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82-year-old retired trauma surgeon Bill Meffert, who cared for wounded soldiers in Vietnam, reflects on that bloody experience and the words of a p...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 35:44
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Van Sounds contributor Lauren Baker reads a postcard from the Statue of David. I record it while we hike in the Sierra Nevada.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Extra Extra!! From the banks of the Satoshi River to the banks of the Reese River, a mining-town newspaper that propped up a honest-to-goodness LIA...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 20:03
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Gregg explores what it it was like for his father, as a cadet on a Liberty Ship during WWII. We take our microphone on a voyage on the Jeremiah O'...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
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Chess Records' first release was a disastrous Tibbs Brother song expressing displeasure with the then recently deceased racist Mississippi Governor...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:08:20
Caption: Adelaide Bullen
Archeologist Adelaide Bullen written and presented by Susan J. Mannino

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Eliza Webb
Eliza Webb as written and performed by Lilian B. Moore

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: Mabel Webb Johnson Sims
Mabel Webb Johnson Sims as written and presented by Kim Crow

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:14
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Bill Frisell was heavily influenced by surf rock and space travel. Hear him in his own words tell you his origin story. Lots of great music in this...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 12:15
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Paul Rucker's art education came from working as a janitor at the Seattle Art Museum. Now a gifted cellist, visual artist, and video producer, Paul...

Bought by WCPN and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:44
  • Purchases: 2
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A story of three friends, a disease, and the opera.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 20:25
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Using creative adaptation to overcome the bugs in our systems

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 24:35
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50 years after the March on Washington, syndicated columnist Reverend Byron Williams makes the case that 1963 was the pivotal year for American cul...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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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
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Robert Jevne discusses his former love of the Chicago Cubs in a lighthearted tone and how their incessant losing seasons defeated his passion for b...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
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On April 27th, 2012, I stood on the banks of the Hudson River in NYC.. and watched Space Shuttle Enterprise make a fly-by, strapped to the back of...

  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 57:37
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Archival Paul Simon interviews from various moments of his career are intertwined to show the evolution of his creative process. Hosted by Rita Ho...

Bought by WKMS, KBYS 88.3 FM, KISU, North State Public Radio, WETS and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Brand new one-hour special features exclusive Sting interview looking back on music from his solo career.

Bought by KPVL, WUKY, Prairie Public, CBC Inside the Music, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Miep Gies, the Austrian woman whose family protected the family of Anne Frank during World War II and who found Anne's diary scattered on the floor...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2010
  • Length: 19:01
Caption: "Divorced Kid" producer Sasha Aslanian at her own wedding in September 1999., Credit: Liz Banfield Photography
America's divorce rate soared in the 1970s. Thirty years later, kids who grew up in the divorce revolution look back at that experience, and descri...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WGDR and more


  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 31