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A short radio documentary about the 1981 Memorial Day Flood in Austin, Texas that killed 13 people.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: :00
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A Cessna 185 disappeared in the fall of 1971, and no trace of the plane or its three occupants was found until nearly 12 years later. In this edit...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 07:46
Caption: Draken Harald Harfagre, Credit: courtesy of Draken Harald Harfagre
The replica Viking ship Draken Harald Hårfagre has sailed out of the Great Lakes, wrapping up a summer visit marred by a dispute over pilots fees. ...

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, WMUK, WAMC, WCMU and more

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 7
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-Yoko Ono was an accomplished and innovative artist long before she met John Lennon. - A novel by Fred D’Aguiar tells the story of a mother and dau...

Bought by WJCU, KMRE-LP, WUGA (part of GPB), Peconic Public Broadcasting, KKRN and more

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Couldn't help but notice there's a new, best-selling book about Patty Hearst and the SLA. So, on a week i'm under the weather ..i thought to reoff...

Bought by KPIK-LP

  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 56:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Gemini GEL, Graphic Editions Limited, has been contributing to the cultural fabric of American Contemporary Art for over 50 years. As they celebrat...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:43
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A new, regional news program from The New England News Collaborative, hosted by John Dankosky. Stories about the dangers of being a pedestrian, che...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Vermont Public Radio

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 49:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The sloop Washington went down in November 1803., Credit: Jim Kennard
An eighteenth century sloop called the Washington has been discovered off the coast of Oswego, New York.

Bought by Michigan Radio, WAMC, WCMU, WCPN, and WBFO

  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:17
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Port Clinton lighthouse moves by barge, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Hundreds gathered Tuesday to watch the Port Clinton lighthouse make a half-mile journey down the Portage River to a new home on Lake Erie. The 120-...

Bought by WXXI and WBFO

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:18
  • Purchases: 2
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A new, regional news program from The New England News Collaborative, hosted by John Dankosky.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Vermont Public Radio

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 50:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Boundaries for Oswego's proposed marine sanctuary
Shipwrecks are a big draw for divers and tourists in the great lakes. Now – for the first time in 20 years -- more communities are getting help in ...

Bought by WXXI, WCPN, WAMC, WBFO, and North Country Public Radio

  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Passengers of the Lady Michigan look down through its glass bottom in hopes of spotting one of the area’s many shipwrecks., Credit: Veronica Volk
Alpena, Michigan used to be a bustling port on Lake Huron. But since the decline of its major industry, residents of the small town have shifted th...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, WCPN, and WBFO

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: UT Tower, Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News
It’s been 50 years since the University of Texas Tower shooting – long considered the first modern mass shooting of its kind. On Aug. 1, 1966, a sn...

Bought by Prairie Public, WBEZ, KUOW, KCPW, WFAE and more

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 11
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The Winona Human Rights Commission and Winona State University sponsored a community forum in response to the recent displays of the Confederate Fl...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 34:07
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The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors discuss whether they should approve a Dollar General box store in the heart of Georgetown's historic dist...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:44:41
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Professors Marva Lewis and Marvin Dunn discuss "stereotype threat" and its effect on African Americans sense of safety when interacting with police...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2016
  • Length: 04:39
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Doug Storm sits down with four actors from the Actor's Equity Association for a preview of the 2016 Summer Theater Season.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: Pride of Baltimore II , Credit: Elizabeth Miller
As part of the Tall Ships Great Lakes Challenge, 9 historic vessels sailed into Fairport Harbor, Ohio on Thursday.

Bought by WCMU, WXXI, WCPN, and WBFO

  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:04
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A photo of the recently-discovered Royal Albert., Credit: Jim Kennard
On Wednesday, a group of New York-based underwater explorers announced they discovered a mid-nineteenth-century shipwreck that's been hiding in the...

Bought by WSKG, WCMU, WBFO, and WCPN

  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:23
  • Purchases: 4
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How does today's Black Lives Matter Movement compare to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s leadership of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s? Can BLM...

Bought by WXDU

  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 20:57
  • Purchases: 1
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In this excerpt from the Peace Talks Radio series, learn about the history of Conscientious Objectors in the U.S. and the high profile role that th...

Bought by WRGY

  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Donald Trump and the tradition of using fear to win elections in America

Bought by KUER and KFCF FM

  • Added: May 29, 2016
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Moving Wall came to Maine this weekend..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Moving Wall, a half scale version of the smooth black granite Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC which names the 58228 who died in t...

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 07:06
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It's FM91's 40th birthday! WGTE FM in Toledo began broadcasting May 2, 1976 and for four decades has continued to deliver the highest quality arts,...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:20
Caption: A Tobacco Card from 1887, Credit: JOSEPH MAKKOS / NOLA DNA
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with a profile of Eliza Jane Nicholson, a small town poet who became the first woman publisher of a major metrop...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 10:24