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Caption: Joe Bev plays early Rock 78s., Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
"Tuiti Fruiti," "Let the Good Times Roll" and "Good Rockin; Tonight" are among the 78 RPM records heard on the 11th edition of Joe Bev's Jazz-O-Ram...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 59:15
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joe Bev remastered 1927 Rhapsody in Blue 78., Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
Joe Bev hosts an hour of remastered 78s records, including George Gershwin with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra conducted by Nat Shilkret “Rhapsody in ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 10, 2013
  • Length: 57:05
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rebecca Lukens
Rebecca Lukens (March 31, 1825): An American businesswoman. She was the owner and manager of the iron and steel mill that became the Lukens Steel C...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Prairie Public, KMXT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Woo boy another big show comes your way! This time we speak with historian, curator, author and lecturer, Carolyn O’Bagy Davis. Credited with virtu...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Emotion Roadmap and Investing
Worried about retirement? Worried about your future? Worried about your investments? What if there was a way to minimize your risk while offering a...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2013
  • Length: 45:04
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
Caption: Hilda Baumol., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Hilda Baumol, 89, of Battery Park City, Manhattan, recalls the automat and a memorable (and long-shuttered) New York City restaurant chain, Childs.

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 2
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A call to arms to protect business from the anti-capitalist rhetoric of the 1960s.

Bought by WRIR, Spokane Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, and WRPI


  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 4
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The camera, exposing social problems or becoming one?

Bought by WRIR, WRPI, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Surveillance in America—needed or nightmare?

Bought by KREV-LP, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A class at the University of Phoenix's Hohokam campus in Arizona. Phoenix is the nation's largest for-profit university and largely serves working adults. , Credit: Brian Pobuda/University of Phoenix
The rapid rise of career-oriented, for-profit colleges and universities has provoked heated debate about the costs, quality and purpose of higher e...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Nov 14, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Contraception as a right of privacy? The Supreme Court say, ‘Yes’!

Bought by KZYX, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Joaquin Miller and other writers have a camp on the slopes of Mt. Shasta. To that camp comes a tenderfoot newspaper editor. He catches some trout f...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2012
  • Length: 08:08
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A youth left to his own devices goes out on a log over the Sacramento River. Then he senses he's not alone. A bear has gotten on the same log and i...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2012
  • Length: 12:15
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A youth waits as fires are set to drive game out of a canyon. He wants a Grizzly. He gets his wish but after he fires his muzzle loaded rifle the b...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2012
  • Length: 08:03
Caption: Steven Pinker
Two Harvard scholars with recent books are featured on this edition of PEACE TALKS RADIO. First Steven Pinker, talks about his 2011 book "The Bett...

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


  • Added: Oct 22, 2012
  • Length: 29:02
  • Purchases: 3
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The fourth and final installment of the Jazz Crossroads of America series. In the 1960s universities began to establish jazz education programs, an...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WPTC


  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
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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Part 3 in the Jazz Crossroads of America series. The National Road is also a metaphor for the exodus of talented jazz musicians from Indiana in the...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Art Hodes
Some of the earliest Blue Note recording sessions featured the trumpet of Sidney DeParis, clarinet of Edmund Hall, and piano of Art Hodes. They ca...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:52
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Episode 1 of “Jazz Crossroads of America,” a special four-part series on the history of Indiana jazz. King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbeck...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: (L to R) Kenneth Radnofsky; Marc-André Hamelin; Richard Stoltzman , Credit: Melinda Gordon
Classical New England celebrates the revolutionary French composer, with pianist Marc-André Hamelin, clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, saxophonist Ken...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:31
  • Purchases: 3