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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 WCPN and WBFO

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 2
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...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:49
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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 KFCF FM

  • Added: May 29, 2016
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 1
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
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Since 1965, there’s been an unsolved murder in Houston, Texas. The main suspect managed to disappear and police were never able to find him. The ca...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2016
  • Length: 23:29
Caption: Gerald Moore
When Gerald Moore decided to try his had at journalism, his reasoning was very good. He needed a job. But what began, as a way to pay the rent beca...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Clay S. Jenkinson discusses his book: "Becoming Jefferson's People: Re-Inventing the American Republic in the Twenty-First Century" in the second o...

Bought by KPIP-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and KMRE-LP

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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The 500-year-old Treaty Oak in Austin, Texas was once called “the most perfect specimen of a North American tree.” But in 1989, Austin’s city fores...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 22:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Timothy Wesley McCorquodale had a rage in him that was uncontrollable. Like a loose cannon he could go off at any minute, unleashing mayhem an any ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 52:24
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 21
Historical Crime Detective Jason Morrow joins us once again to tell the tale of a mysterious killer who took on the persona of a secret agent in th...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:05:42
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 20
Ronald William Brown was a ventriloquist puppeteer on a television program called Joy Junction, a variety show on the Christian Television Network....

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 51:38
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 15
Pure evil is caught on tape in the case of a deliberate murder that took 8 years of planning, plenty of hard work, and a YouTube video to accomplis...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:21:08
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 14
This week we cover a variety of stories including a cold case, a historical case and a case that's unfolding as we speak. We also cover the strang...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 50:48
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 7
"White House Boy" Roger Dean Kiser tells us the brutally honest story of his own personal hell. To him, this world which anyone would consider a li...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:11:20
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On this episode of Culture Clique, Winona County Historical Society Assistant Director, Jenifer Weaver will tells us about some of Winona's Disaste...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 38:28