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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: Marian Mc Partland, Credit: Yoshis Jazz Club
Jazz singer and radio host Melanie O'Reilly of "Jazz on the Bay" met with pianist and Piano Jazz host Marian McPartland in 2007 when Marian was 89 ...

Bought by WDCB and KCSM


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 57:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Dating can be different for Muslims, Hindus and Latinos. Even once they've moved to America, some of the traditions stay alive, and some die.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 04:23
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Series host Martha Burk interviews Betsy West, Executive Producer of the PBS Special MAKERS:Women Who Make America, premiering on PBS February 26, ...

Bought by KRZA, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2013
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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You know the stereotype: white guy in a lab coat with crazy hair and an experiment gone awry. But the picture of science is changing. In this episo...

Bought by WFHB and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pink and Yellow Lady Slippers
Judy Sorum constructs beautiful glowing stained glass panels.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2013
  • Length: 23:11
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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This is the second part of my Bon Appetit series celebrating the life and legacy of my friend and mentor Julia Child whose 100th birthday would hav...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 20:43
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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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LouAnn Shepard Muhm is a widely published poet and teacher living in northern Minnesota. She has been featured in the mnartists.org series "What Li...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:38
Caption: Grand Prize Winner Angela Gattin
This week it's our Season 7 Finale Show, featuring our Top Stories of the Year. In a 1-hour show or in two parts. True stories told by the Southern...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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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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Infant mortality rates in Michigan are better than they used to be, but still not good enough. Seven out of every 1,000 babies born in Michigan w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:01
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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On September 3rd our castaway was Ruby Simkoff, who since 1990 has been one of the most recognized voices on WMPG Radio in Portland, Maine. Ruby ho...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:22:44
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The monthly series on peace making will focus this time on conflict resolution programs aimed at heading off domestic violence.

Bought by KGNU and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Aug 30, 2012
  • Length: 29:05
  • Purchases: 2
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KUT’s award winning Texas Music Matters unit revisits the story of Texas music by turning a spotlight on the women who’ve helped shape it –and who ...

Bought by KUHF and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 2
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There I was, an Indian woman on the move in a strange new land - Mongolia - and it didn't feel so strange. So much resonated - especially the voic...

Bought by KUER, KZYX, WRPI, KFOK-LPFM, and KUNM


  • Added: Jul 11, 2012
  • Length: 23:43
  • Purchases: 5
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We'll focus on the needs of families who have the least amount of resources and are most under attack. Guests will include Jessica Aranda, with So...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2012
  • Length: 28:45
Caption: Silverback Kabirizi, Credit: Paula Kahumbu
Fewer than 800 Mountain Gorillas remain making them one the world's most endangered species. For more than 20 years people around the world have be...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2012
  • Length: 11:06
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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
Caption: Bonnie Raitt
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy-Award winner Bonnie Raitt is profiled in this two hour music and commentary special featuring an ex...

Bought by WXXI, Red River Radio Network, KZYX, WFAE, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 26
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Carole King's iconic career as a singer, songwriter, and pianist extraordinaire is celebrated with a two-part two-hour special.

Bought by WXXI, Prairie Public, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KGLT and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
At the Sabbath table on a Friday evening, the Khasidim of Eastern Europe sang tish nigunim, “table songs” praising God . . . seeking to get closer ...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:16
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
Sometimes, klezmer songs borrowed from popular folk melodies. “Lustig Zayn”, also known as “My Yofes” came from Polish peasants. But the more kle...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:24