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We don'y just plant the seeds so we can eat the fruit. We plant the seeds so the fruit will be there for generations.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens when an economist walks into a brothel? In this episode, economist and author Allison Schrager talks with host John Donvan about her n...

Bought by WSKG, KUNM, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The SXSW Education conference and festival in 2017 highlighted equity, fairness, and justice as a major theme. How does this apply to engineering ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 43:03
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Chasing Love profanity edited version. A poetic exploration of the notion of romantic love, and the way it drives lives and societies.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Documentary film and science do not appear to have much in common, except that, philosophically, they have everything in common. Two men met in 197...

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 48:08
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George Carlin’s seminal 1972 album “Class Clown” includes his infamous bit, “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television,” which still rings true 4...

Bought by KPIK-LP and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
This piece features the voices of black Americans who came of age during the civil rights era: an era that lives with a mix of pain and pride in th...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Helicopter Landing, Credit: Richard A. Solomon
Arriving on a Super Stallion Helicopter in the Atlantic Ocean, Richard Solomon meets the crew of the USS Bataan (LHD-5) and is granted behind the s...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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This year's Christmas special is entirely devoted to the one but for whom there would be no Christmas...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:58:41
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The June 26, 2015 Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 States shifts the terms of the debate about where the gay rights m...

Bought by WXXI and WYSO


  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:22
  • Purchases: 2
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
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Gil Rose, conductor of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, tells the history of George Antheil's wild musical experiment from 1924, the Ballet Méc...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 5
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Three activists explain their involvement at the annual Action Camp at the Unist'ot'en pipeline blockade.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2014
  • Length: 24:43
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
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 15:09
  • Purchases: 1
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"Generation Putin" is an hourlong special on young people and politics in the former Soviet Union. Embeddable on SoundCloud, too.

Bought by KCPW, WGBH Radio Boston, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN, KSFR and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 54
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Memorialized in a Bob Dylan song and an Academy Award nominated Denzel Washington film, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a successful prize fighter, wh...

Bought by WEZU, WOUB, NPR Illinois, RadioFreePalmer, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
Caption: “MOHAMED ALI JINNAH: His Moslem tiger wants to eat the Hindu cow” [April 1946]
Christopher Lydon on the road in South Asia, in a compilation of conversations and reflections on Pakistan's past and dynamic present. Featuring no...

Bought by WCPN, KUOW, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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
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A half-hour radio documentary that examines the history and culture of a New Mexico border town. The piece explores issues of inter-ethnic relation...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Sheila Murphy
Woody Allen made hypochondria famous as a source of self-deprecating humor, but this clinical condition can be seriously debilitating for individua...

Bought by PRX Remix and Jazz 91.9 WCLK


  • Added: Jul 11, 2011
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Over the next two weeks, we broadcast the documentary film “COINTELPRO 101,” about the secret FBI program which ran from 1956-1971, and disrupted m...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: May 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Brain of a Sociopath
Narcissists and Sociopaths have always been among us and yet recent research brings us new understanding of just what these serious emotional disab...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 47:10