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Radio Curious revisits a conversation about Ellis Island, it's history and the people who arrived there, with Andrew Weiss, a historian and then to...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
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A Whole Mess of Tunes

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
Caption: New York Mayor Seth Low shown taming the Tammany Tiger on the cover of Puck Magazine, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for "National Lampoon" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: :30
Caption: New York Mayor Seth Low shown taming the Tammany Tiger on the cover of Puck Magazine, Credit:  Library of Congress
30-second promo for "National Lampoon" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag. Full episode will be added Friday, August 7.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: :00
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A beloved Old Monk is dying in India. Not that kind of monk, it’s a rum. Not just A rum. The iconic Indian rum. A rite of passage for Indians for t...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Robert Green, Lower 9th ward resident, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
We visit the Lower 9th Ward Living Museum, to learn how some are trying to preserve the lessons and legacies of the past. And we talk to a residen...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 13:31
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This program is a blues celebration of some the great pieces associated with Halloween.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Show 1140 Back in the Barn (8-2-15) Clay Jenkinson returns this week after his annual Lewis and Clark Summer Tour and and reports on the trip, talk...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Louis Armstrong
(Air Dates: August 4 - 10) On this week's archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of the great Louis Armstrong with our speci...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Mayor John Lindsay faced an uphill climb in his campaign for reelection in 1969 after losing the Republican primary to John Marchi, forcing him to ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 03:59
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In the 70s and 80s, gay men from Washington, DC, Philadelphia and Baltimore would vacation on Delaware’s beaches. Rehoboth, with gay-accented bars ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 09:48
Caption: Donnie (L) and Dana (R) Dunagan
Retired Marine Corps Major Donnie Dunagan, who was the voice of Bambi in the 1942 Disney film, tells his wife, Dana, about hiding his acting credit...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
This week on “Sounds Jewish,” we'll remember Theodore Bikel with a panoply of his recordings in a variety of languages that span nearly 60 years.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The mountain pass, Sierra Nevada. , Credit: Library of Congress
Like millions of Americans this summer, BackStory is quitting the city and heading into the wild. In this episode, Brian, Ed, and Peter return to A...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: The mountain pass, Sierra Nevada. , Credit: Library of Congress
Like millions of Americans this summer, BackStory is quitting the city and heading into the wild. In this episode, Brian, Ed, and Peter return to A...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, WRGY, KBRP Community Radio, and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In the world of empire building, success is a numbers game. That’s the premise Jacob Soll's "The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 30:05
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When Shenandoah National Park was built, hundreds of families were forced off their land. Margaret Marangione says new information has emerged sugg...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KKRN, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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When Shenandoah National Park was built, hundreds of families were forced off their land. New information has emerged suggesting that some of them ...

Bought by WTJU and WXDU


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A stone tablet honors author Robert Louis Stevenson
Most people who visit Calistoga -- a town in the Napa Valley -- come for the wine and the spa treatments; few come for the literary history. But th...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 10:19
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Springtime is the right time to feel twitterpated—you know, you're smitten beyond a crush. Speaking of relationships, are dog owners really owners,...

Bought by KBRW, WEZU, KTSW 89.9, WRNC-LP, WETD and more


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:09
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"I keep my mouth shut now. I’ve turned into a professional coward.” - Hunter S. Thompson, as told to Studs Terkel in 1967.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 17:15
Caption: Mrs. Josephine Zimmerman and Alice LaPlante, at Chippewa City
Josephine Zimmerman was the first person confirmed in the Chippewa Church, more formally known as St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. In a letter s...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Here's another little song for the kids:

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:45
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Radio Curious visits with the last Mexican Governor of California, Pio Pico, as portrayed by historian Roberto Garza. Pico fled California during ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:00