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It is Why? Radio’s 100th episode; a powerful milestone for a monthly show. To help us celebrate, we are joined by writers, activists, and feminist ...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Susan Quinn
When President Franklin D. Roosevelt took up residency at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in 1932, Eleanor looked upon the move to the White House with...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Nightingale Trio, Credit: Margie O’Loughlin
The Nightingale Trio presents Eastern European folksongs. In the process, the group gives American audiences glimpses into the ways of life in East...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2017
  • Length: 07:34
Caption: Rachel Howzell Hall
With her character Lou Norton, Hall creates one of the few African American female detectives.

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Atossa Soltani
If the rate of destruction doesn’t change, by the year 2020 most of the Amazon ecosystem – the lungs of the planet - will be destroyed or irreparab...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Bharati Mukherjee, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
Bharati Mukherjee is gone but she left the light on for many of us.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Celebrating women of bluegrass, jazz and that shapeshifting space between....

  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:18
Caption: Marsha Mason
Actress Marsha Mason living a full life on and off the stage

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Iranian-American writer Firoozeh Dumas' commentaries about her hyphenated life have aired on NPR. But that was a different America. While Firoozeh ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
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With the help of memories, whether joyful or heartbreaking, an ordinary object can become a time machine. Since objects hold our memories how do we...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 32:40
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Autobiographical memories are the stories we tell ourselves, but they’re also a window into other people’s experiences. They’re one of the best way...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
Caption: Asghar Farhadi, Mill Valley, CA 10/14/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Asghar Farhadi talks gender, catharsis, and the meaning of cats.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2017
  • Length: 12:13
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Did you know that climate change is both a political and a “moral” issue? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn,...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A movement to outfit women’s marchers on Saturday's Women's Marches across the country with knitted pink hats with cat ears, or pussyhats is taking...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:04
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This week, we hear some prison-related news and then return to the topic of pregnancy in prison. We continue our discussion with Dr. Alicia Suarez,...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 28:03
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Here's Gerald's audio book review of Adultery by Paulo Coelho.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:54
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A conversation with Pulitzer Award-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey - Maya Angleou's global legacy - Highlights from Fu...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
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A conversation with former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winning Natasha Trethewey.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
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Caroline Shaw is the youngest recipient ever of the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Now she’s one of the most respected composers on the New Music scene ...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
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Caroline Shaw is the youngest recipient ever of the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Now she’s one of the most respected composers on the New Music scene ...

Bought by KKRN and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nanfu Wang, San Francisco, CA 1/4/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nanfu Wang talks paranoia, creative radicalism, and dreaming big.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 27:03
Caption: Group reading newspapers with news of death of Woodrow Wilson, Feb. 1924, Credit: Source: Library of Congress
As 2016 comes to a close, we’re turning back the clock and looking back on the history behind some of the year’s biggest headlines. From the parti...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, XRAY.fm, WRGY, WEZU, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The legendary Sweet Honey in the Rock on the WoodSongs Stage.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes Grammy winning folk and civil rights legends, an all-woman, African-Ameri...

Bought by WHRV, WPCA-LP, KJJF, KBRW, WETS and more


  • Added: Dec 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 11
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With her memoir, It’s What I Do, Lynsey Addario explains how and why she covers war.

Bought by 91.7 WHUS Storrs, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, local performer Candice Coleman looks back to her American Idol days remembering how the experience gave her ...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:03