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Most World War II veterans didn’t receive accolades or experience the infamous New York City ticker-tape parade most Americans are familiar with in...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tony David (right) and an apprentice, Angelo Johnson (left) look out over the water where the dam used to be., Credit: Veronica Volk
Seventy-two dams in the U-S were demolished last year; and hundreds more were removed in the past decade. Most are taken down as part of an effort ...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WCMU, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Admiral shipwreck, Credit: Marc Duncan
There’s more than just fish and sand in the Great Lakes – there are thousands of ships, airplanes, and other vehicles under the water. A story on ...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, WRVO Public Media, WCMU, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Students build a tugboat at The Maritime Academy of Toledo, Credit: Timothy Dubravetz
The Maritime Academy of Toledo is one of 56 schools around the country that incorporate skills like boat building and seamanship into its curriculum.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WXXI, WCPN and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Diver prepares to head into waters of Lake Huron, Credit: Ben Thorp
Scientists are trying to figure out how Earth developed an atmosphere rich in oxygen. The answer to this billion-year-old mystery may lie in an unl...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, WXXI, Interlochen Public Radio, WCPN, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 6
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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
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In this episode we discuss the cases of Vince Weiguang Li, Alton Nolen and Derek Ward. All three of these men decapitated their victims with a comp...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:55
Caption: The Homer City Generating Station in Pennsylvania., Credit: Reid Frazier
How do you clean up 100,000 tons of air pollution? Boatloads of air filters, and some basic high school chemistry. This story takes the listener in...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joe Fox is a resident of Safe Haven in Kennett, Mo., Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
Resources are pretty sparse down here in the Bootheel. No single town has every service to meet the homeless community’s needs. The apartments at S...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:24
Caption: Judith Haggard is one of two nurse practitioners at the Otto Bean Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. The clinic has no full-time doctor so Haggard works with a collaborating physician outside of the SEMO Health Network, which runs Otto Bean., Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
The Missouri Bootheel is a region emblematic of the social and medical problems facing rural Missouri, and really, all of rural America. Life expec...

Bought by WAMC and WABE


  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Caffeine Powder, or the purest form of caffeine, is a very lethal substance in small amounts. Many people do not know about the dangers of the prod...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: A die-in near Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade., Credit: Lena Nozizwe
A news report from Santa Monica, California on "Reclaim MLK" actions there.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
Caption: Jane and Henry Evans at their house, Credit: Angela Johnston
Then, Henry suffered from what is called a brain stem dissection. That stroke left him trapped, unable to lift a finger at first, or say a word. Bu...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:33
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dheeraj Singh trying on sunglasses at Old Navy in Emeryville, Credit: Julie Caine
Dheeraj Singh is the first officer on a container ship that makes regular runs from China, to California, to Japan, and back again.

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 08:51
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There’s a new push to get tourists in New Orleans off bourbon street and into nature. Eco-tourism is the new way to explore Louisiana according to ...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Iron Dome App, Credit: iTunes
A new smartphone app developed by an American college student and his colleague uses up-to-the minute data from the Israeli Defense Force to warn I...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nile Project musicians rehearse in Kampala, Uganda, Credit: Julie Caine
In a quiet park in Kampala, Uganda, 14 musicians from eight different East African countries sit under a tree.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Outspent 3 to 1 by multinational seed companies, the citizens of Jackson County, Oregon successfully campaigned to ban GMO crops.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 07:42
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Educators at one Brooklyn high school focus on getting their at-risk students across the threshold of the building. Sounds simple, right? Think again.

Bought by WAMC, WABE, and WNIJ


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Amarildo de Souza, Credit: Facebook
Missing laborer in Brazil highlights disappearances amid police crackdown in favelas

  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: The Bulkley River in British Columbia., Credit: Wikipedia user Heqs
In Canada, people are rallying to support an Indigenous community in northern British Columbia that is claiming its sovereignty over the land and m...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2013
  • Length: 05:39
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Free MUNI for Youth campaign celebrants in San Francisco, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
When city budgets are cut, public transportation is often on the chopping block; routes and lines serving those who need the service most, can be t...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A Chesapeake Energy rig in Carroll County, Ohio, where fracking is taking place in Amish communities. , Credit: Reid R. Frazier
In Ohio, some of the best pockets of oil and gas in the East run right under Amish country. Reid Frazier found the drilling boom is confronting the...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:37
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
Here's the first episode in our “Summer Dispatches” series, in which reporter Megan Molteni braves the scarred landscape of Colorado Springs after...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 13:57