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Caption: WWOZ's abandoned studio in Armstrong Park, New Orleans
Ten years ago, there was a storm, and then there was a flood, and they changed New Orleans forever. Many stories from that time have been told, but...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
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How modern policing problems are connected to a wide range of historical issues.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Seal of the State of Jefferson, Credit: wikipedia.com
"Keep It California" and the people who want to live in the "State of Jefferson" battled it out at the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meetin...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:25:40
Caption: The Big Ten (top Republican primary candidates duke it out at Cleveland), Credit: Fox News
Highlights of the top Republicans debating in the first contest for the 2016 nomination, with typically apolitical commentary by Rob MacClanahan

  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:04:13
Caption: Hope for Christmas!, Credit: Rob MacClanahan
Monday late night Christmas radio show -- "KING OF KINGS!"

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:49:04
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In this special edition of the Cannabis Radio News host Brian Bahouth visits an end of prohibition celebration on the Burnside Bridge in Portland O...

Bought by KVMR

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The White House lit up in a rainbow, Credit: USA Today
After the historic ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, Sandip Roy reflects on... his Facebook feed.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Former BC Attorney General Wally Oppal, Native Studies Professor Niigaan Sinclair

  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 53:09
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Lee Harvey Oswald was murdered before he could stand trial for the assassination of JFK. But that hasn’t stopped people from trying to get him into...

Bought by PRX Remix, KPIK-LP, and WXAV 88.3FM

  • Added: Jun 08, 2015
  • Length: 20:21
  • Purchases: 3
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J.M.W. Turner is perhaps the most important British painter--you would surely recognize an image of Tintern Abbey--and yet his life story has remai...

Bought by KKRN

  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a story that compares the Baby Boomer's inability to let go of stuff to the same problem when removing old buildings in Thief River Falls, ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
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Charlottesville is gearing up for the fourth annual Tom Tom Founders Festival, a celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship. Kelley Libby repor...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
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On February 27th, the Mathers Museum of World Culture hosted Daniel Swan, Curator of Ethnology at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History at Univer...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMUD

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:17
  • Purchases: 2
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The Freedom Riders of 1961 were upholding the law. So why were they being arrested as soon as they got off the buses in Jackson, Mississippi? KFAI'...

Bought by Hark! and KUMD

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Broadcasting from Menlo Park, California
Adrian Schoolcraft blew the whistle on the NYPD. For his trouble they had him suspended and put into a mental ward. The NYPD Tapes author Graham Ra...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
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We tend to view our hunter-gatherer ancestors with pity for their primitive ways. But what if they employ strategies for leading a depression-free ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2015
  • Length: 13:13
Caption: President Obama with a Message for Republicans
Coverage of the 2015 Annual Democratic National Committee Meeting with keynote speaker, President Barack Obama

  • Added: Feb 22, 2015
  • Length: 08:45
Caption: Interstate 95 unceremoniously ends in Miami, dumping drivers onto US1., Credit: Greg Castillo for WLRN
A series of tourist murders leads to a national conversation on cruel and unusual punishment for teenagers, two street artists become public enemy ...

Bought by XRAY.fm

  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 50:59
  • Purchases: 1
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As 2014 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. K...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WEZU, WCQS, WNPR, KUNC and more

  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Hanns Scharff  "Master Interrogator" of the Luftwaffe, Credit: Scharff Estate
Why torture doesn't work. How to trick the enemy into revealing secrets. Lessons from the Master Interrogator of the Luftwaffe. The British Poli...

Bought by KFAI and WRPI

  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 27:31
  • Purchases: 2
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The 1940s pre-movie newsreel "The March of Time" reenacted news events using actors. Henry Luce called it "fakery in allegiance to the truth." The ...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Williams
Before Minnesota became the third state to abolish the death penalty in 1911, legislators instituted the nation’s first law to make executions secr...

Bought by KUMD, KKWE Niijii Radio, and KSRQ

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:11
  • Purchases: 3
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When big business news breaks, public relations teams try to get out in front of the story. But that wasn’t always the case. PR in the 19th century...

Bought by PRX Remix and Troy Public Radio

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 2
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The last mass lynching in the U.S. took place back in 1946 in Monroe, Georgia. The case remains open, but one group stages an annual re-enactment i...

Bought by WNJR

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cosimo Matassa at the mixing desk
A Tribute to the late Cosimo Matassa who's J&M Studio and engineering skills recorded history and defined the way rock and roll would sound.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:28