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Caption: Madeline Miller, Credit: Nina Subin
The ever-compelling Greek myths fuel Madeline Miller's imagination. Circe is the second novel she sets among the god and goddesses and she puts the...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:59

  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 27:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Miguel Sisters
Forty years ago, Muriel Miguel co-founded Spiderwoman Theater the first Native-American women’s theater. It's still going strong!

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: Actor Tom Hanks on Nerdette
Guests on Nerdette always assign listeners homework, and we’ve compiled the BEST OF THE BEST into this hour-long Nerdette summer homework special. ...

Bought by KOSU, KMRE-LP, WUTC, KAAD-LP, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 27
Caption: Marsha Mason
Actress Marsha Mason living a full life on and off the stage

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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With her memoir, It’s What I Do, Lynsey Addario explains how and why she covers war.

Bought by KUNM, 91.7 WHUS Storrs, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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As a photographer for Life and Fortune magazines, Margaret Bourke-White traveled to Russia in the 1930s, photographed the Nazi takeover of Czechosl...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 56:31
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Black Ballerina looks at different generations of dancers, but is it the same story?

Bought by Public Radio for All, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Credit: Jessica Suworoff, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Johnnetta Cole remembers when she wasn't allowed in museums because of segregation, and that informs her determination to inspire a love of art mu...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Playwright Kirsten Greenidge
In her new work Baltimore, playwright Kirsten Greenidge grapples with the issue of race on college campuses.

Bought by WABE, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dolly Jacobs, Credit: Richard Czina
Most kids run away from home to join the circus. For aerialist and 2015 National Heritage Fellow, Dolly Jacobs, it was a family affair.

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


  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Erika Hoffmann, Credit: Initiartive Magazine
In Berlin, contemporary art collector Erika Hoffmann talks about her love for artists who invent new genres.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:28
Caption: Vera Nakonechny, Credit:  Yury Nakonechny
Ukrainian embroiderer, weaver and bead worker Vera Nakonechny keeps a traditional culture alive.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WNJR


  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

Bought by WKCC, KVSC, WXDU, Radio Phoenix, KENW and more


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

Bought by KPVL, WTJU, KPIP-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Cheryl Pope, Up Against, Credit: Auto Body
Chicago-based artist Cheryl Pope talks about Up Against, a performance in which she boxes down 700 water-filled balloons suspended from the ceiling...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 10:10
Caption: Carolyn Mazloomi, Credit: Gale Zucker
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.

Bought by KDNK, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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In this Fresh Talk episode, Miami-based artist Jillian Mayer introduces 400 Nudes, a revealing found photo project that she presents online and in ...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 11:48
Caption: Yvonne Walker Keshick, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
2014 National Heritage Fellow and member of the Odawa Nation, Yvonne Walker Keshick describes the long history of making decorative art from quills.

Bought by KFCF FM, KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Pussy Riot member, Credit: courtesy Roast Beef Productions
The 2013 South By South West Film Festival, in Austin, Texas, is the setting for this Fresh Talk feature. Cathy Byrd meets filmmakers Mike Lerner a...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2013
  • Length: 12:24
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Feminist Mothers, Michelangelo in America, and Humor in the Workplace

  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Wim Wenders, San Francisco, CA 12/19/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Wim Wenders talks angels, memories, and the wonders of technology.

  • Added: Jan 24, 2012
  • Length: 19:16
Caption: Natalia Allen
What are you wearing right now? Tube socks from China? A Patagonia fleece? A pair of pants made from hemp? Most people probably don’t think that mu...

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon


  • Added: Sep 14, 2011
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Twist of Fate
This was a rebroadcast of an interview with Boston-based animator, Karen Aqua. Karen died May 30, 2011 at the age of 57.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2011
  • Length: 29:00