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Caption: Lester Holcomb, Credit: MV TIMES
Guests Include: Elaine Weintraub, Island Historian and co-founder of the African American Heritage Trail, Lester Holcomb, Program Coordinator for T...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 30:29
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Another compendium of highlights from a season of PEACE TALKS RADIO, the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. This time listen...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jan 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Children playing next to Garden Valley [Bill Nehez/CSU Cleveland Memory Project]
Would you want an industrial waste dump near your house? Probably not. But across the country, environmental hazards like waste dumps tend to be lo...

Bought by WAMC, WXXI, WCMU, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WOSU and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 9
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In 1962, two men managed to escape the one prison in America that was supposed to be inescapable. They were never found. More than 50 years later, ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 25:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Assessing President Trump's first year - Reading and reflecting on the lives of the presidents - Why did the first presidents live so long? - The N...

Bought by Capital Public Radio, WVPE, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 4
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Assessing President Trump's first year - Reading and reflecting on the lives of the presidents - Why did the first presidents live so long? - The N...

Bought by KISU, KSRQ, WRFA-LP, KMUD, Capital Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 17
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Assessing President Trump's first year - Reading and reflecting on the lives of the presidents - Why did the first presidents live so long?

Bought by KMUD, KMUN, WUGA (part of GPB), WVAS, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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It’s been one year since the remarkable inauguration of President Donald Trump, and politicians and pundits across the country are being asked to t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KENW, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: "I don't hate the press, none of them. As a matter of fact, I feel sorry for them.", Credit: cartoon by Paul Szep, Boston Globe, 7/18/1974
Drawing from The Great American Wrongbook, in the Department of Poetic Justice, which could be sung to "I want a Girl Just Like the Girl..."

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:13
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Host Suzanne Kryder hosts a program that considers the impact of population growth on peace and rates of conflict, personally and globally. John S...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KMUN, and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This month our Dig Deep topic is on Journalism. Minnesota Brown's Aaron Brown and Strong Town's Chuck Marohn discuss the history of journalism in ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 20:24
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Fundraising hour for stations carrying the Ken Rudin's Political Junkie weekly program. This show highlights the Political Junkie program's focus o...

Bought by Rhythm & News Service and Delta College Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 20, 2017
  • Length: 38:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Standalone fundraiser spots and handoffs for use by stations carrying the Ken Rudin's Political Junkie weekly program, or who regularly feature Ken...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Robert Pilot, Credit: pickett
The Native show premiered on AM950 on January 7th 2017. Plays on Saturdays on AM950 at 2pm central time

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 52:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Bridge crossing in Niagara Falls NY location where Harriet Tubman helped runaway slaves escape to Canada. , Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Bridge crossing in Niagara Falls NY location where Harriet Tubman helped runaway slaves escape to Canada.
Thousands of asylum seekers in the US are heading to Canada, because of the hostile political climate here. And they're taking routes along the Gre...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, WAMC, WCPN, WCMU and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Mabel Johnson (right) and daughter Betty, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
75 years ago, the SPARS were created to take the job of thousands of Coast Guardsmen who had to leave their posts to fight in World War II. 102-ye...

Bought by WXXI, WOSU, WCPN, and WBFO


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:11
  • Purchases: 4
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Is the U.S. Constitution about to change? Professor David Marcus lays out why some states are calling for a constitutional convention to introduce ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 30:06
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his week is the first part of our interview with Mark Cook. Mark served 24 years in prison for his participation in a bank robbery and jail break a...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Albany Symphony Orchestra musicians Jamecyn Morey and Mitsuko Suzuki at Lock E-2 in Waterford, N.Y. , Credit: Gary David Gold
The Albany Symphony is holding a series of concerts in towns along the Erie Canal, to mark the beginning of construction in July, 1817.

Bought by WCMU, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 4
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The death penalty is the barest, most explicit aspect of state violence. Relatively few people are sentenced to death, and even fewer are actively,...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:58
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In the 200 years since ground was broken on the Erie Canal, it has evolved from means of transportation and mode of industrial shipping -- to a pla...

Bought by WCPN, WRVO Public Media, WCMU, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:18
  • Purchases: 5
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The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs last week named Brown County as a finalist in its Hometown Collaboration Initiative.

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 08:20
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The South Bronx, New York's poorest neighborhood, has been dealing with a deadly heroin epidemic for generations. We look at the origins of the epi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WJFF


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 17:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bitwa pod Grunwaldem, Credit: Jan Matejko
If we can't end war, what can we learn from the fight? We look at 3 stories of conflict involving mercenaries, radicalized Union generals and the o...

Bought by WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Non-hypocrites stay true to intentions, Credit: Susan Cook
This week the United States Senate voted to overrule the intention of the Founding Fathers and disregard the process that give minority membership ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:08