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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
Caption: Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl, Credit: Casey Orr
Times like these call for radical ideas. But is being a radical a positive thing? And if so, why are so many radicals seen as dangerous? In this...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KCSB-FM, KWIT, WNIN, KUT and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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From the mid-1950s through the mid-1960s a five-story building in the heart of Manhattan served as a gathering place for jazz musicians and other a...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen
Documentary filmmakers Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen look at a small Tuscan village where each year life is translated into art.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Sam Stephenson talks with us about the legendary photographer W. Eugene Smith and the ways in which his life intersected with New York City'...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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An engaging conversation with both the playwright and director of the 2017 Tony-Award Winning Best Play, OSLO. The play tracks the back channel ne...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KVSC, and KUNM


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
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In a Rough Drafts Diaries first, the connections have run dry. In our last episode, our interview only gave one connection instead of the usual thr...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: SteelStacks, Credit: Jonathan Davies
Reclaiming the abandoned Bethlehem Steel Plant for the arts gives a region new life

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley meets Rachel and Jared owners of the design company, Deep In Design. They recently inherited a 13...

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 06:19
Caption: a photo from the box
Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Ellsworth  Kelly in his studio, Credit: Jack Shear
Artist and 2012 National Medal of Arts Recipient, Ellsworth Kelly looks back on his career.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KMRE-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

Bought by KVSC, WABE, WKCC, KKRN, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Frieda and Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, 1931, oil on canvas, , Credit: , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Albert M. Bender Collection, Gift of Albert M. Bender © 2014 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F.  A
Director of the Detroit Institute of Arts Graham Beal takes us behind the scenes of the new exhibit Frida Kalho and Diego Rivera in Detroit

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beatles. But she was an accomplished and in...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WABE, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beatles. But she was an accomplished and in...

Bought by WKCC, KVSC, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

Bought by WKCC, KVSC, WXDU, Radio Phoenix, KENW and more


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

Bought by KPVL, WTJU, KPIP-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The outdoor observation deck on the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis, MN., Credit: Noel Clark
The skyline of the Twin Cities in the 1920’s and 30’s was an ever-changing sight. Buildings like the Foshay Tower, the Ramsey County Courthouse and...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Today when we vote, we enter a private space, secretly make our choice, and go about our day. But early voting wasn’t just public; it was a raucous...

Bought by WFHB, WCAI / WNAN, WMNF, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Today when we vote, we enter a private space, secretly make our choice, and go about our day. But early voting wasn’t just public; it was a raucous...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
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We're revisiting the birthplace of the American mind. Five houses on three streets within a period of five years in Concord, Massachusetts launche...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRPI, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 3
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After William the Conqueror defeated Harold, the Saxon king, William wisely combined the crests of the two forces into a new British logo—two winge...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: William Pope.L, Blink New Orleans, 2012, Credit: Cathy Byrd
William Pope.L, an American performance artist and interventionist, talks about Blink, his magic lantern show for Prospect.2 New Orleans, 2011.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jan 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The camera, exposing social problems or becoming one?

Bought by WRIR, WRPI, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 4
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A photographic study of American consumerism, from the blank stares of shoppers to the mountains of stuff in front of them.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KVSC, WAMC, and KBRP Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 4