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A WWII Veteran's story of mishaps and machinery

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:48

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 27:58
Caption: Classroom in the Islamic School in Seattle, Washington, 1982., Credit: Library of Congress
The fastest growing major religion in the world today, Islam has some 1.6 billion followers practicing a wide array of religious traditions and spe...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Classroom in the Islamic School in Seattle, Washington, 1982., Credit: Library of Congress
The fastest growing major religion in the world today, Islam has some 1.6 billion followers practicing a wide array of religious traditions and spe...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Dedan Gills & Belvie Rooks
What might happen when the descendants of a white slave trader and of slaves meet? That is the brave and wrenching journey of Thomas DeWolf, whose ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Gloria Steinem
World-renowned feminist, writer and change-maker Gloria Steinem connects the dots among disparate social movements to reveal the common patterns of...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
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A short documentary about the battle of Saratoga, Yorktown, and Trenton in the American Revolution.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 03:26

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
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This week on "A Way with Words": What's in YOUR spice rack? Say you're cooking up a pot of chili, and you need to add more of that warm, earthy, po...

Bought by WSLR, WRNC-LP, and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Xanath Caraza likes to use poetry to showcase some of Mexico's linguistic and cultural diversity, drawing inspiration from Afro-Mexican history, La...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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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: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 03:14
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She was called "The First Lady of the Piano", "The First Lady of the Jazz Piano" and "The First Lady of Jazz". She was Mary Lou Williams and was a ...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 57:03
Caption: Leigh Kamman, Credit: Andrea Canter
Birdland booked many great big bands, where they made their mark. Leigh Kamman called Stan Kenton at Birdland for an interview.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Leigh Kamman, Credit: Andrea Canter
At the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dizzy Gillespie and Leigh discuss a series of photographs from Dizzy's life.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:03
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In the fall of 1965, at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Leigh Kamman moderated a meeting of two great jazz pianists.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:19
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Bob Dylan biographers Sid Griffin, Clinton Heylin and Greil Marcus begin this series on Dylan's The Basement Tapes with the Band by calling it "a m...

Bought by PRX Remix and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Classroom in the Islamic School in Seattle, Washington, 1982., Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for "Islam & the United States," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: :30
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Indiana University Professor Jonathan Elmer worked with me on this idea, which was to take any literary work (In this case The Raven), read it and ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 10:09
Caption: Mary Mallon, aka "Typhoid Mary, Credit: From the The New York American newspaper, dated June 20, 1909.
Learning about the immune system from people who catch germs but don’t get sick.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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The former Led Zeppelin frontman and unquestioned musicologist gives us a history lesson on American music, especially the Blues.

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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SEGMENT 1: We journey back to a remarkable moment in Boston history, when a federal court ordered a peaceful young man back to slavery in Virginia,...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Jim Jones is the Cultural Resources Director for the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council - based in Bemidji, MN. He recently spoke to students at Nor...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:37
Caption: Charlotte Cushman as Romeo with her sister, Susan as Juliet
The life of Charlotte Cushman who specialized in playing Romeo in the mid-1800s

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 29:11

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Sandip Roy tries to hear through the noise and get to the heart of Diwali.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1