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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 KHNS, KRCB, WLPR, KUT, and WKMS


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 12:38
  • Purchases: 5
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Eminent domain and the business of baseball level a community.

Bought by WNJR, KALW, KUNM, Nevada Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 11
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One of the most distinctive voices in civil rights history re-emerges to tell his own story.

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 15
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 KSJD, KMUZ, and KUT


  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 21:25
  • Purchases: 3
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An true-life love story about three icons of classical music.

Bought by Nevada Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KRCB, KKRN, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 9
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A classic tale of faith, friendship, and loyalty.

Bought by Nevada Public Radio, KUOW, KWMR, WBEZ, KKRN and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Alfred Molina stars as the brilliant, irreverent physicist.

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


  • Added: Jun 25, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Hope and heartbreak in Iraq's Green Zone.

Bought by KUOW, KKRN, KMUN, and WBEZ


  • Added: Apr 24, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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"She can bewitch the mind of any man, and wield the power of a woman's tears."

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRCB, KKRN, KMUN, KUOW and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A special broadcast that commemorates a turning point in American free speech.

Bought by KUNM, KMUN, KUT, KEOS, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 08, 2011
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
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Franz Liszt at 200: the original rock star?

Bought by WUIS, KBYU, The WFMT Radio Network, WCPN, WGUC and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2011
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Mark Twain, also known as Samuel Clemens. Photo by Albert Bigelow Paine (1906), courtesy of the Mark Twain Project.
David Ross tells the tale of Mark Twain in this original documentary.

Bought by WRPI


  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 23:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Norman Corwin with producer Katy Sewall, Credit: Corwin's staff
You’re probably familiar with Jack Benny and Orsen Wells - but do you know Norman Corwin? The widely acclaimed writer, director, and producer from ...

Bought by WRPI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: 50:01
  • Purchases: 1
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What if Apollo 11 had crashed?

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, The Story, WNPR, KUT, KFAI and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2010
  • Length: 15:21
  • Purchases: 6
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Wilde's facility with words contributes to his undoing.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KUNM, WRVO Public Media, Nevada Public Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 7
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This is the true story of the only Canadian federal politician in history to be assassinated, the last public execution in Canada, and a mystery th...

Bought by KUT, PRX Remix, and WRPI


  • Added: May 02, 2010
  • Length: 53:42
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on The Score with Edmund Stone The Film Music of Georges Auric.

Bought by WEKU and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 15, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A great opera character sings a false note.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2008
  • Length: 06:19
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A haunted and historical soundscape.

Bought by KUNC, KUT, KISU, KUT, KGOU and more


  • Added: Oct 09, 2007
  • Length: 07:48
  • Purchases: 11
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a half-hour original radio drama

  • Added: Jul 03, 2007
  • Length: 29:00