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Stewart O'Nan has written over 20 books as varied as the best-selling novel, SNOW ANGELS (now a film) to the non-fiction book co-written with Steph...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Just in time for the centennial of the end of World War One, a story of triumph and tragedy that spawned a national womens' movement and a historic...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

Bought by WNJR and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Some of the prominent popular musicians who passed away in 2017 are celebrated in a one-hour special hosted by public radio music historian Paul In...

Bought by WAER, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WVAS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KDUR and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 18
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Guest editor of BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2017, Natasha Trethewey talks about her her first creative non-fiction book, BEYOND KATRINA: A MEDITATION ON T...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A one-hour program focusing on the work of female jazz guitarist Emily Remler. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WCPN, WNMU-FM, WFAE, WNCU, WPTC and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 12
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Chess Records' first release was a disastrous Tibbs Brother song expressing displeasure with the then recently deceased racist Mississippi Governor...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:08:20
Caption: Betty Peters, known as Mama Betty, shuttles jail visitors along the last mile of the journey. , Credit: George Lavender
Thousands of Los Angeles County prisoners are housed in Pitchess Detention center. For visitors, the journey to the jail can take all day. The clos...

Bought by PRX Remix, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 3
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We remember a Past American Voice--Arkansas native and former Rhode Island Poet Laureate, C.D. Wright who died suddenly in early 2016. She authored...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Georgia State Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham shares stories about some of his influences, including the late poets Richard Hugo, William Stafford and...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Zoey going hiking, Credit: LN Lurie
A sound-designed piece from a cat's perspective on her last adventure.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 07:32
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IU performs Jean Anoilh adaption of Sophocles' Antigone

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 09:10
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Barb's Story / The Fabulous 3 / Take Your Oxygen First / A Few Good Men

  • Added: Nov 08, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Mel and Judy / Ellen Proxmire-Patricia Stewart / Chris and Stacy-Tom and Mary / Patti Hoffman-Dr Karlawish

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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We pay tribute to Pulitzer Prize winner Claudia Emerson, the former Virginia Poet Laureate (2008-10) who died December 4, 2014. Emerson deftly port...

Bought by WABE and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Northern High School sophomore Christina Dixon and Erica Walker Joynes
Northern High School sophomore Christina Dixon entered Erica Walker-Joynes' exceptional children's class last year because she was deemed to be at ...

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
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Tom Townsley reads his poem, When I am Old and Sick - words, sounds and music.

  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: :46
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A dramatic musical based on "The Diary of Anne Frank," with music by Michael Cohen and libretto by Enid Futterman. Perfect for scheduling in April ...

Bought by KPVL and KENW


  • Added: Apr 22, 2012
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The producer and her Grandmother, several years ago
Virginia Mae Snyder lived alone in her house in West Virginia until she was 94. She suffered a drastic fall while gardening; a fall which forced he...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 04, 2012
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode thirty-two is just below, right behind that little arrow. It’s hiding there. If you don’t believe me, go ahead, click that little arrow and...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Mar 02, 2011
  • Length: 28:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julia and Paul's Valentine, Credit: Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts
Happy Valentine's from Julia Child! This one-hour special was started years ago but never aired till now. She presents two love stories that have t...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KPIP-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WNMU-FM, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2011
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 23
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A thirty second commercial about DIABETES!

  • Added: Nov 02, 2010
  • Length: :35
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Music fans recall how they heard the news of John Lennon's death in 1980, and what Lennon's music has meant to them. Also, excerpts from an interv...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, Prairie Public, KAZU, Prairie Public, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 27
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In the evening of April 6th 1994 the plane of the Rwandan president was shot down. This sparked the genocide that nearly killed one million people

  • Added: Apr 05, 2010
  • Length: 14:39
Caption: Paris, 2008
The 90th Anniversary of the end of World War I

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Nov 13, 2008
  • Length: 07:11
  • Purchases: 1