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30 Seconds of Democracy is series of 30 second spots. Each will offer a slice of our democratic freedoms, through history, law, and perspective wit...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 14:45

  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00

  • 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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A reading of the original and current version of the Pledge of Allegiance.

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:12
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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This Veterans Day, Americans will be marking one hundred years since the end of World War One, but there will be no veterans of that war present to...

Bought by Prairie Public, KENW, RadioFreePalmer, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 5
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While the media affect our vocabulary, our accents are a product of our community.

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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: An extinct glyptodont., Credit: Carl Buell
DNA evidence reveals that the enormous armored glyptodont, an extinct South American mammal, was a close cousin to modern armadillos.

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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Author William Doyle reads the first of two passages from his book, PT 109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy.....

  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Pericles' Funeral Oration., Credit: Philipp von Foltz/1852
How did historical leaders once address crowds of thousands, unaided by modern amplification

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A 17 cm carved stone figurine shown inside the SEM chamber ready for non-destructive imaging and analysis, Credit: (Timothy Rose/Smithsonian)
Modern technology reveals ancient techniques used in the production of purloined antiquities.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The practice of cheesemaking goes back many centuries in various cultures around the world. (A page from the 14th century Medieval handbook Taccuino Sanitatis from the Biblioteca Casanatense in Rome, Italy)
Central Europeans developed a dairying culture at least 4,000 years before they evolved the ability to digest milk.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mary Mallon, aka "Typhoid Mary, Credit: From the The New York American newspaper, dated June 20, 1909.
Learning about the immune system from people who catch germs but don’t get sick.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did now-banned pesticides contribute to the obesity epidemic?

Bought by WLPR, KMXT, and WXDU


  • Added: Jul 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:05
  • Purchases: 3
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(Our first daily reading for June:) A famous, enigmatic personality stood before the King and Queen of England and refused the honor of knighthood....

Bought by KCSM


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lesions indicating cancer in the skeleton’s bone., Credit: (© Trustees of the British Museum
Scientists uncover a case of human cancer as old as the Pharaohs.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, KBYU/BYU Radio, WOSU, WVIA, KBYU/BYU Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
  • Purchases: 7
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According to Psychology Today, mindfulness can be defined as “a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe yo...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 09:34
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While waiting for the sunlight of a bright new, less-needful day to wake all of us from our collective buying frenzy, there are a few steps we can ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 09:31
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In the long ago and far away of mid-to-late twentieth-century America, the clothesline was a common feature of the landscape. Sheets, towels, cloth...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 05:51
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Although the term civility seems to connote a type of outmoded, formal etiquette not practiced since the turn of the previous century, the use of c...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:13
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American turn-of-the-20th century author Jack London was one of the founders of serious American sport fiction. Stemming from his own love of spor...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:36