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Caption: Lester Blackiston, the Pirate of Shockoe Bottom.
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 23:46

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:59
Caption: Nicholas Longworth's gavel is among the treasures curated and conserved by the House of Representatives' very first curator., Credit: Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
Meet the very first curator of the U.S. House of Representatives collection... 4,000 artifacts strong.

Bought by Louisville Public Media, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Does bad luck befall everyone who's owned the infamous Hope Diamond?, Credit: The Smithsonian
Is the world's most famous diamond... cursed?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Secret signs... hidden profiles... underground stalactites... This is not your 8th-grade tour of D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 09, 2010
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 1
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How -- and why -- Stravinsky revised theatrical pieces for the concert hall

  • Added: May 08, 2007
  • Length: 13:53
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Chinmney Farm in Nobleboro, Maine, has a rich literary history.

Bought by KFAI and Public Interactive


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Come along on the hunt for buried treasure: antique bottles.

Bought by Boise State Public Radio and KTNA


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Modern Texas cowboys in Tin type photos

  • Added: May 11, 2005
  • Length: 07:53