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March 14th is Pi Day! The irrational number that is the ratio between the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Its Pi day! 3.141592.........

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:09
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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
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Guest: Sherrie Dennis speaks with us on reclaiming Indigenous familiarity.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a beautiful audio production about the more profound nature of our relationships with animals and the natural world. Hosted by NY Times bes...

Bought by WCPN and WFSU


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 47:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Annual fiber artist event started by four local artists is now in it's 21st year. It has become one of the largest fiber art events in the nation, ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
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World War I was a real blow to the European musical community. They were utterly unprepared for the war’s cruelty, and composers found it difficult...

Bought by WVTF, KHNS, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Host, Daniel Hernandez
One hour special, taking listeners to the Mexico they don't know, untold stories rich in sound, place and humanity, with host Daniel Hernandez. Th...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KGOU, WNPR, KCPW and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 36
Caption: Professor Lawrence Blum
In his new book, professor Lawrence Blum provides insight into a rigorous high school course on race and racism.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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: The Flatlanders, Credit: Courtesy of New West Records
The rediscovery of recordings lost for 40 years in West Texas rewrites a chapter in American music history. In this hour long radio special "The L...

Bought by CBC Inside the Music, KGLT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Give a listen to some of those very hot bands of the 1920s. You may not recognize many of the names, but that doesn't lessen their impact.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
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: Harold Arlen
Harold Arlen wrote some of the greatest hits jazz and popular music, including the entire score to the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. But there a...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Dr. Nancy Rappaport
About 10-percent of kids in school – approximately 9 to 13 million students – struggle with mental health problems. Whether they’re running out of ...

  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 17:25
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
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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: 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: Bill McKibben
Into the national conversation about climate change and our planet's natural resources comes The Global Warming Reader: A Century of Writing About ...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2012
  • Length: 28:40
Caption: United for a Fair Economy, Credit: Logo
If one truly believes that all wealth derives from the heroic efforts of job creators and individual business leaders, it follows that government c...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2012
  • Length: 28:58
Caption: Michael Shuman
American's long-term savings in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, pension funds and life insurance funds total about $30 trillion. But not even 1% of th...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Capital Village near Sacramento is an ideal case study for future communities.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Nuclear Iran, Credit: By Daryl G. Kimball, Peter Crail, and Greg Thielmann
UN nuclear inspectors visited Iran to once again try to determine if Iran's civilian nuclear program is indeed a cover for weapons development, how...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: IStock Photo
The Movement to Overturn Citizens United: Common Cause spokesman Douglas Clopp provides a compelling overview of the efforts to wrest control of Am...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Emily King
In her new book, Field Tested, author Emily King helps organizations become more veteran-friendly. King presents a guide filled with real-world exa...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 16:33