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Caption: Map of Mexico, 1847 , Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Border Crossings: A History of US-Mexico Relations," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific ti...

Bought by WUFT


  • Added: Jan 14, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Title page of History of the United States, Vol.1, showing Columbus with sword and banner (c1858). , Credit: Library of Congress
Columbus Day is here again – bringing both celebrations and strong criticisms of the man whose name the holiday bears. In this episode of BackStory...

Bought by KMXT, WUGA (part of GPB), WESM 91.3 FM, WCPN, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Title page of "History of the United States," Vol. 1, showing Columbus with sword and banner., Credit: Library of Congress
30-second promo for "1492: Columbus in American Memory," with 5-second music bed at end for station-specific time/date tag.

Bought by WUFT


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: “Save me from my friends!” Uncle Sam shelters Cuba, illustration from Puck, 1898.
With President Obama making the case for military action against Syria, BackStory takes on the history of humanitarian intervention. What are the o...

Bought by WUFT, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, NPR Illinois, WRPI, WMMT and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jesus Green, Credit: Ben Weisz
Every year, in a decades-old tradition, student drinking societies descend on Jesus Green in the heart of the English University city of Cambridge ...

  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 14:56
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Plastic surgery is growing in Afghanistan and more and more women see it as the key to their fate.

Bought by WAMC, WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, Outer Voices, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Jan 27, 2013
  • Length: 04:46
  • Purchases: 7
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
Caption: Commuting to Syria., Credit: Courtesy of Tom A. Peter
Moving up, moving home, and moving your body. In Latitudes’ On the Move special we’ll sample many varieties of mobility. From self-deportation to ...

Bought by KUOW and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Annie Olivecrona in recording studio with Elleni Stephanou, Credit: Paula Kahumbu
It takes great courage to rescue orphaned baby chimpanzees from a country in the middle of a deadly war. But Annie Olivecrona flew from Kenya into ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
Caption: Finis Terrae, Brittany
This Episode of "Bonjour Chanson" runs the gamut from a fantastic world where kids solve mysteries hidden in iron masks and stone sarcophagi, to a ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, and KUT


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 29:21
  • Purchases: 3
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A recent college graduate receives an unexpected job offer from his uncle: teach English in Ciudad Juárez.

  • Added: May 03, 2011
  • Length: 03:25
Caption: Does bad luck befall everyone who's owned the infamous Hope Diamond?, Credit: The Smithsonian
Is the world's most famous diamond... cursed?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rita Conceicao and Margaret Willson
Anthropologist Margaret Willson witnessed harrowing violence and poverty while living in Brazil. She describes how violence and dance are often int...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2011
  • Length: 12:11
Caption:  Founder and editor of the WikiLeaks website, Julian Assange, faces the media. , Credit: Associated Press
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: D.C.'s Meridian Hill Park got its name from the Prime Meridian Thomas Jefferson proposed along 16th Street NW., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
What if Washington, D.C., really were the middle of the world?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1
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The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new stamp to commemorate the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. It was designed by Clarence Lee, a graphic artist...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2008
  • Length: 04:54
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Hong Kong commemorated the Tiannanman Square massacre in Beijing.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2008
  • Length: 22:08
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A Behind the scenes look at the Australian animals associated with the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2007
  • Length: 09:55
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The great swathes of the Western Australian wheatbelt were created a century ago when 1000 acres of bush were burned a day and the land became the ...

Bought by KICI, KUER, WRPI, KXOT Public Radio, WYSO and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2006
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 6
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Michael, a fisherman's gilly in the County Mayo, uses all his wits to get a rare pelt.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2006
  • Length: 04:08
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Michael, a fisherman's gilly in the County Mayo, discovers there's more than one way to skin a horse!

  • Added: Jun 26, 2006
  • Length: 09:07
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An IDF soldier detains a Palestinian family at a border crossing and comes to an epiphany.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2006
  • Length: 09:56
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This Story is Free! Youth Radio journalist, Berenice Akuamoah, 18, tells her story through a six-part radio diary

Bought by KWCW


  • Added: Jan 23, 2006
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Jonathan Groubert speaks with Dutchwoman Petje Schroeder a Jewish genealogist in the Polish city of Lodz.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2005
  • Length: 29:29
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Broadway Revisited: Global Broadway--- Exporting Intellectual Property

Bought by WILL


  • Added: Apr 05, 2005
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1
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This story is free! - An Iraqi girl describes her family’s preparations for the coming elections  

  • Added: Feb 11, 2005
  • Length: 04:09