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We talk with acclaimed biographer James McGrath Morris about his just-released biography, Ethel Payne, First Lady Of The Black Press. Few Americans...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
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The Twain Shall Meet...and other favorites

Bought by KPVL, KKRN, KSRQ, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This program is an in-depth look at the theme of alcohol, one of the most seminal themes in all of Blues songs. Here are 15 of the best.

  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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A riveting adaptation of the Greek myth of Antigone.

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


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Soviet premier Joseph Stalin at the Yalta conference, February 1945.
In the past few years, the White House and the Kremlin have sparred over Syria, the Winter Olympics, and now, the crisis in Ukraine. It can be temp...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Soviet premier Joseph Stalin at the Yalta conference, February 1945.
In the past few years, the White House and the Kremlin have sparred over Syria, the Winter Olympics, and now, the crisis in Ukraine. It can be temp...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on "A Way with Words: Writers and where they do their best creative work. A new book on Geoffrey Chaucer describes the dark, noisy, smel...

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


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Hoodie Rally in Memory of Trayvon Martin, Credit: Madison Guy, on Flickr
Sharply different reactions to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial reveal the racial divide that persists in America. We speak with the autho...

Bought by KPVL, KRZA, KVSC, Radio Phoenix, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Hoodie Rally in Memory of Trayvon Martin, Credit: Madison Guy, on Flickr
Sharply different reactions to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial reveal the racial divide that persists in America. We speak with the autho...

Bought by KKRN, WTJU, and KPVL


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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Presidents often disappoint us. Professor Rowland Brucken reads from his book, A Most Uncertain Crusade: The United States, the United Nations, and...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Award-winning New York Times sports journalist Mary Pilon reads from her new book, The Monopolists.... The content may not be what you think; trivi...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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3D audio trips to 'special places' on the land; supernatural spots with unusual acoustics and extraordinary sounds.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 11:02
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Rebecca McInroy invites Kate Betts, Margaret Cook, Nancy Baker Jones, and Jean Heath to discuss The Bullock Texas State History Museum's exhibit on...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 58:08
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Rebecca McInroy welcomes guest host Jody Denberg to talk with Michael Priest, Eddie Wilson, Jim Franklin, Joe Nick Patoski, Danny Garret, and Guy J...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:25:18
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Rebecca McInroy and Rabbi Neil Blumofe discuss Gerwin's music and legacy.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:26:08
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In this episode, Rebecca McInroy is joined by Dr. Coleman Hutchinson, Dr. Dina Berry, and Steve Wilson to discuss the some of the creative decision...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:03
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Author Charles Spencer reads again from his gripping book (a best seller in England), "Killers of The King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I....

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Author Charles Spencer reads from his gripping book (a best seller in England), "Killers of The King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I." Just...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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George Morrison was an Ojibwe artist from the North Shore who became a major figure in the modern art movement. Kristin Makholm is executive direct...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 20:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Soviet premier Joseph Stalin at the Yalta conference, February 1945.
30-second promo for "Stars & Tsars: A History of US/Russia Relations," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, and WABE


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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In the 1980's, the world's two largest diaper companies set out to destroy each other, in a patent battle known as the Diaper Wars. The court battl...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 17:55
Caption: Mural of Rosie the Riveter, Sacramento, Calif., Credit: Library of Congress
Producer Nina Earnest and legal scholar Lea VanderVelde unpack the tort of seduction — one of the few claims women could make to challenge sexual h...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: UMD Women's Ice-Hockey Coach Shannon Miller, Credit: UMD Bulldogs
KUMD is again sharing our 2015 Women's History Month series, honoring 22 amazing Minnesota Women who lead, create, and inspire. These promos are f...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: :47

  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Delta Spirit and Stars perform live in the studios of KDHX in St. Louis on September 6th, 2014, and November 18th, 2014.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 27:07