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Caption: This publicity poster showcases the wide variety of attractions on offer in Gaslight Square, from jazz clubs to fine French dining. There was even a Japanese restaurant, a novelty in the Midwest of the 1960s., Credit: Courtesy of the Charlie Menees Collection, UMKC.
It spanned less than three blocks and lasted only about ten years. But the St. Louis arts and entertainment district known as Gaslight Square flou...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 1
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The staff at Studio 360 dissects the production, writing, and voicing of their recent broadcast from 1914.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 15:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bill Moyers, Credit: Dale Robbins
Maya Angelou on the Black side of the tracks, this week on Moyers & Company.

Bought by KAZU, KUNV, WCWP, WRFA-LP, KUOW and more


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 24:00
  • Purchases: 31
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Paul Metsa has many guitars, wears many hats. He cut his musical teeth on Minneapolis' West Bank in the early '80s, and has taken his passion for m...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 26:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thomas Nast, "The Brains", Credit: Wikimedia Commons
30-second promo for BackStory episode, 'On the Take: Corruption in America,' with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag. Ful...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Beat Goes On, Credit: Vanilla Fudge
Hiatus avoidance-part one

Bought by KKRN, WLPR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXXI, KPVL and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
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First, Carlotta Walls Lanier, the youngest of the "Little Rock Nine," chronicles her personal story of perseverance and courage in "A Mighty Long W...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 1
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First, the expected lifespan of the average American has nearly doubled in the past century. And the MIT AgeLab, part of the engineering division, ...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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A story that began its life under a cloud of controversy.

Bought by KCHW, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KMUN, KWMR and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Ansel Adams, Boulder Dam 1941, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
The Western U.S. is in the grip of a punishing drought. Reservoir levels are dropping, and farmers are struggling to ensure water access for their ...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Two legendary Hill Country musicians, Sid Hemphill and Lucius Smith. Illustration by Archer Pruitt.
Join us as we follow Alan Lomax through the Hill Country of Mississippi, in September 1959. We’ll hear some exciting fife and drum band music, old ...

Bought by WJSU, 90.5 WSNC, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 21
Historical Crime Detective Jason Morrow joins us once again to tell the tale of a mysterious killer who took on the persona of a secret agent in th...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:05:42
Caption: 1928 Flapper
What do frog jumping, transatlantic telephones and sliced bread have in common? 1928. This program is a very brief overview of the music heard duri...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ansel Adams, Boulder Dam 1941, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
The Western U.S. is in the grip of a punishing drought. Reservoir levels are dropping, and farmers are struggling to ensure water access for their ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Capital Public Radio, KBRP Community Radio, WRGY, KUOW and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: George Birdwell deceased after Boley shooting, 1932, Credit: Courtesy Bob Birdwell
Jamie Birdwell-Branson looks into the legend of her great-great-grandfather, George Birdwell, who was Pretty Boy Floyd’s best friend and accomplice...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 07:14
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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 WYAP, WSLR, WEZU, KUOW, and WETD


  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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 Capital Public Radio and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: William Cahill, Credit: renee wilde
William Cahill is one of only two people in the United States who works as a Master Thatcher

Bought by KSJD


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rick Burnside testing graves, Credit: renee wilde
Learn about the ancient art of dowsing for water.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:57