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In 2002, imprisoned refugees inside Australia’s Woomera immigration prison coordinated with 2500 outside supporters who had pitched camp outside th...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
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One hundred years ago, the city of Norfolk, Virginia was the first Southern city in the US to screen the notoriously racist film Birth of a Nation....

Bought by KENW and WABE


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tania Bruguera reading Hannah Arendt in Havana, Credit: Enrique de la Osa, via PRI
Recorded in Havana, this Fresh Talk episode features controversial Cuban artist Tania Bruguera and her recent launch of a new initiative: the Hanna...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 09:31
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Next year marks the 150th anniversary of Leo Tolstoy’s great Russian tome, War and Peace. While the novel’s great length scares many readers away, ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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A team of proofreaders in Virginia has just wrapped up the three-year job of digitizing the papers of the Founding Fathers. They say ending the pro...

Bought by KENW, WABE, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 4
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The army is scrambling to recover missing war records from Iraq and Afghanistan, and in the meantime, many veterans struggle to get their disabilit...

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WXDU


  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 3
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A Facebook selfie or Instagrammed lunch is a far cry from what used to be required to take a picture. With expensive, slow technology, most photos ...

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 3
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When the Berlin Wall came down in 1989 a country that had been divided was reunited. But after the physical wall was torn down, Germany was still l...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
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A recent book critical of Thomas Jefferson as a slaveholder has raised controversial questions about our founding father. Allison Quantz has the st...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:47
Caption: Andrew Shaw and crew poling upstream in a batteau on the James
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Marshall Expedition, an important event in the history of early American commerce. Recently, a group o...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2012
  • Length: 03:27
Caption: The boundary stones are the oldest federal monuments in D.C. (and Virginia)., Credit: Stephen Powers
Washington's oldest monuments have nearly been forgotten. But a group of engineers, preservationists and history buffs is racing to change that.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: Battleship Missouri Memorial, Credit: USS Missouri Memorial Association
The Battleship Missouri is best known as the site where World War II officially ended on Sept. 2, 1945. Veterans share tales about the ship, nickn...

Bought by KBUT, Delta College Public Radio, KBUT, and KVMR


  • Added: Dec 06, 2006
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 4