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Caption: Cover image of Vogue, 1942, Credit: Smithsonian Museum of American History
30-second promo for BackStory episode, 'States of Mind: Mental Illness in America' [rebroadcast] with 5-second music bed at end for station-specifi...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:02
Caption: Cover image of Vogue, 1942, Credit: Sm
Summer might mean taking off the layers, but what Americans wear reflects so much more than the weather. In this episode, we explore what our self-...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 4
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If you pay close attention to the contestants on the gameshow Jeopardy, you might notice a rising, questioning tone in their voices. Especially whe...

Bought by WTJU and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 2
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE Domestic violence in the workplace is a major security and safety issue. Join Dr. Brewer and Nancy Salomone ( w...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:32
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If her new single "Perfect Stranger" is any indication of things to come, recording artist Grace Weber is on the verge of something big. She's ha...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 21:16
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In this episode, Todd and Kim interview Mandisa Thomas, Founder and current President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc., a non-profit fellowship of nonbe...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 53:24
Caption: An instructor at Moscow's Kulakov Center, a flagship hospital for maternity care in Russia., Credit: Julia Barton
The Russian government wants to improve its country's birthrate. One way to do that is to improve maternity care and reduce infant mortality. But n...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:53
Caption: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt & transgender activist Jen Richards
Nerdette takes a trip back in time to get to know great lady nerds of history like opera singer Marian Anderson and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. H...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
Caption: Nellie Bly
Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of muckraker Nellie Bly, painter Georgia O'Keeffe and jazz singer Nina Simone. We talk to authors, une...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 27:00
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"The thing that was relentless for me here was how you look… I couldn’t put up with it." - Meryl Streep. In our new episode, Meryl Streep is called...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 06:18
  • Purchases: 2
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“Every town in the United States had a five-and-dime and a Boulanger student," Virgil Thomson once said, and he wasn't far off. Nadia Boulanger ta...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Emotionally Leaning in to Life
I am featuring the series: Emotionally Leaning in to Life: A Program for Women with Women. I will talk to my guest, Dr. Rebecca Stiles (Becky) abou...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2014
  • Length: 35:43
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Organizers, attendees, and panelists of the Chicago chapter of Women in Bio discuss precision medicine and the role of women in this rapidly develo...

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 24:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nerdette Great Lady Nerds of History Spcial
For America's birthday, Nerdette highlights the mothers of movements. Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of journalist Nellie Bly, painte...

Bought by KUNC, WRPI, WRIR, RadioFreePalmer, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Short Description: MEMOIR about her soldier son who committed suicide. She talks about writing non-fiction and her earlier elegiac book, EMBALMING...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Freakonomics' Stephen J. Dubner
Freaks and nerds unite! Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner teaches Tricia and Greta how to think like a freak. Plus a portrait of astronaut Sally Ride on...

Bought by WRIR and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pop-science author, Mary Roach
Pop science author Mary Roach tells Nerdette hosts Tricia and Greta about answering gross questions most of us are too afraid to ask. Plus a conver...

Bought by WRIR, KMXT, and KUAC


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
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I ask artist Judith Bernstein about the role of the mother in her provocative, neon paintings on the opening night of her show, Birth of the Univer...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:47
Caption: Gillian Robespierre, Jenny Slate, San Francisco, CA 5/22/14 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre talk expanding a short, the place of choice, and being willing to get bruised up for a film.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 13:39
Caption: Ruby Dee, c. 1960, Credit: John Springer Collection/Corbis
Ruby Dee, actress, writer and activist died on June 12 at the age of 91. The WFMT Radio Network is offering this excerpt of Ruby Dee speaking with ...

Bought by KGNU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 1
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In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a new generation of business leaders have launched a cultural shift, with many trying to increase female co...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:25
Caption: Emotionally Leaning in to Life
This is the first of the series of shows for Women with Women. Lauri Rich was my first guest and she addressed the question "Can a woman have it al...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 46:22
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Molly Caro May talks about and reads from her memoir, 'The Map of Enough'

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KSJD, WCWP, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Christine proves to herself, the Cameroon border guard, and the U.S. State Department that she can safely spend a day in Chad.

  • Added: May 31, 2014
  • Length: 06:37
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Murder, mystery, and poetry come together in medieval scholar Bruce Holsinger’s new novel set in Chaucer’s London.

Bought by WTJU and KKRN


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 2