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Caption: Dedan Gills & Belvie Rooks
What might happen when the descendants of a white slave trader and of slaves meet? That is the brave and wrenching journey of Thomas DeWolf, whose ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Gloria Steinem
World-renowned feminist, writer and change-maker Gloria Steinem connects the dots among disparate social movements to reveal the common patterns of...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
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On this episode of CLASSICAL DARK ARTS, we look at Satan’s cabal of classical composers, players and theorists — a sleeper cell run by Liszt, Pagan...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 23:51
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When we see the tools of discrediting the truth happily taken on, now or in history- we might say this. The cost of the truth is, it turns out, th...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 11:09
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: 29:18
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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 ...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 2

  • 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....

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  • 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