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Caption: Depiction of the 1833 Leonid meteor storm, in Bible Readings for the Home Circle (1889).
On this episode of BackStory, we’re examining Americans’ ongoing fascination with the skies above us. How have people made sense of comets, eclipse...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WABE, KBRP Community Radio, KREV-LP, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 09, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Seminole children on a reservation in Florida, c1948., Credit: Florida Photographic Collection
30-second promo for "Young Americans: A History of Childhood," with a 5 second hole for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Strongman Eugene Sandow, 1893, Credit: Library of Congress
It’s summer, the beach is calling, and so is the dreaded swimsuit! Americans are constantly bombarded by images of physical perfection, especially ...

Bought by WUFT, KSRQ, KBRP Community Radio, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 26, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: An enumerator interviews a woman for the 1940 census, Credit: National Archives
In June, Americans learned that the NSA has been collecting data on millions of American’s phone calls, and tapping into data gathered by tech comp...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, KBRP Community Radio, KREV-LP, WRPI and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Award winning BBC broadcaster Mark Coles ("Today", "The Strand") brings you his pick of the best new music releases from around the planet. This we...

Bought by WSLR


  • Added: May 14, 2012
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Award winning BBC broadcaster Mark Coles ( "Today" / "The Strand") brings you his pick of the best new music from around the planet. This week, fo...

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 54:01
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you the very best new music from around the planet. This wee...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: 53:56
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The best new music from around the planet. "I always hear something surprising and new" (Brian Eno, July 2011)

  • Added: Nov 17, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, Mark Coles brings you Chinese folktronica, Icelandic piano and a honky tonkin' playhouse boogie. The bes...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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From the shed at the bottom of his garden, award winning broadcaster Mark Coles brings you South African house, Finnish folk and Chinese new wave. ...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
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In this first program of the new series Bob & Pat take calls from New York, Chicago & Des Moines.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2010
  • Length: 59:00