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Caption: NASA's flashy Cassini Grand Finale poster!, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Join us at JPL and Caltech on the bittersweet morning the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn. We’ll hear from several of the mission’s leaders...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WTJU, WXAV 88.3FM, KRZA and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Most of us don’t know what to say when we are grieving or how to reach out when the people we love go through something awful. Kelsey Crowe, co-aut...

Bought by KWIT, KWMR, WNIN, WCPN, KUT and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Vincent Chin was a 27-year-old draftsman living near Detroit. On a June night in 1982, he and a group of friends went out to celebrate his wedding,...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
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Liberation Theology: A March to Freedom explores the conceptual framework of liberation theology. We will examine why Liberation Theology, with its...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXDU, and WRIR


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A B Cell, Credit: NIAID
In this episode, a team of researchers disprove a decades-old dogma. The result? The first ever FDA-approved drug for primary-progressive multiple ...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 38:45
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Interview with Author, speaker, TV and Radio show host Jesse Lee Peterson. Also featuring music by George Hendrickson and The Mistics.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:13
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In 2002, imprisoned refugees inside Australia’s Woomera immigration prison coordinated with 2500 outside supporters who had pitched camp outside th...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
Caption: John Douglas Thompson
Sam Waterston and John Douglas Thompson star in this offering from Playing on Air. It features two short plays about American Black History. In th...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WNPR, KUT, and KUNM


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Playwright Eric Ulloa with his first interview subject, Joanie, Credit: Eric Ulloa
In the aftermath of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, actor and writer Eric Ulloa went to Newtown, Connecticut and asked the re...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Refa Senay
The Black Panther Party combined Black Power’s militancy with socialist ideology, and infused funk music with Franz Fanon’s writings. Their impact...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander, Peter Jacobson, Amy Ryan and Michael Stuhlbarg star in two short, touching and humorous plays about stepping up when you are neede...

Bought by WHRV, KUNM, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Alli Warren, poet, Credit: Andrew Kenower
Alli Warren mingles tropes of baseball, horticulture, and birdwatching as she celebrates her life.

Bought by KSKA, KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Maud Hixson, Credit: Olivia Wilcox
Maud Hixson. You’ll catch her singing in front of big and small bands. But the common thread in all her performances is that she really cares about...

Bought by WHQR


  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 08:04
  • Purchases: 1
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We have begun a new line of connections on The Rough Draft Diaries with the story of Edith Franklin. Last week began the story of the “The Godmothe...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:18
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Vice Admiral James Stockdale was a Vietnam War POW for more than seven years. His son, Jim, recalls the family’s difficult wait for his father’s re...

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 2
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For Yom HaShoah, stories of Israeli encounters with the Holocaust in the years and decades after it ended.

  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 48:42
Caption: Tonya Pinkins
In Forward Observer, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a harried VA hospital clerk. An elderly World War II veteran is giving her a hard time a...

  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
Caption: Stephen Lang
"As starkly moving as taps at dusk" says the Washington Post about BEYOND GLORY, a powerful tribute to military valor written and performed by stag...

Bought by KUNM, WNPR, Red River Radio Network, KWIT, KUER and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Heidi Holtan speaks with novelist and poet Rachel L. Coyne about her new book "The Patron Saint of Lost Comfort Lake." Rachel's book has recently ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 12:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: From "Ojiberish" , Credit: Michael Lyons
Michael is a rockstar cartoonist who lives in Bemidji. He's written and drawn cartoons, underground comics, kids' books, and coloring books. His st...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 17:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Benefits can be hard to come by in the music business. So where do people turn in emergencies? In 1989 the Recording Academy created the MusiCares ...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 53:45
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 10
If you had to choose a method of execution for yourself, which would you choose? What if you learned that what is considered the most "humane" meth...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:10:37
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley meets Nate Jones. He's a former patient of the non-profit outreach program, Cancer Connection of ...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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Wendy Roy shares her passion of beadwork... This is part one of a two part series.....

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 10, 2015
  • Length: 22:47
  • Purchases: 1