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Caption: (Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0)
Novelist, retired Princeton professor, and mountain climber, Russell Banks discusses his recent memoir, VOYAGER. Interviewed by his former student ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Lamba community members returning from the millet harvest, Credit: Carla Seidl
Producer Carla Seidl recalls her experience in Togo, West Africa, through language notes and audio recordings. A sound-rich cultural immersion/aud...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 09:04
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In this episode we're looking at the small town through the literary lens. Hear how Shirley Ann Grau author of "Keepers of the House" hung up on th...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
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Gregg & Gabriela pack their microphones and head for the sunny beaches of Costa Rica! We’ll meet a local fishermen, a world traveler, a beach vendo...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00:00
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A trip to Buenos Aires and a look at Argentine National Rock.

Bought by KALW


  • Added: May 22, 2016
  • Length: 15:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Unmarked graves on Yellow Hill, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints travels along one path of the Underground Railroad starting in Norfolk, Virginia and finishing in Buxton, Ontario. We will also s...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
Caption: Slave Memorial on Martinique, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
Walk through a chapter of America's darkest history in Birmingham, Alabama as we visit iconic sites that were central in the civil rights movement.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios


  • Added: Jan 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
Celebrate and relive the MLK Memorial dedications as we remember the life, legacy and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with celebrity and news...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:55
Caption: Should the federal gas tax be raised to fund infrastructure?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The Highway Trust Fund provides funding for road, bridge, and mass transit projects across the country and it’s running out of money. Its revenue s...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, WMUU-LP, KUNM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Time spent under the natural night sky is one of the great joys of being human.

Bought by KRSC, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark, WYAP and more


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Arctic sunset, Credit: Ralph Lee Hopkins
Jennifer Kingsley returns to the Arctic almost every year. She has taken some long journeys across the north by canoe, but these days she travels a...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Yams simmering for fufu in Togo, West Africa, Credit: Carla Seidl
The first Simmer episode features an interview with Malawi Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and songwriter Dr. Jack Allison and an investigation of t...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Yams simmering for fufu in Togo, West Africa, Credit: Carla Seidl
"The Rainbow or the Stick?: Teaching and Discipline Across Cultures" features interviews with Renee Owen, director of the Rainbow Mountain Childre...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Arbor Lodge, Credit: Thomas Wilmer
Arbor Day was born in Nebraska back in the 1870's. Come along and discover the world of trees as we visit with key players at Arbor Day Foundation ...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 12:41
Caption: Doug Wiens in Antarctica
Prof. Doug Wiens describes his explorations of Antarctica. Wiens uses seismographs to study the physics behind ice movement and examine questions a...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 12:26
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A winter's journey from the Arctic to the Antarctic, with familiar works by Mozart, Prokofiev and Debussy along with surprises by newer composers f...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WCQS, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Photographer Andrew Kilgore
On this month's Tin Roof Project, it's acclaimed photographer Andrew Kilgore telling his own true story.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: My Berlin Kitchen (cover), Credit: Roseanne Serra (jacket design)
Imagine a time in your life when everything is where it should be. Challenging work, a fulfilling love life, and a secure future. Then lurking so...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2012
  • Length: 17:13
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Who were the mysterious Maya? Their predecessors were nomadic hunters. They followed game animals across the Bering Land Bridge, and populated the ...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2012
  • Length: 27:00
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While researching a book, author Richard Hicks was a long haul trucker for a year and a half. He shares the unique perspective that truckers have ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, KOSU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:04
  • Purchases: 4
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Author David Sedaris shoots the shit with This Land. Full transcript below.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 19, 2012
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Audio Revolution hosts Shawnelle Chavez and Gabe Rima welcome the Santa Fe Indian School’s Spoken Word team into the studio at KSFR, just back from...

Bought by KRZA, KUNM, and KRZA


  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rick Steves in Iran, Credit: www.ricksteves.com
Travel writer Rick Steves and Servas International members Daryl and Phyllis Chinn talk about how international travel can be a catalyst for a more...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Dec 20, 2009
  • Length: 29:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rick Steves in Iran, Credit: www.ricksteves.com
Travel writer Rick Steves and Servas International members Daryl and Phyllis Chinn talk with host Suzanne Kryder about how international travel ca...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, KXOT Public Radio, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 14, 2009
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4