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Caption: Harry Bridges at 1971 Press Conference
A 19-year-old Australian arrives in San Francisco and changes the American labor movement. This is the story of a visionary man who fought for demo...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:11
  • Purchases: 1
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When you think about Las Vegas, you might picture casinos, opulent hotels and neon signs. Like the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, Circus Cir...

  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 12:37
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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WHCP-LP, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KGNU, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 53
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
Caption: Felted Sheep, Credit: Patty Lovegreen
It's Fiber Arts Week on Area Voices! Producer Alauna Yust took a felting class with fiber artist Patty Lovegreen, and a table full of budding artis...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:19
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In 2002, retired FBI and CIA investigator Charlie Hess began writing letters Robert Charles Browne, a convicted murderer who claimed to have killed...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:18
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On April 20th, 1914, just north of Trinidad, Colorado, one of the bloodiest, most overlooked events in the history of the American labor movement s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:45
Caption: The outdoor observation deck on the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis, MN., Credit: Noel Clark
The skyline of the Twin Cities in the 1920’s and 30’s was an ever-changing sight. Buildings like the Foshay Tower, the Ramsey County Courthouse and...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversational profile of Cesar Chavez featuring his United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta, Chavez scholar Jose-Antonio Orosco and Texas ...

Bought by KVNF, KQED, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:45
  • Purchases: 20
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
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Oklahoma is considered a conservative state these days. But in the early 1900s, Oklahoma had an active leftist movement. Equally active was the Ku ...

Bought by WTIP, KOSU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:21
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: An American Terrorist
From the founding of the Ku Klux Klan by ex-Confederate officers, through the defeat of Reconstruction: How history is made and remade, with histor...

Bought by WCPN, WRPI, and KUNM


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 58:19
  • Purchases: 3
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Profile of an Oregon City

  • Added: May 06, 2008
  • Length: 07:33
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Accounts of immigration laws designed specifically to restrict Asian Americans. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS O...

Bought by WCPN, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WCPN, KQED, KUT-HD and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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How the dangerous skill of high steel became a rite of passage for a Mohawk tribe.

Bought by KVSC, KHNS, WRIR, XRAY.fm, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 19
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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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A look into the labor history of one of the world's oldest paper mills.

Bought by KVSC, WMPG, PRX Remix, Prairie Public, KTNA and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2004
  • Length: 28:41
  • Purchases: 8
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Orphan Train riders re-live their journeys in search of a home in the West.

Bought by KFAI, KFAI, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WEZU, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 52:59
  • Purchases: 31
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The most important anti-fascist and protest song of the 20th century

Bought by WRPI and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 27, 2004
  • Length: 38:37
  • Purchases: 2