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Caption: The Rocky Mountains' famous Moffat Tunnel, Credit: Copyright C. Warren
Top performers of the 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s take us on a musical journey through the past, present, and future accompanied with facts about trav...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KSRQ, KPVL, WNMU-FM, WCBE and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2012
  • Length: 56:58
  • Purchases: 10
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: 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
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: Red Allen
New Orleans musician who's work had a profound effect on the early development of jazz.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Fletcher Henderson
Bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger Fletcher Henderson is little remembered today in spite of the fact he set the foundation for the corners...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
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On this episode of "Culture Clique", Sheikh Odeh Muhawesh lectures about the word "Jihad" in his talk, "Everything You Wanted To Know About Jihad, ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 28:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Two instances when peace broke out – right on the field of battle. First, the impromptu but widespread unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 (100th an...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Red River Radio Network, WFIU, KUNM, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 04, 2011
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Karl Jenkins, Credit: www.karljenkins.com
A music historian tells stories about how classical composers have been influenced by the threat of war and the hope for peace in their works. Mus...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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With federal support for public transit hanging in the balance, this sound-rich series (two one-hour documentaries) examines how our personal trans...

Bought by WCPN, WBEZ, Iowa Public Radio, KUT, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Jesus, in this narrative, emerges from the shadows to walk in a world peopled by simple hard-working men in a town called Nazareth. A town where a ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2011
  • Length: 48:58
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With transportation jobs on the line, this sound-rich series (two one-hour documentaries) examines how our personal transportation choices - privat...

Bought by WCPN, WBEZ, Iowa Public Radio, KUT, KMUN and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 8
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In 1987, a barge filled with New York City garbage was dragged up and down the East Coast and into Mexican and Caribbean waters. Our panelists use ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WCPN, WRPI and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Massasoit, as depicted in PBS Series WE SHALL REMAIN, Credit: www.pbs.org
Massasoit was the leader of the Wampanoag Confederacy who negotiated a truce with British settlers of Plymouth Colony that lasted for 40 years in t...

Bought by KMUN, KUNM, WHQR, KZYX, KBBI and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 18
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Brew the coffee, turn on the radio, and check your electronic mail – you’re on your way to burning 20 pounds of coal for the day. That’s how much ...

Bought by KUER, WYSO, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUNM, KSFR and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2010
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
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From the 1940s to the 1990s, several jazz composers undertook several large-scale orchestral compositions that portrayed the journey of black peopl...

Bought by WCPN, WCSU-FM, KAZU, WMOT, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2010
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Think you know music? NPR music critic Tom Moon has found ten artists you probably don't know...but should.

Bought by KLCC, KGLT, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2009
  • Length: 55:16
  • Purchases: 3
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Action Speaks!-Underappreciated Dates that Changed America presents What Now? a series of 8 one hour programs suitable for individual or serial air...

Bought by KREV-LP, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, and WRNC-LP


  • Added: May 26, 2009
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Action Speaks! - Underappreciated Dates that Changed America presents What Now? a series of 8 one hour programs suitable for individual or serial a...

Bought by KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WRPI, KWIT, WRNC-LP, WPTC and more


  • Added: May 04, 2009
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Apr 20, 2009
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Produced by Dred Scott Keyes, "Before The Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley", this entertaining and informational interview/music mix with author Chr...

Bought by WNCU, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, and WCPN


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Between 4 and 6 million of American do not live in the U.S.A. Voters among them can play a decisive role in the upcoming elections.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2008
  • Length: 15:47
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One of Michigan's ethnic minorities finds a voice

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 02:42
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Portrait of the musical life of Lake Michigan's Beaver Island

Bought by WFIU, KXOT Public Radio, and KSJD


  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3