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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is to be explored in this one or two hour special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. 8:30 preview not for...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:28
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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 New Hampshire Public Radio and KVMR


  • Added: May 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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FATS DOMINO, the pioneering rock 'n' roll legend, passed away Tuesday, October 24 of natural causes at the age of 89. Music historian and document...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WYSO, KCSM, WCAI / WNAN, KUCB and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Frank Campbell was a teenager when he was sold to keep Georgetown University afloat. He was one of some 272 enslaved people sold by Jesuits in Maryland to plantations in Louisiana., Credit: Ellender Memorial Library, Nicholls State University
(9/4/2017) As more schools begin to confront their participation in slavery, they also consider how to make amends.

Bought by WWNO, WMUU-LP, WNCU, WUFT, KOSU and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Music historian Paul Ingles hosts a panel of other music writers and fans remembering the musical legacy of Gregg Allman, who died May 27, 2017 at ...

Bought by WAMC, KMSU, WXXI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KGLT and more


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
This piece features the voices of black Americans who came of age during the civil rights era: an era that lives with a mix of pain and pride in th...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this excerpt from the Peace Talks Radio series, learn about the history of Conscientious Objectors in the U.S. and the high profile role that th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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This is a Peace Talks radio special… from the archive of the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. We’re calling it Peace Great...

Bought by KAZU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
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This is a Peace Talks radio special… from the archive of the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. We’re calling it Peace Grea...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KMUN, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: May 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On April 20th, 1914, just north of Trinidad, Colorado, one of the bloodiest, most overlooked events in the history of the American labor movement s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:45
Caption: Jean Bruce Scott and Randy Reinholz, co-founders of Native Voices, Credit: Two Maverix Multimedia, LLC
A conversation with Jean Bruce Scott and Randy Reinholz, co-founders of America's leading Native American theatre company, Native Voices.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 58:54
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Compelling and timeless moments drawn from just one of the many seasons of programs in the Peace Talks Radio series on peacemaking and non-violent ...

Bought by KRPS, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 8
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A celebration and exploration of "Blood on the Tracks," the Bob Dylan album voted his best in a Rolling Stone magazine fan survey. Music writers, ...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WYSO, NPR Illinois, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:52:55
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Richard C. Holbrooke
On this first program we look at the legacy of one of the most important American diplomats in the post cold war era - Richard C. Holbrooke

  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 52:36
Caption: The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950., Credit: Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America.
Nurys Ortiz, 58, of Washington Heights, left the Dominican Republic ("DR") to work in a NYC factory when she was 17 years old. Ortiz started cooki...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Nancy Soong, 90, of Battery Park City, Manhattan, recalls the foods of her childhood in Hong Kong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Olga Colon., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Olga Colon, 86, of Manhattan's Lower East Side, arrived in New York City -- from Puerto Rico -- when she was 18 years old. Over the years Colon ma...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Christina Lam, 68, of Chinatown, Manhattan, grew up in Hong Kong and moved to New York to work in a garment factory on East Broadway. She recalls h...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A class at the University of Phoenix's Hohokam campus in Arizona. Phoenix is the nation's largest for-profit university and largely serves working adults. , Credit: Brian Pobuda/University of Phoenix
The rapid rise of career-oriented, for-profit colleges and universities has provoked heated debate about the costs, quality and purpose of higher e...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Nov 14, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The fourth and final installment of the Jazz Crossroads of America series. In the 1960s universities began to establish jazz education programs, an...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WPTC


  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
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Part 3 in the Jazz Crossroads of America series. The National Road is also a metaphor for the exodus of talented jazz musicians from Indiana in the...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
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This time on Peace Talks Radio, we present producer Amy Mayer’s 2011 program that then marked the 50th anniversary of The Peace Corps.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2