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Caption: Jason Berry
In 2018, New Orleans celebrated its 300th year. The colorful tapestry that make up its history is like no other in America. Likewise, the dichotomy...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tennessee Tooters
It’s not unusual for musicians to name their bands after locations they’ve never been. That’s true today, and it worked well in the past.

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Unexpected love! From a South Dakota gold mine to a surprising Hollywood couple, a Buddhist monk offering laughs and bible verses in an Iowa Greek ...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 39:40
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Christie Aschwanden is the author of "GOOD TO GO: What The Athlete In All Of Us Can Learn From The Strange Science Of Recovery." Christie lives in...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 09:49
Caption: Jerry Ashton
Nearly 2-million people will be declaring bankruptcy this year. It’s not because they are careless with their expenses. The cause is unpaid medical...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Suffragette
As The Jazz Age roared to like in the 1920s so did the suffragette movement. In 1918 women were granted voting rights, and they took that to mean i...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: James Conlon, Credit: Bonnie Perkinson
Join James Conlon as he leads us on an exploration of music from a lost generation – works forgotten in the shadows for decades. He will illuminate...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Professor Peter L.P. Simpson
Illiberalism. Now that’s a word you just don’t hear very often. If it sounds like a play on liberalism, you’re right. It’s the lack, or even oppos...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: J.C. Higginbotham
Pianist and bandleader Luis Russell happened to have one of the best bands in the Big Apple by the latter 1920s.

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Steven Levitsky
Democracies around the world are struggling. Autocratic regimes are on the rise. Now, America’s democratic structures are showing signs of stress.

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Celebrate Valentines Mormon-style. It’s hard enough to find love as a teen but what if your fate for all eternity is on the line? And everyone is w...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
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What do swords, South Dakota, and love have in common? Also, come On the Road to Kenosha, WI and a Renaissance of love stories at the Bristol Renai...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 37:06
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Many metaphors, from the ocean to the moon, have been used to attempt to describe love. But the model for how love is forged and tempered over time...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 05:49
Caption: Washboard Rhythm Kings record
They were unlike any other jazz group in the 1930s. Over the 6-years of their existence, their personnel changed every time they were in studio. Pl...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sean and His Girlfriend, Credit: Sonia Duran-Martinez
Seventeen-year-old Sean doesn't consider himself a romantic guy, but he knows girls like romance, and he likes girls, so he sets out to figure out ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: Our distinctive logo comes from a rare poster for the 1977 Beale Street Music Festival. Collection of the producer. Designer/artist unknown.
Join us as we take a look back at some of our favorite moments from 2018. We’ve picked out some highlights from the past year — here’s a hint: the ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Robert E. Friedman
The financial crash of 2008 hit middle and working class families especially hard. They are still struggling.

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Thomas "Fats" Waller
One of the most flamboyant, enigmatic, larger than life personalities in early jazz is Thomas “Fats” Waller: a primary exponent of Stride piano.

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Mortified Live is coming to Philadelphia this spring! Celebrate with an episode devoted to brotherly love and the unusual ways kids show it.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2019
  • Length: 26:41
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Booktalk. After a long and adventurous naval career, marine historian Andrew Jampoler has authored 7 books that are often about obscure pieces of ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 09:50
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Burying a child is a grief no parent should have to face. And yet, in this tale of an encounter on the streets of South San Francisco, Love in Amer...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 06:50
Caption: Approaching America , Credit: 1905
From Antonín Dvorak's “New World Symphony” through Woody Guthrie’s This Land Is Your Land”, James Baldwin’s visions of a “Native Son” into the lat...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:25
Caption: Professor Jason Stanley
When the people of a country become severely divided, it becomes easier for power to fall into the iron grip of fascism. All it takes is well-desig...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Howard's Quality Serenaders 78
When the subject of 1920s jazz is brought up, the Golden State is seldom mentioned, yet the music arrived in California the same year it reached Ne...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1