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We investigate the dangers of vaping, while listening to the voices of high school administrators, health professionals and students. One thing is ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KWMR


  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:05:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Social change and systems change go hand-in-hand. Movements for democracy and human rights are most effective when they aim to transform unjust, un...

Bought by KDNK and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A life lost, a life saved. The main character of this episode isn’t a person. It’s a nasal spray. Naloxone (aka Narcan) saves lives from opioid ove...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 23:51
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this one-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by WVPE, KAZU, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this two-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Should We Replace Private Insurance With Medicare for All?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As the nation gears up for the 2020 election, Democrats are promising bold new changes to the American health care system, including scrapping priv...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, WCAI / WNAN, KRPS, NPR Illinois and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In 1925, the African-American philosopher Alain Locke (1886-1954) launched a revolutionary black arts movement now known as the Harlem Renaissance....

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 34:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Chris Strachwitz is a man possessed. A “songcatcher,” capturing and recording the traditional, regional, down-home music of the US, his adopted hom...

Bought by WNYO and KWMR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Historically, New Orleans is a cultural, spiritual and ethnic melting pot. In the streets, you immediately come across signs of French, Caribbean, ...

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 13:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amazing Gracie (cover)
The story behind the story of Three Dog Bakery, and how a dog with special needs brought all the elements together.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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In this episode, producer Katie Davis profiles German-American photographer Volkmar Wentzel who was born in Dresden, Germany in 1915 before moving ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 12:31
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Dieter Kosslick is one of the film world’s best known festival directors. He’s put his stamp on the Berlin International Film Festival for the pas...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 27:06
  • Purchases: 1
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The Bauhaus school of art, architecture and design was founded in 1919 and lasted for only 14 years before the Nazis forced it to close in 1933. An...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 25:09
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What was the carbon footprint of your dinner last night? This special documentary project examines how the foods we eat affect the planet we inhabi...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KGNU, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: June 2019 Pride Month marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In "Stonewall 50" WFUV News explores the events leading up to the night of June 28, 1969 and the past five decades of the LGBTQIA+ movement., Credit: Photos: AP Images, Creative Commons; Collage: Valeria Villarroel
The Gay Liberation Movement is widely recognized as having begun nearly fifty years ago in New York City. On June 28, 1969, patrons at a gay bar ca...

Bought by WXXI, WHFR, and WTJU


  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Optional Hour Two of the lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Spec...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", New Hampshire Public Radio, and KVMR


  • Added: May 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Apollo 11 on a 1969 Small-Screen TV
In the 1960's some in our nation craved more answers about our universe. Here you'll witness the realities that surrounded us then, and the effort...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMPG, WRVO Public Media, KVSC, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 57:22
  • Purchases: 10
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Over 200 years ago, German immigrant Henry Berger opened a bakery in East Baltimore – and since that day, Berger Cookies have been handmade in the ...

  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 17:02
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Many white parents have never learned how to talk about race and racism with their kids. Their silence perpetuates racism—but it can be hard to kno...

Bought by WAMU, Troy Public Radio, KUT, WCPN, KOSU and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 34
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The pretzel, known as a “Brezel” or “Brezn” in German, is not an ordinary pastry. It has a century-old history full of myths and stories. Where did...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 33:17
  • Purchases: 1
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It is estimated that 30,000 Hessian soldiers fought for the British during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Where did they come from and...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 23:47
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Germany is internationally renowned for its bread. With its diversity of more than 3,000 varieties the Germans are world champions of bread. Since ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 24:27
Caption: Composer and pianist Isaac Albéniz
Isaac Albéniz was one of the most outstanding personalities in Spain's musical history. On this edition of "The Spanish Hour," we explore the life ...

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct crea...

Bought by KISU, WGCU, KGOU, NPR Illinois, and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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German entrepreneurs and winemakers have shaped the manufacturing of wine in the US for over a century. Join our producer Gary Lee on a tour of thr...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 20:24