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This week on the show: we zoom in on North and South Korea. For more than 70 years, the Korean peninsula has been divided. And many hope the two c...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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In the historic city of Magdeburg, Germany, there is a Johnny Cash themed country music festival called Nashville Days – complete with corndogs and...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:01
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It is estimated that 30,000 Hessian soldiers fought for the British during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Where did they come from and...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 23:47
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Jolynn Lee, Marine Corp Spouse of the Year 2018, shares her journey of helping her husband and family live with PTSD.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:03
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Kristen Christy Lange, Air Force Spouse of the Year 2018 share the joy and heartache on her journey as a military spouse.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:04
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PEACE TALKS RADIO, the radio series and podcast on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution strategies offers up another compilation show bas...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Part two of our conversation with Stewart O'Nan, the author of 20 plus books including EMILY, ALONE and LAST NIGHT AT THE LOBSTER, examines his st...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Listen to Vietnam veteran Tim O'Brien at the Kansas City Public Library, as he discusses experiences that fueled his collection of short stories, T...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Featuring the popular poetry of the time before and during the Great War: the Music Hall songs; the songs the soldiers sang; the poems that served ...

Bought by Prairie Public and KAAD-LP


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s show: A love story that started during the Korean War 65 years ago, and never really ended. Also what would you do if your friend di...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
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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
Caption: Album art for 75th Anniv, Credit: Michael Uhlenkott/Unknown
80 years ago, Orson Welles really did scare the pants off the nation with his radio broadcast "War of the Worlds." This is the backstory, from docu...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 49:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Inmates at LBJ
During the war in Vietnam, there was a notorious American military prison on the outskirts of Saigon called Long Binh Jail. But LBJ wasn’t for capt...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 18:19
  • Purchases: 1
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My father was an American soldier in the Vietnam War. I don't know my dad at all.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"The Bed I Made" Author Mr. Robert Lynch on his Father the U.S. Marine Korean War Hero and Healing from PTSD like we've never heard it before. Thi...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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
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Gregg explores what it it was like for his father, as a cadet on a Liberty Ship during WWII. We take our microphone on a voyage on the Jeremiah O'...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
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The first episode of A New York Minute In History explores the lives of Henry Johnson and Tommy Hitchcock Jr., World War I heroes with ties to New ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:45
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The Iraq War ended in December 2011, a dramatic setting for former U.S. Army Captain Matt Gallagher, who discusses his novel, YOUNGBLOOD, which dra...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An Afterglow special perfect for Memorial Day! An exploration of the popular songs from World War II, sung by Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinat...

Bought by KTXK


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From 1939 to 1945, as World War II raged on, American Popular Music responded. On Afterglow’s Memorial Day special this week, we look at the songs ...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Eleanor Wilner
We begin Women's History Month with The Augurs: Women of an Age. This public poetry reading features a a group of women poets, all over the age of ...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Art and WWl by Empire Heiress Realist Sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. A Historical Expose on Social Healing and Women's Liberation through Ar...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 27:55