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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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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: 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: “The Anarchist Riot in Chicago,” from Harper's Weekly, May 15, 1886, Credit: Library of Congress
The Boston Marathon bombings took place one year ago, leaving a stunned nation to wrestle with what the government response should be. But how did ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WRPI, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: "Save me from my friends!" Uncle Sam shelters Cuba, illustration from Puck, 1898, Credit: Library of Congress
In 1898, President McKinley called for war with Spain to liberate Cuba from the “barbarities, bloodshed, starvation, and horrible miseries now exis...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: “The Almightier,” illustration from Puck, May 15th, 1907 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "On the Money: A History of American Currency," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/dat...

Bought by WUFT


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Detail from Chicago Department of Health vaccination poster, produced by the Works Progress Administration, late 1930s , Credit: Library of Congress
It’s the height of the flu season, and federal public health agencies have been spending millions of dollars trying to keep this year’s virus under...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WEZU, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: "Sugar - save it!" Detail from U.S. Food Administration poster, c1917 , Credit: U.S. National Archives
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and that means candy, chocolate, cakes – all the sweet stuff for your sweetheart! It’s just one of the ways s...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, WMUU-LP, WRPI, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Affectionate Valentine couple, c1890., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
As the Winter Olympics in Sochi approach, countries around the world have expressed concerns over Russian legislation outlawing LGBTQ “propaganda.”...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WCPN, WRPI, WPCA-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Affectionate Valentine couple, c1890, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Outed: Sexual Identity in America," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2014
  • Length: :30
Caption: Harlem Newsboy, 1943, by Gordon Parks , Credit: Library of Congress
BackStory takes on the history of childhood in America. Have children shared a common core experience across American history? Or has the nature o...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and WEZU


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Map of Mexico, 1847, Credit: Library of Congress
Twenty years ago, NAFTA — the North American Free Trade Agreement — removed barriers to trade between the United States and Mexico, marking a more ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, XRAY.fm, WRPI, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Map of Mexico, 1847 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Border Crossings: A History of US-Mexico Relations," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific ti...

Bought by WUFT


  • Added: Jan 14, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: New York City policemen pour liquor into a sewer following a raid during Prohibition, c1921 , Credit: Library of Congress
New Year’s Eve is just round the corner – and many Americans will be marking the midnight hour with a drink (or three). And it’s not just New Year'...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WHYY, XRAY.fm, Troy Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: New York City policemen pour liquor into a sewer following a raid during Prohibition, c1921, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Cheers and Jeers: Alcohol in America [rebroadcast]," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific ti...

Bought by WHYY and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 24, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pope Leo XIII depicted going “through the ballot box to the Constitution.” Puck, 11/18/1885, Credit: Library of Congress
The holidays are here, and along with the celebrations come questions over the appropriateness of religious displays on public property. And there’...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WEZU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WRPI


  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: “At it again,” Pope Leo XIII is depicted exerting influence “through the ballot box to the Constitution.” Puck, November 18th 1885., Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Wall of Separation: Church and State in America," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: :30
Caption: “Testimony in the great Beecher-Tilton scandal case illustrated,” 1875 lithograph. , Credit: Library of Congress
15 years ago this month, then-President Bill Clinton was impeached by the US House of Representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice. The c...

Bought by WUFT, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WRPI, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: “Testimony in the great Beecher-Tilton scandal case illustrated,” 1875 lithograph. , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Shocked and Appalled: A History of Scandal," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2013
  • Length: :30
Caption: President John F. Kennedy greets the crowd in Dallas on November 22nd, 1963, shortly before his assassination., Credit: Library of Congress.
On November 22nd, 1963, 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy was killed while riding in a motorcade in Dallas – a tragedy that inspired conspira...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, XRAY.fm, WRPI, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: President John F. Kennedy greets the crowd in Dallas on November 22nd, 1963, shortly before his assassination., Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Grassy Knolls: Conspiracy Thinking in American History," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specifi...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: :30
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Gordon Stewart, former speechwriter to President Jimmy Carter, helps Brian Balogh tell the story of the “crisis of confidence” speech Carter delive...

Bought by WABE, XRAY.fm, Radio Newark, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 10:06
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, November 19th, 1863. , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Talk of the Nation: Oratory in America," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by WUFT


  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Detail from 1919 Red Cross poster, “Facing the Future: Uncle Sam offers training to every man disabled in the service.”, Credit: Library of Congress
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have created thousands of new combat veterans - but what is it like for those soldiers as they return home? How we...

Bought by WHRV, WGCU, WLPR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Rival factions of the Democratic Party tussle over President Martin Van Buren. Lithograph, 1837. , Credit: Library of Congress
The recent government shutdown highlighted the intense conflict between political parties today, but it also showed how critical conflict within th...

Bought by XRAY.fm, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KBRP Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5