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Caption: Bessie Smith
As jazz became Americas music in the 1920s, the jazz vocalist had to adopt to the key, tempo and pitch changes. This is a very creative era for the...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Three musical acts are featured - Sisters Morales, Irene Farerra and Bonnie Bluhm - from recordings made by Paul Ingles during the 1999 Folk Allian...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Blue Streak: Swearing, Free Speech and Sexual Harassment Certain words, said at the wrong time or place, may get a person into a heap of trouble. ...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Professor Erika Lee
We like to think of America as a country that, until recently, welcomes immigrants. In reality, that’s never been the case. You may have read abou...

Bought by KCBX and KRZA


  • Added: Dec 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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"Honorable people can do terrible things" says Andrea Pitzer in her book "One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps." We talk to Andr...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the conclusion of his four-part interview with Tony Arata, Ty Hager talks with the hit songwriter ("The Dance") about the craft of songwriting a...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 08:44
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Songwriter and broadcaster Ty Hager's special interview with Tony Arata, songwriter of "The Dance." Part one of four.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 10:25
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The Virus of the Mind The developing field of science called the science of memetics is based on evolution, studies memes: how they interact, repl...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Lee McIntyre
We now live in what’s called “The Post-Truth Era.” That means feelings carry more weight than evidence, and alternative facts replace actual facts....

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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FBI Secrets: An Agent’s Expose Agents at the Federal Bureau of Investigation have a history of illegal break-ins to homes and offices and conducti...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Don Davis, a story-teller from Okracoke, North Carolina and joins us in this archive edition first broadcast in July 1993, when Radio Curious was c...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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America’s Future: Transition into the 21st Century William Boyer, a Professor Emeritus and the former Chairman of the Department of Educational Fo...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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 WNMU-FM, KUNM, WXAV 88.3FM, 'The Sea', WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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
Caption: Melvin Rhyne at the 2012 Jazz Organ Fellowship Tribute
The late Melvin Rhyne is interviewed with tracks from his discography mixed in

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 56:02
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Cory Daniels interview with Bob Minkin

Bought by KAAD-LP


  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 1
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I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is ...

Bought by WVAS, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KCMJ Community Radio, WXDU, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Inspired by the documentary THE VIETNAM WAR, we return to an archive interview with the poet John Balaban, who served as a conscientious objector i...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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As we approach the Academy Awards, there’s lots of buzz about the film, FENCES. The screenplay is written by the late August Wilson, adapted from ...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Memorable moments from Peace Talks Radio programs spotlighting Nobel Prize winners Mairead Maguire, Ralph Bunche, Muhammad Yunus, Jody Williams, Ma...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin for a review of many great moments from the history of televised presidential debates, with commentary from several...

Bought by WVPE, KGOU, KSUT, WJSU, WRVO Public Media and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 16
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Join Political Junkie Ken Rudin on a journey through political history as we revisit memorable and historic moments from national party conventions...

Bought by WFAE, MPR News Stations, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Paul Whiteman
Although bandleaders Paul Whiteman and Jean Goldkette were competitors in the 1920s, through their careers they remained friendly rivals.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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 WCAI / WNAN, KLCC, WYSO, WKMS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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