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Caption: Connie Evingson, Credit: Travis Anderson
Connie Evingson is one of the leading jazz vocalists in Minnesota. And she’s presenting a show of great songs that figure prominently in the histor...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Alain de Botton is a philosopher who likes the best of religion, but doesn’t believe in God. He says that the most boring question you can ask of a...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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How did Huntsville, Alabama become home to a whole host of German restaurants? It has more to do with rocket science, than with Southerners’ love o...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 33:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Social psychologist Mahzarin Banaji is a pioneer of the science of implicit bias. She understands the mind as a “difference-seeking machine” that h...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 57:58
Caption: J.B. Gaskill of Ocracoke Island, North Carolina., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Ocracoke Island North Carolina is the Key West of the mid-Atlantic. It's far removed from the mainland and the Outer Banks, surrounded by water, on...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Mikyhial Clarke at his high school in Wilmington, DE.
A series of police-related deaths of unarmed black men in the US has sparked protests against police brutality and racial discrimination. The lates...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Should we be engineering seeds and patenting genes? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview wit...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Soil. We treat it like dirt, yet it holds vibrant communities of microscopic organisms that affect public health. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and ...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Warren Krane
Commander Warren Krane and the crew of the Peregrine arrive at Hermitage Station in a remote region of space to attend an Officer's Ball where the ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:58
Caption: Charles Mokotoff spent years hiding his hearing loss, as he performed and taught classical guitar., Credit: Cathy Dyer
Finding out you have hearing loss might not be music to your ears... but it doesn't mean you have to change your tune.

Bought by KVNF, KUOW, WAMC, and Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Aug 01, 2011
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 4
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Ask people why they write and you'll hear many reasons. Here are some I hadn't expected.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new stamp to commemorate the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. It was designed by Clarence Lee, a graphic artist...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2008
  • Length: 04:54
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Russian composer Dimitri Shostakovich spent most of his entire creative life worrying about whether his government was going to send him to jail or...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Oct 02, 2006
  • Length: :22
  • Purchases: 2
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A woman inherits her mother's table linens.

Bought by WAMC and Jennifer Cecil Moore


  • Added: Aug 04, 2004
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 2
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Willard Mental Hospital closed in 1995, but for over 100 years it was at the center of life in upstate New York, for both the patients, staff and t...

Bought by WCFM, WZBC, WRFI Community Radio, and WNYC


  • Added: May 07, 2004
  • Length: 14:38
  • Purchases: 4