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Christopher Irvin is the author of Federales and Burn Cards, as well as short stories featured in several publications, including Thuglit, Beat to ...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:54
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Most of us learned in history class that slavery in the U.S. ended with the Thirteenth Amendment. But the trade in human beings—for sex and labor—i...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WFHB, and KVLU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Most of us learned in history class that slavery in the U.S. ended with the Thirteenth Amendment. But the trade in human beings—for sex and labor—i...

Bought by KWIT and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 2
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The Kentucky poet who coined the term “Affrilachian” has a new collection of poetry. Allison Quantz reports he takes on historical and current racism.

Bought by KENW and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kristjan Järvi, Credit: Peter Rigaud
There are several ways to get to know a composer – the most effective way is to listen, and listen a lot, to the music. But when the composer is s...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :29
Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
There’s an undeniably American element running through much of George Gershwin’s music. There’s also something almost street-smart about his music...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :22
Caption: Anna Netrebko, Credit: Annie Leibovitz
The world’s best musicians are also lifelong students. They’re always looking for new insights into the music they perform. Russian soprano Anna ...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :20
Caption: Piotr Anderszewski
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski is a champion for the Polish composer Karol Szymanowski. He says it’s not music that reveals itself on first hearing. ...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :22
Caption: Janine Jansen
Composer Benjamin Britten is known for his operas and symphonic works like the “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.” You may not know he also w...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: :23
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Stephanie Kaza links buddhism and sustainability in her new book, MINDFULLY GREEN: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking. Sea Cha...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:03
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Interview on the death penalty, regular features on history in the news and site of the week along with commentary on the centennial celebrations i...

  • Added: May 16, 2005
  • Length: 29:02