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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this one-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by WVPE, KAZU, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this two-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Don't remember the past? Does that mean you're condemned to repeat it? What does our country's past tell us about our present— and how can it help ...

Bought by KDNK and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The highs and lows of presidential history told through a variety of music, comedy, sounds, and voices from FDR to Obama and Trump, plus eventful r...

Bought by WRFA-LP, KMUN, WHRV, KUOW, WUTC and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 37
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In the first episode of a new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians Fred Turner and Wilbur J. Scott explore how the self-image of Ameri...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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In the first episode of With Good Reason’s new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians Fred Turner and Wilbur J. Scott explore how the se...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WPCA-LP, Red River Radio Network, WCQS, WNYC and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 11
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In the first episode of With Good Reason’s new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians Fred Turner and Wilbur J. Scott explore how the se...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Interview with Barbara Reynolds,founding editor of USA Today on her 2017 book My Life, My Love, My Legacy biography of Coretta King, condensed from...

Bought by WMMT and WVAS


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:16
  • Purchases: 2
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A one-hour special radio documentary about the resurgence of Iñupiaq drum and dance traditions in Alaska framed with narration, interviews, and liv...

Bought by KMUD and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nathan Hale regrets he has only one life to lose for his country, and the fourth blood moon is about to appear...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 02:48:48
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He developed a prevailing theory of gravity and labored over calculations concerning the end of the world, but had no use for women! Sir Isaac Newton

  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:52:14
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Full-Time Blues Radio honors Levon Helm for what would have been his 75th birthday.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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: Scott Hanson, Clearwater Hot Club w/ Sam Miltich, and Great Northern Radio Show Players, Credit: Charlie Pulkrabek - 3/2/14
Presented by Northern Community Radio and Aaron Brown, The Great Northern Radio Show blends the classic model of a radio variety show with some mod...

Bought by WTIP and KUMD


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, KBYU/BYU Radio, WOSU, WVIA, KBYU/BYU Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
  • Purchases: 7
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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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An hour-long program of classic jazz, in which Jazz historian Ted Gioia joins Night Lights to talk about his latest book.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The railworker's motel-on-wheels Camp Car is on the siding
From mining to manufacturing, housework to ranching, hear the factual history and realities of American labor, wages, employment, progress, quitti...

Bought by KMSU, WNMU-FM, WRFA-LP, KUHF, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:08
  • Purchases: 57
Caption: This is a look up from the 86th Street Station construction site.
The New York City Subway is a complex system that keeps NYC running and it is still being built. Hear the reasons for the initial construction, the...

Bought by Hark!, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 14, 2013
  • Length: 08:43
  • Purchases: 5
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We continue our coverage of Boats and Bluegrass 2012 with Corpse Reviver. This group is a collaborative of bluegrass performers paying tribute to t...

  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 36:45
Caption: Teachings From Turtle Island
In this installment of Teachings From Turtle Island: Stories of Anishinaabe People, the first of ten programs being produced for Northern Community...

Bought by WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, and Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 57:17
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: French Coast Dead Ahead, Credit: history101.com
A powerful remembrance of the preparation, execution, and aftermath of Operation Overlord, June 6, 1944.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Indie3 Radio, KALH, WNIJ, Delta College Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 13:48
  • Purchases: 9
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On this special episode we will hear music from all of the artists, albums and singles in the 2013 class of the Blues Foundation's Blues Hall of Fame!

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSLR, and KPVL


  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A dramatic retelling of the challenging American expedition to climb the world's highest mountain in 1963.

Bought by PRX Remix, KUER, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSJD, KMUZ and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 21:25
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Fit as a Bull Moose
2012 marks the 100th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt's 1912 Bull Moose bid to be president. This program looks back at Roosevelt's career and how...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KUAF Public Radio, WRPI, and KFAI


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 20:07
  • Purchases: 4