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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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Making America Patriotic Again with Jorge Bernardo National Monument tour guide extraordinaire. Mr. Bernardo helps thousands relive & believe in t...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 27:17
  • Purchases: 1
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Daniel Monti choses Maximum Health Radio "Quality Living" to release this amazing announcement first. Making History with Firsts as a Hospital...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We hear a lot in the news about the Antarctic ice sheet melting – but what else threatens a place so cold, so remote, and so seemingly barren? In t...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 21:32
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Poetry and the pain of experience are the subjects of this episode titled "Our Cheated Hearts." Author Winston Groom incorporated his experiences i...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 25:00
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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
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Music & Mans Self Discovery with Dj Spooky aka That Subliminal Kid aka Paul Miller explores the ways in which music documents, inspires, heals and ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 27:41
Caption: Women's March 2016, St. Paul, MN, Credit: Katie Carter
Area Voices producer Katie Carter rode along on a bus from Bemidji full of women and girls headed to the Women's March in St. Paul. This segment o...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 18:11
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Look back at the early years of Pink Floyd with an exclusive interview of Pink Floyd drummer, Nick Mason, plus rare tracks from the late '60s and e...

Bought by KFAI, KZYX, KAZU, WFiT Melbourne 89.5 FM, KFAI and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 24
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 WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 19:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Scientists discovered the "sound channel" in 1944. Whales use it to communicate across oceans — and during the Cold War the Navy secretly used it to track nuclear subs. This 1948 graphic shows sound traveling on an axis 700 fathoms down in the Atlantic., Credit: Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel
Something unusual happens about a half mile under the sea. Ocean physics create a special zone where sound travels for hundreds, even thousands of ...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, American Voices, Hark!, KFAI and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:11
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The Storied South , Credit: Bill Ferris
Preeminent Southern folklorist Bill Ferris has spent the last 40 years documenting the South in print, photography and film. His latest book, The S...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 15:59
  • 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
Caption: Studying for the GED at an adult education school in Washington, D.C., Credit: Emily Hanford
Millions of high school dropouts hope their ticket to a better job is getting a GED. But critics say passing a test is not the same as getting a hi...

Bought by WMUU-LP, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KPIP-LP, WITF, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Conversations about ideas and innovations in investigations and imprisonment, the search for justice, and the unexpected intersection of crime and ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For the first week of May (5/5): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at an often-overlooked musician who helped lay the founda...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the second week of May (5/12): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at the unlikely origins of one of the states best known...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the second week of August (8/8): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a historic recording session that helped set the s...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:40