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Sound Beat episodes that are perfect to air (or listen to) around HALLOWEEN.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Sound Beat episodes that are perfect to air (or listen to) around the end of Summer and BACK TO SCHOOL.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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This is not normal. This is episode 45 of a series about engineering vocabulary, phrases, acronyms, jargon, and slang.

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
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At one time, the erhu was the muse of Central Asian nomads; this small, two-stringed fiddle could be played on horseback (imagine folk modifying an...

Bought by KBYI


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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About 2,500 years ago, the body of a Chinese nobleman was placed in a tomb with items he cherished most: furnishings, bronze vessels, weapons and s...

Bought by WXXI


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Sam Roberts reads about a civil rights pioneer indeed, from his new book. Another example of our daily 100-second show -- great for top-of-t...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:46
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, KBYU/BYU Radio, WOSU, WVIA, KBYU/BYU Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Officially the last American to be killed in World War I. In a cruel twist of fate, Henry Gunther "cheated life" by dying needlessly on a field in ...

Bought by WRVG - Georgetown College Student Radio and KTRL


  • Added: Oct 09, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paul Robeson testifies
Equality under the law became viable for African Americans only after hard, dangerous work turned public opinion and federal policy against the whi...

Bought by WCPN and KSJD


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Billy Higgins was reportedly the most recorded jazz drummer in history. Higgins talks about his music and life. This profile also features intervi...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, WNCU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, 90.5 WSNC, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2007
  • Length: 09:14
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Battleship Missouri Memorial, Credit: USS Missouri Memorial Association
The Battleship Missouri is best known as the site where World War II officially ended on Sept. 2, 1945. Veterans share tales about the ship, nickn...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, KBUT, and KVMR


  • Added: Dec 06, 2006
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 3