PRX - Pieces for Topic: Historical Atom Feed

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

6330 results


Piece image
Did now-banned pesticides contribute to the obesity epidemic?

  • Added: Jul 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:05
Caption: Cover image of Vogue, 1942, Credit: Smithsonian Museum of American History
30-second promo for BackStory episode, 'States of Mind: Mental Illness in America' [rebroadcast] with 5-second music bed at end for station-specifi...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:02
Caption: Cover image of Vogue, 1942, Credit: Sm
Summer might mean taking off the layers, but what Americans wear reflects so much more than the weather. In this episode, we explore what our self-...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:02
Caption: Clela Rorex (R) and her friend Sue Larson (L).
Clela Rorex (R), a former County Clerk in Boulder, Colorado, tells her friend Sue Larson...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:47
Piece image
Are your nightstand books all over the place? Why not stack 'em into a bookmash? A bookmash is a kind of found poetry formed from book titles! And ...

Bought by WUIS and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 20
Ronald William Brown was a ventriloquist puppeteer on a television program called Joy Junction, a variety show on the Christian Television Network....

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 51:38
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 15
Pure evil is caught on tape in the case of a deliberate murder that took 8 years of planning, plenty of hard work, and a YouTube video to accomplis...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:21:08
Piece image
Folklorist Guy Logsden discusses how Huntington's disease in the Guthrie family caused Woody to go out on his own at a young age. He highlights Woo...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 08:49
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 14
This week we cover a variety of stories including a cold case, a historical case and a case that's unfolding as we speak. We also cover the strang...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 50:48
Caption: Jimmy & Tommy Dorsey
Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey were two very important factors in the formation of jazz in the 1920s. They performed together with the California Ramblers ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Cover image of Vogue, 1942, Credit: Smithsonian Museum of American History
30-second promo for BackStory episode, 'American Apparel: A History of Fashion,' with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: :30
Caption: Solid Comfort, 1906., Credit: Library of Congress
This show takes on the frothy subject of beer, and explores the science, culture, and history behind the suds.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:45
Caption: An Alchemist in his Studio, Thomas Wijck. , Credit: CHF Collections
This episode explores the colorful (and sometimes risk-filled) history of pigments and painters, and the conservators who save paintings from the r...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:34
Piece image
Leslie Quick Pedersen & Dan Quick stopped by The Roadhouse recently to talk with WTIP's Buck Benson about their dad, Birney Quick, an artist and in...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 22:07
Caption: Crisco and chicken nuggets, Credit: CHF collections and Evan Amos, Wikimedia Commons.
Have you ever wondered how chicken nuggets are made? Or what propylene glycol monostearate, monocalcium phosphate, or other listed ingredients are ...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 27:24
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
WTIP's Dick Swanson welcomed the executive director of the Ernest Oberholtzer Foundation, Beth Waterhouse, to The Roadhouse recently. She told the...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 20:18
Piece image
First, as Iran heats up as an issue again, its easy to look back at the CIA turmoil in the late 70s and early 80s and compare. George W. Cave revis...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Russian Music and Literature: Voices for the People Program 1 of 2

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:51
Piece image
XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 01:19
Piece image
Few people have ever been to Bly, Oregon. Fewer people know the story of what happened at Bly. Here's the story behind the plaque.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 15:01
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 7
"White House Boy" Roger Dean Kiser tells us the brutally honest story of his own personal hell. To him, this world which anyone would consider a li...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 01:11:20
Caption: Photo of Eddie Taylor courtesy of Rick Jones
Join us as we continue our tribute to Chicago blues guitar legend, Eddie Taylor. Most famous for the recordings he did for Vee-Jay with John Lee Ho...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Gary Kanter and Mike Dumovich
Mike Dumovich and Gary Kanter, Their Original Songs Interview/Songs: Mike and Gary, hosts of We Do The Work, play some of their original songs and ...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:17
Caption: A woman in a "state of hysteria.", Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Recent estimates suggest that more than 50% of Americans will suffer from a “mental disorder” at some point in their lifetime, making the once “abn...

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3