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Stewart O'Nan has written over 20 books as varied as the best-selling novel, SNOW ANGELS (now a film) to the non-fiction book co-written with Steph...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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We mark Veteran's Day with two interviews featuring Alan Proctor. His book, THE SWEDEN FILE: MEMOIR OF AN AMERICAN EX-PATRIATE, was named one of th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize award ceremony was held on October 28, 2018 at the Schuster Center. In this special presentation of selection...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2019
  • Length: 52:45
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The Iraq War ended in December 2011, a dramatic setting for former U.S. Army Captain Matt Gallagher, who discusses his novel, YOUNGBLOOD, which dra...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Inspired by the documentary THE VIETNAM WAR, we return to an archive interview with the poet John Balaban, who served as a conscientious objector i...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his third novel, THE GOOD LIEUTENANT, now out in paperback. Terrell was embedded with the military in Iraq, wr...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin journeys into the desert with a couple of haunted heroes in Derek B. Miller's The Girl in Green.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Discover the poetic variety of Missouri in this special program featuring readings from the Midwest Poets Series by three very different Missouri p...

Bought by WNJR and WJCU


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kao Kalia Yang
Kao Kalia Yang's book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir is a personal story that speaks to the moment.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson on his career as journalist and historian.

Bought by KMUN


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Pulitzer Prize winner journalist and historian Rick Atkinson on his work and career. Also: A New York street photographer left behind more than 300...

Bought by KQED


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 1
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We remember E.L. Doctorow who passed away on July 21, 2015, at the age of 84. The author of twelve novels, three volumes of short fiction, and a st...

Bought by WNJR and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The best of American poets and the worst of American wars met head-on 150 years ago this summer in Walt Whitman’s Drum-Taps, his reflections on nur...

Bought by KFAI, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WCAI / WNAN, and WABE


  • Added: Jun 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 5
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An untold story from World War II: Author and journalist Jan Jarboe Russell discusses her book, "The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner E...

  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 30:01
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This week, on State of the Human, people are changing radically in order to recover

Bought by WMUU-LP and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 2
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With the end of the War in Iraq, tens of thousands of soldiers have returned home, and many of them are going to college. But the transition to aca...

Bought by KCPW


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr Kate Macdonald, Assistant Professor of English Literature at the University of Gent, Belgium
As part of a series marking Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War, reporter, Alison Turner, talked to Dr Kate Macdonald ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
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During the Civil War a southern civilian is to be executed by being hung from a bridge. What happens or doesn't happen next we won't know until the...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 25:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Are colleges and universities ready for the influx of veterans returning from military service?

  • Added: Jan 31, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Wayne Miller
Poet and editor Wayne Miller reads from his 2011 collection, THE CITY, OUR CITY, and discusses the art of translation. Miller also shares poems fr...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Tom Brokaw and others discuss War Memorials, Veterans, Vietnam and Wars.

Bought by WHRV, WBEZ, KUOW, KXOT Public Radio, AMERICAN-FM Internet Radio and more


  • Added: May 20, 2008
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 6
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"Vietnam Visits Uncle Bill" is a story in which a Vietnam veteran confronts his past through a dialogue with the ghost of the My Lai massacre.

Bought by The PRX Podcast


  • Added: May 11, 2008
  • Length: 19:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Tom Brokaw and others discuss War Memorials, Veterans, Vietnam and Wars.

Bought by KTXK, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WLPR, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WXPR and more


  • Added: May 08, 2008
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 44
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Very personal conversation with author Diane ACKERMAN about The Zoo Keeper's Wife, now a major film.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2008
  • Length: 29:30
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review of audiobook THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

  • Added: Jan 13, 2008
  • Length: 05:10