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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
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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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This time on Peace Talks Radio, we present producer Amy Mayer’s 2011 program that then marked the 50th anniversary of The Peace Corps.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Rocky Mountains' famous Moffat Tunnel, Credit: Copyright C. Warren
Top performers of the 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s take us on a musical journey through the past, present, and future accompanied with facts about trav...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KSRQ, KPVL, WNMU-FM, WCBE and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2012
  • Length: 56:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Superman by Random House, Credit: Jacket design by David Stevenson
Legions of fans from Boston to Buenos Aires can recite the story of the child born Kal-El, scion of the doomed planet Krypton, who was rocketed to ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 03, 2012
  • Length: 19:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leonardo da Vinci's flying machine
America loves innovation and the can-do spirit that made this country what it is-a world leader in self-government, industry and technology, and po...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 14:41
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The story of Elena Fonseca, a remarkable women from Montevideo, Uruguay. Elena was a diplomats wife who lived in a number of countries before retur...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Joey Ramone's close friends and family salute him by rocking out and finishing the tracks Joey left behind when he died.

Bought by WTJU, KPVL, WMMT, and CBC Inside the Music


  • Added: May 17, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Cheese & Culture
Behind every traditional type of cheese there is a fascinating story. By examining the role of the cheese-maker throughout world history and by und...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 17:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eddie Condon
New Orleans, Chicago and New York were the primary hubs for jazz by the mid 1920s. The influences from each location enriched the result. Musicians...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Andrew Gumbel, co-author of the book "Oklahoma City: What the Investigation Missed--and Why it Still Matters" (2012, HarperCollins) with Roger Char...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: London of the 1920s
Jazz Historian Albert McCarthy writes in his book, Big Band Jazz (Exeter Books, NY 1974), “When jazz and dance music began to dominate American pop...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
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Neighbors of the Murrah Federal building recall the 1995 bombing that altered the life and culture of Oklahoma City. As a precaution to listeners,...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 2
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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
Caption: Josephine Baker
Sidney Bechet and Josephine Baker were the most recognizable expatriates on the Parisian seen in the 1920s. If you've seen the movie "Midnight in P...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
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In 1959, Prince Edward County, Virginia closed its schools rather than integrate. The closures lasted for five years, and the people who were denie...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, 90.5 WSNC, KZYX, WESM 91.3 FM and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Red Allen
New Orleans musician who's work had a profound effect on the early development of jazz.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: New York University Press, Credit: Trade card for Cottolene
Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein

  • Added: Jan 04, 2012
  • Length: 19:53
Caption: Fletcher Henderson
Bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger Fletcher Henderson is little remembered today in spite of the fact he set the foundation for the corners...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Virginia Prescott and Chris Matthews, Credit: David Murray
The TV personality and former journalist talks about his new book, "Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero."

  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 49:30
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On this episode of "Culture Clique", Sheikh Odeh Muhawesh lectures about the word "Jihad" in his talk, "Everything You Wanted To Know About Jihad, ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 28:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Legendary folksinger and social activist Pete Seeger is receiving long-delayed appreciation for his immense contribution to American music and cult...

Bought by KWIT, KHNS, 90.5 WSNC, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KVNF and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 15
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Two instances when peace broke out – right on the field of battle. First, the impromptu but widespread unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 (100th an...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Red River Radio Network, WFIU, KUNM, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 04, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Signing Off - Album Artwork
UB40 went on to become one of the world's biggest reggae acts - but their debut album "Signing Off" still stands as one of their most influential r...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2011
  • Length: 49:05