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Read by Winona LaDuke

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Barry Cooper discusses the life and work of Alan Turing.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 32:48
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A pint-sized mad scientist, a green-haired girl with a contagious sense of wonder, and a 10-year-old detective. They're all characters in the books...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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Celebrate the season with this hour-long special featuring Christmas choral music from America’s oldest continuously performing ensemble, Boston’s ...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Jim Tully at an MGM soundstage, Credit: MGM
Off-Ramp's Chris Greenspon tells the fabulous and tragic story of Jim Tully, famous in the Thirties, forgotten in the Forties.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 14:18
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The African Methodist Episcopal Church, or AME Church, evolved from the Free African Society in Philadelphia in 1787, and played a critical role du...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: William Williams
Before Minnesota became the third state to abolish the death penalty in 1911, legislators instituted the nation’s first law to make executions secr...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:11
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This week's conversation is all about eating and the foods that Jefferson enjoyed. Prompted by a listener question, President Jefferson discusses h...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Chief Hollow Horn Bear depicted as the “American Indian” on a 14-cent stamp, 1922. , Credit: U.S. Postal Service.
How have native people have been represented — and misrepresented — in U.S. history? And how have American Indians themselves reinvented those depi...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: :00
Caption: Chief Hollow Horn Bear depicted as the “American Indian” on a 14-cent stamp, 1922. , Credit: U.S. Postal Service.
30-second promo for "Imagined Nations: Depictions of American Indians," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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When big business news breaks, public relations teams try to get out in front of the story. But that wasn’t always the case. PR in the 19th century...

Bought by PRX Remix and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 2
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On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa, we have a conversation with our own host Erik Redix about the 1894 murder of Lac Courte Oreilles...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
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November 13, 1974 was first day on the air. A few months later was jazz radio show # 1. It has taken 40 years to get to this edition #. These ho...

Bought by WOUB and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 2
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A little something for everyone, perhaps?

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KSRQ, WOUB, KEOS, WXXI and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Studs Terkel
In the early 1970s, radio host and oral historian Studs Terkel went around the country interviewing people about their jobs. Studs recorded more th...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 12:21
  • Purchases: 2
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For more than four decades, Radio Row it was the largest collection of radio and electronics stores in the world. Then in 1966 the stores were cond...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 13:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dossie Easton on MIW, Credit: Allegra Bandy
Making It Work Radio Season 1-Episode 13 with Dossie Easton, Author, Psychotherapist, and Ethical Slut

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 19:33
Caption: A disc from the Savory Collection , Credit: Chester Higgins/NY Times
This week on the show, it's an hour of long lost finds from jazz's lost and found bin—from a recently discovered cache of forgotten 1930s radio br...

Bought by WVRU, WCMU Public Radio, WNJR, Interlochen Public Radio, KHNS and more


  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Ex-frontman for The Who, Roger Daltrey, joined us for an intimate conversation about his latest CD with friend and cancer survivor Wilko Johnson of...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Alfred Molina stars in the Tony Award-winner about the nuclear age.

Bought by WNJR, Nevada Public Radio, KUOW, KALW, KUNM and more


  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 11
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:49
Caption: Another classic from the Bluesville catalog, by Memphis music legend, Furry Lewis.
Join us for another installment of our ongoing series, "The Legends of Bluesville." This time around, we’ll hear from Furry Lewis, Big Joe Williams...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Dominique Zanardi shows a wall of shells he has collected, Credit: Sarah Elzas
Le Tommy, in the heart of the Somme battlefields, is more than a restaurant. It has a museum of WWI objects and life-sized replicas of trenches out...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:55
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Music has been crossing continents for centuries. French ensemble Baroque Nomade explores the interaction between European Baroque music and the cu...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2014
  • Length: 07:38
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On this episode of BackStory, Brian, Ed, and Peter take an in-depth look at stalemate in American history. Are there other times when the system ha...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2014
  • Length: 54:00