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This month on War News Radio, “Strife in Syria,” where we look at the current conflicts in Syria from multiple perspectives. Beginning with a backg...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2013
  • Length: 45:27
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How social media is changing the concept of friendship.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 30, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The hosts of Peace Talks Radio present a special program counting down the Top 10 Peace Songs since the late 1960's. Also featured are honorable m...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Historian Ann Marie Wilson talks with host Brian Balogh about the call for intervention in Armenia during the early 1890s, and how arguments about ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Radio Newark, and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 07:12
  • Purchases: 3
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: Host Martha Burk
President Obama got a short reprieve when Russia put forward a plan to avoid a U.S. missile strike on Syria by sequestering Syria’s chemical weapon...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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
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A dramatic fast-moving presentation of the music, history, and voices, of World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, The Gulf War, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghan...

Bought by WVAS, Red River Radio Network, KUCB, Red River Radio Network, KSKA and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 31
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It is no coincidence that three of Aaron Copland's most powerful works -- Appalachian Spring, Fanfare for the Common Man, and A Lincoln Portrait --...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Historian Catherine Clinton discusses gender dynamics on the home front, and the American History Guys consider ways in which the Civil War is dist...

Bought by Radio Newark, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Jul 01, 2013
  • Length: 06:38
  • Purchases: 3
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The American History Guys discuss the important moral and tactical contributions of African-American soldiers in the Union Army.

Bought by Radio Newark, PRX Remix, Louisville Public Media, and KFAI


  • Added: Jul 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:37
  • Purchases: 4
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Historian Aaron Sheehan-Dean explains to host Brian Balogh how the idea of “home” motivated Confederate soldiers, and strengthened their resolve to...

Bought by Radio Newark, Radio Newark, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 01, 2013
  • Length: 11:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Detail from “Field of Gettysburg” by T. Ditterline, 1863 , Credit: Library of Congress
The Battle of Gettysburg took place 150 years ago this week – the bloodiest of the Civil War. Thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers were kill...

Bought by WUFT, WLPR, WOUB, WTJU, and WMMT


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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With the end of the War in Iraq, tens of thousands of soldiers have returned home, and many of them are going to college. Two writing professors ha...

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KFAI, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 4
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With the end of the War in Iraq, tens of thousands of soldiers have returned home, and many of them are going to college. But the transition to aca...

Bought by KCPW


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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With the end of the War in Iraq, tens of thousands of soldiers have returned home, and many of them are going to college. But the transition to aca...

Bought by KVSC, WCWP, and WTJU


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Constitutional Union Party meeting flyer, 1860, Credit: Perkins Library, Duke University
With the 150th anniversaries of the Battle of Gettysburg and the fall of Vicksburg coming up, BackStory is re-airing its special series on the Civi...

Bought by WUFT, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WLPR, Prairie Public, WEZU and more


  • Added: Jun 21, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Professor Steven Youngblood (l) and Gloria Laker (r) in Uganda
Can journalists, by being more mindful of the language that they use and the breadth of people that they talk to, have an impact on reducing confli...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Steven Youngblood / Gloria Laker
Can journalists, by being more mindful of the language that they use and the breadth of people that they talk to, have an impact on reducing confli...

Bought by KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 13, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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More engaging, inspiring and informational clips from episodes featured on Peace Talks Radio in its first ten years on public radio 2002 - 2012.

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 28:42
  • Purchases: 1
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In this month’s show, we examine three issues that build on the relationship between environmental stresses and conflict. First, we examine the imp...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 40:01
  • Purchases: 1
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This poem was written on the occasion of the interment of the Unknown Soldier of World War I. It tells of the occasion, the real people who observe...

  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 09:57
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Unique, non-partisan military and veterans news and information in a short format.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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A discussion of the international refugee picture and the refugee experience in the American Midwest, including personal stories of life as a refug...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:54:25