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Caption: Lonnie Johnson 1920s
Blues, jazz and folk music of the 1920s and '30s featuring the guitar, piano, violin and more.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Jo Comerford, Credit: National Priorities Project
On Monday, February 13, President Obama sent to Congress the 2013 U.S. Defense budget the includes funding for a shift in strategic focus to the As...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Clay A. Johnson
This is not your average diet book. Author Clay Johnson challenges us to be more aware and selective of the information we digest.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2012
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Cannon Jug Stompers
With the closure of Storyville in New Orleans, many talented musicians landed in Memphis before making their way to Chicago and New York.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: portrait of Barbara Johns, who led the walkout
In 1951 a group of African American students at Robert R. Moton High School in Prince Edward County, Virginia, organized a strike to protest the su...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KGNU, WMPG, KVSC, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: New York University Press, Credit: Trade card for Cottolene
Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein

  • Added: Jan 04, 2012
  • Length: 19:53
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We stroll through the history of causal thought in medicine (and science) and entertain an alternative approach that is getting some traction in ph...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 30, 2011
  • Length: 12:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Memorialized in a Bob Dylan song and an Academy Award nominated Denzel Washington film, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a successful prize fighter, wh...

Bought by WEZU, WOUB, NPR Illinois, RadioFreePalmer, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
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Habitat for Humanity is a good example of the evolution of a high-performing nonprofit network.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2011
  • Length: 34:42
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Dr. Wong discusses immigrants and politics.

  • Added: Dec 23, 2011
  • Length: 26:07
Caption: Weiser Books
Founder and director of the nonprofit Life of Learning Foundation, Guy Finley presents passages from all the major religious traditions and philoso...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 14:17
Caption: Cornel West and Carl Dix, Credit: Revolution Books
A dialogue between Princeton University professor Cornel West, and Revolutionary Communist Party USA spokesman Carl Dix about the future of America...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Free Press, Credit: Cover design by Eric Fuentecilla
In his new book, former federal prosecutor Ken Ballen reveals the personal and emotional secrets of Islamic terrorists.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
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This program is a "newsical" look at how "the holidays" affect our daily lives, our media...even journalism....told thru narration, music and actua...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2011
  • Length: 58:13
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The Tulsa Police Department has been using pepper spray since the nineties, but the device made headlines earlier this month after TPD sprayed five...

Bought by WAMC, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 23, 2011
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: “MOHAMED ALI JINNAH: His Moslem tiger wants to eat the Hindu cow” [April 1946]
Christopher Lydon on the road in South Asia, in a compilation of conversations and reflections on Pakistan's past and dynamic present. Featuring no...

Bought by WCPN, KUOW, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Riots all over the world are calling on us to get involved in societal change. But what kind of action is needed, and how do we create real change?...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Officially the last American to be killed in World War I. In a cruel twist of fate, Henry Gunther "cheated life" by dying needlessly on a field in ...

Bought by WRVG - Georgetown College Student Radio and KTRL


  • Added: Oct 09, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A half-hour radio documentary that examines the history and culture of a New Mexico border town. The piece explores issues of inter-ethnic relation...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Paul Vickery as Tate Brady performing in the Brady Theater, Tulsa, OK, Credit: Lee Roy Chapman and Field Guide Media
You might say that Dr. Paul Vickery channels spirits. Besides his long career as a history professor at Oral Roberts University, he also moonlight...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: Tate Brady, Credit: Beryl Ford Collection, Tulsa City-County Library
In the early 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan had been so active in Tulsa, Oklahoma - doing everything from holding parades to organizing lynch mobs - that ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: Children's circus participants in Kabul, Credit: Zach Warren
Voices from Afghanistan is an hour long special marking a decade of US troop engagement in Afghanistan. The program offers snapshots of life in Afg...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KZYX, WRNC-LP, and WBEZ


  • Added: Aug 30, 2011
  • Length: 51:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Cleaning Graves in Calvert recounts the ritual of death in small town Texas. Listen as a group of men read Quraysh Ali Lansana's poem and share the...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: (CC) Jared Goralnick - http://sn.im/ignitedc1
The evolution of modern warfare suggests that robotics are here to stay. But what is the current status of drone use in the U.S.? Elliana Bisgaard...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Unemployed oyster shucker Tam Nguyen , Credit: Barry Yeoman
For many of Louisiana's oyster shuckers, shrimp peelers, and deckhands, survival after the BP oil spill meant accepting one-time payments of $5,000...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jul 17, 2011
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 1