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Caption: Inmates at LBJ
During the war in Vietnam, there was a notorious American military prison on the outskirts of Saigon called Long Binh Jail. But LBJ wasn’t for capt...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 18:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WHCP-LP, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KGNU, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 53
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On Good Friday, thousands of pilgrims walk from across New Mexico to the little church El Santuario de Chimayo. Hear the story of this legendary s...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:34:59
Caption: World War II graves at Arlington National Cemetary, Credit: L. Sponsler
An objective, entertaining, and respectful music/sound chronicle of America’s war history starting with the Civil War, which spurred the eventual c...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSRQ, WRFA-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2013
  • Length: 01:55:18
  • Purchases: 53
Caption: Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday once said, "No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music." In a recent Views and Brews f...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Art Hodes
Some of the earliest Blue Note recording sessions featured the trumpet of Sidney DeParis, clarinet of Edmund Hall, and piano of Art Hodes. They ca...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:52
Caption: Wounded Eating at Jungle Hospital on Bataan, Credit: National Archives
Segment Three Background Info: This segment goes into detail about how the food situation became so bad in the Philippines that the troops had to b...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A multimedia documentary project--www.peacecorpsvoices.org
A one-hour documentary special in honor of the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary, Peace Corps Voices uses historic recordings and contemporary intervie...

Bought by KALW, Wisconsin Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WRPI, KUNM and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 12
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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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A new one-hour radio special pays tribute to "the only band that matters" with both exclusive and archival interviews.

Bought by KAZU, Prairie Public, WTJU, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
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UN event / Photo Exhibit Opening Ceremony - 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize / Two files: 1. raw sound file / crowd mingling before event

  • Added: Apr 23, 2006
  • Length: 36:48

  • Added: Apr 23, 2006
  • Length: 39:31
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Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music

Bought by Prairie Public, KCMJ Community Radio, KISU, Radio New Zealand, KGLT and more


  • Added: May 09, 2005
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23

  • Added: Mar 24, 2005
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Mar 24, 2005
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 8
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A lively two-hour montage of rare archival audio, concert recordings, and new interviews on The Beatles' first U.S. grand tour. Hour 1 focuses on ...

Bought by KSJE, Iowa Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, WXXI, KUNC & The Colorado Sound and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2005
  • Length: 01:57:56
  • Purchases: 49
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Lost & Found Sound is an eclectic gathering of stories both historical and entertaining, woven together with lyrical sonic transitions, surprising ...

Bought by KOSU, PRX Remix, WVIK, KSFR, WJFF and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2004
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 11
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Lost & Found Sound and Beyond" is the second anthology of greatest hits from the Peabody Award winning Lost & Found Sound radio series, heard over ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KUT, KOSU, KHNS, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2004
  • Length: 59:18
  • Purchases: 17