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Caption: Studying for the GED at an adult education school in Washington, D.C., Credit: Emily Hanford
Millions of high school dropouts hope their ticket to a better job is getting a GED. But critics say passing a test is not the same as getting a hi...

Bought by WMUU-LP, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KPIP-LP, WITF, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
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A weekend with the West Virginia Re-enactors Association, as they re-create the Battle of Droop Mountain.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:04
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of September (9/14): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman recalls an unexpected incident that helped propel the state`s punk music ...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
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KUT News’s hour-long special report: Grounded: the End of the Shuttle Era and the Future of Space Flight, explores the launch of U.S. space mission...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2011
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 1
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For the 5th week of September: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells the story of a Texas singer who earned the first gold album in country music ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 01:35
  • Purchases: 1
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For the fourth week of September: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells the story of a Texan who performed in both churches and bordellos before b...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of October: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman recounts the story of a popular artist who stopped making records in order to prot...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For the fourth week of May: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells us about a musician who was turned down by numerous nightclubs and record compan...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Oct 08, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of September: Texas music scholar Gary Hartman introduces us to the 'other' King of Western Swing.

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 08, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of September (8/31): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who was born in a railroad boxcar but went on to ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For the fourth week of August (8/24): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a woman who began her career singing radio jingles before be...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the third week of August (8/17): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who may have been the first jazz musician ever to rec...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For the second week of August (8/10): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a sharecropper's son who became an international country sta...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of August (8/3): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a German Texan who became a world famous pianist and a pioneer...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the last week of July (7/27): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who revolutionized the world of jazz before his death at...

Bought by KCSM, The Texan Radio Network, and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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For the third week of July (7/20): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a musician who used an obscure folk instrument to help redefine...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of July (7/13): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a nightclub that helped resurrect the careers of several blues...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of July (7/6): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who was a champion rodeo rider before she became a pione...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the last week of June (6/29): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who made the first ever commercial recording in country ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the fourth week of June (6/22): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a Texan who was a Rhodes scholar, a janitor, and a helicopter ...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Sep 03, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the third week of June (6/20): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a trailblazing singer whom many have called "the ori...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the second week of June (6/8): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman tells us about a musician who popularized one of the best known fidd...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the first week of June (6/4): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look a Texan who was born into poverty, but became an interna...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For the fourth week of May (5/25): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman honors a musician who, as a child, learned to play from blues legends Blind Lem...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 13, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For the second week of May (5/12): Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who traveled with migrant farm workers as a child, bef...

Bought by The Texan Radio Network


  • Added: May 01, 2008
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1