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We kick off National Preservation Week and continue our celebration of National Poetry Month by pulling from our audio archives to look back on the...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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
Caption: Set for "Lohengrin," designed by Neo Rauch
This much-praised new production by director Yuval Sharon, set designer Neo Rauch and conductor Christian Thielemann has a very strong cast, with P...

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:49:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Composer Octavio Vázquez
Forgotten by time and still finding an audience: hidden treasures from South America and the Iberian Peninsula.

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 6
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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

Bought by WNJR and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Poet Michelle Boisseau died November 15, 2017 from cancer at age 62. In this interview conducted earlier this year at the Kansas City Public Libra...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Glen and I sat down together in 2011 to do this interview. We picked songs to play and talk about from his early days as a session player to the so...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA


  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, highlighting end-period performances from Bill Evans, Billie Holiday, and others.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KAZU, WPTC, and South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A B Cell, Credit: NIAID
In this episode, a team of researchers disprove a decades-old dogma. The result? The first ever FDA-approved drug for primary-progressive multiple ...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 38:45
Caption: Houda and Melanie on KXCI’s front porch. , Credit:  Photo by episode 1 translator, Radwa Abdel-Barry.
Episode 1: In August of 2016, Melanie and Houda met at potluck for Arizona Welcomes Refugees. It was just a few weeks after Houda’s family arrived ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: UT Tower, Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News
It’s been 50 years since the University of Texas Tower shooting – long considered the first modern mass shooting of its kind. On Aug. 1, 1966, a sn...

Bought by KUER, Prairie Public, WBEZ, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Stephen Lang
"As starkly moving as taps at dusk" says the Washington Post about BEYOND GLORY, a powerful tribute to military valor written and performed by stag...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KWIT, KUER, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: College students on South Beach for Spring Break
Spring is a time where many college students walk the streets of South Beach. Many Miami residents aren't happy about their arrival and feel the co...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: Jackie Robinson
Jazz salutes in song to African-American actors, athletes, and artists.

Bought by KAZU, WAER, WVAS, WMOT, and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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When Brandy Gibson was pregnant the first time, she noticed that opening her freezer gave her an odd, pleasant feeling. But when she got pregnant a...

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A student hangs a flag outside the veteran’s center at Pasadena City College., Credit: Stephen Smith
The GI Bill of 1944 revolutionized the lives of millions of young veterans, America’s institutions of higher education, and American society at lar...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, WHRV, KAZU, KSFR and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Some of Delta 187 Rakassans
We've Never Been The Same: A War Story is the story of one night of battle and the decades of recovery that followed. Produced by Adam Piore and Ja...

Bought by WBAA, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KAZU, KUNM, KTXK and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:28
  • Purchases: 72
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Featuring writers from the 2014 Pygmalion Literary Fest LitCrawl, recorded live at The Esquire Lounge in Chapaign, IL. Readers in this episode incl...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 20:07
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Two stories about elephants, one from Carol Buckley, co-founder of the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, and one from author Susan Chernak McElroy (...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:00
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Artist and Chicago native, Maria Gaspar, interviews neighbors to uncover their opinions about what it means to live next to one of the largest pre-...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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Born to Live is Studs Terkel’s remarkable Prix Italia-winning audio collage program (produced with Jim Unrath) that first aired in 1962 and serves ...

Bought by WCQS, WCAI / WNAN, WTJU, WRIR, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 56:45
  • Purchases: 6
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WABE, WFHB, and WTJU


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 3
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When faced with a court order to integrate, Prince Edward County in Virginia closed its entire school system in 1959 rather than integrate. Now, fo...

Bought by WNYC, WRIR, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, WJAB and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Frankie in 2013., Credit: David Gilkey/NPR
As a teenager, Frankie was a high school football star whose picture was in his hometown newspaper every week. Years after graduating, Frankie was ...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, PRX Remix, WJCT, and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 30:26
  • Purchases: 4
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George Jones, Bobby Braddock, and Hazel Smith tell the story behind one of the saddest songs ever written, selected for the National Recording Regi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KGLT, and KUT


  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 05:08
  • Purchases: 3