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We celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Martin Espada's triple award-winning collection, THE TROUBLE BALL. In this public reading for Pa...

Bought by WNJR and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What is bee-bop and how did it get that way?

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 13:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Finding Blue Note jazz in hip-hop

Bought by PRX Remix and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 12:03
  • Purchases: 2
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The history of Blue Note Records

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 17:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
Brian Balogh speaks with former Senator Fred Harris about the commission convened by President Lyndon Johnson in the dark days of the 1967 Detroit ...

Bought by KVSC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 10:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
Legal scholar Alasdair Roberts talks with Peter Onuf about the beginnings of municipal police departments in the U.S., which were organized not to ...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
Producer Nina Earnest explores how the professionalization of the Los Angeles Police Department -intended to free the police from municipal corrupt...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 10:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Thousands of miles from Edinburgh in the heart of Kolkata there remains a piece of land that is indisputably Scottish. Sandip Roy takes us there.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Hosts Doug Storm and Trish Kerle' are joined by historian Jim Madison to discuss the Hoosier through history. Madison has just published a new book...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:01:02
Caption: Academic Gowns, American Usage,” chromolithographic print by Julius Bien & Co., 1903.
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Degrees of Freedom: Higher Education in America," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: King of the timbales, Tito Puente
Tito Puente is the undisputed king of Latin music in the hearts of most Americans. But beyond that public persona, he was also a prolific composer,...

Bought by KAZU, KDRP Community Radio, WVRU, XRAY.fm, WRGY and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
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What does it really mean to be "Machivellian"?

Bought by KTRL, WYAP, KWMR, and WRGY


  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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We’re looking inside the Islamic State: as a phenomenon and as America’s latest enemy in the endless war on terror. Do we know who they are, or how...

Bought by KZYX and WCQS


  • Added: Sep 21, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
For many Americans, the storyline that played out on August 9th in Ferguson, Mo. — when an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white polic...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WXDU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio, WRIR and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
For many Americans, the storyline that played out on August 9th in Ferguson, Mo. — when an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by a white polic...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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In this episode, we explore songs about fireworks.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
Caption:  Nadav Schirman, Gonen Ben Yitzak, and Mossab Hassan Yousef, San Francisco, CA 7/25/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nadav Schirman, Mossab Hassan Yousef, and Gonen Ben Yitzak talk hope, perspective, and first meetings.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 24:34
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The “Weekly Arts Calendar” is a weekly listing of events and activities that highlight the arts, music and culture of the region and within Minnesota.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
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For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Plus: With Good Reason goes to the dogs!

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Plus: With Good Reason goes to the dogs! And...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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First names like "Patience," "Hope," and "Charity" are inspired by worthy qualities. But how about "Be-courteous" or "Hate-evil"? The Puritans some...

Bought by WSLR, WEZU, KAWC, WUIS, KUOW and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The Tygart Valley Homestead was built in the 1930s as part of a New Deal project to re-locate and re-settle impoverished families to new cooperativ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: Byron Sean and Cristina Lucas in the Pioneer 90.1 FM studio/Northland Community & Technical College-East Grand Forks campus.
New York City native Byron Sean and Cristina Lucas, born in Columbia, South America and raised in Miami, Florida are members of the "Core Ensemble....

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:19
Caption: Lonnie Johnson
This program celebrates the number-one surname in the history of blues, after Smith. Part one focuses on the 1920s and 1930s, highlighting the larg...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:58