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Caption: Newly milled flour at Carolina Ground, Credit: Carla Seidl
Milling flour is an ancient art. While commercial, industrial milling has largely taken over, there are some who are continuing, and honoring, the...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Greg Garrett
Baylor Professor Greg Garrett explains our culture's fascination with zombies.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 2
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There's no getting around it. 2016 seemed like an especially costly year in the world of music with the deaths of far too many favorites. Music p...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WUTC, KGLP, KHNS, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:50
  • Purchases: 9
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A short talk with the artistic and executive directors and a current artist-in-residence at the 18th Street Arts Center in LA.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:34
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How can teaching about diversity lead to empathy? Anton Treuer is an educator and founding member of Bemidji’s Truth and Reconciliation committee. ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:11
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Anton Treuer discusses how education and prosperity go hand in hand. Can we restructure the system to make education more equitable? Anton speculat...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 08:12
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Anton Treuer has been immersed in higher education for many years. Some of the most common barriers to higher education disproportionately affect s...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 03:03
  • Purchases: 1
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With so many opinions, we may never reach a consensus in education. But keeping the dialogue open and considering all stakeholders – even those no...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
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On April 20th, 1914, just north of Trinidad, Colorado, one of the bloodiest, most overlooked events in the history of the American labor movement s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:45
Caption: Todd Harper, Credit: Carl Allen
Todd Harper turned his life around when he decided to play jazz piano full time. He talked to Phil Nusbaum about his life in jazz, and about his mu...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:39
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It’s Black Music Month and we’re celebrating with a look at only a few of the many many incredible artists who have shaped music, crossed genres an...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
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Professor André de Quadros believes that music is for everyone, including prison inmates. Here, he shares his moving experiences teaching in two Ma...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 10:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Why do books so often turn to music? Richard Powers, author of a new, music-filled novel Orfeo, speaks to the strength of songs and symphonies, inc...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are much more likely than their straight counterparts to be alone and isolated as they age. Housing ...

Bought by Wild Planet Radio and WXDU


  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950., Credit: Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America.
Nurys Ortiz, 58, of Washington Heights, left the Dominican Republic ("DR") to work in a NYC factory when she was 17 years old. Ortiz started cooki...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Nancy Soong, 90, of Battery Park City, Manhattan, recalls the foods of her childhood in Hong Kong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Olga Colon., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Olga Colon, 86, of Manhattan's Lower East Side, arrived in New York City -- from Puerto Rico -- when she was 18 years old. Over the years Colon ma...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Christina Lam, 68, of Chinatown, Manhattan, grew up in Hong Kong and moved to New York to work in a garment factory on East Broadway. She recalls h...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Leonard Cohen and friends talk about his music and influence.

Bought by KFAI, WUTC, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KETR-FM, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 34
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Former inmates and activist Mary McAnally read "Stringtown Prison Blues" and discuss their experiences with the penal system. Full transcript of po...

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, KOSU, and KOSU


  • Added: Dec 23, 2011
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 4
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Here's a program that features George Harrison's best-loved music, some hidden gems, and thoughtful reflections from Harrison fans that help defin...

Bought by KGLT, Prairie Public, North State Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2011
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Bellingham Granary, Credit: Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
An in-depth exploration of the waterfront development in Bellingham, WA.

  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 27:46
Caption: Gutzmann kids at the radijojo offices
Ever had trouble listening? ever had trouble concentrating? Yes sometimes we all have such problems. But some have it worst than others, some even...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2009
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: Scott MacDonald in his workshop
Human relations are important even in jobs where you wouldn’t expect them to be. Scott MacDonald may be an internationally renowned guitar builder,...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 13, 2009
  • Length: 09:45
  • Purchases: 1