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Join as we get into our time machine, and journey back to Dallas, December 1927. That was when Columbia Records became the first major label to mak...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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A bit folky (and some rather wordy album titles)

Bought by WLPR, KHNS, KRZA, KKRN, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 15
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This week Mister Jefferson spends nearly the entire show answering listener questions including what historical events does he wish he could have w...

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The true story of American Black cowboy, George Fletcher and Indian cowboy, Jackson Sundown, at the 1911 Pendleton Roundup.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 02:49
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A classic tale of faith, friendship, and loyalty.

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KUOW, KWMR, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 14
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
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Our guest David Blight reminds us that Americans are re-fighting the Civil War 150 years after it ended. Historians, he said, “buried the questions...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Against the Tide, Credit: Naval Academy Press
As early as the 1940s, Admiral Hyman Rickover saw the need for radical change in America’s submarine serice. Without his perseverance the Cold War ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 21:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "The death bed of the martyr President Abraham Lincoln", Credit: Currier & Ives, Library of Congress
On the night of April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford’s Theatre. He died early the next morning. It was the first time in American histo...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on "A Way with Words": Sharing a secret language. Did you ever speak in gibberish with a childhood pal, adding extra syllables to words s...

Bought by WSLR, WEZU, WYAP, WETD, WNJR and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Making Contact's Andrew Stelzer speaks with author, analyst, and oil industry expert Antonia Juhasz. She's been following BP since even before the ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 16:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Henry Steinbrenner
When Henry Steinbrenner formed the Kinsman Marine Transit Company on the Great Lakes in 1901, the company’s first ship bore Henry’s name. Although ...

Bought by KUMD, KSRQ, and KFAI


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 3
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A great melody and chord structure pay tribute to Miles, effective blues written by Leonard Feather is sung by actress Linda Hopkins. Swing is a fe...

Bought by WYAP, WVBI-LP, The Voice of Beaver Island, and KPVL


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 3
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This is a story that compares the Baby Boomer's inability to let go of stuff to the same problem when removing old buildings in Thief River Falls, ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
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Host Doug Storm is joined by Jacinda Townsend, author of the novel <em>Saint Monkey</em> which has won the 2015 James Fenimore Cooper Prize awarded...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 57:55
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Going long again

Bought by KHNS, WLPR, KKRN, KSRQ, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) spokesperson Therese Jacobson shares the latest news of the NWMAC.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
Caption: In Their Own Words: Voices of Our Veterans
This radio program features veterans of all eras beginning with World War II to the present day. Nine veterans share their recollections of before,...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:41:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Anton Treuer
Dr. Anton Treuer is the Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University. He is the author of 13 books and is ...

Bought by KUMD, KSRQ, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: “The death bed of the martyr President Abraham Lincoln.", Credit: Currier & Ives, Library of Congress
30-second promo for "'Now He Belongs to the Ages': Abraham Lincoln's Assassination" with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Guest host Dr. Kimberly Crowley and President Thomas Jefferson discuss our food supply and the "new agriculture".

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KREV-LP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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From the great Bach’s hand, two masterpieces of church theater survive. Both tell the trial and crucifixion of Jesus, one from the gospel of Matthe...

Bought by WABE and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sasquatch skit
Presented by Northern Community Radio and Aaron Brown, The Great Northern Radio Show blends the classic model of a radio variety show with some mod...

Bought by KBEM and WTIP


  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:00:27
  • Purchases: 2
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First hour is distinguishing the music from the usual 50s to 70s music by removing the usual 500 songs from the library of millions....

  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 02:54:28