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100-second module, from our weekday readings for May. Runaway slaves often hid in self-made caves.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Today's text messages and yesterday's telegrams might just be pretty much the same thing, only very different. Confused? So are Tom and Ron!

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:49
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Have astronauts - once futuristic heroes - become a ho-hum thing of the past? Have they always existed in some form? Ron and Tom share their thoug...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:47
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The acclaimed movie "The Artist" presents a unique opportunity for members of different generations to compare the effects of ever-changing technol...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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From 1775 to 2001, a look at 7 American wars through the eyes and mindsets of its eighteen-year-olds. Written and narrated by Tom McBride and Ron N...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 14:22
  • Purchases: 1
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One of our weekday 100-second modules for May: Author Clay Risen reads a compelling passage from his new book of the same title. This is the 50th a...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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In the late 1800's, massive insane asylums were built across the country in response to a public outcry over the poor conditions at state instituti...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 27:34
Caption: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Soviet premier Joseph Stalin at the Yalta conference, February 1945.
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Stars & Tsars: A History of US/Russia Relations” with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/d...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: :30
Caption: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Soviet premier Joseph Stalin at the Yalta conference, February 1945.
In the past year, the White House and the Kremlin have sparred over Syria, the Winter Olympics, and now, the crisis in Ukraine. It can be tempting ...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: :00
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
While the US tapers it money printing, other central banks start more. Fascinating news piece on the truth about the Federal Reserve’s tapering of ...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Soh Horie / Miep Gies / Jamie Drummond
A three-part Peace Talks Radio program this time features a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb; also remarks from the woman who helped hide Anne...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From bells to restaurants, and glasses to songwriting this episode explores the people and sounds of London's East end.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
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The sounds of childhood: jokes and playground songs.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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The microphone has changed the entire world into everything we know and love today, so it only makes sense that there's a museum for it.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
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Everything Sounds explores the the origins and sounds of South African gumboot dancing.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Rock stars who saw the light, turned around and came back to make it big. This week we explore the music that wouldn't have been had musicians' ne...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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If you’ve ever flown into Atlanta, and that’s about 100,000,000 passengers per year, you’ve certainly noticed one thing as you soar over the city: ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:55

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Nelson Mandela
The moment Nelson Mandela really became Nelson Mandela was on April 20th, 1964 - fifty years ago. It happened when he stood up in a stuffy South Af...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 17:47
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A hypnotic double bill of tragedies set in the ancient world.

Bought by KALW and Nevada Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Join us as we journey to the Queen City of the South, Charlotte, North Carolina, to hear some of the rich blues and heavenly gospel that was record...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Charles Peale’s Mastodon skeleton, by Édouard de Montulé (1816)
Some 20,000 species across the globe are at high risk of extinction, experts say – many here in the United States – and some of our natural fauna h...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WRIR, and WEZU


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Charles Peale’s Mastodon skeleton, by Édouard de Montulé (1816)
Some 20,000 species across the globe are at high risk of extinction, experts say – many here in the United States – and some of our natural fauna h...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Mark LaPointe
Jason Wilber interviews singer/songwriter Mark LaPointe.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00