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Caption: Hugh Turley, The Martyrdom of Thomas Merton
Heart failure, accident, or murder? John Shuck interviews Hugh Turley about the mysterious death of Thomas Merton.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 57:01
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR features the Past American Voice of Conger Beasley Jr. Pulled from three archive programs in 1990 and 1996, this author of f...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Judyth Vary-Baker
Unspun talks with Lee Harvey Oswald's lover and confidant, Judyth Vary-Baker. Judyth is an author, artist, poet, teacher and social scientist. 35...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:58
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Christian theologian and peace activist James W. Douglass tells us why he thinks JFK was assassinated. He says it was because Kennedy went up again...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:08
Caption: Vicki Leon
Author Vicki Leon takes us for a ride through the ages of aphrodisiacs and anti-aphrodisiacs, contraception, nymphomania, bisexuality, cross-dressi...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 26, 2013
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Golden Holocaust cover, Credit: jacket design by Jackie Drooker
The CIGARETTE is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. Few discoveries have been so consequential. So begins the work by his...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
Caption: Gino Bartali
A new book, Road to Valor, by Aili and Andres McConnon is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leonardo da Vinci's flying machine
America loves innovation and the can-do spirit that made this country what it is-a world leader in self-government, industry and technology, and po...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 14:41
Caption: Matti Friedman
In an age when physical books matter less and less, here is a THRILLING story about a book that meant everything. A thousand years ago the most per...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Who were the mysterious Maya? Their predecessors were nomadic hunters. They followed game animals across the Bering Land Bridge, and populated the ...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2012
  • Length: 27:00
Caption: Mathew Barrett Gross
In the past dozen years, from Y2K to 2012, apocalyptic anticipation in America has leapt from the cultish to the mainstream. Today, nearly 60 perce...

  • Added: May 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: New York University Press, Credit: Trade card for Cottolene
Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein

  • Added: Jan 04, 2012
  • Length: 19:53
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Memorialized in a Bob Dylan song and an Academy Award nominated Denzel Washington film, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a successful prize fighter, wh...

Bought by WEZU, WOUB, NPR Illinois, RadioFreePalmer, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
Caption: Paul Vickery as Tate Brady performing in the Brady Theater, Tulsa, OK, Credit: Lee Roy Chapman and Field Guide Media
You might say that Dr. Paul Vickery channels spirits. Besides his long career as a history professor at Oral Roberts University, he also moonlight...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: Tate Brady, Credit: Beryl Ford Collection, Tulsa City-County Library
In the early 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan had been so active in Tulsa, Oklahoma - doing everything from holding parades to organizing lynch mobs - that ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:34
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A conversation with James Douglass, author of "JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters". Douglass makes the case for his theory th...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KMXT, WCPN, KUOW, KUOW and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2008
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 17