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Caption: Apollo 11 on a 1969 Small-Screen TV
In the 1960's some in our nation craved more answers about our universe. Here you'll witness the realities that surrounded us then, and the effort...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMPG, WRVO Public Media, KVSC, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 57:22
  • Purchases: 10
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When conducting research for his acclaimed book "Klansville, USA," sociologist David Cunningham encountered the work of a journalist who, in the 19...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 16:45
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What can an ancient debate about an elephant tell us about the history of medicine?

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:57
  • 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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Join Director Paul Barnes as he takes you through Great River Shakespeare Festival's production of, "Georama". Learn the backstory, details about t...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:26
Caption: Dr. Halle Tanner Dillion Johnson  was the first woman and the first black woman to practice medicine in Alabama.  She was licensed in 1891.
Here's an account of healthcare in the rural Alabama. This account was written in 1894. Listen.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 06:39
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Professor Joe Loewenstein details Shakespeare's creative and intellectual response to accusations of plagiarism by Robert Greene.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 16:39
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Roman historian Karen Acton explores the historical identities of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 14:58
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Scholars and directors shed light on the question of why we continue to study and admire William Shakespeare.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 16:50
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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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Jami Ake questions the role of marriage in Shakespeare's plays and whether the famous playwright qualifies as a feminist.

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 15:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Musa Gurnis describes the characteristics and lasting influence of theater in Shakespeare's time.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 13:50
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On this episode of CC, we continue our coverage of the Winona County Historical Societies’ annual Voices from the Past Cemetery Walk”. The walk is ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:35
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part one Voices of the Past Cemetery Discovery Walk 2015, sponsored by the Winona County Historical...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:35
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On this episode of CC, we continue our coverage of the Winona County Historical Societies' annual Voices from the Past Cemetery Walk”. The walk is ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 19:01
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we continue our coverage of the Winona County Historical Societies' annual Voices from the Past Cemetery Walk”. ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 11:06
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part one of Voices of the Past Cemetery Discovery Walk 2015, sponsored by the Winona County Histori...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 21:06
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you our conclusion of Voices of the Past Cemetery Discovery Walk 2014, sponsored by the Winona County H...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 13:42
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Today on Culture Clique, we continue our coverage of the Voices of The Past Woodlawn Cemetery Discovery Walk 2014 sponsored by The Winona County Hi...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 19:00
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part one Voices of the Past Cemetery Discovery Walk 2014, sponsored by the Winona County Historical...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 16:35
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Historian Mark Valeri examines the truths about the first Thanksgiving and the myths of American identity we have created around the event.

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Schools were not created with the intention of making geniuses and filling its pupils with knowledge. Hear three historians explain the surprising ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 11:41
  • Purchases: 2
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On fifty-two square miles of rural land in Kankakee County Illinois there is a unique sand savannah sandwiched between corn and soybean fields wher...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 11:26
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Rebecca McInroy invites Kate Betts, Margaret Cook, Nancy Baker Jones, and Jean Heath to discuss The Bullock Texas State History Museum's exhibit on...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 58:08