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This week on Afterglow, we explore some of the saddest songs from the Great American Songbook: songs that might just bring you to tears. It’s a loo...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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More than most people, Ben Groner feels pretty lucky to be alive.

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 05:21
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His little sister is never far from his mind — and she somehow appears in everything he puts on paper.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:26
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Coined in 1953, the phrase Unidentified Flying Object, and its natural acronym UFO, came into our lexicon as a means to describe various inexplaina...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Clarence Sasser
The story of Clarence Sasser is a portrait from Stephen Lang's one-man show, Beyond Glory, based on the book by Larry Smith of the same title. He p...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 15:14
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The Takacs Quartet play Mozart’s “Spring” quartet number 14, from a concert last month in Portland.

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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Trumping the Emoluments Clauses. Several lawsuits are moving through the courts, claiming the President has violated something called the Emolumen...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:02
Caption: Wayne Lo (Left), Gregory Gibson (Right)
Greg Gibson speaks with Wayne Lo, the man who murdered his son, Galen, in a shooting at Simon's Rock college in 1992.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
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A story about mid-life crises and how three people climbed out of them.

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 37:05
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My advice for kids, for losing someone you love: Just remember the good times, and remember those big hugs and big kisses you always got.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
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Caption: Ashe Bhosle in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
Once Asha effortlessly brought India to my kitchen in California. Now she transported me from a balmy night in a park in Kolkata to a foggy evening...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Olympia's forgotten runaway train

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 10:13
Caption: Jeremy Jue with his dad, Robert, Credit: Jeremy Jue
“Lasting Letters: Leaving a legacy behind” reports on legacy letters and how they are helping people prepare for death, say goodbye, and grieve lov...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 17:46
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What's Terrorism? It depends on who and when you ask — and the definition varies by jurisdiction and time

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Bruce Davis, Zen Hospice resident, listens to guitar played by Thad Povey., Credit: JoAnn Mar
There's an increased use of live music at Bay Area’s major hospitals and hospices to bring healing and comfort to people who are near death.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Diane Jarvi, Credit: Courtesy of Diane Jarvi
Finnish immigrants to Minnesota often faced discrimination. Many were radicals. To avoid the "Dirty Finn" label, some Finns shunned their heritage....

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:26
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Caption: Ocean Vuong
Ocean Vuong remembers Tamir Rice, the 12-year old boy killed by police in Cleveland, OH in 2014.

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
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Composer Aftab Darvishi Composer Aftab Darvishi speaks about blending musical traditions, having her work deemed "feminine," and the state of new m...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 24:17
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At age 98, Bertram Boyum of Rushford is Minnesota's oldest auctioneer. Instead of selling at farm auctions and estate sales, he works mostly local ...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
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Caption: Portland Prairie Methodist Church near Caledonia, Minnesota., Credit: Todd Melby
Like a lot of country churches, Portland Prairie Methodist Church has been closed for decades. But twice a year, locals gather inside the wooden ch...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:51
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Sir Boss... gold rush days... Planet P and pyramids in Antarctica...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:31:50
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When Greg Grease isn't drumming in the band Zuluzuluu, he's often hanging out at the Mississippi River. That's one reason why Grease says his new s...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
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A commentary/editorial/music mix for the US American change of Imperial Power, first aired in January 2017.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2017
  • Length: 14:59
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Tyler Dunning went into the wild to distract himself from his grief…but ended up coming face to face with it instead.

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  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 20:15
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Caption: Eddie Jaffee, Credit: Bettmann Archive/Getty Images
Eddie Jaffe was a press agent "legendary for his lost causes, chutzpah and angst," according to his obituary in the New York Times. He represented ...

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:43
  • Purchases: 1