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How would the legacy of your great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather be passed on if he was a notorious criminal?

  • Added: Dec 05, 2013
  • Length: 20:54
Caption: L'Americain book cover, Credit: front cover photo by Richard Wood
The photojournalism crafted by John Launois is iconic. His work graced the covers of Newsweek, Time, The Saturday Evening Post, Fortune, Look, Roll...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 19:24
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Ever wonder what it's like to be related to a president? Reporter Wilson Sayre brings us a personal story about how she grappled with her president...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 3
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"He turned to me suddenly and asked: 'Is that a Givenchy you’re wearing?' And I said, 'why how clever of you, Mr. President! However did you kno...

Bought by WABE, Troy Public Radio, WSLR, PRX Remix, and KZYX

  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:21
  • Purchases: 5
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Hendrix, Doors, and bands from all over the place.

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

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Pannonica de Koenigswarter
Known as "Nica" or "The Baroness" Pannonica de Koenigswarter was a jazz patron who supported artists such as Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker, bo...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lazer Lloyd
October 29, 2013, The Yishai Fleisher Show, Segment #2, Week #116

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 35:18
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Essayist Ula Biss, author of Notes from No Man's Land, offers candid reflections on the role of race in her own life and in American history.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 11:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious assistant producer Christina Aanestad speaks with Leonard Benally, a Navajo elder who shares his life's experiences of growing up and...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
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Sandip Roy discovers the very old recordings of the Archive of Indian Music.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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My Uncle Harry died in World War II, before I was born. What I didn’t know was where he died, in a secret battle in the Aleutian Islands.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 05:51
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WTIP's Buck Benson welcomed retired teacher Tim McDonnell to Studio A recently to chat about his memoir, "The Whole Forest for a Backyard: A Gunfli...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2013
  • Length: 20:10
Caption: Bytow (Poland) Mayor Ryszard Sylka, at left, along with Father Paul Breza and Bytow City Council Chairman Leszek Waszkiewicz, visited the Winona Polish Heritage Museum last week. The Bytow leaders traveled to Winona to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fa, Credit: Photo by Sarah Squires of the Winona Post
The Winona Works Project provides insight into Winona’s workforce through the voices of those working in the community today. Through a series of i...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 24:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The First Great T-Shirt Giveaway Show

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

  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The story of how the River East area of Chicago has changed from the land of greasy spoons and parking lots, into one of the most fashionable areas...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2013
  • Length: 05:50
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Gail describes her adventures shopping for clothes. It starts out fun, and then...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2013
  • Length: 13:58
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"The artists are the ones who make it possible for people to remember what the time was like, and who was there, and what we did as human beings. ...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio and KREV-LP

  • Added: Aug 12, 2013
  • Length: 11:41
  • Purchases: 2
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"If this Revolution falls, what we will have here in Cuba is a hell. Hell itself." - Fidel Castro in 1959. Havana.

Bought by KUOW and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 23, 2013
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 2
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My Choice My Voice teens Wanya Ramsey and Frank D interview Black Kold Madina a.k.a. Kimberly Roberts about her award winning film "Trouble the Wat...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2013
  • Length: 06:43
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In this special program, you'll hear Nelson Mandela as you've never heard him before. This program draws on 50 hours of recorded conversations with...

Bought by Iowa Public Radio, KUHF, 90.5 WSNC, WRPI, WCBE and more

  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 36
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Why are they here?. Many Latin Americans came to the US because dangerous or deadly conditions-which the American government helped create. In pa...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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Previously on Culture Clique, we featured Charles McDew's talk "We Are the People We Have Been Waiting For" as presented at Winona State University...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 15:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Donald Payne Jr on Left
Charmil Davis talking to the US Congress from New Jersey Donald Payne Jr.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 09:40
Caption: Shengqiao Chen (L) and Zehao Zhou (R)
Shengqiao Chen (L) tells his friend Zehao Zhou (R) about being smuggled to the U.S. aboard the Golden Venture in 1993.

Bought by Radio Newark and KUOW

  • Added: Jun 07, 2013
  • Length: 02:11
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paul J. Hintersteiner (left) and Debra Klaber (right)., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Longtime New Yorkers recall cooking and food shopping in NYC's bygone era of milk and ice delivery men, ice boxes, horse-drawn fruit and vegetable ...

  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:18