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Alice and Sheryl Cooper Welcome you to their Lovin’ Nightmare (we hope they don’t scare you!) Also, come on a pre-journey to the Love in America 20...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2019
  • Length: 42:03
Caption: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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TED Talks meets The Moth meets The History Channel? ...with Dead Ladies. In this episode -- Constance Markievicz. The Irish revolutionary known as ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 33:11
Caption: Shaun Usher
In 2009 Shaun Usher began a blog to showcase correspondence that he felt deserved a wider audience. The blog quickly became popular and widely shar...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 13:31
Caption: Scipio A. Jones, Credit: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
In the final episode, the NAACP begins efforts to fight the death sentences handed down in Helena, led in part by Scipio Africanus Jones, the leadi...

Bought by WNCU


  • Added: Jan 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Collection 1 - Fillmore East, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Eric Clapton, Oct. 24, 1970. Clapton's new band, Derek & the Dominos, will play the Fillmore East immediately followi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Art Hodes
Some of the earliest Blue Note recording sessions featured the trumpet of Sidney DeParis, clarinet of Edmund Hall, and piano of Art Hodes. They ca...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:52
Caption: Superman by Random House, Credit: Jacket design by David Stevenson
Legions of fans from Boston to Buenos Aires can recite the story of the child born Kal-El, scion of the doomed planet Krypton, who was rocketed to ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 03, 2012
  • Length: 19:58
  • Purchases: 1
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: Cheese & Culture
Behind every traditional type of cheese there is a fascinating story. By examining the role of the cheese-maker throughout world history and by und...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 17:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eddie Condon
New Orleans, Chicago and New York were the primary hubs for jazz by the mid 1920s. The influences from each location enriched the result. Musicians...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: London of the 1920s
Jazz Historian Albert McCarthy writes in his book, Big Band Jazz (Exeter Books, NY 1974), “When jazz and dance music began to dominate American pop...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: Josephine Baker
Sidney Bechet and Josephine Baker were the most recognizable expatriates on the Parisian seen in the 1920s. If you've seen the movie "Midnight in P...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Red Allen
New Orleans musician who's work had a profound effect on the early development of jazz.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
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
Caption: Susanna and Guy Clark, Credit: Music Road Records
Join a who's who of Texas Music, including Jerry Jeff Walker, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Willie Nelson and many, many more in a 70th birthday celebration o...

Bought by KSUT, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 53:47
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Book Cover
With all the talk about Big Government, two scholars reflect on how the Federal Government and taxes have evolved since the founding era.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 28:59
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One quiet autumn morning the United States was suddenly attacked by a small band of determined men inspired by a charismatic religious fanatic. The...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Sep 29, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: On Their Own, Credit: Joyce Hoffman
Covering a beat, or a family: two different perspectives on women at war

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Sep 10, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Think you know music? NPR music critic Tom Moon has found ten artists you probably don't know...but should.

Bought by KLCC, KGLT, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2009
  • Length: 55:16
  • Purchases: 3
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You know his music, now get to know the man behind these classic songs.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, Radio New Zealand, KFOK-LPFM, KGLT, NPR Illinois and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2008
  • Length: 55:35
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Chester Whitmore
The Golden Age of Harlem dance comes alive in Seattle

  • Added: Nov 02, 2008
  • Length: 06:51
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One of Michigan's ethnic minorities finds a voice

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 02:42
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Original unproduced 1944 romantic fantasy, with orchestral score

Bought by WGUC/ WVXU


  • Added: Sep 08, 2008
  • Length: 27:45
  • Purchases: 1