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Caption: ElJay A. on microphone , Credit: ElJay A. on microphone
The StudioTalk presents Ranajit Sengupta, a sarod maestro from Kolkata (India), film composer, lecturer for Indian Classical Music, working on rese...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 58:01
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The third edition of the Great Northern Radio Show has us at the John Chalberg Theater in Brainerd. Titled "Maybe About Trains," this radio variety...

Bought by KSRQ and WTIP


  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:59:22
  • Purchases: 2
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A program containing 3 short stories of the old west by Frank Bird Linderman in which the rough dry humor of the cowpuncher is evident.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 28:11
Caption: Mohandas Gandhi, Credit: Orbis Book cover Roberta Savage
The Father of India was dead. Killed by a man he’d known for years. The year was 1948, the dawn of India’s independence from Great Britain. In his...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2012
  • Length: 28:52
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I ask students around a college campus if men and women can be just friends.

  • Added: May 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:07
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Andrew Gumbel, co-author of the book "Oklahoma City: What the Investigation Missed--and Why it Still Matters" (2012, HarperCollins) with Roger Char...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Elizabeth Hausler, Credit: Dowser.org
Engineer and brickmason Dr. Elizabeth Hausler saves lives by making houses more earthquake resistant for little or no extra money. It just requires...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 25, 2012
  • Length: 18:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: G.P. Putnam's Sons jacket cover, Credit: Natalie C. Sousa, cover design
Meg Rosoff, a Printz Award-winning author, returns to the young adult marketplace with "There is No Dog," a provocative and imaginative novel starr...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2012
  • Length: 21:06
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Changing Gears reporters spent a week on the road, traveling to places throughout the Midwest where local economies and town cultures revolve aroun...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 20:12
Caption: Virginia Prescott and Chris Matthews, Credit: David Murray
The TV personality and former journalist talks about his new book, "Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero."

  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 49:30
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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: 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
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We think of the Great Lakes today as a great place to play on the beach, to swim, to go fishing. But those huge, beautiful lakes are changing. The ...

Bought by Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: College students in a Maryland science class. Some professors are abandoning the traditional lecture because research suggests it's not very effective, but lecture classes are still common. , Credit: Emily Hanford
Most college students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. (9/1/2011)

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, WTIP, KZYX, WFIU and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Author Ann Patchett
An hour long reading and interview with Ann Patchett recorded in front of a live audience at the Portsmouth Music Hall in June, 2011.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: www.mmep.org
Did you know that according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, 16 of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the sta...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 01, 2011
  • Length: 56:20
  • Purchases: 1
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I am a documentarian, chronicling the lives of performing musicians. As a writer, I am obligated to put their words to paper. As a story-teller, I ...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 07, 2011
  • Length: 42:23
  • Purchases: 1
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A radio-noir movie in two parts. No U-Turn tells the story of love, fate, and a nightclub act gone awry. No U-Turn takes you from New York to Hol...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2011
  • Length: 01:52:47
Caption: Shutdown screen at Cern, Credit: Andy Duckworth
As the Large Hadron Collider goes into hibernation for the winter, producer Andy Duckworth visits the Atlas experiment at Cern, Geneva, to ask, wil...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 24:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Over this hour, we'll bring you highlights from the show's first half-year. We’ll learn about why kids play with fire, how vibrations let us peer ...

Bought by KUT and KZYX


  • Added: Dec 16, 2010
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Joe Bevilacqua's alter ego, noted newsman Walter Cockeyed fills in again as host and presents a wide array of classic and rare holiday themed cartoon, record and radio audio, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A humorous look at Thanksgiving.

Bought by KTXK and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 22, 2010
  • Length: 53:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist rendering of the California High Speed Rail, Credit: CAHSRA
The Big Dig, the Bay Bridge, the Chunnel... Why do transportation projects go so spectacularly over budget? There's a simple explanation - this doc...

Bought by The Neighborhood and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 26:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Agent Michael Bermudez, Supervisory Border Patrol Agent and Public Affairs Officer, US Customs and Border Patrol., Credit: Eroyn Franklin
This story takes us to Washington state's border with Canada, where the Border Patrol arrests hundreds of people each year. Producer Jessica Partno...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 08:40
Caption: Camp at Ft. Monroe, VA, Credit: Library of Congress
A conversation about the contingency of one state's role in the Civil War.

Bought by KRUA and WRPI


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "The Cartoon Carnival Father's Day Special" features an interview with Doug Young (the voice of Hanna-Barbera's Doggy Daddy), Credit: Hanna-Barbera Productions (1959)
Another Joe Bev. Holiday Treat! Here's a great Holiday Special your listeners will LOVE!!

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WTIP, and KEOS


  • Added: May 24, 2010
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 3