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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
Caption: Detail from "The Bosses of the Senate," in "Puck," January 23, 1889 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "America, Inc.: A History of Corporate Power” with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Trumpeter Herb Alpert is the only artist in history to have a number one song as both an instrumentalist and as a vocalist.
This week on The New Jazz Archive, we go in search of jazz's flash-in-the-pan and pop crossover phenoms whose light burned bright and then burned o...

Bought by KAZU, KMHD, KDRP Community Radio, WEZU, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16

  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
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The human side of Bobby Kennedy's rise to statesmanship.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KWMR, KMUN, KRCB-FM, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: The high dive at Dreamland., Credit: Courtesy Dr. Reginal Shareef.
Memories of an African-American swimming pool and dance club in the Jim Crow south.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:51
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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 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:34
Caption: Illustration by the Daily Planet/Tom Wilson, depicting Robert Johnson's recording debut in a San Antonio hotel room, 1936.
Join us as we go back to the 1930s and dig out some of the rarest blues of all time. From Leroy Carr and Robert Johnson to Big Bill Broonzy and Bli...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KRPS


  • Added: Jun 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo remember having acid thrown on them after jumping into a whites-only swimming pool in St. Augustine, Florida in June of 1...

Bought by KFOK-LP


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Thompson Williams talks about his father's legacy with his son, Kiamichi-tet Williams.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rival factions of the Democratic Party tussle over President Martin Van Buren. Lithograph, 1837, Credit: Library of Congress
Eric Cantor’s shock primary defeat has left the Republican establishment reeling, and breathed new life into the Tea Party movement within the part...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WRIR, WRGY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Rival factions of the Democratic Party tussle over President Martin Van Buren. Lithograph, 1837, Credit: Library of Congress
Eric Cantor’s shock primary defeat has left the Republican establishment reeling, and breathed new life into the Tea Party movement within the part...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Phil Andrus, Joe Teehan, Rip Robbins
Joe, Rip, and Phil converse about radio from their various perspectives. KBAI, Bellingham, WA, KSVR, Skagit Valley, WA, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 27:57
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This radio special features Leroy Anderson, America’s most popular light music composer, and the Boston Pops Orchestra, which premiered many of his...

Bought by WYAP, WUOT 91.9 FM, WABE, WVIA, WMUK and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 9
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Bloomberg's Greg Giroux and Kevin Broughton from the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund talk about Eric Cantor's stunning defeat and what it means fo...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:30
Caption: Rival factions of the Democratic Party tussle over President Martin Van Buren. Lithograph, 1837, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Splintered Parties: A History of Political Factions [rebroadcast]” with 5-second music bed at end for stati...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Peter Stark talks about and reads from ASTORIA: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survi...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and WCWP


  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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What's wrong with this list?

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 03:24
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There are cores and then there are cores.

Bought by KKRN, WOUB, KEOS, KSRQ, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Melba Moore
Behind the Scene Conversation with Melba Moore

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 58:47
Caption: Cool jazz icon Chet Baker
In this hour of The New Jazz Archive, we're keeping it cool with an hour of stories and sounds from the West Coast musical revolution that was "Coo...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WEZU, KAZU, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Coolie Woman book cover
But when it comes to women going out by themselves in India, Gaiutra Bahadur comes from a family where the bar was set pretty high. Bahadur's Grand...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, exploring the orgins of "hip."

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:41