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Caption: Harold Lerner, 1945
1943, The Pacific. Aboard a troop ship bound for New Guinea, under threat of enemy fire, a young private is tasked with an awesome responsibility.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 13:58
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
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Music of the Baroque and the WFMT Radio Network are pleased to offer a Holy Week special: Bach’s Passion According to St. John, conducted by Jane G...

Bought by KREV-LP, WXXI, and Red River Radio Network

  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:32
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Hankus Netsky
Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Klezmer Conservatory Band founder Hankus Netsky join WCRB's James David Jacobs to share music and memories of Passover...

Bought by Vermont Public Radio and KWIT

  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Yahye, a young participant in the Luxton after-school program reflects on the Islamic holiday of Eid.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
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Host Brian Balogh speaks with Rabbi Laura Baum, founder of, about the myth of the Hanukkah oil, and how it came into being.

Bought by Radio Newark and KFAI

  • Added: Dec 23, 2013
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: “Caught in the Act”: Santa sits atop a chimney, c1900, Credit: Library of Congress
Christmas may be the Big Kahuna of American holy days… but it wasn’t always so. For centuries it was a time of drunken rowdiness, when the poor wou...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUIS, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, 90.5 WESA, WXDU and more

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: “Caught in the Act”: Santa sits atop a chimney, c1900, Credit: Library of Congress
Christmas may be the Big Kahuna of American holy days… but it wasn’t always so. For centuries it was a time of drunken rowdiness, when the poor wou...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: “Caught in the Act”: Santa sits atop a chimney, c1900, Credit: Library of Congress
***PROMO FOR SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOW (to be broadcast as of 12/20/2013 or on special schedule)*** 30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Naughty &...

Bought by WCQS and KUHF

  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversation between Rabbi Ismar Schorsch and Host Larry Josephson about the history, rituals and meaning of Hanukkah--and its importance in our ...

Bought by WNYC, WNMU-FM, Red River Radio Network, KRPS, WEKU and more

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 58:12
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: "Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln," ca. 1920, Credit: Library of Congress
With Halloween coming up, and vampires or zombies regularly topping the box office, it seems Americans can't get enough of all things spooky. This ...

Bought by WFPL News

  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: No Room At The Inn, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Three Christmas stories. In the first story family nativities build homes in Haiti. The second story is about a man and a machine in Williamsburg, ...

Bought by WHRV, KWIT, and WLRN

  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Journalist Pervaiz Shallwani and a psychologist mystery guest
In our second episode, journalist Pervaiz Shallwani discusses his Muslim past and current passion for pork, and a formerly Orthodox Jewish psycholo...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 40:05
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Traditional songs to honor the Jewish Festival of Weeks.

Bought by KPVL

  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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On a Sunday in April, cheery faces populate the groundbreaking of a new church construction project in South Minneapolis. Almost a year earlier, th...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2013
  • Length: 05:08
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Hear songs of joy, good humor, & drunkenness in honor of the Purim holiday!

  • Added: Feb 20, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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Steve Downing shares the story of his unique placement of his Christmas tree and the added benefits it provides his home. Downing also dives into s...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:38
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Robert Jevne shares "Oh Christmas Tree," a lighthearted poem from the perspective of the Christmas tree itself. Through Jevne's poem, the sheer mor...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 03:18
Caption: Hammond B3 organ legend Jimmy Smith ringin' in the holiday back in 1964
This week on The New Jazz Archive, we get you in the spirit with an hour of some of the best—and off-the-beaten-path—holiday jazz.

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WCSU-FM, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, Troy Public Radio and more

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Emily Franklin
Here’s a new book for Channuk, Hannukkah, Channukah, or however you happen to spell it.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:49
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Ringing the Salvation Army bell is boring, cold work during the busy Christmas holiday season. Margaret Agard, author and bell ringing volunteer, ...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio

  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 1
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In celebrating Hanukkah Jews tell the story of sanctified oil that miraculously burned for eight days. In this humorous piece I retell the story of...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2012
  • Length: 07:47
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Let the rituals begin! Inspirations for Hanukkah music vary from celebratory & sacred to traditional. This is Part 1 of 2 ft. music for the Hanukk...

Bought by KDPI 89.3 FM , KBEM, and WUIS

  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Danielle Tumminio describes Christmas Day as a newlywed and a new priest stranded alone in a Chicago airport.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2012
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Los Reyes Magos, en el retablo mayor de la Seo de Zaragoza
Traditional Spanish and Catalan carols, plus a Mallorcan Christmas Eve tradition, and a Christmas Tableau by Joaquín Rodrigo.

Bought by KPVL, WUAL, WNMU-FM, WSLR, WUAL and more

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 6