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If you don't have anything nice to say, say it like Shakespeare: Thou unhandsome smush-mouthed mush-rump! Thou obscene rug-headed hornbeast! The Sh...

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 54:30
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Tuned to Yesterday #4 Western Broadcasts include, "Fort Laramie" and "Gunsmoke".

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 5/18/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks rediscovered gems, making history visible, and commemorating anniversaries.

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 19:38
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HEALTH AND HOUSING: LA GUARDIA RADIO PROGRAMS: DREAMER AND THE DOER - THE LIFE AND WORK OF FIORELLO H. LA GUARDIA: New York Mayor Fiorello H. La G...

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: :00
Caption: Brain illustration , Credit: The Popular Science Monthly, 1894
The early days of neuroscience relied on tragedy to strike before doctors could peek inside the brains of humans. Today advanced technology helps s...

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 43:39
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Tattoo artist Ron White goes through several generations to tell us how he got to where he is today. It's not what you're expecting. Part one of th...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 12:21
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Tuned to Yesterday #3 Crime Broadcasts include, "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar" and "Crime Classics".

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
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A little history, a lot of fun. Visit Atomic Boys - a Seattle shop specializing in nostalgic candy.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 04:13
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Nine year old Gary Hayman ran away from a Rhode Island mental hospital in 1952 and sparked the biggest manhunt in state history.

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  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:19
  • Purchases: 1
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With a bizarre hobby comes bizarre stories.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:09
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In 1987, russians and americans rafted together in siberia as teammates for the first time.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:12
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A man named Jim Deans arrives in Rockland, Maine to set up a recording studio in the back of the old American Legion Hall, but where did he come fr...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:14
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Karen Evans, a former patient of a mental institution called AMHI, is trying to honor people who died there.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:12
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A micronation that aimed to restore the Roman Empire to its former glory, turns against its founding father.

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  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 09:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Freeman “Buzzy” Buzzell has been a barber in Madison, Maine for the past fifty-five years, and he keeps at it because he loves his customers.

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  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Rufus Porter was a nineteenth-century American artist, journalist, and brilliant inventor, who almost made it into the history books, but not quite.

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  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Hundreds of New England towns honor their oldest resident with a cane when the previous town elder dies. Some recipients celebrate; others feel cur...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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Saying the Pledge of Allegiance is optional in Maine schools, but Lily SanGiovanni says not all of her classmates know that for sure.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:40
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The Poet Laureate of Belfast Maine is trying to make a difference in his community—one poem at a time.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
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This week Clay Jenkinson talks about the history of National Parks including Thomas Jefferson's involvement in preserving the Natural Bridge in Vir...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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Tuned to Yesterday #2 Science Fiction Broadcasts include, "Dimension X" and "X Minus One"

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Five Years of Syndication Anniversary Countdown show.

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, WXXI, KSJD, WOUB, WYAP and more


  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Italian-British driver Dario Resta finished a close second at the 1915 Indianapolis 500. , Credit: Library of Congress
Is America’s national pastime too slow? Major League historian John Thorn and famously off-speed pitcher Bill “Spaceman” Lee toss around this old d...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: Italian-British driver Dario Resta finished a close second at the 1915 Indianapolis 500. , Credit: Library of Congress
The Guys talk with historian Mella Harmon and guest Barbara Davis about Reno, Nev.'s boom years as America’s quickie divorce capital. This story co...

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  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Italian-British driver Dario Resta finished a close second at the 1915 Indianapolis 500. , Credit: Library of Congress.
For the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, BackStory is going into overdrive with a show all about speed in America. How fast — and slow — has l...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 54:00