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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 KENW and WCAI / WNAN

  • Added: Oct 09, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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 KUNM

  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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
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Tonight, join anchors JP and Ryne as they interview Jacques Rozier, a sports journalism Master's student at the IU Media School who studies the his...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:29
Caption: Vaughn Allex and Denise Allex
A former airline employee discusses the aftereffects of knowing he checked two 9/11 hijackers onto the plane that was flown into the Pentagon.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: Talat Hamdani (left) and Armeen Hamdani (right)
Talat Hamdani remembers her son, a NYPD cadet who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and was wrongfully accused of having terrorist links.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:13
Caption: War Stories Logo, Credit: Adin Dobkin
In Northern France on July 14th, 1916, a cavalry unit from Hyderabad made what most consider to be the final cavalry charge of World War I before t...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 37:31
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A 14:30 sampler of comments and music from an upcoming public radio special on the legendary soul singer Otis Redding. Commentators in this previe...

Bought by KGLT

  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 14:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ludlow Street, NYC
Three days after 9/11, I run into a cop who is just up from Ground Zero to get cigarettes and something warm. Something real.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2016
  • Length: 09:20
Caption: As soon as the 19th Amendment passed, giving women the right to vote, National Women's Party leader Alice Paul started drafting the Equal Rights Amendment., Credit: Caroline Ballard
Women are only mentioned in the Constitution once: in the Nineteenth Amendment which grants women the right to vote. In 1923, suffragists proposed ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:20
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin for a review of many great moments from past presidential debates, with commentary from several journalists and his...

Bought by WRGY and KAZU

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Helicopter Landing, Credit: Richard A. Solomon
Arriving on a Super Stallion Helicopter in the Atlantic Ocean, Richard Solomon meets the crew of the USS Bataan (LHD-5) and is granted behind the s...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Christopher and Dalton Trumbo, Credit: Focus on the Masters Archive, Christopher Trumbo Papers
The feature film Trumbo (2015), staring Bryan Cranston, is based on the true story of blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo. The Trumbo children, Nikola...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 05:33
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This month marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s visit to Buffalo New York -- a day that helped clean up waterways across the...

Bought by WABE, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, WBFO, and WXXI

  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 5