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John U. Bacon talks about his latest book, "The Great Halifax Explosion."

Bought by Michigan Radio, WKAR, and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Keven Joyce, umpiring a JV baseball game in Plymouth, Credit: Otis Gray
50 years after the infamous Battle of Hue, a Vietnam vet talks about living with memories you have no choice but to carry.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jarvis Johnson, Credit: photo by: Donny Rowles
Jarvis Johnson was a basketball prodigy by age 2. He’d developed elite basketball skills by the time he was 12, which is also about the time he dis...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:04
Caption: David Hartsock at the airfield.
It was Shirley Dygert's first time jumping from a plane. When everything went wrong, skydiving instructor David Hartsock determined that there was ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 2
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When Brandy Gibson was pregnant the first time, she noticed that opening her freezer gave her an odd, pleasant feeling. But when she got pregnant a...

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: 1940s dial telephone
"Sorry, Wrong Number" --- Produced eight times between 1943 and 1960, "Sorry, Wrong Number," Lucille Fletcher’s phenomenal success is radio’s mos...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 21:03