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Caption: Chanukkah In Story & Song
Chanukkah In Story and Song Sung by the The Western Wind Narrated by Leonard Nimoy The acclaimed vocal sextet and the renowned actor present 25 ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2019
  • Length: 57:48
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to the next "Sounds Jewish" for sad, stirring and defiant music written during the Holocaust or linked to those dark times.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on the show: What would you ask a Neanderthal? We can bring Neanderthals back, a la Jurassic Park, with technologies we have today. So...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Sounds Jewish parties like it's 360 BCE with songs for the Festival of Purim from the three corners of the Jewish world.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Clyde Bellecourt talks about his experiences with AIM, native american culture and heritage.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to the next Sounds Jewish for songs remembering the Night of Broken Glass.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to the next Sounds Jewish for a penitential playlist that just may help you prepare for Yom Kippur.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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WV examine the life of Sojourner Truth and what she means to us. We talk with Jacqueline Sheehan about her novel about Sojourner Truth, THE COMET’S...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 45:28
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Celebrating the life and work of Beatrix Potter

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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How well does any nonfiction writer capture "The Truth?" Essayist Edward McPherson explores truth and memory in nonfiction.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 14:17
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Publisher and fiction writer, Danielle Dutton, discusses the poetics of suburbia and the roadblocks of women in publishing. In the second half Prof...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 20:51
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Rebecca McInroy and Rabbi Neil Blumofe discuss Gerwin's music and legacy.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:26:08
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A reading from the Kings James Version of the Bible from Acts: Chapter 2 Verses 1 thru 39.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:43
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Author Sam Roberts reads about a civil rights pioneer indeed, from his new book. Another example of our daily 100-second show -- great for top-of-t...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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A conversational profile of Cesar Chavez featuring his United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta, Chavez scholar Jose-Antonio Orosco and Texas ...

Bought by KVNF, KQED, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:45
  • Purchases: 20
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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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As human beings, we are, in fact, creatures. Like any other living organism, energy conservation is of highest priority to our vibrant being, whet...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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Music and comments that take your listeners into the heart of America, including a powerful presentation of our 200+ year old national anthem.

Bought by Mississippi Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KMSU, WGBH Radio Boston, KCNP and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2013
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Michelle Alexander, Associate Law Professor at Moritz School of Law and Author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness." , Credit: http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/
Professor Michelle Alexander, author of ‘The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness’ makes the case that the US’ criminal ju...

Bought by WCSU-FM


  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Crystal Cove in the good old days
Saving Crystal Cove - The story of Laura Davick, an accidental activist, who used the California Coastal Act to save the historic 1930's cottages i...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 21:58
Caption: Wolverines with Min Leibrook, sax
In the earliest jazz bands of the 1920s, the baritone and bass saxophones were relegated to the rhythm section, the bass line. But everything bega...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2012
  • Length: 58:53
Caption: Willie "the Lion" Smith
He was a master ”Tickler”. Stride piano is the term attached later to a specific rhythmic style where the left hand follows the pattern of the rig...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 58:54
Caption: Bix Beiderbecke & Frankie Trumbauer
The dynamic duo work of cornet Bix Beiderbecke and saxophonist Frankie Trumbauer was one of the greatest in early jazz. Their first recording dates...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 58:53