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The communities, farms and ranches settled by Asian Americans on the frontier. Hosted by George Takei. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THER...

Bought by KQED, WCPN, WCPN, KQED, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2006
  • Length: 01:53:00
  • Purchases: 18
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humorous true story from an Irishman's memories of a "charm cure"

  • Added: Mar 11, 2006
  • Length: 06:13
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WNYC presents "Walt Whitman: Song of Myself." Hour hosted by Carl Hancock Rux, the program peels back Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" and we disco...

Bought by 'The Sea', WLPR, KUER, WRGY, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2006
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 52
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In 1405 Christine de Pisan wrote a landmark book called _The Book of the City of Ladies _in response to works that attacked and slandered women.

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KMRE-LP, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2006
  • Length: 29:07
  • Purchases: 7
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A look at the surprising roots of the rich tradition of Indian classical vocal music.

Bought by WCOM


  • Added: Feb 08, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Max Skidmore takes a look at what America's former Presidents have done in their post presidential years. The show features our regular segments.

Bought by WILL


  • Added: Feb 04, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Marriages were not historically speaking, founded on love, Stephanie Coontz discusses the institution of marriage with Talking History's Linna Plac...

Bought by WEPS


  • Added: Feb 04, 2006
  • Length: 29:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Sarah Vowell, John Hodgman and Joshuah Bearman on Presidents' Day, along with a fifteen-piece marching band and a new song about all forty-three pr...

Bought by KWIT, Nevada Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2006
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 13
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A personal insight into the life of former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter - his life after the blockbuster hit movie.

Bought by KSFR, KSJD, KZYX, 90.5 WSNC, and KSFR


  • Added: Jan 08, 2006
  • Length: 14:07
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Jan 04, 2006
  • Length: 29:10
  • Purchases: 19
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Its got to be one of the most recognizable pieces of music we know, spanning classical and pop cultures, yet not many people would recognize the Ca...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 19, 2005
  • Length: 29:33
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of one man who saved Jefferson's estate from ruin and one "being" that captured authors' fancies.

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: Dec 15, 2005
  • Length: 29:55
  • Purchases: 1
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The legacy of the Nuremberg Trials – the first real experiment in International Criminal Law.

Bought by WBEZ, WOSU, KUOW, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 10, 2005
  • Length: 55:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Sir Harold Evans looks at the lives, times and ideas of the innovators that shaped America.

Bought by WNIJ, WFDD, WFIU, KMRE-LP, KPBS and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2005
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 11
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In honor of the Six Gallery reading, this show looks at the Beat Generation.

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Sep 17, 2005
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 1
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In the 80's Marc Smith invented the Poetry Slam, which has swept the country and created a spoken word revolution.

Bought by KRZA, Marfa Public Radio, KUT-HD, KUHB, WEKU and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2005
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 7
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Congress authorizes a historic site at Sand Creek

  • Added: Jul 29, 2005
  • Length: 06:12
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Cambodian Musician Daran Kravanh says music saved his life during the Kiling Fields.

Bought by The Story, KGLT, and KZSC


  • Added: Jul 21, 2005
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 3
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The Story of Ing (Doc) Hay is about a frontier herbalist and acupuncturist in John Day, Oregon.

Bought by KZYX, KREV-LP, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 23, 2005
  • Length: 09:10
  • Purchases: 3
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A Reading of letters from the James Beard Collection

  • Added: May 31, 2005
  • Length: 29:36
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A chronicle of rural life in Georgia unfolds between the lines of a farmers' newspaper.

Bought by Audible


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Modern Texas cowboys in Tin type photos

  • Added: May 11, 2005
  • Length: 07:53
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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: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 29:48
  • Purchases: 20

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