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Living From Happiness - deep, thoughtful, provocative public radio

  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:57
Caption: Virginia's first historic marker to recognize immigrants.
Just as America is a nation of immigrants, Virginia is a commonwealth of immigrants. For the first time ever the state Department of Historic Res...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 08:45
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A Nation of Immigrants is what we are, always have been, and always will be, as long as we remain the United States of America. Bans on immigrants ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jay Ipson, Credit: John MacLellan
Jay Ipson is a survivor of the first magnitude. He learned his survival skills under the most harrowing conditions known to man. As a young boy, he...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:37
Caption: Master mason Victor Ayala, Credit: CharlesMcGuigan
When he was just a boy, Victor Iyella whose family was struggling in Guadalajara crossed the Rio Bravo on his own, only to be taken back to Mexico....

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
Caption: CY Dieyi performs a cover of Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds” on stage at an event in Inglewood, CA., Credit: Myah Williams
In her native Nigeria, Cynthia Dieyi is a pop singer who celebrates her culture through her music. But here in America, she's still unknown, and h...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 1
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An artist revives the beauty of shortwave radio

  • Added: May 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:47

  • Added: Oct 04, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host, Daniel Hernandez
One hour special, taking listeners to the Mexico they don't know, untold stories rich in sound, place and humanity, with host Daniel Hernandez. Th...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KGOU, WNPR, KCPW and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 36
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In “Men of Salt” this adventurer and outdoorsman travels from Timbuktu to the salt mines deep in the Mali desert. He traveled eighteen hours daily ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Calvin Jollimore and his daughter., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Prince Edward Island is known the world over for its mussels. Nothing quite like them and those produced on PEI account for 80 percent of all musse...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2013
  • Length: 27:06
Caption: Jay Ipson in front of the Virginia Holocaust Museum., Credit: John MacLellan
Jay Ipson, the youngest Holocaust survivor living in Virginia today, lived in an underground lair for six months during the Nazi occupation of his ...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 59:14
Caption: The Speech Accent Archive is the brainchild of GMU's Steven Weinberger, Credit: Rebecca Sheir
A look -- and listen -- inside the world's largest online database of English accents.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Does bad luck befall everyone who's owned the infamous Hope Diamond?, Credit: The Smithsonian
Is the world's most famous diamond... cursed?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nellie Mae Quander (1880-1961), 1st international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha, the 1st Greek-lettered sorority established/incorporated by African-American college women., Credit: Quander Historical Society, Inc.
Meet the oldest African-American family in Washington, D.C. - and, perhaps, the United States.

Bought by WJFF, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WABE, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Prosthetic leg donated by broken hearted soldier, Credit: The Museum of Broken Relationships
When Paul Simon outlined "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" 35 years ago, it turns out he missed a few. There are well over 400, in fact, as bagged, tag...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRVO Public Media, KFAI, KUT and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: D.C.'s Meridian Hill Park got its name from the Prime Meridian Thomas Jefferson proposed along 16th Street NW., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
What if Washington, D.C., really were the middle of the world?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1
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There are some guitarists for whom one insturment isan't enough. Brian Gore is one of them. For the past decade, he’s been realizing his ambition...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Mediaeval Baebes, Credit: Hayley Madden
The allure is undeniable. Six talented, attractive women breathe renewed life into the rich texts of medieval songs and poetry with their haunting...

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
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You may not know Jon Hopkins, but you’ve heard him on albums by Coldplay, Massive Attack, Imogen Heap and Brian Eno. On Coldplay’s Viva La Vida or...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ian Boddy and Mark Shreeve of Arc, Credit: Kimberly Haas
English electronic musicians Mark Shreeve and Ian Boddy perform in a pair of cockpits of keyboards and gear. They specialize in a sound that has r...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
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An African griot meets a German jazz trumpeter when Ablaye Cissoko and Volker Goetze talk about their unlikely and serenely beautiful collaboration.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 29, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Jimmy Wahlsteen turns a pop melody sensibility into fingerstyle instrumentals

  • Added: Jan 14, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Baaba Maal
Senegalese singer Baaba Maal talks about the evolution of the African Griot and his own ethereal new CD, Television, recorded with The Brazilian Gi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KTRL


  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Guitarist Robin Guthrie
Robin Guthrie's shimmering, ringing guitars, layers of echo and darkly melancholy themes play over trancey rhythm machines

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Nov 25, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1