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Caption: The Front Runner, Credit: Steve Saklad
Steve Saklad - Production Designer - Thank You For Smoking, Juno, Drag Me to Hell, The Muppets, The Front Runner

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Country music has long been popular in the American South but is gaining popularity in the North, a place with more country roots than you may think.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 05:45
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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton explores the education of famous artists John Biggers and Samella Lewis.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 50:20
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J.M.W. Turner is perhaps the most important British painter--you would surely recognize an image of Tintern Abbey--and yet his life story has remai...

Bought by KENW and KKRN


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Timothy Spall, San Francisco, CA 11/14/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Timothy Spall talks paring things down, letting the character tell you what to do, and the lexicon of the grunt.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Dec 25, 2014
  • Length: 22:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46
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In the 19th century, Richmond, Virginia was central to the American slave trade, earning the city more than 4 million dollars annually. A new exhib...

Bought by KENW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 2
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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
Caption: The Storied South , Credit: Bill Ferris
Preeminent Southern folklorist Bill Ferris has spent the last 40 years documenting the South in print, photography and film. His latest book, The S...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Free, audio excerpt from a book. The California of Harris’ youth was a very different place than it is today: It was a verdant oasis of orange grov...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 06:35
Caption: Jessie Deeter & Steve Brown, San Francisco, CA 9/3/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jessie Deeter and Steve Brown talk staying hydrated, defining authenticity, grilled cheese sandwiches at three in the morning.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 16:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Kelley Libby attended the first le...

Bought by KENW and Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Producer Kelley Libby attended the...

Bought by Listenwise


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:59
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In the early years of the Cold War, a number of Hollywood directors and writers were blacklisted from the motion picture industry. One author says ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: “The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy” are on display at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco
For everyone alive, there is one great equalizer, one experience that doesn’t discriminate based on race, class, religion, or nationality. We all, ...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
Caption: Nicholas Longworth's gavel is among the treasures curated and conserved by the House of Representatives' very first curator., Credit: Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
Meet the very first curator of the U.S. House of Representatives collection... 4,000 artifacts strong.

Bought by Louisville Public Media, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Does bad luck befall everyone who's owned the infamous Hope Diamond?, Credit: The Smithsonian
Is the world's most famous diamond... cursed?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Miles Davis
Where Ancient Greece appears in modern culture.

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, and Listenwise


  • Added: Dec 14, 2010
  • Length: 15:23
  • Purchases: 3
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Secret signs... hidden profiles... underground stalactites... This is not your 8th-grade tour of D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 09, 2010
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, Credit: Avishay Artsy
This year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 06:18
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details the long-sought return of the Alutiiq Masks from France to Kodiak. AK.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2008
  • Length: 06:09
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How -- and why -- Stravinsky revised theatrical pieces for the concert hall

  • Added: May 08, 2007
  • Length: 13:53
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A 1st Person profile of Russel Baba and Jeannie Aiko Mercer of Shasta Taiko

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Sep 15, 2006
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Cunningham invokes the spirit of Walt Whitman in his latest book ?Specimen Days? ? part of a wave of post 9/1...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Jul 06, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1