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Caption: Twin mothers with their newborn babies at Columbia Maternity Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 7th, 1939 , Credit: Library of Congress
Some say motherhood is the hardest job in the world; turns out, there's a lot of history to back that up. In this special Mother's Day episode, the...

Bought by WYAP, KVSC, KJZZ, KUHF, KMXT and more


  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
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In the space of only four days, my Catalina Sky Survey teammates, Brian Africano, Alex Gibbs, and Greg Leonard, discovered three Potentially Hazard...

Bought by WTIP, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WTIP, KUPR low power FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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No civilization should head out into the world without “Doughnut Economics” in its survival kit. With her modernized thinking, economist Kate Rawor...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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The SpaceX 11 Dragon mission is the first time an American spacecraft has visited the space station since the NASA Space Shuttle Program ended in A...

Bought by WTIP, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KSFR, KRWG, KKRN and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A small asteroid tests planetary defenses.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WLPR, KRWG, KKRN, WTIP and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A 2 mile diameter object bucks the solar system traffic by traveling in a direction backwards to all of the planets.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KTRT RADIO INC, KKRN, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Earth approaching asteroids are part of our environment.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KRWG, KUPR low power FM, KKRN and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Large dangerous asteroids can still appear out of nowhere.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KTRT RADIO INC, KRWG, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Small asteroids swarm about the Earth in its orbit around the Sun like gnats around an outdoor light in the summer time.

Bought by KENW, WLPR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A small asteroid, which could pass under a basketball hoop, missed the Earth by about 9,000 miles.

Bought by KENW, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KRWG


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Asteroid hunters are able to find small space rocks before they make a close approach to planet Earth.

Bought by Radio Newark, KENW, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KMXT and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Large asteroids can approach the Earth, suddenly, without much warning.

Bought by Radio Newark, KENW, KMXT, KKRN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Humanity should be ready in the unlikely but potentially catastrophic situation in which a comet comes out of nowhere and is heading for planet Earth.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, KENW, WLPR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Humans are developing the ability to study an Earth approaching object to prepare for one that is on an impact trajectory with our home planet.

Bought by WTIP, Radio Newark, KMXT, WLPR, KENW and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Asteroid hunting competition.

Bought by Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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What does it mean to be a ‘research university?’ WorldCanvass guests answer that question from multiple perspectives on this program called “Resea...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 31:17
Caption: “The Anarchist Riot in Chicago,” from Harper's Weekly, May 15, 1886, Credit: Library of Congress
The Boston Marathon bombings took place one year ago, leaving a stunned nation to wrestle with what the government response should be. But how did ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WRPI, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: "Save me from my friends!" Uncle Sam shelters Cuba, illustration from Puck, 1898, Credit: Library of Congress
In 1898, President McKinley called for war with Spain to liberate Cuba from the “barbarities, bloodshed, starvation, and horrible miseries now exis...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: “Victory! Congress Passes Daylight Saving Bill,” detail from 1918 lithograph, Credit: Library of Congress
As we "spring forward" into Daylight Saving Time, BackStory explores the different ways Americans have experienced and understood time, over time.

Bought by KPIK-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: “Victory! Congress Passes Daylight Saving Bill,” detail from 1918 lithograph , Credit: Library of Congress
As we "spring forward" into Daylight Saving Time, BackStory explores the different ways Americans have experienced and understood time, over time.

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: “The Almightier,” illustration from Puck, May 15th, 1907 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "On the Money: A History of American Currency," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/dat...

Bought by WUFT


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Detail from Chicago Department of Health vaccination poster, produced by the Works Progress Administration, late 1930s , Credit: Library of Congress
It’s the height of the flu season, and federal public health agencies have been spending millions of dollars trying to keep this year’s virus under...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WEZU, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: "Sugar - save it!" Detail from U.S. Food Administration poster, c1917 , Credit: U.S. National Archives
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and that means candy, chocolate, cakes – all the sweet stuff for your sweetheart! It’s just one of the ways s...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, WMUU-LP, WRPI, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Affectionate Valentine couple, c1890., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
As the Winter Olympics in Sochi approach, countries around the world have expressed concerns over Russian legislation outlawing LGBTQ “propaganda.”...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WCPN, WRPI, WPCA-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Affectionate Valentine couple, c1890, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Outed: Sexual Identity in America," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: :30