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The star... the origin and history of the Christmas tree... and oh, it's a wonderful life!

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:27:46
Caption: Protest against President Trump and THAAD in Soseongri, Korea, Credit: Stop THAAD Alliance
We head to Soseongri, a small village nestled in the mountains of Seongju County. There, grandmas and grandpas in the 70s, 80s, and 90s are organi...

Bought by WXDU and WRIR


  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Communism ended in failure, capitalism corrupted Russia’s soul. Now Russians are looking inward. Our story follows the grandson of a once forgotten...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark & Deborah Parker
When someone spends their time flattering their boss or superior, they’re known as a sycophant. It’s also called the “slime effect.” Although it wa...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Where were we when they cried out in the night to us? Were we deaf, dumb and blind?

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KUOW and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: John R. Gregg
Author and scholar, John Gregg, offers a tour of sex through history and culture.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Sep 23, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 1
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We interview Alicia Garza, Special Projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and one of the founding leaders of Black Lives Mat...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Museum Entrance, Credit: MV Museum
Guests Include: MV Museum's Anna Barber and Environmental MD, Dr. Lisa Hagy.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 32:44
Caption: Professor Sanford Levinson
The U.S. Constitution has been amended 27 times since its ratification in 1788. After all of this time, many Americans take the words of the consti...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR features the Past American Voice of Conger Beasley Jr. Pulled from three archive programs in 1990 and 1996, this author of f...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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The Living Well Show presents Marceline Lasater, Attorney at Law, One person, One vote? A Texas attorney explains why, since 1911, our votes are no...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Beth Macy about her bestseller about two brothers, a kidnapping and a mother's quest.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 30:31
Caption: Frances Shure
Psychotherapist, Frances Shure, explains the difficulty of accepting truths that shake our world-view.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Aug 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition, we hear from Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton Universit...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sounds of bluegrass, jazz and that slippery, sometimes rock-infused sonic space between that are absolutely perfect for listening to in the first 1...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:35
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Minneapolis performance artist Patrick Scully has created a one-man show about the life and times of Walt Whitman. It's called "Leaves of Grass--Il...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 31:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Celene Lillie
All the origin myths of Rome are rape narratives. Dr. Celene Lillie has found resistance to Rome's culture of rape and domination in Gnostic texts...

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Our program today focuses on the very timely word...TRUST and my special guest for the hour is Josh Morgan. He is a applied sociologist whose wri...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 51:26
Caption: Book jacket cover
In 1930, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics appointed Harry J. Anslinger as the commissioner. He became the first drug czar with a flair for demonizin...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Brian Klaas
By all appearances, the world is becoming less democratic.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Renault Robinson was an officer in the Chicago Police Department in 1971 when he was first interviewed by radio host and oral historian Studs Terke...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Long sets and short breathers, second chances, and a bit of San Francisco

Bought by KKRN, KSRQ, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, KWMR and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Hope for the Future, Credit: Ahri Golden Photo
From award-winning producer Ahri Golden, A Mother's Lens combines original songwriting, radio journalism, and photography into a sound rich, public...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
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A family secret with its roots in the Holocaust.

Bought by KKRN, WNJR, WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 19
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In 1956, just 13 homes remained in the St. Paul's Swede Hollow neighborhood. The city called the houses a health hazard, forced people living there...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1