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We kick off National Preservation Week and continue our celebration of National Poetry Month by pulling from our audio archives to look back on the...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR begins National Poetry Month with Edward Hirsch, a poet and "MacArthur genius" who was the editor of THE BEST AMERICAN POETR...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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For Black History Month, we present THE 19th U.S. Poet Laureate (2012-14) and former Mississippi Poet Laureate (2012-16), Natasha Trethewey, who wo...

Bought by WNJR and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Vincent Chin was a 27-year-old draftsman living near Detroit. On a June night in 1982, he and a group of friends went out to celebrate his wedding,...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
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For Yom HaShoah, stories of Israeli encounters with the Holocaust in the years and decades after it ended.

  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 48:42
Caption: Lou Ureneck
Shortly after World War One, the Ottoman Empire was in its fiinal days. The last desperate act of the Turkish nationalist army was to destroy the...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Michael B. Jordan & Octavia Spencer, Oakland, CA 6/21/13 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Michael B. Jordan and Octavia Spencer talk truth, pain, and spirituality.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 11:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Madison County, Credit: Charles McGuigan
More than 75 years ago Shenandoah National Park opened to the public for the first time. One of the most scenic routes in Virginia— Skyline Drive w...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:40
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In her first memoir, “Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood,” British-born Alexandra introduced us to her family and her early y...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of Elena Fonseca, a remarkable women from Montevideo, Uruguay. Elena was a diplomats wife who lived in a number of countries before retur...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1959, Prince Edward County, Virginia closed its schools rather than integrate. The closures lasted for five years, and the people who were denie...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, 90.5 WSNC, KZYX, WESM 91.3 FM and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A new generation is telling their stories of overthrowing corrupt regimes. And in the digital age, their lessons can spread more quickly than ever ...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Some lovely pieces of music and some not-so-lovely pieces of history.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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The Howland Cultural Center is a beautiful performance space, gallery, and host to cultural events in the Hudson Valley. The historic building rec...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 01:46
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One-hour special delves into the history and music of songwriting and singing team Ashford & Simpson.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WSGE, WCSU-FM, WEAA, WFIU and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 16
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A one-hour radio documentary about the cultural resurgance taking place in Kodiak, Alaska.

Bought by KSFR, WRIR, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WJFF, WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 22
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The Story of a Song

  • Added: Apr 18, 2007
  • Length: 05:19
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Jonathan Groubert speaks with Dutchwoman Petje Schroeder a Jewish genealogist in the Polish city of Lodz.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2005
  • Length: 29:29