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Social change and systems change go hand-in-hand. Movements for democracy and human rights are most effective when they aim to transform unjust, un...

Bought by KDNK and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The music of the immigrants from the German speaking countries and their influence on American music

  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:28
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this one-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by WVPE, KAZU, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this two-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harry Bridges at 1971 Press Conference
A 19-year-old Australian arrives in San Francisco and changes the American labor movement. This is the story of a visionary man who fought for demo...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:11
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1925, the African-American philosopher Alain Locke (1886-1954) launched a revolutionary black arts movement now known as the Harlem Renaissance....

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 34:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Chris Strachwitz is a man possessed. A “songcatcher,” capturing and recording the traditional, regional, down-home music of the US, his adopted hom...

Bought by WNYO and KWMR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Historically, New Orleans is a cultural, spiritual and ethnic melting pot. In the streets, you immediately come across signs of French, Caribbean, ...

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 13:32
  • Purchases: 1
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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is to be explored in this one or two hour special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. 8:30 preview not for...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:28
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In this episode, producer Katie Davis profiles German-American photographer Volkmar Wentzel who was born in Dresden, Germany in 1915 before moving ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 12:31
Caption: Dorothy Day
We profile Dorothy Day -- a remarkable 20th century figure: journalist and founder of the “Catholic Worker” movement, which established soup kitche...

Bought by KUT, Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KERA and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 22
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Hop on board Berlin’s Ringbahn, a suburban train that carries over 400,000 passengers each day and circles some of the city’s most authentic and li...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 23:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Optional Hour Two of the lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Spec...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", New Hampshire Public Radio, and KVMR


  • Added: May 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Apollo 11 on a 1969 Small-Screen TV
In the 1960's some in our nation craved more answers about our universe. Here you'll witness the realities that surrounded us then, and the effort...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMPG, WRVO Public Media, KVSC, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 57:22
  • Purchases: 10
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Dr. Martin Luther King, I waited on him. He had ham and egg and hash browns.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 1
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The pretzel, known as a “Brezel” or “Brezn” in German, is not an ordinary pastry. It has a century-old history full of myths and stories. Where did...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 33:17
  • Purchases: 1
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In the historic city of Magdeburg, Germany, there is a Johnny Cash themed country music festival called Nashville Days – complete with corndogs and...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:01
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It is estimated that 30,000 Hessian soldiers fought for the British during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Where did they come from and...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 23:47
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Between 1820 and World War I, nearly six million Germans immigrated to the US – in 2017, only about 5,000 made the trip. If Germans aren’t coming t...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 19:17
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March 17th marks Nat King Cole's centennial, and on this program, we chronicle his rise to stardom in the 1940s.

Bought by Troy Public Radio and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Miss Peggy Lee was more than a pop star: she was also a world-class songwriter in the male-dominated world of jazz. On this Afterglow special, I’ll...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Singer Blossom Dearie could be coy, cute, heartbreaking funny, and intimate, and she exhibited all of it on her six albums for Verve Records in the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Our house was always getting raided because it was a drop-off point for the supply route that was going into Wounded Knee.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Paul Ingles shares favorites from the Eagles catalog that feature Glenn Frey who died January 18, 2016. Music intensive hour.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KSJE


  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Five generations have lived at the ‘Alexander Haus’ on Groß Glienicker See over the past century – enduring fascism, war, the division of Germany, ...

Bought by KICI and KRZA


  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 19:45
  • Purchases: 2