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Caption: Houda and Melanie on KXCI’s front porch. , Credit:  Photo by episode 1 translator, Radwa Abdel-Barry.
Episode 1: In August of 2016, Melanie and Houda met at potluck for Arizona Welcomes Refugees. It was just a few weeks after Houda’s family arrived ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: UT Tower, Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News
It’s been 50 years since the University of Texas Tower shooting – long considered the first modern mass shooting of its kind. On Aug. 1, 1966, a sn...

Bought by KUER, Prairie Public, WBEZ, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 12
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When Brandy Gibson was pregnant the first time, she noticed that opening her freezer gave her an odd, pleasant feeling. But when she got pregnant a...

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A student hangs a flag outside the veteran’s center at Pasadena City College., Credit: Stephen Smith
The GI Bill of 1944 revolutionized the lives of millions of young veterans, America’s institutions of higher education, and American society at lar...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, WHRV, KAZU, KSFR and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Some of Delta 187 Rakassans
We've Never Been The Same: A War Story is the story of one night of battle and the decades of recovery that followed. Produced by Adam Piore and Ja...

Bought by KUNM, KTXK, KSKA, KUER, KRPS and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:28
  • Purchases: 69
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WABE, WFHB, and WTJU


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 3
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WNYC, WRIR, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Frankie in 2013., Credit: David Gilkey/NPR
As a teenager, Frankie was a high school football star whose picture was in his hometown newspaper every week. Years after graduating, Frankie was ...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, PRX Remix, WJCT, and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 30:26
  • Purchases: 4
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George Jones, Bobby Braddock, and Hazel Smith tell the story behind one of the saddest songs ever written, selected for the National Recording Regi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KGLT, and KUT


  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 05:08
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Former Political Prisoner Win Maw plays a guitar he made in prison
As Burma transitions from dictatorship to democracy, hundreds of political prisoners have been freed after decades behind bars. In this story, eigh...

Bought by KCPW, KALW, KUNM, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 13, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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New one-hour special details the story of the West Memphis Three case – the accused, the victims, the legal battles and the advocates. Will include...

Bought by KPVL, KFOK-LPFM, KSRQ, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dr Kate Macdonald, Assistant Professor of English Literature at the University of Gent, Belgium
As part of a series marking Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War, reporter, Alison Turner, talked to Dr Kate Macdonald ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
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The story of Elena Fonseca, a remarkable women from Montevideo, Uruguay. Elena was a diplomats wife who lived in a number of countries before retur...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1
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A mother struggles to represent herself in a custody dispute when she runs out of money to pay her lawyer.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 23, 2011
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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A new CD helps answer the question: where was Jimi Hendrix headed next?

Bought by KGLT, Radio New Zealand, WCPN, KUCB, WTIP and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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What do Ray Charles, Bob Wills, Bing Crosby, and Willie Nelson all have in common? They've all made hits out of the sublime songs of Cindy Walker.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: 27:07
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rosewood survivor Minnie Lee Langley
It began on New Years Day 1923, when a white woman in a small Florida (saw-)milltown claimed that a black man had attacked her. By the week's end, ...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 1
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One-hour special delves into the history and music of songwriting and singing team Ashford & Simpson.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WSGE, WCSU-FM, WEAA, WFIU and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Autism Chronicles is an hour-long special profiling three families living and coping with autism.

Bought by PRX Remix, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WVPE, and WXXI


  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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One mother's fight to save her daughter's life from a dysfunctional and inhumane health care system in California's prisons.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
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The American Prairie Foundation is working to reintroduce thousands of bison and other native species to parts of Montana, with the hopes of luring...

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, Yellowstone Public Radio, and The Nature Podcast


  • Added: Nov 19, 2007
  • Length: 30:23
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Mar 05, 2007
  • Length: :15
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Four elderly Dutch people remember how as children recently liberated from the POW camps in Indonesia, they regained their childhood when they wer...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
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UN event / Photo Exhibit Opening Ceremony - 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize / Two files: 1. raw sound file / crowd mingling before event

  • Added: Apr 23, 2006
  • Length: 36:48
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A Chicana, African American and Romanian talk about their breast cancer.

Bought by KUER, WAMC, and KUCB


  • Added: Oct 19, 2004
  • Length: 08:44
  • Purchases: 3