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For some people, wilderness is the ultimate experience. America’s national parks make that possible. This week, the complicated history and politic...

  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Funeral service in front of Barrett's Market 1942
A community garden project at Barrett Brothers Park in north St. Louis prompts memories of the Barrett family, who came to Missouri as Irish famine...

  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
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Andrew Jackson, Part I. Old Hickory has been much in the news lately, with many people drawing comparisons between him and our current President. ...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Charles Fountain, author of "The Betrayal: the 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball."

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
We're approaching Shavuot, the Jewish Festival of Weeks. Tune in to the next “Sounds Jewish” for a polyglot playlist that celebrates the receiving ...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Why do we call a frankfurter a "hot dog"? It seems an unsettling 19th-century rumor is to blame. Also, if someone quits something abruptly, why do ...

Bought by WYAP and WEZU


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In the last hour, we heard Count Basie emerge as an exciting new voice from Kansas City. In this hour, we return to New York to follow Duke Ellingt...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Austin, Texas based fiddle driven folk pop and renowned Contra Dance band “The Lost & Nameless Orchestra” performs live at the Ozark Folk Center St...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Conor Casey
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event ho...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
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Andrew Jackson, Part I. Old Hickory has been much in the news lately, with many people drawing comparisons between him and our current President. ...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 54:28
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In these short daily segments, Stewart Harris talks about various topics and current events and how they pertain to laws already on the books or ho...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 07:25
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This week we're featuring one of Billie Jo Spears' finest records under the eye of producer Larry Butler on the United Artists label: "Lonely Heart...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:50:54
  • Purchases: 1
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FEATURE YEAR: 1953. The very best in traditional country, honky tonk, bluegrass and western swing from a feature year in the history of country mus...

Bought by KEOS


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
The witty & convivial Americana ragtime, blues & early jazz quartet, “Side Street Steppers” perform live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mou...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Nemeth Art Center is located in Park Rapids, Minnesota. This piece is with Micahel Dagan, Director of the NAC.

  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 25:10
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Original cowgirl, singer, songwriter, actress and Country Music Hall of Fame superstar Patsy Montana performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State P...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Noah Isenberg, author of “We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie.”

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Live recordings made at the nightclub in Hermosa Beach, California, featuring Joe Henderson, Elvin Jones, and others.

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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Selections from the impresario's 1950 “coffeetable” jazz anthology, featuring Duke Ellington, Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, and others.

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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Night Lights takes another long leap back to the year in jazz, featuring music from John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy’s controversial quintet, George R...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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Beatles vs. Stones and other back and forth.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, KWMR, KEOS, KSJD and more


  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Plus....Tubular Bells!

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jim Harkins recalls a friend who was killed fighting in Cambodia.
The American Homefront Project talks with service members and veterans about who they're remembering this Memorial Day.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPBS, and WUSF


  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Virginia's first historic marker to recognize immigrants.
Just as America is a nation of immigrants, Virginia is a commonwealth of immigrants. For the first time ever the state Department of Historic Res...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 08:45
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In the eleventh hour of Jazz at 100, we followed Count Basie through the Benny Moten Band in Kansas City and heard his first recordings as a leader...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:59