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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 03:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate
The work and life of Joy Harjo, newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, explores growing up between cultures, part Muskogee-Creek and Cherokee, part Irish ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:23
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Dianne Reeves sings "Dreams" with Robert Glasper, steps into Ella's shoes, and knows Today Will Be a Good Day.

Bought by KJZX- Jazz ATX


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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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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St. Hildegard of Bingen was an 12th century German nun – a writer, composer of chants, mystic and visionary. You might be asking yourself, what on ...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 12:55
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Leigh Hamilton is a dramatic soprano who has been based in Germany for more than 17 years. This episode follows Leigh’s story, which takes her from...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 23:25
Caption: Newly milled flour at Carolina Ground, Credit: Carla Seidl
Milling flour is an ancient art. While commercial, industrial milling has largely taken over, there are some who are continuing, and honoring, the...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 1
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This episode of A New York Minute In History explores the Women’s Rights Movement from the Seneca Falls Convention in Central New York in 1848 to e...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio and KICI


  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Queen of Soul
Soulful mix for one of best singers ever---Aretha Franklin

Bought by KCSM and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Some of Doris Kelly's handmade cards.
In the early 1930s, a boy played a prank on a girl. The girl, Doris Kelly Hall, swore revenge. What followed was over 70 years of harassing limeric...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2018
  • Length: 21:29
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Meryl Streep narrates an hour-long documentary special about how the Women’s Movement changed poetry, and how women poets changed the culture.

Bought by WRGY, KMUN, 'The Sea', KVCR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 55
Caption: Goodbye Village Voice
A look back at the last twelve months, a retrospective of a truly transitional year with a disturbing loss of morals, constitution values and major...

Bought by 'The Sea', Indie3 Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KDUR, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 13
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Sparx is a rat terrier Chihuahua, and he doesn’t let people get too close to me, I think for fear that they’re going to hurt me. He’s a good boy.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 1
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This episode of The Onco'Zine Brief is an interview with Nancy Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This program was originally recorde...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 24:22
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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco returns with songs that are Political with a capital P and where "the feminist diatribes are turned up high"

Bought by KALW, KFCF FM, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WNMU-FM, WFiT Melbourne 89.5 FM and more


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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From award-winning producers Ahri Golden + Tania Ketenjian, Birth is an audio mosaic that explores practices and perceptions of birth in America. ...

Bought by KAZU


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 56:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Women's March 2016, St. Paul, MN, Credit: Katie Carter
Area Voices producer Katie Carter rode along on a bus from Bemidji full of women and girls headed to the Women's March in St. Paul. This segment o...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 18:11
Caption: Betty Peters, known as Mama Betty, shuttles jail visitors along the last mile of the journey. , Credit: George Lavender
Thousands of Los Angeles County prisoners are housed in Pitchess Detention center. For visitors, the journey to the jail can take all day. The clos...

Bought by PRX Remix, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 3
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This hour-long special is about the unspoken challenges of caring for a family member with dementia. The show explores the experience of ambiguous ...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, WFAE, KCBX, WCPN, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Ye Must Be Born Again, Credit: Roger May
Is this post-industrial town dying, or being born again? Drawing from 300 years of labor and women’s history, the writing of novelist Mary Lee Sett...

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Jennings Bryan
Portraits of some of America’s most groundbreaking and unusual presidential candidates...who never won the white house.

Bought by KPIK-LP, WXAV 88.3FM, WCQS, KALW, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Jake Pickard and Marirose Lynch enjoy cooking together in his apartment, Credit: Elizabeth Nakano
In 2014, Jake Pickard watched doctors try to save his girlfriend’s brain. What happened would dramatically change their relationship and their lives.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 11:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Javille Sutton was a 14-year-old runaway when she accepted a ride from a pimp who sold her across the country for the next six years. She was arrested multiple times as a juvenile. She now counsels girls at a horse ranch for young victims of trafficking.
Advocates for kids are pushing for a new approach to combating underage prostitution: treating young people caught up in sex trafficking as victims...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, WRIR, WEKU, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 13