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We celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's centennial with a look at one of the singer's busiest and most memorable years on record.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
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Dorothy Ashby emerged from the storied mid-20th-century Detroit jazz scene as a creative virtuoso on an instrument not often employed in the jazz w...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 07:00
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For as far back as Joy Ladin can remember, her body didn’t match her soul. Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Our ideas of manhood and womanhood determine the ways in which we raise and socialize our children, but how much does gender in a particular societ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 34:34
Caption: Teddy Sears & Catherine Eaton, San Jose, CA, 3/4/17, Credit: Meghan du Mee
Catherine Eaton and Teddy Sears talk adventure, labels, and being filled with possibilities.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2017
  • Length: 23:46
Caption: Lenora Lee, San Francisco, CA 3/7/2017, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lenora Lee talks transcending timelines, embracing improvisation, and dancing in a cramped space.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 12:31
Caption: Jacqueline Woodson, Credit: Juna F. Nagle
With Another Brooklyn, acclaimed children’s author Jacqueline Woodson creates an adult novel that reads like poetry

  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Sandra Steingraber
Women’s truths, perspectives and voices have been largely missing from the global conversation, but that is beginning to change as women awaken to ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Here's Gerald's audio book review of A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:07
Caption: Lena Khan, San Francisco, CA 2/9/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lena Khan talks choreographing a slap fight, giving credit where it’s due, and surrendering to Seinfeld.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 11:13
Caption: Mark Pellington, San Francisco, CA 2/27/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mark Pellington talks letting go, flipping the switch, and the power of words.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 16:48
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Sy Montgomery about her bestselling book.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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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 ...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 25, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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