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This deeply moving dramatised reconstruction, is based on the extraordinary love letters of two Russian Jews living in Stalin’s Russia in the 1930s.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 14:23
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THE KING’S MONOLOGUE is a mischievously humorous original radio drama based on the surprising revelations of the stuttering King George VI as he re...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 40:28
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A gripping Civil War drama with an unusual twist.

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


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
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We talk to two men who say they know this is a fact, and have spent years trying to prove it. We are joined by Dane Ladwig author of the book “Dr. ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:39:24
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Anton Treuer co-founded Bemidji’s Truth and Reconciliation group. He’s been producing a series for Northern Community Radio called Anishinaabenaaji...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 1
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In today’s edition of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack sits down with St. Martin Mayor Jim R...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 31:27
Caption: Doug Bennett
Since we couldn't get David Talbot, founder of Salon.com and author of Devil's Chessboard, I borrowed portions of Amy Goodman's interview with him ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:24
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Next time on Your Weekly Constitutional, can a piece of art be an artistic triumph and also a very, very bad thing? Well, journalism professor Dick...

  • Added: Dec 25, 2015
  • Length: 54:06
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Next time on Your Weekly Constitutional, can a piece of art be an artistic triumph and also a very, very bad thing? Well, journalism professor Dic...

Bought by WVRU


  • Added: Dec 25, 2015
  • Length: 54:25
  • Purchases: 1
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On December 17, 2014, U.S. President Obama and Cuban President Castro announced a new era of openness and interaction between their two countries. ...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 25:49
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part 3 of “What’s Race Got to do With It?” Media Management of Minority Images”. previously, Bryant...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 31:24
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Well, you might believe some, of course. "Watergate" was a conspiracy, indeed.... Touching on a more recent national trauma, author Rob Brotherton ...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Author of "1968: A Story As Relevant Today As It Was Then", Bill Natale sits down to discuss race relations in Chicago and his new book with Elysab...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 47:02
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"They sat in their black robes, and they distorted, and they perverted, and they destroyed justice and law in Germany."

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


  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Today it could be argued that human beings daily act against our own self-interests. How? Biologist Paul Ehrlich and fellow scientists tell us we a...

Bought by KRZA, KPIP-LP, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 16:14
Caption: Matt Knox, Credit: Amy Martin
Love em or hate em, they’re an ever present part of American culture. And they’re not going away anytime soon. On this edition, we talk guns…from...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Ehrlich
Unspun peers into the future at the Sixth Great Extinction with Paul Ehrlich. Paul R. Ehrlich is the Bing Professor of Population Studies and the ...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 57:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Schools were not created with the intention of making geniuses and filling its pupils with knowledge. Hear three historians explain the surprising ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 11:41
  • Purchases: 1
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With our guest, George Kateb, who has been called "the most interesting and important philosopher of liberalism alive today,"* we'll focus on oppre...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:49

  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Professor Eve Spangler
The ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine is baffling for most Americans. It’s understandable because it is so convoluted. How many of us h...

Bought by KPVL and KCBX


  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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"I keep my mouth shut now. I’ve turned into a professional coward.” - Hunter S. Thompson, as told to Studs Terkel in 1967.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 17:15
Caption: Waiter Carriers selling fried chicken. , Credit: Photo courtesy of the town of Gordonsville, VA.
Fried chicken has both been the vehicle for the economic empowerment of a whole group of people—and the accessory to an ugly racial stereotype. How...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:51
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: David DeGraw
We talk with David DeGraw, author, journalist and Occupy activist, credited with coining the rally cry, "We are the 99%." Two of his books, Econom...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:14
  • Purchases: 1