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Caption: The organ loft at St. Anne's Church Fall River, Massachusetts
An empty church, an orphaned organ, a solo organist. Scott Lariviere is 26 years old and volunteers to try to keep a magnificent 4,500 pipe Casavan...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:27
  • Purchases: 1
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The shofar, an instrument made from a ram’s horn, is heard in synagogues all over the world during the Jewish High Holidays. It has also been heard...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WUAL, WRGY, WRTI and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Alice and Sheryl Cooper Welcome you to their Lovin’ Nightmare (we hope they don’t scare you!) Also, come on a pre-journey to the Love in America 20...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2019
  • Length: 42:03
Caption: Featuring Hal Blaine
Here's the full mix-the hour long celebration of one of greatest drummers of all-time, Hal Blaine with dozens of his classic contributions to thous...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:04
Caption: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Approaching America , Credit: 1905
From Antonín Dvorak's “New World Symphony” through Woody Guthrie’s This Land Is Your Land”, James Baldwin’s visions of a “Native Son” into the lat...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:25
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This episode of A New York Minute In History explores the Women’s Rights Movement from the Seneca Falls Convention in Central New York in 1848 to e...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio and KICI


  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 2
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TED Talks meets The Moth meets The History Channel? ...with Dead Ladies. In this episode -- Constance Markievicz. The Irish revolutionary known as ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 33:11
Caption: Dick Gregory
The retrospective of 2017 continues with mixes from Charlottesville to Washington with music and emotions from a turbulent year

Bought by KDUR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Band Box Records was a 1950's rarity, a woman-owned recording business. More exceptional, Vicki Morosan was a Romanian immigrant making a daily bet...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:56:19
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The tributes continue on this third hour of Shortcuts, celebrating more of the lives lost to 2016, including Princess Leia, George Michael and others

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Dec 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scotty Moore with Elivis
This special mix features another gathering of the many artists, actors, musicians, comedians and celebrities who left us in 2016--from Muhammad Al...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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This presentation is a collaboration between radio dramatists in three states, and students in New York and Texas. "Over Here, Over There" adapts o...

Bought by KALH


  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:40:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ye Must Be Born Again, Credit: Roger May
Is this post-industrial town dying, or being born again? Drawing from 300 years of labor and women’s history, the writing of novelist Mary Lee Sett...

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This alternate theme to "The Time Tunnel" has been used on a couple of THE TIME TRAVELER Mondays Late Night Radio Shows, as its end title.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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You might not expect this to result from the best laid plans, nonetheless... (Rob plays with F/X and the opening theme to "The Time Tunnel")

  • Added: Sep 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:28
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:47
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Celebrate the season with this hour-long special featuring Christmas choral music from America’s oldest continuously performing ensemble, Boston’s ...

Bought by WWNO, Raven Radio, Delmarva Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 64
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: Shaun Usher
In 2009 Shaun Usher began a blog to showcase correspondence that he felt deserved a wider audience. The blog quickly became popular and widely shar...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 13:31
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: Mummers Day Parade, Credit: Rebecca Moon
The Mummers Day Parade is as quintessentially South Philadelphia as Ben Franklin or Willy Penn, a Philly cheese steak or Italian water ice. It’s un...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 23:29
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Hurricane Sandy was nearly one year ago. Days after the storm, one woman described seeing the storm surge cause a flood of the extremely toxic wate...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2013
  • Length: 03:22
Caption: Better Living Through Chemistry
Barack Obama draws a red line in regards to Syria & chemical weapons and this program reflects the tension during the past few weeks mixed with pre...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:31
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