PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Episode one focuses on Alan Berg. We explore his marriage, his career as a lawyer in Chicago, and his eventual move to Denver and meteoric rise in ...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 41:58
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When 18-year-old Ruth Cruger disappeared in 1917, newspapers reported that she probably ran off with a boyfriend. New York police said that there w...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:01
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One summer in 1973, two men robbed a bank in Stockholm. They held four people hostage for six days. Swedish psychiatrist and criminologist Nils Bej...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
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When Sarah Garone was 13 years old, she received something very strange in the mail. She didn’t know who it was from, or why they would have sent i...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 25:31
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In a suburb outside of Salt Lake City, a 69-year-old woman named Linda Gillman hired a man named Christian Olsen to do some repairs on her condo. A...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:20
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On the afternoon of June 23rd, 1972, Martin McNally walked into the St. Louis airport with a wig, a sawed-off rifle, and a plan.

Bought by ABC and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 31:31
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1984, Sheila Wysocki found herself helping the police investigate the murder of her college roommate. Detectives asked her to help gather inform...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 34:29
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Beatrice Oswee with her daughter in Gulu, Uganda.
"If I did not reveal that I was formerly abducted, nobody would know. If I did not tell that these children were born from captivity, nobody would ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 36:25
Caption: Fred L. Soper crossing a bridge to investigate an area where yellow fever occurred, Credit: Photo by Wilbur A. Sawyer courtesy National Library of Medicine
Eighty years ago, one man set out to eradicate the mosquito that now causes Zika virus—and it sullied his reputation forever.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WABE


  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 12:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Why nuclear energy is a main source of energy for Ontario and who is using renewables?. And how lawsuits silence environmentalists.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2016
  • Length: 12:18
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When Brandy Gibson was pregnant the first time, she noticed that opening her freezer gave her an odd, pleasant feeling. But when she got pregnant a...

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2015
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Every year for the past few years, tens of thousand of flytraps have gone missing – from the wild, from gardens, from nurseries. And, really, nobod...

Bought by KALH, 90.5 WESA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 21:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Writ Writer, Credit: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
This is a story that begs to be told. It’s long overdue. The year was 1919. The place: Phillips County, Arkansas. What became a watershed moment i...

Bought by WNCU


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Deep Sound being assembled, Credit: David Barclay
David Barclay tells the story of the time he recorded the deepest sounds in the ocean.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 29, 2013
  • Length: 04:49
  • Purchases: 2
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I'm sitting in a landrover with 46 year old Soila Sayialel - the car is surrounded by over 50 docile elephants grazing in Amboseli National Park. I...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2012
  • Length: 14:44
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The program features the voices of author, Tobias Wolff, along with a great cast of writers and thinkers: Jonathan Lethem, Lorrie Moore, T.C. Boyle...

Bought by KMUN, KPIP-LP, KQED, WXAV 88.3FM, and KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:49
  • Purchases: 5
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Libby St. Pierre knew since she was a young girl that she wanted only a few simple things in life: a career, which she has as a nurse in Auburn, Ma...

Bought by PRX Remix, KUOW, and WMPG


  • Added: Jan 05, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Heffron Hall at St. Mary's University
In part two of our visit with Patrick Marek on the Ghost of Heffron Hall we learn of haunted happenings at the location itself. We also get to hear...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2010
  • Length: 24:34
Caption: House in Hue where GI broadcasters made their stand
A Veteran's Day flashback to two tales of survival from one historic battle

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, PRX Remix, KUT, and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2009
  • Length: 10:36
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Malika Kalontarova, Credit: Warren Lehrer, photo ©2003
A family of Bukharan Jewish dancers and musicians escape war-torn Tajikistan. They move to an apartment near Queens BLVD, and go from dodging bulle...

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2009
  • Length: 03:39
  • Purchases: 1
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The curious connection between sleep paralysis and night frights….

Bought by WKMS, KUER, KRZA, KFAI, KISU and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2005
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 14