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Steve Spatucci tells of his childhood quest to find Santa Claus

Bought by KRZA, KMXT, and KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA


  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Producer Eric Mennel tells the story of a 24-second experiment that saved one of America’s most beloved sports.

Bought by WOUB, Radio Newark, Louisville Public Media, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Associate professor Patrick Burke reveals how musicians in the 1960s, including the rock band the Godz, resisted predetermined categories and simpl...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 14:00
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This show features three moms talking about the elusive “work/life balance”. But is this even the right term for this perennial conundrum?

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 15:08
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When a married couple has a baby, is it fair for one of the parents to have to adopt the baby to make it their own? Why do the rules differ for m...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 04:39
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Take a trip to the future in a very unique manner-environmental science fiction. Maureen Dudley grew up in Butte, Montana and it was there that she...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2013
  • Length: 18:53
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Berlin, inside a metropolitan train a voice announces the upcoming stops.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2013
  • Length: 02:39
Caption: Madison County, Credit: Charles McGuigan
More than 75 years ago Shenandoah National Park opened to the public for the first time. One of the most scenic routes in Virginia— Skyline Drive w...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:40
Caption: Tanya Fitzgerald reads on Tales from the South
This week our writers all find themselves in awkward situations. Stories by Kay Brockwell, Paul Bowen, and Tanya Fitzgerald. True stories told by t...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Simeon Wright
This month's Tin Roof Project features Simeon Wright, author of Simeon Speaks, the first eyewitness account of the kidnapping and murder of his cou...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 42:00
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Mikki Lunda and Hana Zimorino are easy to spot walking down the street. The ladies are sharp dressers rarely caught without lipstick and their sign...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 07:22
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Shop class 20 years ago meant hacksaws and hammers, but today's shop class is about teaching innovation and creation through computer programming, ...

Bought by KVLU and Radio Newark


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 2
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In the spring of 1972, an event took place in a field west of Austin. It would not only give birth to Willie Nelson's now-famous 4th-of-July picnic...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 29, 2013
  • Length: 54:09
  • Purchases: 2
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In the 1990s, Arch Coal began mining Pigeonroost Hollow. Now Jimmy Weekley is the last person left there.

Bought by PRX Remix, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 13:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Lola Quartet, talks about her unique upbringing, moving to New York with no money, and whether social media he...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2013
  • Length: 47:08
Caption: Detain of Yolanda's portrait, Credit: Painting by Emile B Klein
Who could imagine overcoming a multi decade street life, fed by crack & prostitution, to care for a family that disowned you? Yolanda can, and did.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
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On this special edition of "The Live Feed" we air a reading of the original play, "Enemy Alien" written by Scott Dixon of the Commonweal Theatre in...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 05, 2013
  • Length: 01:42:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jim Frey reads "Prism Riot"
This week's stories are about assumptions-- and we all know what happens when people make them. Stories by Kay Brockwell, Jim Frey, and Patrice Mel...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Leslie Hitt on Tales from the South
This week our writers are all caught up in the tangled web of deception as they struggle to hold onto what's honest and true. Stories by Denise Sta...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2012
  • Length: 32:50
Caption: Senator David Pryor
This month's Tin Roof Project, featuring Senator David Pryor reading his story "Nine Miles to Mustin Lake," followed by Q&A. True stories told by t...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2012
  • Length: 42:38
Caption: Seth Bloom, Rehearsing, Credit: acrobuffos.tumblr.com
How did a nice girl with a degree from Princeton University end up as a globetrotting... clown? Meet Christina Gelsone -- and her husband, Seth. Th...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 08:37
Caption: Some tinnitus sufferers experience their phantom frequencies as buzzing or chirping sounds, like the song of a cicada (here, converted mathematically into graph form)., Credit: Photo Researchers
This dramatic soundscape uses interviews, narration, sound effects, and music to explain the emerging neuroscience of tinnitus - a ringing, buzzing...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 19, 2012
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, our stories are all about the power of friendship. Stories by George McLeod, Pat Gillum, and Susan Elder. True stories told by the South...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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As part of the Youth Spin Summer Workshop series the teens of Youth Spin looked deep into the inner workings of four youth related organizations in...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2012
  • Length: 06:33

  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1