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Delia Owens talks about her breakout novel, Where The Crawdads Sing. It explores isolation, connection and the healing power of Nature through the ...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Steve Jobs said that, "“We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?” Running our fingers over those dents connects u...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 07:18
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We hear listener-reader recommendations and a tribute to Ursula K. LeGuin.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 06:22
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Mudbound tells the stories of people who don’t often get their stories told: poor white farmers and black sharecroppers in the South during the 194...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:02
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Many are indifferent to fashion, and I happen to be one of them. But I do recognize that for those who are interested, it can be a serious business...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:32
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Vol. 1, No. 7 A moment of transformation from the Passacaglia movement of Symphony No. 5 in D Major by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1938).

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 10:34
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
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The closing strains of the third movement of Schumann's Piano Quartet express introspection.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 08:21
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Chopin guides us back home through a tender harmonic progression in the third movement of this masterpiece.

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 08:19
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A moment of passion taken from the final movement of Barber's Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:32
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A moment of exuberance taken from the Chaconne of J.S. Bach's Partita in D Minor, BWV 1004.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 08:16

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:39

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 04:47
Caption: John Webb
John Webb as written and presented by Richard Caldwell

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 08:30
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Tragedy n. “goat song” Named for the dramatic plays of the ancient Greeks, characterized by a protagonist whose flaw or error in judgment leads to ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 16:26
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To celebrate Life of the Law’s 100th Episode, Life of the Law and the National Science Foundation brought five NSF funded scholars to the NSF Headq...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:07:16
Caption: Coal miner Ronnie Johnson, with his lunchbox.
For decades, Ronnie Johnson woke up in the late afternoon, and fixed a lunch to bring with him 2,000 feet underground, as he worked all night in a ...

Bought by WMMT, KVLU, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 31:48
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Paddle MN producer Jim Gallagher from the center of Canada, Credit: Jim Gallagher
Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher shares an audio postcard from a canoe trip he took during the summer of 2015 in the barren lands at the cen...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:39
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A 2015 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow Ellen Bryant Voigt talks with fellow poet and professor, Michelle Boisseau, about her collection HEADWATERS. Voigt...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Downing attended the exhibit "Davidson At Eighty, A Retrospective" at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji. The exhibit celebrates the work of...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we revisit a 2012 interview with Georgetown professor, Jacques Berlinerblau. We discuss his most recent book, How to Be Secular: A Call t...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Competing essayists Jennifer Nelson and Jason Steck debate the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?" at the 2014 "Great American Think ...

Bought by KGNU, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rio and her Mom
Rio, faces a big identity question. "Am I Mexican? If so how Mexican am I?" Let's just say Rio was raised a bit differently than prior generations ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:44
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“Passages: Treasures of the Bible,” currently is in Springfield, Mo, the fifth stop on a national tour. Learn more about the traveling exhibit here...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:16
Caption: Antoinette Tuff
The story of Antoinette Tuff, a bookkeeper who was filling in at the front desk of an Atlanta Suburban elementary school of about 800 students on A...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Aspen Public Radio, KGNU, and KUNM


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 4