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Discovering everyday miracles is where good teaching, and a meaningful life, begin.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
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Steve Jobs said that, "“We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?” Running our fingers over those dents connects u...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 07:18
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TED Talks meets The Moth meets The History Channel? ...with Dead Ladies. In this episode -- Constance Markievicz. The Irish revolutionary known as ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 33:11
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Guest: Sherrie Dennis speaks with us on reclaiming Indigenous familiarity.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harvard Professor Emeritus Alvin Poussaint
Black and Proud explores the era when African Americans began to aggressively challenge myths of inferiority. As Martha Bouyer, a participant in th...

Bought by KISU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPIP-LP, and WETD


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Debate: Are China and the U.S. long-term enemies?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
China’s rise as an economic and military power, coupled with its aggression in the South China Sea, have led some to call for a major rebalance of ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WMUU-LP, and KGOU


  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Amina Al-Sadi, Credit: Personal photo
Amina Al-Sadi is a 25-year-old American Muslim currently observing the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is for spiritual renewal, but it is also abou...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KREV-LP, KISU, and KSFR


  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Geologist Phil Skemer gets to crush rocks for a living. Find out how and why he and his team build instruments that can mimic conditions deep insid...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 12:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The "greatest drummer i n the world," Buddy Rich
Jazz drummers have got to be some of the most unheralded of jazz's many unsung heroes. This week we dissect their art and craft with world-renowned...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KAZU, WCPN, KHNS, WVPE and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: An ESL class, Credit: Sarah Dillard
Hosts Sarah Dillard and Aarti Chandorkar discuss the challenges of turning over a new leaf as we start the final week of Summer Soundwave. Travel t...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Does Hollywood accurately depict high school life? Any high schooler will tell you “No”! Diamond Naga Siu embarks on her ongoing series called “THI...

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:18
Caption: Tituba
Tituba (March 1, 1692): A 17th-century slave. She is one of the first to be accused of practicing witchcraft during the Salem Witch trials in 1692.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Prairie Public, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 02, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Elizabeth Veale Macarthur
Elizabeth Veale Macarthur (March 2, 1795): Perhaps one of the greatest figures of Australia’s history. Her husband is known as “the father of Aust...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Prairie Public, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 02, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sarah Kemple Knight
Sarah Kemple Knight (March 3, 1705): Since its publication in 1825, Knight's journal, composed as an account of her round trip journey from Boston ...

Bought by Prairie Public, KISU, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 02, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mary Rowlandson
Wetamo and Mary Rowlandson (March 4, 1676): Mary, a Puritan minister's wife, was captured during the war in an Indian raid on Lancaster, Massachuse...

Bought by WJFF, KISU, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Abigail Stoneman
Abigail Stoneman (March 5, 1770): Newport Rhode Island's first woman Inn owner and a remarkably ambitious and versatile business person for her day...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMXT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Pauline Leon
Pauline Leon (March 6, 1792): She addressed the National Assembly on behalf of Parisian women, suggesting that a female militia be formed so that ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Prairie Public, KMXT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Marie Dorion
Marie Dorion (March 7, 1814): the only female member of the Astor Expedition, also known as the Wilson Price Hunt Expedition. Dorion was a member ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Prairie Public, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jeanne Baret
Jeanne Baret (March 8, 1769): a member of Louis Antoine de Bougainville’s expedition on the ships La Boudeuse and Etoile in 1766–1769. Baret is re...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Prairie Public, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Maria Ann Smith
Maria Ann Smith (March 9, 1870): It’s called the “Granny Smith.” Maria noticed a seedling apple growing on her property. The seedling had developed...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Prairie Public, KMXT, KISU, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Elizabeth Coxen Gould
Elizabeth Coxen Gould (March 10, 1832): An accomplished artist when she married John Gould in 1829, Elizabeth was the chief artist and lithographer...

Bought by Prairie Public, KMXT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sacagawea
Sacagawea (March 11, 1805): From the Lemhi Shoshone tribe, Sacagawea has become an important part of the Lewis and Clark legend in the American pub...

Bought by Prairie Public, KMXT, KISU, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jane Colden's drawing
Jane Colden (March 12, 1759): An American botanist described as the "first botanist of her sex in her country.” Contemporary scholarship maintain...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMXT, KISU, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 4