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Caption: Nila Mack
There weren’t a lot of female directors during the Golden Age of Radio. Nila Mack was one of the few who earned herself an office on the 14th floo...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Milt Powell
Milt Powell grew up on the Canadian side of Saganaga Lake on what was once known as "Powell's Bay." In this segment he tells a family moose tale ab...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:49
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on "A Way with Words": We often hear that English is going to hell in a handbasket. Actually, though, linguistic handwringing about sinki...

Bought by KREV-LP, WEZU, WSLR, WUIS, WNJR and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Claudette Colvin.
What makes a hero? Why do we remember some stories and not others? Consider Claudette Colvin. She was a 15-year-old girl in the segregated city of...

Bought by KAWC, PRX Remix, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 09:19
  • Purchases: 3
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KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University presents Trial by Mob: The Duluth Lynchings. On the evening of June 15, 1920, a crowd of thousands attacke...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University presents Trial by Mob: The Duluth Lynchings. On the evening of June 15, 1920, a crowd of thousands attack...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In nineteenth century Jerusalem, Moses Wilhelm Shapira created forgeries of ancient relics that shook the world. But even today, 130 years later, n...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 21:27
  • Purchases: 1
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30-second promo for "On the Clock: A (Brief) History of Time," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by WABE and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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"She can bewitch the mind of any man, and wield the power of a woman's tears."

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


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
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:30 Promo for the full length program

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: :31
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Please join us for a rare journey through poetry and conversation with the Monacan Nation of Virginia regarding first contact, the birth of our nat...

Bought by KWIS 88.3 FM, KWMR, WRNC-LP, WTIP, WUFT and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:17
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: :20
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:30 Promo for the full length program

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: :30
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First, new psychological studies show that visualizing a financial plan will help achieve most life goals. Starting with techniques to help uncover...

Bought by Harford Community Radio and WCWP


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 2
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The Partition of India uprooted 10 -15 million people, the largest mass displacement of the 20th century. 250,000 – two million died. Yet no museu...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sherry Minnick, Credit: Elizabeth Lofgren
Sherry Minnick has sung many styles of music in her life. In the last few decades she has focused on great traditional songs, many of them very old...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's show features President Jefferson answering pre-recorded questions sent to him from Columbus High in Cerro Gordo, North Carolina by Zac...

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This program is Part Two of a two-part series called "My Name Blues". These are all songs in which the artist put their names on the actual records...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:45
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Grape Jam and other tasty treats

Bought by KKRN, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KSJD, WXXI, KEOS and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Join us as we take an extended look at the legendary interviews of Studs Terkel and Big Bill Broonzy. We’ll hear stories, conversation and song, al...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This program is Part One of a two-part series called "My Name Blues". These are all songs in which the artist put their names on the actual records...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
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We tend to view our hunter-gatherer ancestors with pity for their primitive ways. But what if they employ strategies for leading a depression-free ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2015
  • Length: 13:13
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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.

Bought by WABE and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2