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Journalist and director of arts and culture for the city of Detroit Rochelle Riley interviews author Marie Benedict.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Stories of family secrets that bring us together, and family secrets that tear us apart. One woman seeks to find the truth about her grandfather’s ...

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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What do naughty jokes, seafood ice cream, and burning down the White House have in common? The love story of James and Dolley Madison!

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 16:13

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Spring is arriving early to North American wildlife refuges because of climate change.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A town square offers a trove of archaeological discoveries.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Ms. Booth talks to students about her aviation-filled family history.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:39
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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National Poetry Month continues with this special reading by Kansas Poets Laureate, Past & Present. In part one, the current holder of the post, Ke...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Turkeys Drop - and not on Cincinnati!; and, our Lovin History feature is a tale of pure love, and pure imagination: the stories of Gene Wilder and ...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
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TED Talks meets The Moth meets The History Channel? Except with Dead Ladies. The Dead Ladies Show is a live event in Berlin that tells the stories ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 26:34
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Go to the doctor and they won’t begin to treat you without taking your history — and not just yours, but that of your parents and grandparents befo...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: The Crevasse, viewed from the levee., Credit:  The Historic New Orleans Collection
For the next few episodes TriPod dives into the city’s messy relationship with water through a new series called NOLA vs. Nature. First up: a look ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 11:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Journalist (LAT) and author BILL CARLSEN discusses his compelling book "Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey & T...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Forms of religious devotion are shifting just like every institution right now. But there’s a new world of creativity towards crafting spiritual li...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Noah Isenberg, author of “We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie.”

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Along with George Orwell, the 20th-century political theorist Hannah Arendt is a new bestseller. She famously coined the phrase “the banality of ev...

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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In today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack takes a journey back to the formative years of St. C...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:08
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A great arrangement from trumpeter Donald Byrd harkens back the ‘50s, then straight into salsa. What’s the difference between “Jazzvanes” and “Java...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, and WKAR


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Hear what happened this week in rock-n-roll history to lay the groundwork for today's musical landscape.

Bought by WOUB, KSRQ, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, and KSKQ


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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You might think of Coca Cola as an iconic American brand… but it was born in the South. How did Coke’s Atlanta birthplace shape what the soft drink...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and KVLU


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 25:24
  • Purchases: 2
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Go to the doctor and they won't begin to treat you without taking your history — and not just yours, but that of your parents and grandparents befo...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Huntington Beach, 1926, Credit:  Photo Courtesy of the Orange County Archives Barbara K. Milkovich Collection CC BY 2.0, via flickr
Did early 20th century oil wells in southern California trigger major earthquakes?

Bought by WTIP, KSFR, KENW, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Scale rendering of the Soviet LK moon lander next to the US Lunar Module., Credit: Eberhard Marx
Space historian and policy expert John Logsdon joins Mat Kaplan for a fascinating conversation about how the US could have lost the race to the moo...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 33:42