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It has always been a political act, a practice in strength and defiance, to be a woman and a bandleader, a female electric guitarist and composer, ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: :45
Caption: Denny Meyer, Credit: Kelly Cogswell
An in-depth interview with Vietnam vet and gay activist, Danny Meyer, who talks about LGBT people in the military, and how his experience as the ch...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 27:30
Caption: Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, November 19th, 1863., Credit: Library of Congress
November 19th, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. It’s one of the most iconic speeches in American history, ...

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


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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: 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: Doc Stull
Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis became the embodiment of American unity during WWII. He walked a fine line to serve the goals of Victory ab...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:35
Caption: “Save me from my friends!” Uncle Sam shelters Cuba, illustration from Puck, 1898.
With President Obama making the case for military action against Syria, BackStory takes on the history of humanitarian intervention. What are the o...

Bought by WUFT, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, NPR Illinois, WRPI, WMMT and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: After fleeing Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812, President James Madison spent the night in this Brookeville home, supposedly making Brookeville “U.S. Capital for a Day.” , Credit: Washington Post
Andy Warhol once said: "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." But in this town, you'll meet people who claim that in the pa...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 06:26
Caption: The Gatling Gun patent drawing (1865). The gun was patented on May 9, 1865, and was officially adopted by the U.S. Army on August 21, 1866. , Credit: National Archives
Reports that chemical weapons have been used in Syria raise important questions about what is—and is not—an appropriate means of waging war. This w...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KBRP Community Radio, KFOK-LPFM, WCAI / WNAN, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
Caption: Commuting to Syria., Credit: Courtesy of Tom A. Peter
Moving up, moving home, and moving your body. In Latitudes’ On the Move special we’ll sample many varieties of mobility. From self-deportation to ...

Bought by KUOW and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Annie Olivecrona in recording studio with Elleni Stephanou, Credit: Paula Kahumbu
It takes great courage to rescue orphaned baby chimpanzees from a country in the middle of a deadly war. But Annie Olivecrona flew from Kenya into ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
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Andrew Gumbel, co-author of the book "Oklahoma City: What the Investigation Missed--and Why it Still Matters" (2012, HarperCollins) with Roger Char...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Virginia Prescott and Chris Matthews, Credit: David Murray
The TV personality and former journalist talks about his new book, "Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero."

  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 49:30
Caption: Robert Tsutakawa spoke with his daughter Susan Tsutakawa in the San Francisco StoryCorps booth
It’s the year 1942. The United States has just joined the war in the Pacific. On the home front, the FBI is investigating and interning Japanese-Am...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption:  Founder and editor of the WikiLeaks website, Julian Assange, faces the media. , Credit: Associated Press
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Eric Cota purchases his copy of the popular video game “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", Credit: Associated Press
From Behind the Screens, on November 5, 2010: War News Radio investigates how video games portray warfare and their impact of player's perceptions ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 07:30
Caption: Eric Cota purchases his copy of the popular video game “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", Credit: Associated Press
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Bollywood posters for sale in Afghani store., Credit: AP
From "Bollywood Across Borders" 9/10/2010: War News Radio reports on the Afghans' love for Bollywood cinema.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 07:47
Caption: Camp at Ft. Monroe, VA, Credit: Library of Congress
A conversation about the contingency of one state's role in the Civil War.

Bought by KRUA and WRPI


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Jul 04, 2008
  • Length: 09:01
Caption: Bill Jones
Three Purple Heart recipients talk about how they earned their medals.

Bought by The Story, KUT, KRUA, and KFAI


  • Added: Feb 12, 2008
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 4
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News and features on the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bought by WBEZ, KUNM, KWCW, Raven Radio, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Jonathan Groubert speaks with Dutchwoman Petje Schroeder a Jewish genealogist in the Polish city of Lodz.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2005
  • Length: 29:29
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This story is free! - An Iraqi girl describes her family’s preparations for the coming elections  

  • Added: Feb 11, 2005
  • Length: 04:09