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Fifty years ago on May 21, 1970, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young headed into a studio to record "Ohio" - the ultimate protest song, capturing the ho...

  • Added: May 01, 2020
  • Length: 50:05
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Please join us for a rare journey through poetry and conversation with the Monacan Nation of Virginia regarding first contact, the birth of our nat...

Bought by WCPN, KWIS 88.3 FM, KWMR, WRNC-LP, WTIP and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 59:17
  • Purchases: 8
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"One-two-three-four/ What are we waiting for? Fifty years on, after a night spent largely on that big wet, now commercialized field in Bethel, New...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 04:00

  • Added: Aug 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:39
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What do naughty jokes, seafood ice cream, and burning down the White House have in common? The love story of James and Dolley Madison!

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 16:13
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Thomas Buergenthal saw the Nazi concentration camps through a child’s eyes. Luckily, he survived and later became a lawyer and eventually a judge o...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 22:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Vincent Chin was a 27-year-old draftsman living near Detroit. On a June night in 1982, he and a group of friends went out to celebrate his wedding,...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Richard Cahan
In 1942, the government rounded up more than one hundred thousand Japanese living in the U.S. They were incarcerated for the duration of the war.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 26, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode, we spotlight two books - 1941: FIGHTING THE SHADOW WAR. by Marc Wortman that, in part, tells the story of the considerable popula...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: UT Tower, Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News
It’s been 50 years since the University of Texas Tower shooting – long considered the first modern mass shooting of its kind. On Aug. 1, 1966, a sn...

Bought by KUER, Prairie Public, WBEZ, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 12
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On this episode of The Live Feed we bring you The Winona Municipal Band and its 2016 season. You will hear selections such as Ballad and Dance from...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 50:47
Caption: Shenandoah National Park, 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: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:41
Caption: Nitsuga Mangore (Agustin Barrios Mangore)
In honor of the 131st anniversary of his birth, this week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive features a tribute to Paraguayan guitarist-composer A...

Bought by KTXK, WETS, WDPR, WEKU, Public Radio East and more


  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 38
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One hundred years ago, the city of Norfolk, Virginia was the first Southern city in the US to screen the notoriously racist film Birth of a Nation....

Bought by KENW and WABE


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 5/18/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks rediscovered gems, making history visible, and commemorating anniversaries.

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 19:38
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Our guest David Blight reminds us that Americans are re-fighting the Civil War 150 years after it ended. Historians, he said, “buried the questions...

Bought by WRPI and KZYX


  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Bro Adams says the humanities can help us solve problems brought on by advances in technology. And: The hustler who inspired the "Beats." Plus: Wha...

Bought by KKRN, WTJU, and KPVL


  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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Bro Adams says the humanities can help us solve problems brought on by advances in technology. And: The hustler who inspired the "Beats." Plus: Wha...

Bought by WJCT, WFHB, KVSC, WLIW, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Next year marks the 150th anniversary of Leo Tolstoy’s great Russian tome, War and Peace. While the novel’s great length scares many readers away, ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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January 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. A new book offers Tolstoyan wisdom for troubled times...

Bought by WJCT, WCPN, Radio Phoenix, and WLIW


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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A team of proofreaders in Virginia has just wrapped up the three-year job of digitizing the papers of the Founding Fathers. They say ending the pro...

Bought by KENW, WABE, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 4
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More than 30 people who spent the last three years immersed in thousands of letters written by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John and Abigai...

Bought by WJCT, WABE, and WLIW


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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More than 30 people who spent the last three years immersed in thousands of letters written by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John and Abigai...

Bought by KUNV, KKRN, WTJU, and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 4
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A celebration and exploration of "Blood on the Tracks," the Bob Dylan album voted his best in a Rolling Stone magazine fan survey. Music writers, ...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WYSO, NPR Illinois, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:52:55
  • Purchases: 8