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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: 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
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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In 1952 Billie Holiday began her last great period on record with a series of small-group sessions that capture the twilight glow of a jazz star.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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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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Memorable moments from Peace Talks Radio programs spotlighting Nobel Prize winners Mairead Maguire, Ralph Bunche, Muhammad Yunus, Jody Williams, Ma...

Bought by KAZU and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 2
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In this excerpt from the Peace Talks Radio series, learn about the history of Conscientious Objectors in the U.S. and the high profile role that th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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This is a Peace Talks radio special… from the archive of the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. We’re calling it Peace Great...

Bought by KAZU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
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This is a Peace Talks radio special… from the archive of the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. We’re calling it Peace Grea...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KMUN, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: May 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Two history books are profiled that both provide a timeline of history for peace periods, peace leaders, key philosophers, important turning points...

Bought by KUOW and WORT


  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Anton Treuer helped get the grassroots Truth and Reconciliation group up and running in Bemidji. The group meets regularly to talk about race and t...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 06:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Compelling and timeless moments drawn from just one of the many seasons of programs in the Peace Talks Radio series on peacemaking and non-violent ...

Bought by KRPS, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Soh Horie / Miep Gies / Jamie Drummond
A three-part Peace Talks Radio program this time features a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb; also remarks from the woman who helped hide Anne...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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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Professor William Bubelis explains how numismatics, or the study of ancient coins, can reveal unique information about ancient cultures.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:35
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Three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior are excerpted and commented on by two lea...

Bought by KUCB, Prairie Public, WVAS, WUAL, KUCB and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: Scipio A. Jones, Credit: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
In the final episode, the NAACP begins efforts to fight the death sentences handed down in Helena, led in part by Scipio Africanus Jones, the leadi...

Bought by WNCU


  • Added: Jan 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Nelson Mandela's life and times are recalled in conversation with radio documentarian Joe Richman who researched Mandela's story for a major 2004 d...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, global24radio, KDNK, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
  • Length: 58:41
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Stan Getz
“My life is music, and in some vague, mysterious and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to a...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richie Havens
Folk singing legend Richie Havens died Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at the age of 72 of a sudden heart attack. In this excerpt from the documentary Ba...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Julia Ward Howe
The story of Julia Ward Howe's 1871 Proclamation for Peace and her call for a universal Mother's Day to promote peace and disarmament, plus the aut...

Bought by KZYX, KUOW, KFCF FM, WRGY, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday once said, "No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music." In a recent Views and Brews f...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Legendary folksinger and social activist Pete Seeger is receiving long-delayed appreciation for his immense contribution to American music and cult...

Bought by KWIT, KHNS, 90.5 WSNC, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KVNF and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: United States Institute of Peace New World Headquarters, Credit: USIP
The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan, national institution established in 1984 and funded by Congress to increase th...

Bought by KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUOW, WFIU, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5