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Caption: A woman in a "state of hysteria.", Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Recent estimates suggest that more than 50% of Americans will suffer from a “mental disorder” at some point in their lifetime, making the once “abn...

Bought by WEZU, WXDU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Radio Curious discusses international relations and governmental duty of “responsibility to protect” with Dr. Seyom Brown, author and adjunct senio...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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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: 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: 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
Caption: Bishop Christopher Senyonjo, founder of St. Paul's Reconciliation and Justice Center, Credit: Julie Caine
Reported by NPR's Jason DeRose, May 2014. Earlier this year the president of Uganda signed into law an Anti-Homosexuality Bill. It makes being gay...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:44
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When it comes to sending a message to the community, one way to do it is to simply stand together. That’s what one Oakland organization is doing by...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 07:54
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Last June, the U.S. Congress made a landmark decision to pass immigration reform. The new law eliminates the Diversity Immigrant Lottery Visa, also...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 07:07

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 23:31
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100-second module, from our weekday readings for May. Before becoming the first African American on The Supreme Court, Marshall risked his life in ...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on forced arbitration agreements.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Art and science meet at the crossroads in this program focused on climate change, sustainability, and the future of our planet and ourselves. This...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 24:31
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Today when we vote, we enter a private space, secretly make our choice, and go about our day. But early voting wasn’t just public; it was a raucous...

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


  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A discussion about the proposed Bill C-23 and how it would hurt democracy in Canada.

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  • Length: 10:10
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The following is a lecture presentation by Ann Coakley, Director of the Waste and Materials Management Bureau at the Wisconsin Department of Natura...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:05:40
Caption: Strikers from the Ladies Tailors Union, 1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Fair Wages: A History of Getting Paid” with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: :30
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What is the likely outcome of the violent clashes in Ukraine? Does the U.S. and the West have a moral imperative to intervene and, if so, how? Spea...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 32:30
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Before it was legal in the United States, some doctors would risk arrest to provide women with access to safe abortions. When that wasn’t possible,...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: FEMEN leader, Inna Shevchenko
Jonathan speaks with Inna Shevchenko, a leader of the radical feminist protest organization FEMEN, whose manifestations have garnered her equal mea...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:58
Caption: “The Almightier,” illustration from Puck, May 15th, 1907 , Credit: Library of Congress
There’s a lot of talk about Bitcoin these days—the digital currency that's been gaining ground. Bitcoin allows online payments to be made person-to...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: “The Almightier,” illustration from Puck, May 15th, 1907 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "On the Money: A History of American Currency," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/dat...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: :30
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On this Reveal pilot, WBEZ reporters show how heroin moves from Juarez to Chicago and into the Midwest; reports from inside "The Box" from teens in...

Bought by WGCU, KWGS, WUIS, WRIR, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 52:06
  • Purchases: 62
Caption: Host Martha Burk
President Obama had some inspiring words for women in this year's State of the Union Speech. But we've heard good words before. Can he turn rhetor...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Program III looks at the tradition of singing out for social change, and how the music of the Civil Rights, anti-war, and environmental movements g...

Bought by KUNM, KGLP, WCQS, KUOW, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: 52:40
  • Purchases: 14