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This week on the show: Europe marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day. We meet WWII veterans on the Normandy beaches. Trump's visit to Europe sparks...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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This week on the show: - The murder of a young journalist during a riot sparks outrage in Northern Ireland. - Environmental activists cause ma...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on the show: we zoom in on North and South Korea. For more than 70 years, the Korean peninsula has been divided. And many hope the two c...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Bradley W. Hart
In September 1941, a hero-celebrity stood before a crowd in Iowa and emphatically stated the words, “America First.” Charles Lindbergh was the spea...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, we take a closer look at the idea of national unity in Germany, 28 years on from reunification. We discover how sound can impact our men...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: The Tango War, Credit: Jacket design by Danielle Christopher
At the beginning of World War II, the Roosevelt Administration understood all too well the strategic value of South America.

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Katya Cengel
Most of us have a basic understanding of events surrounding the Vietnam War. That understanding, however, is usually vague, and incomplete. Especia...

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Boots on the Ground jacket cover, Credit: John Dittman, Stars & Strips
The Vietnam War remains a thorn in the side of America’s history. More than 57-thousand US soldiers died and an untold number of Vietnamese civilia...

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An Iraqi activist shares stories about silence as a form of protection in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:30
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We’ll explore the sounds that have been evacuated from Iraq, musicians muted by their disappeared audiences and bygone origins.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Our debut episode, devoted to the topic of speechlessness, introduces you to our host Bahjat Abdulwahed, the “Walter Cronkite of Iraq” living as a ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
Caption: Bob Buntin, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Back in 1933 when Bob Buntin was just a little boy, shortly after an event that rocked the entire structure of his family, he heard part of a speec...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:48
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Trailer for Radio Silence series

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: :30
Caption: Does Humanitarian Intervention Cause More Harm Than Good?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The international community currently faces a global refugee crisis and mass atrocities in Iraq, Myanmar, Syria, Yemen, and beyond. How should the ...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Christina Psarra, Credit: Lauren Schiller
Refugees literally sacrifice everything to keep their families safe. Christina Psarra, head of mission for Doctors Without Borders, a humanitarian ...

Bought by KWIT, KWMR, WNIN, KUT, and KSJD


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The story of the role of radio in the Vietnam War — with actual airchecks of North Vietnamese propaganda, Armed Forces radio and underground GI bro...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The first hour of the two-part series, Time to Lay It Down ~ The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War that explores the music created during the Vietnam W...

Bought by KPIK-LP, KWSO, Radio Bristol, WQLN, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:11
  • Purchases: 16
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Mercenaries have been with us for a long time, but they haven't gotten any less controversial. One professor thinks its time we learn from the 12th...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: Eliot A. Cohen
“Speak softly and carry a big stick” are the words of Vice President Theodore Roosevelt. When President Garfield was assassinated two weeks later, ...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What defines a nation, or a state? What’s the meaning of sovereignty, and how do communal or religious identity figure into demands for self-deter...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 24:45
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Discover the poetic variety of Missouri in this special program featuring readings from the Midwest Poets Series by three very different Missouri p...

Bought by WNJR and WJCU


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson on his career as journalist and historian.

Bought by KMUN


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Pulitzer Prize winner journalist and historian Rick Atkinson on his work and career. Also: A New York street photographer left behind more than 300...

Bought by KQED


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a Peace Talks radio special… from the archive of the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. We’re calling it Peace Great...

Bought by KAZU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Edward Schultz
This is a personal story of the Vietnam War with Lynne Lorine Ludwick author of The Box.

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  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:55
  • Purchases: 1