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Rock and Roll Stories About the Beatles with Spencer Davis

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:40
Caption: Shenandoah National Park, Credit: Charles McGuigan
More than 75 years ago Shenandoah National Park opened to the public for the first time. One of the most scenic routes in Virginia— Skyline Drive w...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:41
Caption: Sam Bellamy in front of his home in Long Island, NY., Credit: Peter Alexander Bresnan
If you saw Sam Bellamy on the sidewalk, you might cross to the other side of the street. He wears strange outfits. He appears eccentric, even a lit...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 12:23
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For Yom HaShoah, stories of Israeli encounters with the Holocaust in the years and decades after it ended.

  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 48:42
Caption: Padma Viswanathan
In this conversation with novelist Padma Viswanathan and poet Geoffrey Brock, the husband and wife writing duo discuss how they balance their writi...

  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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May 24th was the 40th Anniversary of the Judgment of Paris, when California wines beat the best the French had to offer in a blind tasting heard 'r...

  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 37:30
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Rebecca Solnit is a singular thinker - a contributing editor for Harper's and an author of books intertwining personal nuance with a reverence for ...

  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 57:58
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With an appropriate mix of Appalachian Africana, Gypsy Roots, Ethno-Blues, and Folkloric Jazz, we're off to a good start with Tribecastan thru Bay ...

Bought by WOUB, KCMJ Community Radio, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Edward Schultz
This is a personal story of the Vietnam War with Lynne Lorine Ludwick author of The Box.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Some wonderful jazz covers of well-known show tunes; Cole Porter, Lerner & Loewe, Rodgers & Hammerstein and more

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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We talk with Connie Cox from Itasca State Park about Mary Gibbs, the first woman park commissioner in the nation.

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 15:22
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Pleasure as usual

Bought by KHNS, WXXI, KKRN, Delmarva Public Radio, KEOS and more


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In 1979, a group of labor organizers protested outside a Ku Klux Klan screening of the 1915 white supremacist film, The Birth of a Nation. Nelson J...

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 29:53
Caption: A rabbit serves a meal to three kittens (Harry Whittier Frees, c1870)
This past March, Sea World announced it will stop breeding orca whales in captivity, and is phasing out its killer whale shows. Meanwhile, the elep...

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: A rabbit serves a meal to three kittens (Harry Whittier Frees, c1870)
30-second promo for "The Beasts Within" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, President Thomas Jefferson provides answers to questions submitted by listeners about rewriting the constitution, Adam Smith, national e...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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It's a time of military memorials in our world, and that's the hallowed path we walk on this week's edition, with musical reflections on battles--a...

Bought by WFIU, KSRQ, WNMU-FM, KTXK, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ozark Highlands Radio
Radio and television star, and Country Music Hall of Fame member Grandpa Jones performs live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, ...

  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Bob James
(Air Dates: May 22 - 30) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the music of Bob James with the Grammy Award winner himse...

  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Michael Goldfarb tells the story of how the God Intoxicated Man, Benedict Spinoza, seeded the Englightenment and became the philosopher for today.

  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:38
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This is a Peace Talks radio special… from the archive of the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. We’re calling it Peace Grea...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: May 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The songs, backstory and biography of the grand old-man of the American Theater: Stephen Sondheim

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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Musicals by Disney from SNOW WHITE to THE LION KING

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Charles Fountain about his book, "The Betrayal: the 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball."

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 30:31
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Songs and back-stores from the Broadway output of Leonard Bernstein; songs from On The Town, Wonderful Town, Candide and West Side Story.

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:29