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In commemoration of the 90th Anniversary of the writing of Langston Hughes’ seminal work “ The Weary Blues”, The Cutting Edge presents excerpts fro...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:19
Caption: marian-anderson-the-lincoln-memorial-concert-1939, Credit: courtesy of national film preservation foundation
Raymond Arsenault's book The Sound of Freedom examines the 30 minute concert that helped move a nation forward.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers star in Leave it to Beaver, 1958. , Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
In his State of the Union address, the president defined “middle-class economics” as “the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers star in Leave it to Beaver, 1958. , Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
In his State of the Union address, the president defined “middle-class economics” as “the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on "A Way with Words": The best way to read poetry. When you pick up a book of poems, how many do you read in one sitting? Some people de...

Bought by WETD, WYAP, and WSLR


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Youth producers from Grisham Middle School visit Naegelin's Bakery in New Braunfels, Texas, the oldest German bakery in the state.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:08
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A new online archive of Grimm’s fairy tales reveals the evolution of these iconic stories, whose earlier versions were often violent and sexually s...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
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CAFÉ ACOUSMATIC: the finest blend of electroacoustic music, sound art, and 3D binaural audio.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:07
Caption: Loretta, Credit: Napoleoni
ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, is the latest chapter of the so-called war on terror. One should point out that you can’t have a war on ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 57:01
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It's evident author Michael J. Martinez is enjoying writing this series where "worlds collide." He reads from the first book, The Daedalus Incident...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Do you know about the early urban curse for Italian immigrants, The Black Hand? Author Maria Laurino reads about a police hero.... Another sample f...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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William Nicholson talks about his new novel, AMHERST. It’s about the passionate affair between Emily Dickinson’s brother Austin and Mabel Todd. And...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
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We've got a lot of jazz '90s in the first hour, TS Monk, Latin jazz, singers and saxophonists, tempered by guitar blues from Sue Foley and Smokey W...

Bought by WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:52
  • Purchases: 1
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3/3 Sandy Spieler, Artistic Director at Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:09
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3/2 Nellie Stone Johnson - 1st African American elected to office in Mpls.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:11
Caption: Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers star in Leave it to Beaver, 1958. , Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
30-second promo for "The Middling Sort: Visions of the Middle Class," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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James J. Hill is known as the “Empire Builder.” His vision for a Great Northern Railway in the 19th century helped put Minnesota on the map. Produc...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 1
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“Minnesota 13” is the name of a corn seed developed at the University of Minnesota to suit the shorter growing season in the upper Midwest. But dur...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:48
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Many of the historic Art Deco movie theaters you see throughout Minnesota can be attributed to one man, Jack Liebenberg. KFAI's Ryan Dawes speaks w...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:33
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Each year Odyssey Tours and Clay Jenkinson host a winter humanities retreat at Lochsa Lodge in north-central Idaho. This week's program, hosted by ...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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Sviatoslav Richter, born March 20 1915, was a pianistic phenomenon, whose broad musical range was backed up by dazzling technique. On the 100th ann...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:12
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During the last 150 years, most of Minnesota’s native prairies have been destroyed—converted into farmland for crops like corn and soybeans. But a ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
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The Spanish Colonial-Revival building at 55th Street and Stevens Avenue in south Minneapolis was originally home to the Mayflower Church. In 2005 t...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:30

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Walter Bunn, Credit: Gunflint Trail Historical Society
The Gunflint Trail is a 57-mile road that begins in Grand Marais, Minnesota and ends near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In this editio...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 04:33