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Nowadays we’re very accustomed to recording and hearing the sound of our own voices. But in the 1930s many people were doing it for the first time....

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Inmates at LBJ
During the war in Vietnam, there was a notorious American military prison on the outskirts of Saigon called Long Binh Jail. But LBJ wasn’t for capt...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 18:19
  • Purchases: 1
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This one hour program is presented with the idea of airing authentic and original music from the electric era of the 60's and 70's...Many styles ar...

Bought by KEOS, WOUB, KKRN, KGLT, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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It wasn't until the 1980s that music featured anger. Some would say that introduction was liberating and progressive. That the anti-war music was...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:39:09
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Meryl Streep narrates an hour-long documentary special about how the Women’s Movement changed poetry, and how women poets changed the culture.

Bought by WRGY, KMUN, 'The Sea', KVCR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 55
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I always equated boxing with "manhood" until the boxer Emile Griffith proved that decency is the path to "manhood." Emile had a more dramatic stor...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:49:23
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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WHCP-LP, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KGNU, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 53
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This is the short segment focusing only on Bo Diddley, Indo Rock and Surf musics' similar sounds. Taken from the 170429 show.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:20:55
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Tonight's show - obscure New Orleans musicians playing that New Orleans sound.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:54:37
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Playing off our usual catch phrase of, "Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of," tonight we will focus on music you've heard b...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2016
  • Length: 03:23:48
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This program highlights the very best of electric music from the 60's and 70's for all audiences.

Bought by KRZA, GCR (Global Community Radio), KRZA, WJFF, KEOS and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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On Good Friday, thousands of pilgrims walk from across New Mexico to the little church El Santuario de Chimayo. Hear the story of this legendary s...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:34:59
Caption: Dr. Halle Tanner Dillion Johnson  was the first woman and the first black woman to practice medicine in Alabama.  She was licensed in 1891.
Here's an account of healthcare in the rural Alabama. This account was written in 1894. Listen.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: Pamela Spoto
Unspun takes a look at Black History and current Civil Rights and equality issues in America with Pamela Spoto, local educator, activist and host o...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:56
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Four years after Nelson Mandela was released from prison, he became president of South Africa. And yet, those 4 years were among the bloodiest and ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KHSU, KISU, and KSFR


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 17:44
  • Purchases: 4
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Real Country Time showcases the roots of classic country music.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2015
  • Length: 09:31
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Real Country Time showcases the roots of classic country music.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2015
  • Length: 08:20
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Rebecca McInroy invites Kate Betts, Margaret Cook, Nancy Baker Jones, and Jean Heath to discuss The Bullock Texas State History Museum's exhibit on...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 58:08
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In this episode, Rebecca McInroy is joined by Dr. Coleman Hutchinson, Dr. Dina Berry, and Steve Wilson to discuss the some of the creative decision...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:03
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In the 1960s, it took almost three weeks to cross the sea from America to Vietnam. Three weeks for young men in crowded cabins, with salt water sho...

Bought by KFAI, Radio Phoenix, PRX Remix, WMNF, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 26:24
  • Purchases: 6
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Join Gloria Steinem, Jane Wyatt, Snow White, Lucille Ball, Rex Harrison, Diana Ross & the Supremes,George Burns & Gracie Allen, James Brown and a c...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:12
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In a Japanese P.O.W. camp during World War II, a group of Australian prisoners created performances that sustained them and their “captive” audienc...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:03
Caption: Legendary Philadelphia disc jockey Georgie Woods, Credit: Temple Urban Archives
Starting in the 1950s, Black radio stations around the country became the pulse of African-American communities, and served as their megaphone duri...

Bought by KBBI, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WVAS, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 34