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Caption: Is Recent U.S. Policy Towards China Productive?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For decades, the U.S. has struggled to create an effective policy towards China. From trade wars to technology to Taiwan, experts disagree on wheth...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Stuff Smith and friends, Credit: family photo
Hezekiah Leroy Gordon “Stuff” Smith was the most important American jazz violinist of the 20th Century. He recorded with Ella Fitzgerald. Oscar Pet...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Science & The Economy, Credit: Discourse Disrupters from Intelligence Squared U.S.
Can focusing on science and technology transform how Americans think about the economy and the future of the nation's working class? Former IMF chi...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • 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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What happens when an economist walks into a brothel? In this episode, economist and author Allison Schrager talks with host John Donvan about her n...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hal Prince & Stephen Sondheim
A short tribute to the late Prince of Broadway with music from many of the shows he produced and directed with interview clips and memories of a tr...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:15
Caption: American Hate & The Law, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the American legal system cope with a new era of hate speech? In this episode, host John Donvan sits down two top legal minds thinking a...

Bought by KUOW, WCBE, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Nine out of ten deaf babies are born to hearing parents, who know almost nothing about deafness or the science of language. But they have to learn ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 25, 2019
  • Length: 49:59
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Dieter Kosslick is one of the film world’s best known festival directors. He’s put his stamp on the Berlin International Film Festival for the pas...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 27:06
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The Bauhaus school of art, architecture and design was founded in 1919 and lasted for only 14 years before the Nazis forced it to close in 1933. An...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 25:09
Caption: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Irreparably Damaged?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for many, a source of global peace and stabi...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KCPW, KISU, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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Producer Jakob Lewis was born in a military hospital in Frankfurt, Germany. At the time, his dad was stationed at a U.S. army base in Wölfersheim, ...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:24
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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What was the carbon footprint of your dinner last night? This special documentary project examines how the foods we eat affect the planet we inhabi...

Bought by KERA, KVSC, NPR Illinois, KHEN-LP, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Although it’s not certain who first wrote the recipe, the Black Forest cake has been fully embraced by the Black Forest community as an essential a...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 19:15
Caption: Stefon Harris on Dialogs, Credit: Michael Ambrosino
Stefon Harris speaks to the musical, cultural and political influences in his career and creative practice, while unpacking the core aspects of his...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 32:35
Caption: June 2019 Pride Month marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In "Stonewall 50" WFUV News explores the events leading up to the night of June 28, 1969 and the past five decades of the LGBTQIA+ movement., Credit: Photos: AP Images, Creative Commons; Collage: Valeria Villarroel
The Gay Liberation Movement is widely recognized as having begun nearly fifty years ago in New York City. On June 28, 1969, patrons at a gay bar ca...

Bought by WXXI, WHFR, and WTJU


  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 23:41
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Coming out means taking a risk and sharing something deeply personal with another person. In this hour-long episode of Nancy, the critically acclai...

Bought by WSKG, KMUN, WCMU, WGBH Radio Boston, KZMU Moab Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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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 New Hampshire Public Radio and KVMR


  • Added: May 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Dieter Kosslick is one of the film world’s best known festival directors. He’s put his stamp on the Berlin International Film Festival for the pas...

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 27:06
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
Caption: Should You Love Your Enemies? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In this special episode, Intelligence Squared U.S. host John Donvan sits down with Arthur Brooks, one of America's leading political thinkers, to d...

Bought by WGCU, Nevada Public Radio, WFAE, NPR Illinois, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7