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Nowadays we’re very accustomed to recording and hearing the sound of our own voices. But in the 1930s many people were doing it for the first time....

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 2
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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This one hour program is presented with the idea of airing authentic and original music from the electric era of the 60's and 70's...Many styles ar...

Bought by KEOS, WOUB, KKRN, KGLT, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Meryl Streep narrates an hour-long documentary special about how the Women’s Movement changed poetry, and how women poets changed the culture.

Bought by WRGY, KMUN, 'The Sea', KVCR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 55
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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WHCP-LP, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KGNU, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 53
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This program highlights the very best of electric music from the 60's and 70's for all audiences.

Bought by KRZA, GCR (Global Community Radio), KRZA, WJFF, KEOS and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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Real Country Time showcases the roots of classic country music.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2015
  • Length: 09:31
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Real Country Time showcases the roots of classic country music.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2015
  • Length: 08:20
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In the 1960s, it took almost three weeks to cross the sea from America to Vietnam. Three weeks for young men in crowded cabins, with salt water sho...

Bought by KFAI, Radio Phoenix, PRX Remix, WMNF, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 26:24
  • Purchases: 6
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Join Gloria Steinem, Jane Wyatt, Snow White, Lucille Ball, Rex Harrison, Diana Ross & the Supremes,George Burns & Gracie Allen, James Brown and a c...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:12
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In a Japanese P.O.W. camp during World War II, a group of Australian prisoners created performances that sustained them and their “captive” audienc...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:03
Caption: World War II graves at Arlington National Cemetary, Credit: L. Sponsler
An objective, entertaining, and respectful music/sound chronicle of America’s war history starting with the Civil War, which spurred the eventual c...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSRQ, WRFA-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 01:55:18
  • Purchases: 53
Caption: MLK Jr-Washington,DC 1963
A Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr and the historic March on Washington that took place in August 1963, with new mixes featuring Israel Kamakaw...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KVMR, KZYX, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WBEZ and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:43
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Sterling Clarinet, Credit: http://www.clarinetpages.net
Among the many names adopted for the clarinet during the early years of jazz, the “noodle” is possible the most catchy. Feature are Johnny Dodds, B...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bix Beiderbecke & Frankie Trumbauer
The dynamic duo work of cornet Bix Beiderbecke and saxophonist Frankie Trumbauer was one of the greatest in early jazz. Their first recording dates...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 58:53
Caption: Apollo Theater, Chicago, 1920s
It’s Windy Hear! But, in the late 1920s and early ‘40s, much of that wind was coming from the great horns of musicians like Ruben Reeves and Louis...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Jun 01, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Story of Black America: From Slavery to Civil Rights and the Modern Era
In-depth documentary on the Story of Black America - from slavery to the civil rights movement. It’s fast-paced with a great original musical score...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 14, 2012
  • Length: 17:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A multimedia documentary project--www.peacecorpsvoices.org
A one-hour documentary special in honor of the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary, Peace Corps Voices uses historic recordings and contemporary intervie...

Bought by KALW, Wisconsin Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WRPI, KUNM and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 12
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An amazing treasure chest of music, sounds and spoken word of the 20th century from around the world

  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 01:57:53
Caption: Funny Tributes to George Washington and Abe Lincoln air on “The Cartoon Carnival Presidents Day Special” Available February 15, 2010 holiday Broadcast., Credit: Joe Bevilacqua
The Cartoon Carnival Presidents Day Special - Noted fictional newsman Walter Cockeyed (Joe Bev.) offers up cartoon audio and comedy about George Wa...

Bought by WNMU-FM and KVMR


  • Added: Feb 12, 2010
  • Length: 54:06
  • Purchases: 2
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'The Hayride' Program 22 with Dan Wargo explores modern and alternative country roots music for one hour.

Bought by WEZU, KEOS, KEOS, KKRN, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: May 20, 2009
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 18
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'The Hayride' Program 21 brings to your audience one hour of alternative country, country swing and newer styles of roots music. This show is comp...

Bought by WEZU, KEOS, KHNS, KKRN, KEOS and more


  • Added: May 20, 2009
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 20
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'The Hayride' Program 20 is one hour of classic country, cajun, bluegrass and other styles that can be broadcast alone as a complete show, or as pa...

Bought by WEZU, KEOS, KHNS, KKRN, KEOS and more


  • Added: May 20, 2009
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 18
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This program is one hour of seminal 60's and 70's electric rock and is designed for all audiences to enjoy.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KRZA, KEOS, WJFF, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 16, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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One hour of quality electric sound from the 60's and 70's is provided here for all audiences to enjoy.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KSRQ, KRZA, KEOS, WJFF and more


  • Added: Feb 11, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 18