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We’ll hear some McPartland recordings with a special emphasis on her own compositions, as well as excerpts from a 1975 interview in which she talks...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:04
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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was at the peak of her commercial success in the mid-1970s when she began to take her music in a jazz-oriented dire...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
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As the 1990s brought the 20th century to a close, women musicians continued to increase their visibility in the jazz world and to erode the notion ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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A decade that saw female artists making further inroads into the male-dominated world of jazz.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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TED Talks meets The Moth meets The History Channel? ...with Dead Ladies. In this episode -- Constance Markievicz. The Irish revolutionary known as ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 33:11
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Trumpeter Billie Rogers, vibraphonist Marjorie Hyams, and other unsung heroines of the World War II era in jazz.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Adelaide Bullen
Archeologist Adelaide Bullen written and presented by Susan J. Mannino

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Eliza Webb
Eliza Webb as written and performed by Lilian B. Moore

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:39
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In 1952 Billie Holiday began her last great period on record with a series of small-group sessions that capture the twilight glow of a jazz star.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Women's March 2016, St. Paul, MN, Credit: Katie Carter
Area Voices producer Katie Carter rode along on a bus from Bemidji full of women and girls headed to the Women's March in St. Paul. This segment o...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 18:11
Caption: Agnes Sampson and witches with devi, Credit: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
How magic and law shaped the witch trials of early modern Europe

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:33
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On this episode of Don't Cha Know, we learn about The Women of Winona's Past, as presented by Jennifer Weaver. Jennifer is the Assistant Director o...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 14, 2014
  • Length: 34:08
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring women instrumentalists who thrived in the upside-down jazz world of wartime America.

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KVNF, KMUW, WMOT, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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
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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
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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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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Miep Gies, the Austrian woman whose family protected the family of Anne Frank during World War II and who found Anne's diary scattered on the floor...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2010
  • Length: 19:01
Caption: Orville, Katharine and Wilbur Wright, Credit: Library of Congress
Why you've never heard of the Wright Brothers' sister, Katharine.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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UN event / Photo Exhibit Opening Ceremony - 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize / Two files: 1. raw sound file / crowd mingling before event

  • Added: Apr 23, 2006
  • Length: 36:48

  • Added: Apr 23, 2006
  • Length: 39:31
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In 1405 Christine de Pisan wrote a landmark book called _The Book of the City of Ladies _in response to works that attacked and slandered women.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KMRE-LP, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2006
  • Length: 29:07
  • Purchases: 7