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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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The music of the immigrants from the German speaking countries and their influence on American music

  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:28
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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
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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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Hop on board Berlin’s Ringbahn, a suburban train that carries over 400,000 passengers each day and circles some of the city’s most authentic and li...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 23:41
  • Purchases: 1
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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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In the historic city of Magdeburg, Germany, there is a Johnny Cash themed country music festival called Nashville Days – complete with corndogs and...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:01
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Between 1820 and World War I, nearly six million Germans immigrated to the US – in 2017, only about 5,000 made the trip. If Germans aren’t coming t...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 19:17
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Five generations have lived at the ‘Alexander Haus’ on Groß Glienicker See over the past century – enduring fascism, war, the division of Germany, ...

Bought by KICI and KRZA


  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 19:45
  • Purchases: 2
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John U. Bacon talks about his latest book, "The Great Halifax Explosion."

Bought by Michigan Radio, WKAR, and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A look at the history of modern circus and how Ireland and Irish performers played a pivotal role.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2017
  • Length: 27:51
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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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In a remote corner of Tel Aviv's grimy, labyrinthine central bus station, Mendy Cahan has built a home for Israel's rejected Yiddish books, and it'...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 16:05
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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
Caption: Nobuo Fujita, who piloted the plane that bombed Brookings, donating his family's 400-year-old samurai sword to the city of Brookings
The 9-11 attacks weren’t the first time that America had been bombed. Listen to what happened at Brookings, Oregon on a Wednesday morning in Septem...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 10:26
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
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In April 2014, the world is taking time to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide and to remember the more than 800,000 lives that...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 12:27
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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: Genozid Mermorial, Credit: A. Peltner
The Rwandan genocide of 1994 still haunts an entire country

  • Added: Jan 27, 2013
  • Length: 20:15
Caption: Canzioniere
A musician and a restauranteur from Liverpool visit a festival of performances with traditional roots in Catalonia in North East Spain. They meet m...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 33:33
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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
Caption: “MOHAMED ALI JINNAH: His Moslem tiger wants to eat the Hindu cow” [April 1946]
Christopher Lydon on the road in South Asia, in a compilation of conversations and reflections on Pakistan's past and dynamic present. Featuring no...

Bought by WCPN, KUOW, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Squeezebox Stories, a sound-rich, narrative-driven public radio documentary hosted by Marco Werman of PRI's The World, explores the rich musical wo...

Bought by WWNO, KZUM, KLCC, Marfa Public Radio, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: A multimedia documentary project--www.peacecorpsvoices.org
A one-hour documentary special in honor of the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary, Peace Corps Voices uses historic recordings and contemporary intervie...

Bought by KALW, Wisconsin Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WRPI, KUNM and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 12
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Amnesty has recently attracted criticism, sometimes from those who have been its most committed activists.  John Tusa asks if it has lost its way a...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2011
  • Length: 36:34