PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Does your race affect how you act? Well, it probably affected how you answered that question.... In this award-winning story, hear why one young ma...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 3
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In this commentary Youth Radio's Desmond Meagley explains why family time at his home is often overshadowed by technology.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:08
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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: Lesli Wood of The Redwood Plan, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Lesli Wood has achieved almost every goal she's set for herself. She's a professional lawyer. And her band, The Redwood Plan, has played to big cro...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pi Day at Pies and Pints, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kennith Darling played bass with Seattle band The Trouble Starts. That is, he used to, until the band broke up. "I feel like I lost three really cl...

Bought by KUOW and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Julia R. Masterman High School Student Nuwar Ahmed introduces us to her classmates and teachers—all of whom are struggling to keep education a prio...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:10
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It's just a simple office, but for some students it's like a home, complete with an "adoptive mother." It's a routine place made special.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Gloria Edwards with granddaughter Eryn
Gloria Edwards tells how her child fell into their dairy farm manure pit while playing.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2011
  • Length: 02:17
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Craig Finn of The Hold Steady discusses the album that meant the most to him growing up: The Replacements' 'Let It Be.'

  • Added: Aug 06, 2009
  • Length: 07:30
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Conrad Keeley of Austin indie rockers ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail Of Dead talks about the album that means the most to him: 'Hounds of Lov...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2009
  • Length: 08:47
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Dallas' Rhett Miller, solo artist and the frontman for alt-country stalwarts the Old 97's, gives an interesting choice for the album that changed h...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2009
  • Length: 07:49
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Austin blues musician Carolyn Wonderland talks about an album that changed her life: ZZ Top's 'Tres Hombres.'

  • Added: Aug 05, 2009
  • Length: 05:28

  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Apr 16, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Navigating Life with Science and Soul
The world through 94-year old eyes

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Apr 08, 2009
  • Length: 05:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Navigating Life with Science and Soul
Books are my lovers...

Bought by WBHM


  • Added: Apr 08, 2009
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Navigating Life with Science and Soul
Exploring the meaning of marriage

  • Added: Apr 06, 2009
  • Length: 07:14
Caption: Morning Fog Over Sugar Loaf, Credit: Robert Rodriguez Jr.
Conserving the Hudson Valley through landscape photography

  • Added: Apr 02, 2009
  • Length: 01:46
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Interviews with performers in the Des Moines Metro Opera.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2008
  • Length: 22:00
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What music is most conducive to writing - the answer might surprise you

  • Added: Apr 15, 2007
  • Length: 02:52
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Here?s a surprise: An efficient automatic dishwasher will use less water than hand-washing those same dishes.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 11, 2006
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 1
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On the Southwest Side, serenity is motorcycle racing at The Jumps.

Bought by PRX


  • Added: Feb 04, 2006
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The struggle to accept that your parent didn't put you first.

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network and WBEZ


  • Added: Aug 12, 2005
  • Length: 02:22
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1