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Dean Smith, who spent 40 years as a stunt double for Hollywood Westerns, talks with his wife, Debby, and son, Finis.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:51
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Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line, the only national suicide prevention hotline for service members, talk about helpin...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Don Fidel, an immigrant to the United States, opened a staple restaurant in Chicago, but for his family, it was more than restaurant.

  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 16:26
Caption: Blake White, outside the Burdine Post Office in Letcher County, KY, Credit: Mimi Pickering
As the U.S. Postal Service faces financial crisis, Central Appalachia and much of rural America may be hard hit by pending closures of post offices...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 21:19
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John Klein remembers meeting the love of his life, Mary Ann Allen, with her daughter Bernice Flournoy.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
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We travel into the peculiar world of the Gluedobbers, a gun and model plane club in East Tulsa. Featuring the voices of retired manual laborers, Gl...

Bought by KOSU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lyal Corliss pulls a horse shoe off a horse's hoof., Credit: Yuli Weeks
In Northern California's Humboldt County, one octogenarian just won't quit working.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2009
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: the Arcelor Mittal Steel Mill, East Chicago, IN.  Formerly Inland Steel, Credit: Ayana Contreras
Recorded by fellow retired steelworker Joe Gutierrez, and produced by Ayana Contreras, this piece was created for Vocalo.org in conjunction with Th...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2009
  • Length: 10:00
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Carly Dreher (DRAY-er) interviews her grandfather Lyle Link, who is 90, about growing up on his family's farm.

Bought by KFOK-LP


  • Added: May 05, 2008
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Artist Pablo Davis's life in activism

  • Added: Jan 17, 2008
  • Length: 07:54
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100-year-old Arthur Winston tells his great-grandnephew Eric Givens about working for 72 years.

Bought by KFOK-LP, KVMR, and WMNF


  • Added: Apr 14, 2006
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 3