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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Authors Anonymous
Screenplay writer and radio host Dave Congalton’s movie is now available from video on demand. Authors Anonymous opens in theaters on April 18 … s...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 21:21
Caption: Scipio A. Jones, Credit: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
In the final episode, the NAACP begins efforts to fight the death sentences handed down in Helena, led in part by Scipio Africanus Jones, the leadi...

Bought by WNCU


  • Added: Jan 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Writ Writer, Credit: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
This is a story that begs to be told. It’s long overdue. The year was 1919. The place: Phillips County, Arkansas. What became a watershed moment i...

Bought by WNCU


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Four days before the JFK assassination we find ourselves embroiled in the affairs of a mob family.

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 4 month old bear cub, Credit: Ben Kilham
You’re about to hear a story about the bear whisperer of Lyme New Hampshire, Ben Kilham, and the abandoned black bear cubs he has rescued, rehabili...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 27:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host, Daniel Hernandez
One hour special, taking listeners to the Mexico they don't know, untold stories rich in sound, place and humanity, with host Daniel Hernandez. Th...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KGOU, WNPR, KCPW and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 36
Caption: Collection 4 - Woodstock, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Joe Cocker, Nov. 21st, 1969. Riding on his new success from Woodstock, Cocker and his band return to the US for a qui...

Bought by KVNF, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Collection 1 - Fillmore East, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Eric Clapton, Oct. 24, 1970. Clapton's new band, Derek & the Dominos, will play the Fillmore East immediately followi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Lawrence Blum
In his new book, professor Lawrence Blum provides insight into a rigorous high school course on race and racism.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rebecca Lukens
Rebecca Lukens (March 31, 1825): An American businesswoman. She was the owner and manager of the iron and steel mill that became the Lukens Steel C...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Prairie Public, KMXT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Grand Prize Winner Angela Gattin
This week it's our Season 7 Finale Show, featuring our Top Stories of the Year. In a 1-hour show or in two parts. True stories told by the Southern...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Joe Wenke
A former corporate speechwriter, Joe Wenke is the owner of a leading event marketing company. With his new book, he’s going to have a few more inte...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 15:15
Caption: Colin Fischer, Credit: Jacket cover design by Emily Osborne
This is the story of an exceptional 14-year-old boy with Asperger’s syndrome. He hates the color blue, keeps a very detailed notebook, needs flash...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2012
  • Length: 14:42
Caption: B.A. Shapiro
The New York Times estimates that nearly forty percent of museum and gallery art is forged. Keep that in mind as you read the new book by B.A. Sha...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2012
  • Length: 20:24
Caption: Jeremy D. Holden
In his new book, Jeremy D. Holden draws upon his deep and diverse background of 25 years in the highest levels of advertising education and politic...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 27:59
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: Back to School stamp, Credit: iStock photo
In multi-year classrooms, teachers work with the same children for two years or longer. The result, according to founder and coordinator of Explora...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 18:42
Caption: The Flatlanders, Credit: Courtesy of New West Records
The rediscovery of recordings lost for 40 years in West Texas rewrites a chapter in American music history. In this hour long radio special "The L...

Bought by CBC Inside the Music, KGLT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Give a listen to some of those very hot bands of the 1920s. You may not recognize many of the names, but that doesn't lessen their impact.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
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There I was, an Indian woman on the move in a strange new land - Mongolia - and it didn't feel so strange. So much resonated - especially the voic...

Bought by KUER, KZYX, WRPI, KFOK-LPFM, and KUNM


  • Added: Jul 11, 2012
  • Length: 23:43
  • Purchases: 5
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: Harold Arlen
Harold Arlen wrote some of the greatest hits jazz and popular music, including the entire score to the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. But there a...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: New Society Publishers jacket, Credit: cover design by Diane McIntosh
Whatever your spiritual path, chances are that the primary tenets of your faith include universal love, acceptance and compassion. Yet three thousa...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2012
  • Length: 28:55