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An exploration of regional memories of the American Civil War and the ways we use story to hide or confront our complicated past.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 20:40
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Shades of '66 (and '67) (and '68) (and even a little '69)

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Gimme three sets from the early 70s

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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We asked our members where were you during the summer of love?

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 10:33
Caption: Photo by Jan Persson. Taken during the 1968 American Folk Blues Festival Tour, probably in Copenhagen. Inset: Jimmy Reed’s very first R&B hit for Vee-Jay.
Join us for another installment of our "Great Songwriters" series, as we aim the spotlight on Jimmy Reed. Enjoying more R&B hits than any of his co...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Louis Armstrong
(Air Dates: August 1 - 7) On this week's archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of the great Louis Armstrong with our specia...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Charlie Christian
(Air Dates: July 25 - July 31) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Charlie Christian, with our special...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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The Color of Law. Do you know the difference between de facto and de jure? They’re Latin terms, the first of which means “in effect,” and the sec...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:00

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:52
  • Purchases: 1
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A 90 second history of the Hippie Funeral

Bought by KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:27
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 1
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The Color of Law. Do you know the difference between de facto and de jure? They’re Latin terms, the first of which means “in effect,” and the sec...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:29

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:48
  • Purchases: 1
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a 90 second history of the Monterey Pop Festival

Bought by KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:36
  • Purchases: 1
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In these short daily segments, Stewart Harris talks about various topics and current events and how they pertain to laws already on the books or ho...

Bought by WVTF and WEZU


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 1
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A 90 second History of the Human Be-In

Bought by KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:35
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Award-winning author and cook Rae Eighmey marries food with history to create culinary biographies of Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
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Although Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Woody Herman soldiered on, mostly keeping bands on the road into the 1970s (Ellington) and 1980s (Basie an...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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This week on Afterglow, we explore the unlikely classical music origins of songs like “Baubles, Bangles, and Beads,” “Lover, Come Back To Me,” and ...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: The Admiral shipwreck, Credit: Marc Duncan
There’s more than just fish and sand in the Great Lakes – there are thousands of ships, airplanes, and other vehicles under the water. A story on ...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, WRVO Public Media, WCMU, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Conor Casey and Gigi Peterson
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event h...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 27:43