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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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Take note: On this episode we're following the "Race Beat." We talk with Hank Klibanoff who's book "The Race Beat" tells the story of journalists c...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 25:00
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A conversation with biologist and naturalist E.O. Wilson on what winning a second Pulitzer Prize meant for him and his Harvard colleagues. A look ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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In this episode we're looking at the small town through the literary lens. Hear how Shirley Ann Grau author of "Keepers of the House" hung up on th...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
Caption: As soon as the 19th Amendment passed, giving women the right to vote, National Women's Party leader Alice Paul started drafting the Equal Rights Amendment., Credit: Caroline Ballard
Women are only mentioned in the Constitution once: in the Nineteenth Amendment which grants women the right to vote. In 1923, suffragists proposed ...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mardi Gras Indian costume at New Orleans' African American Museum., Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints uncovers the little known stories about African American history in New Orleans from the largest slave rebellion in 1811 to the cu...

Bought by WAER and KISA Digital Studios


  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Unmarked graves on Yellow Hill, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints travels along one path of the Underground Railroad starting in Norfolk, Virginia and finishing in Buxton, Ontario. We will also s...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
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One of the best mission statements I’ve read is the original NPR mission, which was written in 1969 by Bill Siemering. Bill is an amazing guy who, ...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, WXAV 88.3FM, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 19:24
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Theater of Dionysus, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Prof. Timothy Moore describes the historical context of Greek tragedies and shares his own research into the music of ancient Roman comedies.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 12:39
  • Purchases: 1
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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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For the forth week of June (6/22): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at two brothers whose musical skills help take a popula...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of November (11/15): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a talented drummer whose career was almost dera...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the second week of November (11/13): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a tejana singer who began fronting bands at th...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
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For the fourth week of October (10/27): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a night club where a Texas icon was born.

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the first week of September (9/3): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer whose biggest hits were based on a most...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of April (4/21): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at how one of the states most famous songs is based on...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the second week of April (4/12): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who rode the rails to international stard...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the last week of March (3/31): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a young singer whose promising career ended tragical...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the fourth week of March (3/24): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a musician who was nicknamed for his lively stage ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the fourth week of January (1/27): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a pioneering trumpeter who performed with some o...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of January (1/16): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a pioneering female R&B artist who is a triple th...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of July (7/17): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who had a minty fresh moniker.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the second week of October (10/10): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a popular artist who stopped making records in ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:50
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For the fourth week of November (11/22): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at an artist who could really sink his teeth into...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:41
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NASA's Chief historian, Bill Barry discusses the impact each generation has had on the space program.

Bought by KVSC and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 23, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2