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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
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: 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: 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 fourth week of December (12/23): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a woman who became the youngest singer to scor...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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Paul Simon recalls the creative sparks and controversies surrounding his landmark album, "Graceland"

Bought by Prairie Public, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUKY, CBC Inside the Music, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: May 17, 2012
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 12
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The official radio companion to the MARLEY documentary film in theatres and homes on April 20, 2012.

Bought by WNMU-FM, KMUW, WCPN, KVNF, WSLR and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Archival Paul Simon interviews from various moments of his career are intertwined to show the evolution of his creative process. Hosted by Rita Ho...

Bought by WKMS, KBYS 88.3 FM, KISU, North State Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Brand new one-hour special features exclusive Sting interview looking back on music from his solo career.

Bought by KPVL, WUKY, Prairie Public, CBC Inside the Music, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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KUT News’s hour-long special report: Grounded: the End of the Shuttle Era and the Future of Space Flight, explores the launch of U.S. space mission...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2011
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Billy Joel looks back on his career as a songwriter.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMXT and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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New one-hour radio special tells the story of Carole King's classic album, TAPESTRY

Bought by WXXI, Prairie Public, Radio New Zealand, WFAE, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 31
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A new one-hour radio special pays tribute to "the only band that matters" with both exclusive and archival interviews.

Bought by Prairie Public, WTJU, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, KRZA and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 27
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One hour radio documentary highlights the gospel music Elvis recorded throughout his career.

Bought by WNMU-FM, Troy Public Radio, KPIK-LP, KTNA, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Battleship Missouri Memorial, Credit: USS Missouri Memorial Association
The Battleship Missouri is best known as the site where World War II officially ended on Sept. 2, 1945. Veterans share tales about the ship, nickn...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, KBUT, and KVMR


  • Added: Dec 06, 2006
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 3
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Brand new one-hour music intensive radio special features legendary bluesman Buddy Guy in his own words and music.

Bought by KAZU, KPIP-LP, KUPR low power FM, WXAV 88.3FM, WNCU and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 37
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One-hour music intensive radio special pays tribute to American music icon Waylon Jennings.

Bought by Prairie Public, WMMT, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, The Texan Radio Network, KOSU and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 7
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One-hour documentary about legendary western-swing musician and bandleader Bob Wills.

Bought by WDCB, WEZU, Radio New Zealand, Prairie Public, KMUW and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 24
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The Second of two one-hour documentaries on The Byrds, covering 1968 to 1972: the groundbreaking country-rock years.

Bought by WMMT, KPVL, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 28
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Max Skidmore takes a look at what America's former Presidents have done in their post presidential years. The show features our regular segments.

Bought by WILL


  • Added: Feb 04, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Marriages were not historically speaking, founded on love, Stephanie Coontz discusses the institution of marriage with Talking History's Linna Plac...

Bought by WEPS


  • Added: Feb 04, 2006
  • Length: 29:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Congress authorizes a historic site at Sand Creek

  • Added: Jul 29, 2005
  • Length: 06:12
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Cambodian Musician Daran Kravanh says music saved his life during the Kiling Fields.

Bought by The Story, KGLT, and KZSC


  • Added: Jul 21, 2005
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 3