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Pat and Marie Tillman...and Joe Shenton - an inspiring story of love and devotion begins this episode on love in the military! Discipline can be fu...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 41:30
Caption: Bradley W. Hart
In September 1941, a hero-celebrity stood before a crowd in Iowa and emphatically stated the words, “America First.” Charles Lindbergh was the spea...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Book Jacket Cover, Credit: Hawkeye Publishers
Hindsight is not a good way to view history. Yet, we frequently see our past with an expression of “what if”. On the other hand, even the slightest...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Matthew Hockenos
Most of us are familiar with the Nazi concentration camp confession, “First they came for the Communists, and I did not speak out because I was not...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Tango War, Credit: Jacket design by Danielle Christopher
At the beginning of World War II, the Roosevelt Administration understood all too well the strategic value of South America.

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Katya Cengel
Most of us have a basic understanding of events surrounding the Vietnam War. That understanding, however, is usually vague, and incomplete. Especia...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "A Quick Call Home", Credit: SFC Juan C. Munoz, 2018
The Army's Artist in Residence, SFC Juan Munoz explains his process of documenting the lives of soldiers through art.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Boots on the Ground jacket cover, Credit: John Dittman, Stars & Strips
The Vietnam War remains a thorn in the side of America’s history. More than 57-thousand US soldiers died and an untold number of Vietnamese civilia...

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bob Buntin, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Back in 1933 when Bob Buntin was just a little boy, shortly after an event that rocked the entire structure of his family, he heard part of a speec...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:48
Caption: Dr. Nicholas Morton
he year 1099 marked the Crusade’s final act … the conquest of Jerusalem. This deed has long been taken as proof of the crusaders’ anti-Islamic hatr...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eliot A. Cohen
“Speak softly and carry a big stick” are the words of Vice President Theodore Roosevelt. When President Garfield was assassinated two weeks later, ...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ruta Sepetys
It’s known as the single greatest maritime disaster in history. Yet, it is a little known story. This casualty of World War II was far deadlier tha...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard Cahan
In 1942, the government rounded up more than one hundred thousand Japanese living in the U.S. They were incarcerated for the duration of the war.

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  • Added: Dec 26, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kao Kalia Yang
Kao Kalia Yang's book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir is a personal story that speaks to the moment.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Edward Schultz
This is a personal story of the Vietnam War with Lynne Lorine Ludwick author of The Box.

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  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Nicholas Stargardt
The Holocaust during World War II -- Horrifying images and stories that have come to symbolize an international conflict. What the story doesn’t t...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Eve Spangler
This is a follow up interview with sociology professor Eve Spangler on the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine.

Bought by KPVL and KCBX


  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In this Prelude to Summer we end up on a parking lot late at night on the first day of summer, sprawled out on sleeping bags and looking up at the ...

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 25:20
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William Ingalls new book tells the story of what one year in Viet Nam as a combat engineer was like. Based on 500 color slides taken by the author,...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Stephanie Westlund
Stephanie Westlund holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies. For the past 5-years she has been researching the lives of war veterans. Specifically...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fred Foote
In Medic Against Bomb, Fred Foote’s first collection of poetry, the neurologist demonstartes first-hand the healing power of the arts for veterans.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, RadioFreePalmer, and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Writer Helen Thorpe provides a detailed account of what happened to the three women who served in the military during the last decade.

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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World War I was a real blow to the European musical community. They were utterly unprepared for the war’s cruelty, and composers found it difficult...

Bought by WVTF, KHNS, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bruce Dancis
Bruce Dancis arrived at Cornell University in 1965 as a youth who was no stranger to political action. He grew up in a radical household and took p...

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  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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