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Caption: Ewan McGregor, San Francisco, CA 10/5/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ewan McGregor talks animal instincts, little losses, and unintended consequences.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 08:24
Caption: Abraham Lincoln
Take an hour-long, song-filled journey on Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train with Lincoln in Music and Letters. Never before had a president’s death ...

Bought by WCQS


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: :01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bryan Cranston and Jay Roach, Credit: Donna Granata
The feature film Trumbo (2015), staring Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston, is based on the true story of blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo. The followin...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:38
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Wilde's facility with words contributes to his undoing.

Bought by WCPN, KKRN, KMUN, KWMR, KALW and more


  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
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Two famous spy cases are re-opened - the trial of the Rosenbergs and the trial of Alger Hiss - that rocked America between 1948 and 1954.

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: László Nemes & Géza Röhrig, San Francisco, CA 12/12/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Géza Röhrig László Nemes talk psychic reality, earning our lives, and narrowing the field of vision.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 12:54
Caption: Jay Roach, San Francisco, CA 11/12/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jay Roach talks fear-based manipulation, Trumbo’s complex personality, and Louis C.K.’s rumpled collar,

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 15:35
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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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A mass arrest and a sham trial spark riots in Los Angeles

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


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Gaspard Ulliel & Bertrand Bonello, San Francisco, CA 4/26/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Bertrand Bonello and Gaspard Ulliel talk fashion, cinema, and the hazards of smoking.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 13:56
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Tuned to Yesterday #5 Adventure Broadcasts include, "Suspense" and "Escape".

Bought by WMUU-LP and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Tuned to Yesterday #4 Western Broadcasts include, "Fort Laramie" and "Gunsmoke".

Bought by WMUU-LP and KPIP-LP


  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Two stories about a pair of very different scientific visionaries.

Bought by KUNM, WOUB, WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN and more


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 10
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A classic tale of faith, friendship, and loyalty.

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


  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 14
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"She can bewitch the mind of any man, and wield the power of a woman's tears."

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


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
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CAFÉ ACOUSMATIC: the finest blend of electroacoustic music, sound art, and 3D binaural audio.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:07
Caption: Timothy Spall, San Francisco, CA 11/14/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Timothy Spall talks paring things down, letting the character tell you what to do, and the lexicon of the grunt.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 25, 2014
  • Length: 22:41
  • Purchases: 1
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John Steinbeck's masterpiece of hard times and hope in 1930's America.

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


  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Jim Tully at an MGM soundstage, Credit: MGM
Off-Ramp's Chris Greenspon tells the fabulous and tragic story of Jim Tully, famous in the Thirties, forgotten in the Forties.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 14:18
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Celebrating Dylan Thomas' centenary with his unique "play for voices."

Bought by KCHW, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KUOW, KWMR and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
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An emotional fast-moving sound retrospective of American life packed into 12 minutes. See below for details on the different versions.

Bought by WTJU, WTIP, KSFR, KSJD, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 12:38
  • Purchases: 9
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One of the most distinctive voices in civil rights history re-emerges to tell his own story.

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: November 22, 1963
Newly extended 50th anniversary mix of JFK in Dallas 1963, featuring remastered "Shortcut Back to Dallas"

  • Added: Nov 21, 2013
  • Length: 57:58
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The life and career of a man who became known for “breaking the box."

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


  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
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A dramatic retelling of the challenging American expedition to climb the world's highest mountain in 1963.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSJD, KMUZ, and KUT


  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 21:25
  • Purchases: 4