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We’re looking at liberal Zionism, enduring a crisis after a brutal summer in Gaza. It’s prompted handwringing for American Jews and Israelis who ar...

Bought by WRPI, KZYX, and WJFF

  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 24
Small town, eight dead women, and police force so inept and corrupt that this case may never be solved. Everyone knows each other in Jennings, and ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:02:14
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We’re talking the causes and consequences of what MIT professor Stephen van Evera calls “the war that poisoned a century.” We’re still putting out ...

Bought by KZYX

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
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The great nation of Brazil’s ignominious 7-1 defeat by Germany at the World Cup semi-finals in July of 2014 in front of their home crowd was a thun...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:33
Caption: Alison Weir
Unspun talks with Alison Weir, author of Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel , Executive Dire...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 58:50
Caption: Host Martha Burk
August 14 marks the day in 1945 when President Truman announced Japan’s surrender in World War II. The war was over, but now Japan had to be rebuil...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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How do you end an endless war? Thirty years ago Jimmy Carter declared the Persian Gulf a "vital" focus of American foreign policy. Since then, U.S....

Bought by WRPI

  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 58:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chris Tomlinson
After spending eleven years in Africa as bureau chief for The Associated Press, Chris Tomlinson returned home to Texas. Seeing oppression and apart...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Few people have ever been to Bly, Oregon. Fewer people know the story of what happened at Bly. Here's the story behind the plaque.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 15:01
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Cuba has a great baseball tradition going back 150 years - Luque, Dihigo, Minoso, Perez, El Duque, Canseco and many current stars hail from the sto...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
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For the holiday weekend, we look back in history at Sara Payson Willis, a novelist, journalist, and feminist who wrote under the pseudonym "Fanny F...

Bought by WJCU

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one-half minute commentary on the 1964 Civil Rights Act and its effect on women over the next 50 years.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Carl Hoffman is a journalist who has written for many publications.

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 20:57

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 23:31
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In this episode, Bo interviews Dr. Bart Ehrman. Bart D. Ehrman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at...

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 53:24
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When politicians talk about "working across the aisle",they talk about it as if it is an ethic that have decided to endorse. The problem is working...

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Suzanne (L) and LJ
LJ Evans (R) and Suzanne Bishop (L) remember working at an animal rescue clinic following the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:32
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Which is the better way to “feed the world” – with organic or “conventional” agriculture? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Mel...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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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In the late 19th century, German medical practices were considered to be the best in the world. But by the start of World War II, German physicians...

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

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Syracuse University Design Professor Zeke Leonard demonstrates his intonarumori noise-making instruments., Credit: A. Randall Wenner
Is it possible to make “music” from “noise”? Is it possible to enjoy it? Randy Wenner reports on an experimental music genre making a comeback of s...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:13
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Musician and legendary innovator, Afrika Bambaataa, discusses the origin and legacy of hip-hop. [13:35]

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 13:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Arts Advocate Al Head discusses the profound impact of traditional arts on communities. [28:50] 2012 Bess Lomax Hawes Award Recipient.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:47
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An exploration of what we remember and why.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 25:02