WPRN Public Radio

Series produced by Adam Scull

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WPRN Public Radio is an independent platform to inform and entertain, bringing off-beat stories to life.

WPRN Public Radio is an independent platform to inform and entertain, bringing off-beat stories to life. Our interests encompass exploration of the simplistic, evoking smiles and fond memories, including contemporary stories. Crisscrossing the country, taking in the local color and bringing it to life. Everyone has a story to tell. This is America at her finest, reintroducing America to our listeners.


31 Pieces

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Episode Twenty-one – Authority, power, and money never lose. Though there is confusion swirling about him, another death, and a sickening occurren...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2022
  • Length: 13:45
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Before I get into why I wanted to do this, I just want to point out something I’d never really thought about before I started working on this story...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2022
  • Length: 19:06
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Episode Twenty – You’ve auditioned for a part, and you’ve won the role. Agent John Gage tells D’laska everything he wants to know and more about t...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2022
  • Length: 16:20
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Episode Nineteen – I’ll give the girls a bag for the powder room. D’laska goes to Juan’s Caribbean Club pretending he’s a drug dealer and befriend...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2022
  • Length: 17:42
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Here is the story of Sir David Lean, one of the greatest moviemakers of all time, director of such epics as Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, The...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 18:23
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Episode Eighteen – What else do you have besides gin? D’laska’s persistence ultimately pays off. He unravels why Nickie Piantini was on the corner...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2022
  • Length: 16:51
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Jane French is a volunteer for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation which has raised more than $45 million since 2004 to battle cancer in children. The...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2022
  • Length: 03:09
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Chapter Nine: The Battle for the Liquor License In spite of the raid on Studio 54 in December 1978, the club remained open and hotter than ever f...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2022
  • Length: 22:18
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They were an attractive, enviable New York couple – Robert climbing the ranks in Investment Banking and Desiree excelling in the MD/Ph.D. program a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Written by Mark Fleischman, with Denise Chatman and Mimi Fleischman Chapter Two: The Raid on Studio 54 Studio 54 first opened in April 1977 and b...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2022
  • Length: 27:38
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Episode Fifteen – I almost hear his thoughts, he’s praying for a miracle. D’laska has made some bad decisions, yet he feels he is progressing. Ain...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2022
  • Length: 27:37
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Studio 54 first opened 
in April 1977 and became the most famous 
nightclub of all time. Its quick ascent was confounding because creators 
Steve R...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 18:45
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Tom Gallagher sat in his favorite coffee shop in a town two thousand miles away from where he grew up, a widower, father of two out of the nest. At...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2022
  • Length: 30:19
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Episode Fourteen – I feel like a sack of broken glass. D’laska and Ainsworth question Andre Gabriel at his apartment. It is not “official.” Agains...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2022
  • Length: 14:27
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I've done many interviews with authors, but only a few of them wearing two hats, that of being an editor, as well as an author. It was time for me ...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2022
  • Length: 20:21
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NEW AUDIO: SHORT STORY DISPENSARY POSTED The Last Professional by Ed Davis A four-lane highway passed over the Sparks yard at its eastern limit....

  • Added: Jul 24, 2022
  • Length: 11:35
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I lost time to a steady rhythmic swing and clicking of cars traveling over rails. Passing scenery like a thief with no passion for roots, just a tr...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2022
  • Length: 07:49
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Julia Sullivan started working on Bone Necklace more than twenty years ago, after visiting the Big Hole Battlefield in Wisdom, Montana. Julia first...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2022
  • Length: 16:43
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45 years ago it was 1977, I look back at my photography career, thinking about all that I'd seen and photographed as I began my career as a photogr...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2022
  • Length: 03:58
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Kindness seems to have taken a backset to rampant racism, abruptness and violence. It's being selfless, caring, compassionate, and unconditionally...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2022
  • Length: 03:52