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What is a raptor? Naturalist Ken Burton offers up some details on these amazing birds, including addressing the concept of convergent evolution.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Remarkable facts about the ubiquitous resident of our coastal regions, the harbor seal.

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On this segment of Sound Ecology, Ornithologist Mark Colwell features one of our dynamic coastal residents, the western snowy plover.

Bought by KFOI Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The official Flag of the President of the United States, Credit: Wiki, Creative Commons
Can a song sway a vote? Learn about the use of campaign music throughout the history of American Presidential campaigns since George Washington thr...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 19:19
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Live Art,sponsored the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community, is the only program of its kind in the country, or the world for t...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 24:21
Caption: Lupe Herrera, Credit: Charles Magovern
Lupe Herrera has all the protections of United States citizenship, but none of that is guaranteed to her brother and parents. This legal crack in t...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KUER, KSFR, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 4
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The Chicano movement changed California forever in the 1960s and 70s, and its legacy continues in the form of a Sacramento arts center for kids of ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:51
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Andrie Morris talks to playwright and Shakespeare expert, Jennie Buckman and Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director of Tara Arts about working with Shak...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 16:14
Caption: Paula Dinh, a student at West Brooklyn Community High School, Credit: Jennifer Hsu/WNYC
It was a battle to the end for high school senior Paula Dinh. After years of skipping class and other bad habits, followed by a big push to change ...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
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For high school senior Paula Dinh, the path to graduation has been a long one, with times when she questioned her ability — and desire — to finish ...

Bought by WNIJ


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s the sixty-seventh episode of The Mikie Show! You won’t want to miss this one: We speak with Deirdre Barrett Ph.D., author, psychologist and te...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
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From Tolstoy to Lermontov, the program that’s putting the Russian classics to work—in a juvenile detention center.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WTJU


  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 53:50
  • Purchases: 2
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In mid-May, more than 1500 high school students competed in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The winning projects included a p...

Bought by Radio Newark, KFAI, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know there might be a negative curvature surrounding us that we can’t see? We find out about that and other interesting things during our c...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 24, 2010
  • Length: 28:04
  • Purchases: 1
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we visit a Sudanese Sunday school in San Leandro, California.

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Apr 04, 2010
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: James Farmer, Credit: Library of Congress
A college professor is following the footsteps of a civil rights icon James Farmer, by training his students in the art of debate. Lydia Wilson, ...

Bought by KUAC, WJAB, WCSU-FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Feb 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A town is divided when presented with the idea of changing the school mascot.

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KWIS 88.3 FM, KUOW, KRUA, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 07:34
  • Purchases: 5
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Gone are the swings, monkey bars and spiral slides. A new type of playground takes a more low-tech approach.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2008
  • Length: 04:53
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Visually impaired guides lead sighted visitors through the dark

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 11, 2008
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Tibetan children from 6 to 14 years share their thoughts on their identity in a Tibetan language and culture class in the heart of Los Angeles

  • Added: Jun 06, 2008
  • Length: 09:12
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To celebrate a successful growing season, three communities gather to celebrate the Fairview Community garden.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2006
  • Length: 04:53
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Some of the young gardeners have moved on and graduated from Fairview. Will they be able to entice some new ones at the back to school night?

  • Added: Jul 15, 2006
  • Length: 04:54
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Right beside I 25 a bustling community garden plays host to children and their families.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2006
  • Length: 06:17