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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
Caption: Newly milled flour at Carolina Ground, Credit: Carla Seidl
Milling flour is an ancient art. While commercial, industrial milling has largely taken over, there are some who are continuing, and honoring, the...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Goodbye Village Voice
A look back at the last twelve months, a retrospective of a truly transitional year with a disturbing loss of morals, constitution values and major...

Bought by 'The Sea', Indie3 Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KDUR, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 13
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Sparx is a rat terrier Chihuahua, and he doesn’t let people get too close to me, I think for fear that they’re going to hurt me. He’s a good boy.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 1
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A one-hour program focusing on jazz singer and songwriter Peggy Lee. Great for Women's History Month!

Bought by WJSU, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WNPR, Spokane Public Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco returns with songs that are Political with a capital P and where "the feminist diatribes are turned up high"

Bought by KALW, KFCF FM, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WNMU-FM, WFiT Melbourne 89.5 FM and more


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Women's March 2016, St. Paul, MN, Credit: Katie Carter
Area Voices producer Katie Carter rode along on a bus from Bemidji full of women and girls headed to the Women's March in St. Paul. This segment o...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 18:11
Caption: Agnes Sampson and witches with devi, Credit: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
How magic and law shaped the witch trials of early modern Europe

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:33
Caption: McCoy in the studio circa 1984.
You may not know Rosemarie McCoy’s name, but you probably know her songs. Over 800 of them spanning the full range of American pop music, from Rhyt...

Bought by WSKG, WCAI / WNAN, WBEZ, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Eudora Welty, New Haven, CT, 1974, Credit: William Ferris
Eudora Welty was one of the South’s most beloved writers, and her fiction is still a study in detail and dialogue and wit. Her settings were often ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Chef Roscoe Hall, Credit: Tanner Latham
In our food-obsessed culture, we likely never think about what's on the menu at an eating disorder clinic. A couple of gourmet chefs bring their in...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Willie Nelson with Norah Jones and Sheryl Crow
Dolly Parton, Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris and more great female singers share their insightful, deeply personal stories about Willie ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KISU, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University, KAZU, KSUT and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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This is the second part of my Bon Appetit series celebrating the life and legacy of my friend and mentor Julia Child whose 100th birthday would hav...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 20:43
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Infant mortality rates in Michigan are better than they used to be, but still not good enough. Seven out of every 1,000 babies born in Michigan w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:01
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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
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The story of Elena Fonseca, a remarkable women from Montevideo, Uruguay. Elena was a diplomats wife who lived in a number of countries before retur...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bonnie Raitt
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy-Award winner Bonnie Raitt is profiled in this two hour music and commentary special featuring an ex...

Bought by WXXI, Red River Radio Network, KZYX, WFAE, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 26
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Carole King's iconic career as a singer, songwriter, and pianist extraordinaire is celebrated with a two-part two-hour special.

Bought by WXXI, Prairie Public, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KGLT and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Host, Tina Fey
Groundbreaking writer, actress and comedian, Tina Fey comes to Public Radio to host The Hidden World of Girls, two new hour-long Specials inspired ...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio, WXXI, KUT, KAZU, KGOU and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 123
Caption: Host, Tina Fey
Groundbreaking writer, actress and comedian, Tina Fey comes to Public Radio to host The Hidden World of Girls, two new hour-long Specials inspired ...

Bought by WYAP, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KAZU, WXXI, KUT and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 148
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Tony Bennett and his duet partners (Amy Winehouse, Norah Jones, Aretha Franklin, John Mayer and more) discuss the art of collaboration on timeless ...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WCAI / WNAN, KISU, KRWG, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 01:28:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A mother struggles to represent herself in a custody dispute when she runs out of money to pay her lawyer.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 23, 2011
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Louisiana blues diva Carol Fran performs at her 76th birthday party., Credit: Photo by Barry Yeoman
Still Singing the Blues: New Orleans and South Louisiana features musicians in New Orleans and South Louisiana who continue to perform the blues—of...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KCMJ Community Radio, Red River Radio Network, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: CODEPINK Mother's Day for Peace Vigil, Credit: Jesse Locks, See Jane Do
The stories of everyday women doing extraordinary things for peace at the largest Mother's Day peace vigil in Washington D.C. Special guests includ...

Bought by KWIT


  • Added: May 06, 2010
  • Length: 56:10
  • Purchases: 1
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African American Women's Reflections on Hip-Hop

  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 27:10