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Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
For many Americans, the storyline that played out on August 9th in Ferguson, Mo. — when an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white polic...

Bought by WRPI and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
For many Americans, the storyline that played out on August 9th in Ferguson, Mo. — when an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white polic...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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In this episode, we explore songs about fireworks.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
Caption:  Nadav Schirman, Gonen Ben Yitzak, and Mossab Hassan Yousef, San Francisco, CA 7/25/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nadav Schirman, Mossab Hassan Yousef, and Gonen Ben Yitzak talk hope, perspective, and first meetings.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 24:34
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The “Weekly Arts Calendar” is a weekly listing of events and activities that highlight the arts, music and culture of the region and within Minnesota.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
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For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Plus: With Good Reason goes to the dogs!

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WMNF


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Plus: With Good Reason goes to the dogs! And...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
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First names like "Patience," "Hope," and "Charity" are inspired by worthy qualities. But how about "Be-courteous" or "Hate-evil"? The Puritans some...

Bought by WUIS, KUOW, WYAP, and WETD


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The Tygart Valley Homestead was built in the 1930s as part of a New Deal project to re-locate and re-settle impoverished families to new cooperativ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: Byron Sean and Cristina Lucas in the Pioneer 90.1 FM studio/Northland Community & Technical College-East Grand Forks campus.
New York City native Byron Sean and Cristina Lucas, born in Columbia, South America and raised in Miami, Florida are members of the "Core Ensemble....

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:19
Caption: Lonnie Johnson
This program celebrates the number-one surname in the history of blues, after Smith. Part one focuses on the 1920s and 1930s, highlighting the larg...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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Author Larry Haeg joins us to talk about his book "Harriman V Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War" from the University of Minnesota Press. The ...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 10:34
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Nicaraguan author Sergio Ramirez has written a poignant and bittersweet baseball story with sporting, political and historical allusions- and the a...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
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Carlee breaks down some of the different types of dancing people would see at a Traditional Pow Wow and she tells some origins of how those dances ...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 09:20
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Matthew and Thomas sit down and have a chat.....

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
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William and Yvonne Russell talk about life after his return from Vietnam; and how they dealt with PTSD before the term existed.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
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First, Julia Scheeres, provides new insights into the largest mass suicide of modern times using newly released federal documents and extensive int...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 1
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The End (of the backup shows)

Bought by WYAP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KPVL, KEOS, KMXT and more


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Join us as we head down to Tipitina's in New Orleans, for a great big helping of live blues and house-rockin' gumbo — served up piping hot by the g...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Reagan’s ghost gives a lesson in toughness as he recounts his heroic responses to attacks on Americans: underhanded deals, dawdling, and good old,...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 10:48
Caption: St. Louis favorite son, Miles Davis
In this hour, we continue our series on America's great jazz cities with the forgotten history of jazz and the blues in St. Louis.

Bought by KMUN, WLPR, 90.5 WSNC, WNMU-FM, WCMU Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: A Muslim caretaker, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy discovers one way in which Jews and Muslims cooperate through generations.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: The mountain pass, Sierra Nevada, Credit: Library of Congress
Writer Emma Marris and historian Paul Sutter join the Guys as they discuss the Wilderness Act of 1964, and how American ideas of wilderness and how...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 10:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The mountain pass, Sierra Nevada, Credit: Library of Congress
Producer Jesse Dukes has the story of some five hundred families who were made to leave their homes in an area supposedly “pristine and free of hum...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Freedom Trail tour guide, Matt Wilding, in costume as Ebenezer Mackintosh, giving a tour of Boston's historic North End neighborhood, Credit: Christina Gustafson
It's the summer of 1776 and America's at war with England. Washington's army has taken back Boston, but in the middle of this terrifying time, Abig...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 08:57
  • Purchases: 1