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Carol Burnett makes us glad we had this time together - a love story with life and comedy. On the Road with Love in America, you'll meet two power...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 41:51
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Journalist and director of arts and culture for the city of Detroit Rochelle Riley interviews author Marie Benedict.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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What do naughty jokes, seafood ice cream, and burning down the White House have in common? The love story of James and Dolley Madison!

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 16:13
Caption: Wanda Gag and her cat, Snoopy., Credit: Children's Literature Research Collections, University of Minnesota Libraries
Decades before "Cat in the Hat," another children’s book surprised readers with its inventiveness. "Millions of Cats," by Minnesota's Wanda Gag, co...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 2
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Girls get slightly higher grades in science and math worldwide than boys, but fewer enter STEM professions.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WAMC


  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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“If there isn’t the crack in the middle where there’s some people on both sides who absolutely refuse to see the other as evil, this is going to co...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Twin mothers with their newborn babies at Columbia Maternity Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 7th, 1939 , Credit: Library of Congress
Some say motherhood is the hardest job in the world; turns out, there's a lot of history to back that up. In this special Mother's Day episode, the...

Bought by WYAP, KVSC, KJZZ, KUHF, KMXT and more


  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
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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
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TED Talks meets The Moth meets The History Channel? Except with Dead Ladies. The Dead Ladies Show is a live event in Berlin that tells the stories ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 26:34
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Sparx is a rat terrier Chihuahua, and he doesn’t let people get too close to me, I think for fear that they’re going to hurt me. He’s a good boy.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 1
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The new field of epigenetics sees that genes can be turned on and off and expressed differently through changes in environment and behavior. Rachel...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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“Our world is rich,” Lisa Randall has written, “so rich that two of the most important questions particle physicists ask are: Why this richness? Ho...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Connie Evingson, Credit: Travis Anderson
Connie Evingson is one of the leading jazz vocalists in Minnesota. And she’s presenting a show of great songs that figure prominently in the histor...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
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Chris Ladd was raised as a fundamentalist Christian in East Texas, believing he possessed the secret to how everything in the universe worked. A br...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2016
  • Length: 34:45
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Lisa See discusses CHINA DOLLS, a novel that traces a decade of nightclub life for Asian Americans from 1938 to just after World War II. See reveal...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Buyers shell out a lot less on online auctions for when the seller is female.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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High-profile cases have recently put campus sexual assault in the spotlight. One question that has repeatedly come up: why are these cases being ha...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WDCB, WMUU-LP, WNPR, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Butchering your own meat has become, for lack of a better word, kinda trendy. But it's also a basic survival skill that dates back to the stone age.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Dec 10, 2014
  • Length: 26:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A brainwave-triggered implant which could potentially turn on genes controlling the production of therapeutic proteins., Credit: March Folcher/ETH Zurich
Could brainwaves one day trigger an implant that stops epilepsy and chonic pain episodes before they begin?

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From patrolling the streets of Sunset Boulevard to infiltrating prostitution rings, this female police officer has seen it all. Patty Corso’s persp...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
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Brian Balogh talks with historian Lisa Tetrault about the rise of women orators in the Lyceum movement of the late 19th Century.

Bought by WOUB, Radio Newark, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 18, 2013
  • Length: 10:03
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Reverend Death Alane Cameron Miles, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Alane Cameron Miles was groomed throughout her life to be comfortable with death and the dying. She had a knack for it and would ultimately become ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 27:26
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Kristen Egan walks us through a creepy utopian novel from 1915, and explains why environmentalism and eugenics went hand in hand in the early 20th ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Radio Newark, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:50
  • Purchases: 4
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We've all played dodgeball at some point in our childhood, right? And chances are, those memories of getting drilled in the face with a red rubber ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 20, 2013
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 2