  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Thompson Williams talks about his father's legacy with his son, Kiamichi-tet Williams.

Bought by WTJU, WEZU, KMUD, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Phil Andrus, Joe Teehan, Rip Robbins
Joe, Rip, and Phil converse about radio from their various perspectives. KBAI, Bellingham, WA, KSVR, Skagit Valley, WA, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 27:57
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In the 1960s, it took almost three weeks to cross the sea from America to Vietnam. Three weeks for young men in crowded cabins, with salt water sho...

Bought by KFAI, Radio Phoenix, PRX Remix, WMNF, XRAY.fm and more

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 26:24
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Bruce Dancis
Bruce Dancis arrived at Cornell University in 1965 as a youth who was no stranger to political action. He grew up in a radical household and took p...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Younger Than Yesterday, 1968 obscurities, and lots of surprises

Bought by KWMR, KKRN, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WOUB, KPVL and more

  • Added: May 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The Great Cissy Houston
Gospel Artist Great, Cissy Houston talks about her career, her children which included her daughter, the late great recording Artist Whitney Housto...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:36
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For Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, we revisit best-selling memoirist and fiction writer, Anchee Min. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the...

Bought by XRAY.fm

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1