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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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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: The Big Pond, Credit: © Goethe-institut
During the Nazi regime, many German artists, scientists, and other intellectuals found refuge in Southern California. The authors Lion Feuchtwanger...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 34:48
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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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Milwaukee has been called the most German city in America – already in the 1840s, large numbers of Germans who were fleeing wars in Europe began se...

  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 17:28
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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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Coffee is more than just a beverage – it can be a jumpstart to a day at work or a relaxing afternoon with friends. This episode explores the meanin...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 15:56
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Joe Loewenstein describes the small and highly competitive theater scene in which Early Modern playwrights like William Shakespeare flourished.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 14:06
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Robert Henke tracks Shakespeare back to his Italian inspirations and uncovers sources for his early comedies.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 12:26
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Anthropologist John Bowen shares a brief history of Islam in France and offers commentary on the ongoing European migrant crisis.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 09:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: James Wilson Marshall (1884)
Meet James Marshall and some other famous folks on the eve of the California Gold Rush of 1849.

  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:23:22
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: PROJECT GUTENBERG
Professor Lynne Tatlock shares her insights into the art of translation and reveals the many lives of Jane Eyre in Germany.

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 11:40
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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
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg with Roots Music Icon Taj Mahal. A discussion about the genesis of roots music and the music ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 11:13
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After the Boston Marathon bombing, journalists scrambled to identify those responsible for the attack, and their motive. Rolling news and online m...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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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
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Immaculée Ilibagiza was one of sixteen women that survived the Rwanda Genocide in 1994. Listen to her story of survival and how it's changed her li...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 07, 2011
  • Length: 30:34
  • Purchases: 1
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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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
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Scholars from around the world gathered recently for George Mason University’s forum Beyond Golden Age and Decline: Muslim Societies and Global Mod...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with this edition of Kaleidoscope. From Mose the Firefighter to terminology and Irish practices, here is a look at th...

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Feb 14, 2011
  • Length: 47:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Dedicated to the late broadcaster, J.P. McCarthy—Detroit's #1 Irishman—here is a two-hour celebration for St. Patrick's Day. In song, poetry, and p...

Bought by KHEN-LP and KREV-LP


  • Added: Feb 11, 2011
  • Length: 01:33:41
  • Purchases: 2
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Produced by Dred Scott Keyes, "Before The Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley", this entertaining and informational interview/music mix with author Chr...

Bought by WNCU, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, and WCPN


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3