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Caption: Building of the former Michael Bianco, Inc. Factory, Credit: Photo by Virginia Lora
In 2007, hundreds of undocumented immigrants working illegally in a leather-goods factory in New Bedford, MA, were arrested by Federal Immigration ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 07:52
Caption: Photo of artist's piece "Their Fate Was Sealed: November 11, 1961" , Credit: Photo by Orleans Camera and Video
Marie Canaves came to the U.S. from Cuba at age 7, when her family fled the Communist Revolution. Marie grew up to become a visual artist but it wa...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 04:43
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Standing Rock Water Protector Loki talks about his experience at the Front and how Trauma Sparks Change in America

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: :50
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Standing Rock Water Protector Loki talks about the Spiritual Experience at the Front Lines

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:02
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Tim Giago talks about his news papers efforts to inspire other media outlets to cover the DAPL issue

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:42
Caption: A tour guide shows where Abby Borden was murdered., Credit: Barbara Paulsen
On August 4, 1892, Andrew and Abby Borden were killed with an ax at their home in Fall River, Massachusetts. Can a century-old brutal murder save t...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 08:10
Caption: Jordan Fisher Smith
This year marks the 100th anniversary of America’s National Park system, an idea worth celebrating. But over the past century, there has been a gro...

Bought by KZYX and KMUD

  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, KVMR, KGLT, WVAS, KHNS and more

  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to Sunday's “Sounds Jewish” for songs of memorial for Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass on Nov. 9-10, 1938.

Bought by WLPR

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox stand on the shores of Lake Bemidji.
This Week on Minnesota Native News, we recognized the 50th anniversary of the historic tribal boycott of businesses in Bemidji, Minnesota.

Bought by KMSU, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Every President of the United States since 1798 has had his own band. That means that all but George Washington had a Marine Band of their own. The...

Bought by WUAL

  • Added: Oct 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The first woman "U.S. President" happened 100 years ago.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 27:40
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The US Navy Band had one of the longest running programs on a radio network, "The Navy Hour". It ran from 1945 until 1968 on NBC and on the Armed F...

Bought by WUAL

  • Added: Oct 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amit Peled + the Casals cello.
Time machine? Try this cello: The stories swirling around Pablo Casals's instrument — now almost 300 years old — are full of time-warp coincidence,...

Bought by WFSU, KENW, and WCAI / WNAN

  • Added: Oct 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The women behind a new production called "Resilience" discuss the histories of people of color in Indiana on this week's edition of Big Talk with M...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 09:37
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The mother of the gunman who entered an Amish schoolhouse and killed five girls discusses the events of the day and the bonds that came from it.

  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 02:26
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On this episode, we spotlight two books - 1941: FIGHTING THE SHADOW WAR. by Marc Wortman that, in part, tells the story of the considerable popula...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM

  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Walter Koenig, Credit: Richard Solomon
Live from the floor of the Javitz Center for Star Trek 50 New York

  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Celebrate World Audio Drama Day, which honors modern audio drama, old time radio and Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast., Credit: Audio Drama Day, October 30th
World Audio Drama Day Public Service Announcements

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: :59
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How the heck do you get a silent film star on the radio?

  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:16:54
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IU Bicentennial archivist Kirstin Leaman-Morris joins Michael Glab on this week's edition of Big Talk!

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 09:13
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The New World wasn’t new to the native inhabitants as they watched those first tall ships arrive from Europe. They knew their land, had names for i...

Bought by WUAL

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Apex Clean Energy plans to build dozens of wind turbines across the Great Lakes states -- including Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Illinois – to take ...

Bought by WCPN, Delta College Public Radio, WCMU, and WBFO

  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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How did the sixth James get first in line? It happened when his job description changed from Scottish king to monarch of all Britain...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:25:25
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin for a review of many great moments from the history of televised presidential debates, with commentary from several...

Bought by KGOU, KSUT, WJSU, WRVO Public Media, Spokane Public Radio and more

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 15