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The Cyclorama is not a place to race bicycles, it's home to an incredibly historic painting portraying the Battle of Atlanta, a turning point in US...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 14:17
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Did you ever wonder why we capitalize the pronoun "I," but not any other pronoun? There's a reason, and it may not be what you think. Also, the rom...

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chris Tomlinson
After spending eleven years in Africa as bureau chief for The Associated Press, Chris Tomlinson returned home to Texas. Seeing oppression and apart...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Only uncovered recently: a famous general commits a crime... but world events overshadow it. Author Nigel Hamilton reads from his book, The Mantle ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Every politician’s dirty tricks have their own unique stench.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 02:15
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Growing up as a retail pocket to serve Inman Park and Candler Park in the early 1900?s, L5P as it is affectionally known, developed organically. T...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
Caption: Ansel Adams, Boulder Dam 1941, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
30-second promo for BackStory episode, 'Tapped Out: Thirsting For Fresh Water,' with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag. ...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ansel Adams, Boulder Dam 1941, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
30-second promo for BackStory episode, 'Tapped Out: Thirsting For Fresh Water,' with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag. ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: :00
Caption: William Cahill, Credit: renee wilde
William Cahill is one of only two people in the United States who works as a Master Thatcher

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:11
Caption: Rick Burnside testing graves, Credit: renee wilde
Learn about the ancient art of dowsing for water.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
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As one of the largest art venues in the state, the Minneapolis Institute of Art is home to historic collections and contemporary local art but it i...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:46
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WTIP's Ann Possis spoke recently with Dr. Karen Gran, a geology professor at UMD, about North Shore rivers and their history. She explains what can...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 12:43

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mississippi Steamboat
In the latter days of the Golden Age of steamboats, many musicians plied their trade with the orchestras traveling the Mississippi. Memphis and St....

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s 1938 in San Francisco. War is brewing around the world, but America's entry into World War II is still several years away. Meanwhile in this ...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
Caption: Alan DeValerio was a White House butler for Presidents Carter and Reagan., Credit: Alan DeValerio
"The Butler" didn't do it - or so says real-life White House butler Alan DeValerio.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
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James Lee Burke discusses "Wayfaring Stranger"

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 21:55
Caption: Eddie Taylor, from 1974. Photo by Bill Greensmith.
Join us we wrap up our tribute to Chicago Blues guitar legend, Eddie Taylor. We’ll be hearing some standout selections from his solo work — plus so...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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-...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 4
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
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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 WSLR, WEZU, WYAP, WUIS, and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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