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Turkeys Drop - and not on Cincinnati!; and, our Lovin History feature is a tale of pure love, and pure imagination: the stories of Gene Wilder and ...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
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Journalist (LAT) and author BILL CARLSEN discusses his compelling book "Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey & T...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Unbeknownst to most commuters, ferns grow at the Van Ness-UDC Metro station in Washington, D.C.., Credit: Andy Baldwin
What's the perfect environment for a fern species dating back 65 million years? Look no further than Washington, D.C.'s subway system.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Witch-hunts are a curious phenomena, and thoroughly reactionary in nature. They generally begin with an inexplicable event of one kind or other—cow...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 26:55
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"I carried a knife taped to my leg. I never used it but it was there." - Dustin Hoffman, 1971, from the Pacifica Radio Archives. Listening to this ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 14, 2015
  • Length: 09:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: J.B. Gaskill of Ocracoke Island, North Carolina., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Ocracoke Island North Carolina is the Key West of the mid-Atlantic. It's far removed from the mainland and the Outer Banks, surrounded by water, on...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:02
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(NOTE: The full length piece is now available) This piece lets listeners follow along as The Great American Think-off asks America to answer th...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
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Butchering your own meat has become, for lack of a better word, kinda trendy. But it's also a basic survival skill that dates back to the stone age.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 26:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Does Hollywood accurately depict high school life? Any high schooler will tell you “No”! Diamond Naga Siu embarks on her ongoing series called “THI...

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:18
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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 05:58

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Reverend Death Alane Cameron Miles, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Alane Cameron Miles was groomed throughout her life to be comfortable with death and the dying. She had a knack for it and would ultimately become ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 27:26
Caption: After fleeing Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812, President James Madison spent the night in this Brookeville home, supposedly making Brookeville “U.S. Capital for a Day.” , Credit: Washington Post
Andy Warhol once said: "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." But in this town, you'll meet people who claim that in the pa...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 06:26
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Donald Perry was found not guilty--so why is he still in prison?

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Karin Parramore's tiny house, Credit: Califia Suntree
Destination DIY producer Califia Suntree spoke to two women who built their own tiny houses about living a minimalist lifestyle. The houses are bot...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dragonfly wearing a "telemetry backpack"
Why itsy-bitsy-teeny-weeny backpacks may be the key to understanding how animals capture prey.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The boundary stones are the oldest federal monuments in D.C. (and Virginia)., Credit: Stephen Powers
Washington's oldest monuments have nearly been forgotten. But a group of engineers, preservationists and history buffs is racing to change that.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: The Packard Campus is roughly 500,000 square feet, built into the side of a mountain in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains., Credit: Library of Congress/Matt Raymond
What do you get when you take a former Cold War bunker and fill it with the world’s largest collection of films, TV shows, radio broadcasts and sou...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:28

  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The original Virginia Is For Lovers slogan/logo, created by Martin & Woltz (now The Martin Agency) in 1968., Credit: The Martin Agency
The real story behind one of the most famous tourism slogans of all time.

Bought by WTJU, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2012
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: This rough sketch for a children's book drew one D.C. native into a mystery regarding “Colored Only” signs in D.C. in the 1930s. , Credit: Rebecca Sheir
A well-meaning illustration in a children's book sparks controversy over segregation in the nation's capital in the 1930s.

Bought by Listenwise, WAMC, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Jan 31, 2012
  • Length: 07:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: At RAS, you can order Caribbean food (like the Bake and Shark, left) or Ethiopian cuisine (like the vegetarian platter, right)., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
What happens when Africa and the Caribbean culinarily collide in the U.S. capital? Dig in and find out!

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: Nicholas Longworth's gavel is among the treasures curated and conserved by the House of Representatives' very first curator., Credit: Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
Meet the very first curator of the U.S. House of Representatives collection... 4,000 artifacts strong.

Bought by Louisville Public Media, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 3