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It's about people, money and power.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:28
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Our celebration of State Poets Laureate continues with a look back at previous holders of the title in Kansas. Part one of this public reading feat...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From President to Postal Worker.

Bought by PRX Remix and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 21:22
  • Purchases: 2
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The glue that slows us down and holds us together.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 15:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Professor Hayrettin Yucesoy explores the turbulent political and religious climate of the medieval Islamic world.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: “The Almightier,” illustration from Puck, May 15th, 1907 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "On the Money: A History of American Currency," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/dat...

Bought by WUFT


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: New York City policemen pour liquor into a sewer following a raid during Prohibition, c1921, Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Cheers and Jeers: Alcohol in America [rebroadcast]," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific ti...

Bought by WHYY and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 24, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: “Testimony in the great Beecher-Tilton scandal case illustrated,” 1875 lithograph. , Credit: Library of Congress
15 years ago this month, then-President Bill Clinton was impeached by the US House of Representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice. The c...

Bought by WUFT, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WRPI, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: “Testimony in the great Beecher-Tilton scandal case illustrated,” 1875 lithograph. , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Shocked and Appalled: A History of Scandal," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2013
  • Length: :30
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Host Brian Balogh sits down with historian Joseph Crespino, who explains the Democratic conflict that led to the Dixiecrat Bolt of 1948.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Oct 28, 2013
  • Length: 09:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rival factions of the Democratic Party tussle over President Martin Van Buren. Lithograph, 1837. , Credit: Library of Congress
The recent government shutdown highlighted the intense conflict between political parties today, but it also showed how critical conflict within th...

Bought by XRAY.fm, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KBRP Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: After fleeing Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812, President James Madison spent the night in this Brookeville home, supposedly making Brookeville “U.S. Capital for a Day.” , Credit: Washington Post
Andy Warhol once said: "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." But in this town, you'll meet people who claim that in the pa...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 06:26
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Host Ed Ayers talks with historian Walter Johnson about the rise of steamboats in the 19th Century, and how the cotton economy fueled an ever more ...

Bought by Radio Newark, KHNS, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 17, 2013
  • Length: 08:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Andrew Gumbel, co-author of the book "Oklahoma City: What the Investigation Missed--and Why it Still Matters" (2012, HarperCollins) with Roger Char...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Virginia Prescott and Chris Matthews, Credit: David Murray
The TV personality and former journalist talks about his new book, "Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero."

  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 49:30
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Libya, London, Egypt – the map of unrest and revolution around the world right now is vast. In Sudan, it led to the country separating in two. Now ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 07, 2011
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nicholas Longworth's gavel is among the treasures curated and conserved by the House of Representatives' very first curator., Credit: Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
Meet the very first curator of the U.S. House of Representatives collection... 4,000 artifacts strong.

Bought by Louisville Public Media, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: D.C.'s Meridian Hill Park got its name from the Prime Meridian Thomas Jefferson proposed along 16th Street NW., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
What if Washington, D.C., really were the middle of the world?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1
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With all the talk about Big Government, two scholars reflect on how the Federal Government and taxes have evolved since the founding era.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 28:59
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Dave Brubeck on the importance of Cultural Exchange

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, KBEM and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 17
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Why has an Ohio Congressmen spent 30+ years obsessing over the name of a mountain... in Alaska?

Bought by 91.7 WHUS Storrs and WYSO


  • Added: Jun 01, 2007
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 2
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The politics behind the Apollo Program

Bought by WCPN, KVCR, MPR News Stations, WXXI, WITF and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2004
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 44