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Want to subscribe to this podcast? Head over to http://krpoliticaljunkie.com/subscribe/ With the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act -- ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 40:58
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With the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, comparisons between LBJ and Barack Obama are being made. Johnson, who left office in 1969 ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WRKF, and WXXI


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Early LPs of Herbie Hancock is presented by Joe Bevilacqua , Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A birthday tribute to the American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, born April 12, 1940.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:52
Caption: La Bandera de las Estrellas
There are things you think you know about the Star-Spangled Banner. Most of them are wrong.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 15:11
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 1966, Credit: AFP/Getty Images
This program tells the untold story about Dr. Martin Luther King and his appearance on the most prestigious lecture series in Canada, shortly befor...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 49:57
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This week in history looks back to April 1987 and the Republican race to succeed Ronald Reagan. This week, Jack Kemp, a longtime Congressman and fo...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: John A. Messmer, Jr. says:
A reading of the entire Star Spangled Banner.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 02:01
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Berlin, Germany - 1972. An American teenager tries to come to terms with what she sees and what she feels on both sides of the Wall while secretly ...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 1
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This week in history (March 23-March 29) takes a look back at Senator Ted Kennedy's landslide victory over Jimmy Carter in New York's primary on Ma...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:40
Caption: Frank and Ginger Masuoka at the Military Intelligence Service Historic Learning Center, Credit: Melanie Young
If you read your history books, you might think that America’s involvement in the war against Japan began with the attack on Pearl Harbor on Decemb...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 08:12
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With more than 300,000 words and over 800 amendments, Alabama’s Constitution is 40 times longer than the US Constitution, and holds the record for ...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
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In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the landmark US Supreme Court case Brown versus Board of Education, internationally renowned education ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:45
Caption: Host Martha Burk
On March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day. This year we honor two female members of the Resistance during World War II, who were imprisone...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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March 17, 2014 marks the 95th anniversary of Nat King Cole's birth. Career highlights and rare interviews with Nat Cole, daughter Natalie, Nat's br...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:20
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St. Paul's oldest African-American neighborhood is named after French Canadian fur trader Joseph Rondeau. After the civil war and during the recons...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dora Zaidenweber
Dora Zaidenweber is a survivor. She and her family survived a Nazi death camp in Auschwitz during World War II. Decades later she set to work on tr...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 27:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
In the all the years we've celebrated President's Day, we've never honored a female president, because we've never had one. It's not that women ha...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
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First, Medgar Evers was heavily involved in civil rights activism and was instrumental in efforts to end segregation in Mississippi. His widow, Myr...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:56
  • Purchases: 1
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In March we honor Minnesota women for Women's History Month 2014. We celebrate our legacy with a daily series celebrating Minnesota's own. Listen e...

Bought by KSRQ and KVSC


  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 21:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Weekly water report released every Sunday

  • Added: Feb 10, 2014
  • Length: 09:38
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An exploration of what we remember and why.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 24:24
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An exploration of what we remember and why.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 23:40
Caption: Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. , Credit: World Telegram & Sun photo by Dick DeMarsico
This episode we honored the work and life of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. with music, quotes, and reflections on the meaning of his legacy.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:27
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An exploration of what we remember and why.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 25:59
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An exploration of what we remember and why.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 25:02