Independent Minds

Series produced by Murray Street Productions

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Independent Minds delves into the lives of truly unique and independent personalities. From President John Adams to comedian Peter Sellars, to the women of Grey Gardens, host David D'Arcy fully explores these characters and their lasting influence.

Independent Minds delves into the lives of truly unique and independent personalities. From President John Adams to comedian Peter Sellars, to the women of Grey Gardens, host David D'Arcy fully explores these characters and their lasting influence. These hour long specials reveal the story through exclusive interviews from journalists, experts and personal acquaintances and by the end, listeners come to their own independent understanding of these complex characters.


9 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Harvey Pekar, Credit: michaelz1 via FLICKR
Give your listeners a look at life's unpredictable pageant through the eyes of the engagingly grumpy comic book author Harvey Pekar.

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Jul 14, 2010
  • Length: 36:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Discover how a curious pathologist turned into an expert on death and challenged our ideas of life and self-determination.

Bought by WNIN, WHRV, Iowa Public Radio, and Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Feb 24, 2010
  • Length: 55:55
  • Purchases: 4
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A new perspective on the often-overlooked story of the Marines who fought in the brutal Pacific Campaign of World War II.

Bought by KCUR, KWIT, WLPR, WKMS, WITF and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2009
  • Length: 55:54
  • Purchases: 51
Caption: Temple Grandin, Credit: Rosalie Winard
Challenge your listeners to understand a different way of thinking; be inspired by the grit and brilliance of Temple Grandin.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Red River Radio Network, Red River Radio Network, WNIN, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2009
  • Length: 56:25
  • Purchases: 15
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Winston Churchill -- known for powerful prose, undaunted persistence, and uncompromising ideals -- led Britain against all odds, to overcome the Na...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WNIN, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WRIR, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2009
  • Length: 57:29
  • Purchases: 15
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Revisit the cultural legacy of Grey Gardens, the decayed mansion of “Big Edie” and “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale; two women who lived far outside the...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WRIR, WCAI / WNAN, KUT-HD, and KWIT


  • Added: Mar 31, 2009
  • Length: 57:28
  • Purchases: 5
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One hour doc. focusing on the life of America's second president

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 30, 2009
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Richard Russo, Elmore Leonard, John Updike, Paul Newman, et al, on transforming novels to film.

Bought by WRIR and KQED


  • Added: Apr 29, 2005
  • Length: 56:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Learn more about an amazing comic genius--Independent Minds: Peter Sellers is a one-hour (news-friendly) entertainment documentary hosted by David ...

Bought by KPIK-LP, WGBH Radio Boston, WGDR, KALW, Louisville Public Media and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2004
  • Length: 55:31
  • Purchases: 17