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Changing Gears reporters spent a week on the road, traveling to places throughout the Midwest where local economies and town cultures revolve aroun...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 20:12
Caption: Virginia Prescott and Chris Matthews, Credit: David Murray
The TV personality and former journalist talks about his new book, "Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero."

  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 49:30
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A half-hour radio documentary that examines the history and culture of a New Mexico border town. The piece explores issues of inter-ethnic relation...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Tate Brady, Credit: Beryl Ford Collection, Tulsa City-County Library
In the early 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan had been so active in Tulsa, Oklahoma - doing everything from holding parades to organizing lynch mobs - that ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:34
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We think of the Great Lakes today as a great place to play on the beach, to swim, to go fishing. But those huge, beautiful lakes are changing. The ...

Bought by Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: College students in a Maryland science class. Some professors are abandoning the traditional lecture because research suggests it's not very effective, but lecture classes are still common. , Credit: Emily Hanford
Most college students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. (9/1/2011)

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, WTIP, KZYX, WFIU and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Author Ann Patchett
An hour long reading and interview with Ann Patchett recorded in front of a live audience at the Portsmouth Music Hall in June, 2011.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2011
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: www.mmep.org
Did you know that according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, 16 of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the sta...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 01, 2011
  • Length: 56:20
  • Purchases: 1
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I am a documentarian, chronicling the lives of performing musicians. As a writer, I am obligated to put their words to paper. As a story-teller, I ...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 07, 2011
  • Length: 42:23
  • Purchases: 1
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A radio-noir movie in two parts. No U-Turn tells the story of love, fate, and a nightclub act gone awry. No U-Turn takes you from New York to Hol...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2011
  • Length: 01:52:47
Caption: Shutdown screen at Cern, Credit: Andy Duckworth
As the Large Hadron Collider goes into hibernation for the winter, producer Andy Duckworth visits the Atlas experiment at Cern, Geneva, to ask, wil...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 24:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Over this hour, we'll bring you highlights from the show's first half-year. We’ll learn about why kids play with fire, how vibrations let us peer ...

Bought by KUT and KZYX


  • Added: Dec 16, 2010
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Joe Bevilacqua's alter ego, noted newsman Walter Cockeyed fills in again as host and presents a wide array of classic and rare holiday themed cartoon, record and radio audio, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A humorous look at Thanksgiving.

Bought by KTXK and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 22, 2010
  • Length: 53:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist rendering of the California High Speed Rail, Credit: CAHSRA
The Big Dig, the Bay Bridge, the Chunnel... Why do transportation projects go so spectacularly over budget? There's a simple explanation - this doc...

Bought by The Neighborhood and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 26:38
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Agent Michael Bermudez, Supervisory Border Patrol Agent and Public Affairs Officer, US Customs and Border Patrol., Credit: Eroyn Franklin
This story takes us to Washington state's border with Canada, where the Border Patrol arrests hundreds of people each year. Producer Jessica Partno...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 08:40
Caption: Camp at Ft. Monroe, VA, Credit: Library of Congress
A conversation about the contingency of one state's role in the Civil War.

Bought by KRUA and WRPI


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: "The Cartoon Carnival Father's Day Special" features an interview with Doug Young (the voice of Hanna-Barbera's Doggy Daddy), Credit: Hanna-Barbera Productions (1959)
Another Joe Bev. Holiday Treat! Here's a great Holiday Special your listeners will LOVE!!

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WTIP, and KEOS


  • Added: May 24, 2010
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 3
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The incredible story of a lost chapter of music history...and the equally incredible songs now rediscovered.

Bought by KGLT, Marfa Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 12, 2010
  • Length: 56:34
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The first NEW Green Lama show since the 1950s!, Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A brand new radio theater featuring characters from the classic radio show, The Green Lama!

  • Added: Jan 29, 2010
  • Length: 46:33
Caption: Book Cover
With all the talk about Big Government, two scholars reflect on how the Federal Government and taxes have evolved since the founding era.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Clyde Crashcup (Shep Menkin) Invents the Bathtub on the 4th "Cartoon Carnival" with Joe Bev.
An hour of rare and classic cartoon audio, and documentary, with Bob Clampett's "Time for Beany," Bill Marx, Stan Freberg, Daws Butler, Myrtis Butl...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2009
  • Length: 54:38
Caption: 2 girls who didn't quite make it there
There are many stories of those who made it to Woodstock, and those who never went. What about those who, well, "almost" made it?

Bought by CKMO


  • Added: Aug 13, 2009
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Orville, Katharine and Wilbur Wright, Credit: Library of Congress
Why you've never heard of the Wright Brothers' sister, Katharine.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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Independent producer Dan Boyce explores the colorful, surprising, and inspirational past of his baby-boomer parents.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2009
  • Length: 41:59
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An original comedic adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic.

Bought by WEZU and KDUR


  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 2