PRX - Pieces for Format: Special

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

493 results


Piece image
An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring women instrumentalists who thrived in the upside-down jazz world of wartime America.

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KVNF, KMUW, WMOT, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
Piece image
An hour-long program of classic jazz, in which Jazz historian Ted Gioia joins Night Lights to talk about his latest book.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
An hour-long program of classic jazz music, in which JazzWax blogger and Wall Street Journal music writer Marc Myers discusses his book about how c...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Studying for the GED at an adult education school in Washington, D.C., Credit: Emily Hanford
Millions of high school dropouts hope their ticket to a better job is getting a GED. But critics say passing a test is not the same as getting a hi...

Bought by WMUU-LP, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KPIP-LP, WITF, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
Piece image
A dramatic fast-moving presentation of the music, history, and voices, of World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, The Gulf War, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghan...

Bought by WVAS, Red River Radio Network, KUCB, Red River Radio Network, KSKA and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 31
Caption: The railworker's motel-on-wheels Camp Car is on the siding
From mining to manufacturing, housework to ranching, hear the factual history and realities of American labor, wages, employment, progress, quitti...

Bought by KMSU, WNMU-FM, WRFA-LP, KUHF, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:08
  • Purchases: 57
Piece image
Nelson Mandela's life and times are recalled in conversation with radio documentarian Joe Richman who researched Mandela's story for a major 2004 d...

Bought by KZYX, WJFF, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WNMU-FM, KUNM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
Nelson Mandela's life and times are recalled in conversation with radio documentarian Joe Richman who researched Mandela's story for a major 2004 d...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, global24radio, KDNK, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2013
  • Length: 58:41
  • Purchases: 10
Piece image
On Tuesday, January 22nd 2013 at Winona State University, Charles McDew, former chairman of The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (from 19...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 50:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Stan Getz
“My life is music, and in some vague, mysterious and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to a...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ray Manzarek
A montage of the memorable keyboard contributions of the late Ray Manzarek to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band he founded, The Doors. Manzarek ...

  • Added: May 21, 2013
  • Length: 17:02
Caption: Richie Havens
Folk singing legend Richie Havens died Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at the age of 72 of a sudden heart attack. In this excerpt from the documentary Ba...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:20
Piece image
Conversations about ideas and innovations in investigations and imprisonment, the search for justice, and the unexpected intersection of crime and ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Julia Ward Howe
The story of Julia Ward Howe's 1871 Proclamation for Peace and her call for a universal Mother's Day to promote peace and disarmament, plus the aut...

Bought by 'The Sea', KZYX, KUOW, KFCF FM, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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
Piece image
On this special episode we will hear music from all of the artists, albums and singles in the 2013 class of the Blues Foundation's Blues Hall of Fame!

Bought by Radio New Zealand, WSLR, and KPVL


  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
A dramatic retelling of the challenging American expedition to climb the world's highest mountain in 1963.

Bought by PRX Remix, KUER, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSJD, KMUZ and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 21:25
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Joe Bev plays early Rock 78s., Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
"Tuiti Fruiti," "Let the Good Times Roll" and "Good Rockin; Tonight" are among the 78 RPM records heard on the 11th edition of Joe Bev's Jazz-O-Ram...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 59:15
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joe Bev remastered 1927 Rhapsody in Blue 78., Credit: Lorie B. Kellogg
Joe Bev hosts an hour of remastered 78s records, including George Gershwin with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra conducted by Nat Shilkret “Rhapsody in ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 10, 2013
  • Length: 57:05
  • Purchases: 3
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
Piece image
Woo boy another big show comes your way! This time we speak with historian, curator, author and lecturer, Carolyn O’Bagy Davis. Credited with virtu...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Emotion Roadmap and Investing
Worried about retirement? Worried about your future? Worried about your investments? What if there was a way to minimize your risk while offering a...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2013
  • Length: 45:04
Caption: The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950., Credit: Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America.
Nurys Ortiz, 58, of Washington Heights, left the Dominican Republic ("DR") to work in a NYC factory when she was 17 years old. Ortiz started cooki...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Nancy Soong, 90, of Battery Park City, Manhattan, recalls the foods of her childhood in Hong Kong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Olga Colon., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Olga Colon, 86, of Manhattan's Lower East Side, arrived in New York City -- from Puerto Rico -- when she was 18 years old. Over the years Colon ma...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1