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Caption: Department of Education logo
American and South Africa’s schools are similar. Both have fallen short of producing an educational system consistent with its national goals of e...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 14:46
Caption: Golden Holocaust cover, Credit: jacket design by Jackie Drooker
The CIGARETTE is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. Few discoveries have been so consequential. So begins the work by his...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
Caption: Gino Bartali
A new book, Road to Valor, by Aili and Andres McConnon is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shareholder Value Myth, Credit: Berrett-Koeler Publishers
The mantra is that corporations are required to maximize shareholder value. That’s a complete falsehood according to corporate and business law pr...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:57
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Aaron Sorkin presents "Drive-Thru," the rambling, over-thought story of your first summer job.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 03:11
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New findings show that Palestinians are actually a species of plant.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Philip Warburg
In his book, Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability, Philip Warburg takes us behind the scenes of ...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2012
  • Length: 28:48
Caption: Leonardo da Vinci's flying machine
America loves innovation and the can-do spirit that made this country what it is-a world leader in self-government, industry and technology, and po...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 14:41
Caption: Matti Friedman
In an age when physical books matter less and less, here is a THRILLING story about a book that meant everything. A thousand years ago the most per...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Angela Davis and Tim Wise, Credit: SpeakOut
Anti-racist author Tim Wise examines how society is being divided and conquered on the basis of race and class. But legendary activist Angela Davis...

Bought by WMMT and WCSU-FM


  • Added: Jun 26, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Who were the mysterious Maya? Their predecessors were nomadic hunters. They followed game animals across the Bering Land Bridge, and populated the ...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2012
  • Length: 27:00
Caption: Julia Alvarez
In A WEDDING IN HAITI we follow author Julia Alvarez on a personal journey where her eyes, and ours, are opened to a new country and culture. As Ju...

  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 17:35
Caption: Mathew Barrett Gross
In the past dozen years, from Y2K to 2012, apocalyptic anticipation in America has leapt from the cultish to the mainstream. Today, nearly 60 perce...

  • Added: May 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Pamela Redmond
Can we ever atone for the sins of the past? Or does each generation of women invent itself anew? In THE POSSIBILITY OF YOU, bestselling author Pam...

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 13:39
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While teaching at an all-black middle school in Atlanta, Associate Professor of Education Meira Levinson realized that her students’ were gong to h...

  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 27:51
Caption: Photo by @Doug88888, Flickr
Fernando Palacios, a junior at Capital High School, shares this exquisite poem about addictions to prescription pill.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
On April 27th, 2012, I stood on the banks of the Hudson River in NYC.. and watched Space Shuttle Enterprise make a fly-by, strapped to the back of...

  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 57:37
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A reissue of my in-depth interview with the legendary broadcast journalist about his life and times...and ours...in which he talks about many of th...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 45:29
Caption: Wendell Potter
From Wendell Potter’s Blog: “Since I walked away as head of communications at a top health insurance company in May of 2008, I've worked tirelessly...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2012
  • Length: 28:50
Caption: 1999 US Postage Stamp, Credit: Istock photo
Recent controversies surroundings reproductive health issues have sparked outrage among across the country. From the halls of Congress, to Richmon...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
Caption: Caldwell O'Keefe tending bar at his house in Tulsa, Okla., Credit: Abby Wendle
Caldwell O’Keefe was part-owner of and bartender at Nine of Cups, a restaurant and bar on Tulsa’s Boston Avenue. In the 1970s, O’Keefe mixed drinks...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Apr 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 'Sugar' the Cat
A "newsical" overview of the news media craze for stories about animals, our own personal relationships with animals and my own experience as a per...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2012
  • Length: 56:21
Caption: Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in the White House, Credit: Rob Hudgins
One-hour modern adaptation of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" set in the White House, using narration, original music, and sound effects.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WMNF, and KUT


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 52:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Author Steve Almond reads his short story about Oklahoma, "Jeff Keith, Lead Singer of Tesla, Considers Youth."

  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 04:28
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Tibet Connection executive pro­ducer Rebecca Novick reports on the Tibetans who have self-??immolated in Tibet since February 2009.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:27