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The wise and lyrical writer Adam Gopnik muses on the ironies of spiritual life in a secular age through the lens of his many fascinations — from pa...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
It’ll be familiar Christmas songs, but not the same old way as Cedric Fuller leads Global Sound into the Black Dog in Saint Paul. Cedric told Phil ...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Cultural anthropologist Dredge Kang explains how political economics and other societal influences sometimes play as Cupid's arrows.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 15:57
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We've all heard the same 30 Christmas songs, year in and year out. Whereas most Christmas music is boring, repetitious stuff heard every year, we'r...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WVRU, WSGE, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dinner at Broad Channel, in Queens, New York City, c1910, Credit: Library of Congress
As families across the United States sit down for their Thanksgiving meal, this episode of BackStory explores the meals we eat for the rest of the ...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WRGY, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Nov 27, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dinner at Broad Channel, in Queens, New York City, c1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
As families across the United States sit down for their Thanksgiving meal, this episode of BackStory explores the meals we eat for the rest of the ...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Dinner at Broad Channel, in Queens, New York City, c1910, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Three Squares: Mealtime in America [rebroadcast]," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: :30
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Elna Baker, Michele Carlo, Christine, Steve Spatucci and Scott Whitehair share true tales of the Yuletide.

Bought by KOSU, WAER, KUER, KUNM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 51:56
  • Purchases: 16
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Steve Spatucci tells of his childhood quest to find Santa Claus

Bought by KRZA, KMXT, and KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 3
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...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
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
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Coming Home: A History of War Veterans [rebroadcast]," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific ...

Bought by WHRV, WUFT, and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: "Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln," ca. 1920., Credit: Library of Congress
With Halloween coming up, and vampires or zombies regularly topping the box office, it seems Americans can't get enough of all things spooky. So th...

Bought by KMUD, KUMD, WKSU, WCAI / WNAN, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: "Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln," ca. 1920., Credit: Library of Congress
With Halloween coming up, and vampires or zombies regularly topping the box office, it seems Americans can't get enough of all things spooky. This ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: "Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln," ca. 1920, Credit: Library of Congress
With Halloween coming up, and vampires or zombies regularly topping the box office, it seems Americans can't get enough of all things spooky. This ...

Bought by WUFT and Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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Berlin, inside a metropolitan train a voice announces the upcoming stops.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2013
  • Length: 02:39