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Caption: Carlene Carter, Credit: Marc Hauser
Carlene Carter, proud member of the long celebrated Carter family of music, stops by Up Close And Acoustic to talk about music, legacy, family hist...

Bought by KTNA


  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 55:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander talks movingly about her memoir "The Light of the World" about her husband's sudden death at age 50.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Vermont Poet Laureate (2011-2015), Sydney Lea reads for the Writers Series sponsored by the literary magazine, PLEIADES at the University of Centra...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WNJR, KWMR, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Radio Curious discusses the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting near Marysville, Wa, the Native American communities impacted by the shooting,...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
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Ben Kyle of Romantica by Charlie Pulkrabek Ben Kyle has a lot going on these days. His band Romantica is set to release their highly anticipated t...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2011
  • Length: 32:51
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Tyler Blanski is a Minneapolis house painter who is a writer and painter. His book is called "Mud & Poetry - Love, Sex and the Sacred". Tyler grew ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 08, 2011
  • Length: 20:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Last week, Aaron's oldest son signed up for his first Library card... to them, the library is spoken about like a mythical place.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2011
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: Nicole Thibert
When Nicole when 28 weeks pregnant, she discovered she had a cancerous mass in her neck, which was immediately removed. Further testing showed Stag...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2011
  • Length: 25:34
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Fifty years ago this month, President Dwight Eisenhower gave his farewell speech to the American people. Eisenhower's farewell address is considere...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2011
  • Length: 14:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Joan Steffend is a Minnesota native known for her television work – first on KBJR in Duluth then KARE-11 in Minneapolis and on HGTV’s Decorating Ce...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2010
  • Length: 20:15
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There are really only two directions we can travel: back towards the familiar or out into the unknown.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2010
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Guido and Dodger used to travel all the time during the holidays, but shifted to heading South.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2010
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 1
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We tread along old roads to places we've been before. Only a few times in an average American's life do we change our Christmas venue...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2010
  • Length: 02:59
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Christmas reminds us that we've survived another year and still have some semblance of a family and a haphazard network of friends... we made it! T...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 03:19
  • Purchases: 1
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You have to actually see this Christmas tree to fully appreciate it: it's black and upside down.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 1
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"The Last Hunter - An American Family Album" by MN Author Will Weaver.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 20:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The height of washed luxury, the true mark of the backwoods aristocracy, is the outdoor shower.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
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As to Shower vs. Bath, Guido will take both. And if there can be a sauna in the same room, all the better.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 04:33
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Most showers take place in a tub - that's America for you. Why waste a little water when you can create a system designed to waste 20% more?

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 02:34
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Bestselling author Adriana Trigiani is back on Realgoodwords this week talking about her grandmothers, including Lucy from Chisholm.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 30:14
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As a kid, Guido envied his friends who had two, hands-on Grandmothers.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 05:35
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In Judeo-Christian tradition we track families through the fathers side. Unless of course you are not a landed male heir. It's not that you don't m...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 03:23
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"...These Grandmothers, man, they don't play by anyone's rule book. Truly, they never have... They weren't always Grandmothers, that's something it...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 05:15
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Courage is a word lush with meaning. Yet, when we use the word we make the assumption that no interpretation is needed.

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 23, 2010
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 2
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If courage was common we'd give it an easier, more calming name like "smooth livin'"...Even the courageous among us aren't courageous most of the t...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2010
  • Length: 02:41