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In the 1960s, Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, and some other jazz artists began to write religious or so-called “sacred jazz,” to be performed i...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Author Paula McLain talks with Benjamin Busch.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:28
Caption: Mrs. Antillon's 2nd Grade Historians, Credit: Katie Stone
We learn about using music to pull out family stories from our elders, and 2nd graders teach us about the legendary painter, Frida Kahlo

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:00
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We mark Veteran's Day with two interviews featuring Alan Proctor. His book, THE SWEDEN FILE: MEMOIR OF AN AMERICAN EX-PATRIATE, was named one of th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Sasha Sagan and Mat Kaplan enjoy a moment in the Planetary Society studio., Credit: Planetary Society/Merc Boyan
Bill Nye says of Sasha Sagan’s new book, “Sagan finds the meaning of life everywhere—with her family, around the world, and especially among the st...

Bought by KCNP, KDNK, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Author Susan Orlean talks with To the Best of Our Knowledge host Anne Strainchamps.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
Caption: Bow Van Riper - MV Museum, Credit: The Vineyard Gazette
Guests Include: Bow Van Riper pf the MV Museum; Ann Smith has a Magic Moment at Featherstone celebrating the LITERARY ARTS; MVPCS Teacher Moira Sil...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:06
Caption: Vineyard Sound Herbs, Credit: Heidi Schmidt
Guests Include: Heidi Schmidt Laliberte founder of Vineyard Sound Herbs; Liz Degenis, Education Programs Asst. at Felix Neck; and Bow Van Riper pf ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:26
Caption: MV Museum, Credit: MV Museum
Guests Include: Island Author, Facilitator and Motivator Lara O'Brien; MV Museum Chief Curator, Bonnie Stacy; and we hear an excerpt from an interv...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:31
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A program featuring the 1970s music of alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, including commentary from Desmond friend and biographer Doug Ramsey.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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It’s easy to be fearful in the world today. But how much of our fear is based on things that are not actual threats? Today, 3 takes. One says fea...

Bought by KSFR and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1965, two intellectuals met at Cambridge University for a debate. The topic: “The American dream is at the expense of the American Negro.” The r...

Bought by KVSC, KRZA, and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Garrett Brown
Garrett Brown - Inventor of the Oscar-winning Steadicam - Rocky, The Shining, Philadelphia, Bulworth, La Traviata, The Forgotten

  • Added: Oct 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Doris Kearns Goodwin
What makes a great leader? This week on Sea Change Radio, we are honored to have Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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When 18-year-old Ruth Cruger disappeared in 1917, newspapers reported that she probably ran off with a boyfriend. New York police said that there w...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:01
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Author Jeffrey Eugenides talks with Jeremy Chamberlin.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Host John Floridis sat down to talk shop with Al Obando from the Garifuna Collective at the 2019 Montana Folk Festival to lean about the unique cul...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:04
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dave Kubiak / The Bluebird Nightclub
Beyond a Song host Rich Reardin interviews the historic Bluebird Nightclub owner Dave Kubiak (part 2)

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: David Kubiak
Beyond a Song host Rich Reardin interviews the historic Bluebird Nightclub owner Dave Kubiak (part 1)

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:00
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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this extended play, three-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. G...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Louisville Public Media, KGLT, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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In the late 1800s, North Carolina was trying to build a railway system through the Western part of the state. In December of 1882, something went w...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 20:27
  • Purchases: 1
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One summer in 1973, two men robbed a bank in Stockholm. They held four people hostage for six days. Swedish psychiatrist and criminologist Nils Bej...

Bought by ABC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
  • Purchases: 1
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When Sarah Winchester’s husband died, she inherited millions from the family business: the manufacture of the famous Winchester Rifle. A medium rep...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 22:25
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Our celebration of State Poets Laureate continues with a look back at previous holders of the title in Kansas. Part one of this public reading feat...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Peace Talks Radio, correspondent Sarah Holtz speaks with three historians who warn against the danger of historical amnesia to p...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:01