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Caption: Michelangelo's David
Painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and poet - how can one man be so many things? And what did he keep in his basement?

Bought by KVSC and WABE


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 16:09
  • Purchases: 2
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Cultural anthropologist Dredge Kang explains how political economics and other societal influences sometimes play as Cupid's arrows.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 15:57
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Professor Hayrettin Yucesoy explores the turbulent political and religious climate of the medieval Islamic world.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 09:29
  • 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
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Shiro plums picked by the Portland Fruit Tree Project (after this photo was taken)
Doing it Ourselves: What it really takes to work, play and live together. ***This show aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting as part of a series of 5...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KLCC, KUT and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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We depend on all kinds of secular and spiritual rituals to mark the ends and beginnings of things. Sometimes this means following a long-standing t...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WYSO, WRVO Public Media and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: One of Emily Martin's paintings, Credit: Emily Martin/The Black Apple
Inventors, builders, butchers, artists talk about the projects that inspire them to point and say with pride, “I made that!” ***This show aired on...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, WYSO, KUT, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 5
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Few musical works have inspired so many stories as Stravinsky's 1913 hit, The Rite of Spring. These are just three or four of them.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KPIK-LP, KGLT, KFAI, WNPR and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2007
  • Length: 13:16
  • Purchases: 8
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The 46-year history behind a new release of Stravinsky's "The Soldier's Tale"

  • Added: Mar 06, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
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Singer/Songwriter Billy Bragg rewrites "The Internationale", Joyce Carol Oates spars with George Foreman, and Spalding Gray turns the tables on Joh...

Bought by Iowa Public Radio, WCPN, KERA, and WCQS


  • Added: Feb 28, 2007
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Some of the young gardeners have moved on and graduated from Fairview. Will they be able to entice some new ones at the back to school night?

  • Added: Jul 15, 2006
  • Length: 04:54
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Right beside I 25 a bustling community garden plays host to children and their families.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2006
  • Length: 06:17
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Miss Hardy teaches her 4th graders about good nutrition in a 'hands-on' way.

Bought by KRZA and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Jul 15, 2006
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Michael, a fisherman's gilly in the County Mayo, uses all his wits to get a rare pelt.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2006
  • Length: 04:08
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Michael, a fisherman's gilly in the County Mayo, discovers there's more than one way to skin a horse!

  • Added: Jun 26, 2006
  • Length: 09:07
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This Story is Free! Youth Radio journalist, Berenice Akuamoah, 18, tells her story through a six-part radio diary

Bought by KWCW


  • Added: Jan 23, 2006
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
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A family operates on the same principle as a jazz combo: improvisation on a theme.

Bought by WQJC and WVPE


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Twin sisters are torn between the fear of losing each other and wanting to break away from each other now that one of them is getting married.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An ingenuous young taxi driver applies for a bank loan, inspired by his father's vision of American opportunity, to start a steel mill.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A grandmother-to-be is departing to visit her daughter who is having her first baby. Her husband assures her, yes, he can take care of himself.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A man describes to his lover the experience of consoling a friend who had just learned of the death of her father. A module from "Family Snapshots...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An elderly woman phones her older brother to let him know she's having a risky, life-saving operation. She ends up comforting him.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Are the frustrations in their late-in-life marriage outweighed by their real commitment? Her advice: "Get everything in writing."

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1