PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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100 years ago women gained the right to vote with the 19th amendment.

Bought by WCNY, KAZU Seaside, Calif., C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 17
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100 years ago women gained the right to vote with the 19th amendment Professors.

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, KVSC, WJCT, Radio Phoenix, WYAP and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 9
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100 years ago women gained the right to vote with the 19th amendment.

Bought by KAZU Seaside, Calif., WNED Buffalo, KXCV, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Sep 17, 2020
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 4
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For the past decade, now 98-year-old Betty Reid Soskin has served as the nation’s oldest Park Ranger, where she gives talks at the Rosie the Rivete...

Bought by KWIT, KKRN, Louisville Public Media, KICI Iowa City, RadioStPete Florida and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In 1855, an outbreak of yellow fever devastated the port city of Norfolk, VA. Annette Finley-Croswhite says the similarities with the handling of t...

Bought by WCNY, WCPN, WNYO, KEDT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 13
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In 1855, an outbreak of yellow fever devastated the port city of Norfolk, VA. Annette Finley-Croswhite says the similarities with the handling of t...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, KRZA, KPBS, WMMT, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 12
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In 1855, an outbreak of yellow fever devastated the port city of Norfolk, VA. Annette Finley-Croswhite says the similarities with the handling of t...

Bought by WNED Buffalo, WNMU-FM, WSGE, and KXCV


  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Fighting slavery worldwide - In this edition: Millions of people are forced to toil in forms of modern slavery across the ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
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Dr. Olivia Hooker, who lived to be 103, sat down with her goddaughter Janis Porter to discuss her groundbreaking life as the first African American...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2020
  • Length: 02:05
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On Feb 3rd, 1945, The all women of color, Six-Triple-Eight, was sent overseas to clear a two year backlog of mail. They were told it would take six...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple who taught America how to live up to their names - and their South Dakota love pioneer counterpa...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2018
  • Length: 37:08
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: Betty Reid Soskin
For the past decade, 96-year-old Betty Reid Soskin has served as the nation’s oldest Park Ranger, where she gives talks at the Rosie the Riveter/WW...

Bought by KWIT, KWMR, KUT, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Mary Bowser
Karen Abbott talks about her book Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy. It’s about four courageous women of the Civil War who made history. And later, we ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WCPN, WRPI, WJSU, and Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi)


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Carla Kaplan
White upper-class women seeking to become honorary blacks. Unheard of –right? That’s what began to happen during what became known as the Black Ren...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 02, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious visits with Chautauqua scholars Sally Wagner & Charles Pace who portray Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Frederick Douglass. The two friends...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Coretta Scott King, Credit: NNDB
Equal Time Series Host Martha Burk explores the life of Coretta Scott King with biographer Barbara Reynolds, a founding editor of USA Today. Burk...

Bought by Talking Information Center, KRPS, 90.5 WSNC, WAMU, and KAZU Seaside, Calif.


  • Added: Jan 26, 2012
  • Length: 56:48
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Carmen Delzell, c.2000
Produced in 1992 and originally aired on All Things Considered, this evergreen story chronicles Carmen Delzell's visit to her grandmother in the nu...

Bought by KUT, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 24, 2010
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Jan 22, 2008
  • Length: 06:36
  • Purchases: 5
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Daisy Turner was proud of her heritage and understood the value of her family tradition. This is the concluding program in the series, Journey's End.

Bought by PRX to iTunes and KZYX


  • Added: Jan 10, 2007
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 2
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At the time of Alec Turner's death in 1923, Journey's End had been his home for 50 years.

Bought by PRX to iTunes and KZYX


  • Added: Jan 10, 2007
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
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At 40 Daisy became engaged to Joseph Bonet. When he later broke off the engagement, Daisy sued him--and won!

Bought by PRX to iTunes and KZYX


  • Added: Jan 10, 2007
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 2
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By the turn of the century the Turner household had become a kind of community social center. This program explores the texture of these gatherings.

Bought by WJFF, KGOU, PRX to iTunes, and KZYX


  • Added: Jan 10, 2007
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 4
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Daisy and her father were so close that she felt they could communicate psychically. This program details such an event.

Bought by PRX to iTunes and KZYX


  • Added: Jan 10, 2007
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 2