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The late Gwendolyn Brooks shaped countless writers following her long poetic career. This episode looks back on her life as the first African-Amer...

Bought by KUNM, WXAV 88.3FM, 'The Sea', WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dorohy Cotton
Dr. Dorothy Cotton, one of Martin Luther King's top colleagues in the civil rights movement, passed away at her home in Ithica, New York, Sunday, J...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
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The rise of synthetic fibers and the war on cotton

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
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In a time when women couldn't even vote, she wielded incredible power, blazing her own trail to unrivaled fame and fortune. So why don't we remembe...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 14:33
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This is the full audio from the 1969 Wellesley College commencement speech delivered by Hillary Rodham Clinton, then Hillary Rodham, the first ever...

Bought by KZYX, WHQR, Wisconsin Public Radio, MPR News Stations, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 12:02
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Lillian "Lil" Hardin Armstrong
This is a tribute to a few of the more influential women who were instrumental in the formation of early jazz.

Bought by WYSO, WKMS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMOT, WCPN and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Martina Arroyo, Credit:  Marty Umans
To celebrate Women’s History Month, Art Works presents a 2010 interview with the great Martina Arroyo. We salute Martina Arroyo for her brilliant v...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jane Green
This is a sampling of the women who performed on Broadway and recorded studio sessions in the 1920s.

Bought by WCPN, WNMU-FM, WCPN, WXAV 88.3FM, and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 5
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“I wish that there had been another woman on my flight. I think it would have been a lot easier.” - Sally Ride in 1983. Interviewed by Gloria Steinem.

Bought by WLRH, KVSC, KBUT, WTIP, KSFR and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Anne’s debut novel is an imaginative contemporary view of Italy's iconic star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. Her newest book, "The Lost Sisterho...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ora Nichols (left) and the CBS Sound Effects Team, Credit: Wikipedia
Ora Nichols lead the sound effects team that brought "War of the Worlds" to life on the radio. That doesn't mean she got along with Orson Wells. Me...

Bought by WMMT, WXAV 88.3FM, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Annette Hanshaw
She was known as “The Personality Girl,” with a singing style that crossed over between sweet and hot jazz-influenced presentations. Annette Hansha...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alberta Hunter
The four blues vocalists in this hour are not well known. That certainly doesn’t mean they aren’t worthy of praise and recognition: Alberta Hunter...

Bought by WMMT, WJSU, and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday once said, "No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music." In a recent Views and Brews f...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and WJSU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Father Peter O'Brien and Mary Lou Williams - Monterey Jazz Fest., 1971, Credit: Paul Slaughter Photos
“My father forced me to go to dancing school and take accordion lessons. I was a lousy dancer, couldn’t play, but there was this yearning for that ...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, 90.5 WSNC, WNCU and more


  • Added: May 13, 2011
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 6
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While many of the most-told love stories are fairy tales, hers was real and it changed YOUR life.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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An Evening of music with Female Folk Icon Gillian Welsh, recorded live at the 2004 Four Corners Folk Festival in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

Bought by Prairie Public, WNMU-FM, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Jul 24, 2009
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 3
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Talented young actor who plays the vampire lover, Henry Fitzroy to Christina Cox's Vicki Nelson, in the hit Lifetime series, Blood Ties.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2009
  • Length: 25:13
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This is an edited version of the award-winning documentary that was produced for KUT in 2001. 'Lady Bird Johnson: Legacy of a First Lady' chronicle...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WEKU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KFSK


  • Added: Jul 12, 2007
  • Length: 56:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Martha Graham speaks about hard work and creativity.

Bought by KISU, KZYX, WKYU, KUOW, WEKU and more


  • Added: Jun 21, 2006
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 6
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UN event / Photo Exhibit Opening Ceremony - 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize / Two files: 1. raw sound file / crowd mingling before event

  • Added: Apr 23, 2006
  • Length: 36:48

  • Added: Apr 23, 2006
  • Length: 39:31
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Julia Child Makes Chicken Soup

Bought by KUER, KPIK-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KERA, KBOO and more


  • Added: Oct 05, 2003
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 9