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In this special episode, Drs. Philip Zimbardo and Christina Maslach tell the story of what ended up being one of the most infamous psychology studi...

Bought by WUIS


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:03
  • Purchases: 1
From: KUMD
Series: MN Reads
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MN Reads talks with Kate Roberts, co-author (with Adam Scher) of Toys of the '50s, '60s and '70s (Minnesota Historical Society Press), a snapshot o...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:38
  • Purchases: 1
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The Gulf Stream was essential to the early exploration of the New World and continues to influence our climate, weather, environment, and shipping ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KVSC, WEZU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on "A Way with Words": Someone should write a love letter to a new book called "Letters of Note." It's a splendid collection of all kinds...

Bought by WETD, WUIS, WSLR, and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one-half minute commentary on the 1964 Civil Rights Act and its effect on women over the next 50 years.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Glossolalia is an act of speech common in pentecostal and charismatic christian worship. But it’s non-linguistic speech, which means it’s not spoke...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: President Johnson and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. shake hands after the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Legislation Impossible: The Civil Rights Act of 1964” with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific t...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Here and There-A Road Show of Sorts

Bought by KKRN, WOUB, Delmarva Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KEOS and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Join us as we talk with author Elizabeth Dorsey Hatle about her book, "The Ku Klux Klan in Minnesota," where she explores the history of the Klan i...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 09:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Tom Brokaw, one of the most trusted and respected figures in broadcast journalism, is a special correspondent for NBC News. In this role, he report...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:13:35
Caption: Ambassador Car
Sandip Roy takes one last ride in India's Ambassador motor car.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Jazz legend Thelonious Monk
Thelonious Monk was one of the most original voices to emerge from the world of mid-century jazz. But it took decades for the world to realize it.

Bought by KMHD, KDRP Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KPVL, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:27
Caption: Also featured on this episode, a legendary slice of vinyl from the Specialty archives; compiled by Barret Hansen in 1972.
Join us for some terrific Down Home Country Blues from Specialty Records. In addition to Frankie Lee Sims and Clifton Chenier — two of our all-time...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KRPS


  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Shaun Usher
In 2009 Shaun Usher began a blog to showcase correspondence that he felt deserved a wider audience. The blog quickly became popular and widely shar...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 13:31
Caption: Detail from “The Bosses of the Senate,” in "Puck," January 23, 1889, Credit: Library of Congress
With the Supreme Court set to rule in the "Hobby Lobby" case - raising questions about "corporate personhood" and rights - and controversy still sw...

Bought by KZYX, WRGY, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WEZU, WRIR and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Detail from “The Bosses of the Senate,” in "Puck," January 23, 1889, Credit: Library of Congress
With the Supreme Court set to rule in the "Hobby Lobby" case - raising questions about "corporate personhood" and rights - and controversy still sw...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Mike Wiley performing Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till
Documentary Theater artist Mike Wiley performs and discusses Dar He, his one-man play about the murdered teenager Emmett Till.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:41
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Jean Piaget was born in 1896 in Switzerland, and he died in 1980. His background was in biology and he became especially fascinated with studying ...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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On this edition of Peace Talks Radio, we look at conscientious objection to military service, which, in the United States, some presume doesn’t co...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this edition of Peace Talks Radio, we look at conscientious objection to military service, which, in the United States, some presume doesn’t co...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on "A Way with Words": Some of us can't go anywhere without a book or something to read. And one fast food joint hears you: Chipotle is n...

Bought by WRNC-LP, WETD, WEZU, WSLR, WUIS and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The history of Shakespeare outdoors

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 31:16
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Jerry Eliason is a shipwreck hunter who, most recently, discovered the Henry B. Smith in Lake Superior. Now he's embarking on a new project, to fin...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 21:15
Caption: Hop Alley
Scott Phillips is a novelist living in Missouri.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 20:56