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Caption: Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown at their at their StoryCorps interview in Birmingham, AL on October 2, 2019., Credit: By Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps.
Former classmates Natalie Guice Adams and Eli Brown reflect for the first time on life after court-ordered desegregation.

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bob Buntin, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Back in 1933 when Bob Buntin was just a little boy, shortly after an event that rocked the entire structure of his family, he heard part of a speec...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:48
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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: Phil Nusbaum w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass is American. Bluegrass and America are obviously connected. But there are few songs about the connections. The strongest connections lie ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 07:07
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A Nation of Immigrants is what we are, always have been, and always will be, as long as we remain the United States of America. Bans on immigrants ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:58
  • 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: 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: Jay Ipson, Credit: John MacLellan
Jay Ipson is a survivor of the first magnitude. He learned his survival skills under the most harrowing conditions known to man. As a young boy, he...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:37
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Grant Frashier attends the beacon lighting ceremony and remembrance of the Edmund Fitzgerald at Split Rock Lighthouse in Duluth, MN.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 10:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Adam (L) and Jacqueline (R) Graff
Adam Graff, a member of New Orleans' all-volunteer, mental health crisis unit, speaks with his wife, Jacqueline, about the surge in patients after ...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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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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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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The army is scrambling to recover missing war records from Iraq and Afghanistan, and in the meantime, many veterans struggle to get their disabilit...

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WXDU


  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 3
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A Facebook selfie or Instagrammed lunch is a far cry from what used to be required to take a picture. With expensive, slow technology, most photos ...

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Host Martha Burk
On March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day. This year we honor two female members of the Resistance during World War II, who were imprisone...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Anita Monga and Timothy Brock talk the difference between live and recorded music, the surprises lurking in archives, and why being fired by Chapli...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 19:41
Caption: Johnson being sworn in next to Jacqueline Kennedy , Credit: Cecil Stoughton
If you want a truly unique, refreshing, approach to the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, then please check this out. White House photogr...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 57:55
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Lawrence Cumberbatch (R) tells his son, Simeon (L), how he traveled from New York City to Washington DC with Brooklyn CORE for the March on Washing...

Bought by WEZU, WRIR, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and WTJU


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Madison County, 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: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:40
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A weekend with the West Virginia Re-enactors Association, as they re-create the Battle of Droop Mountain.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:04
  • Purchases: 1
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When the Berlin Wall came down in 1989 a country that had been divided was reunited. But after the physical wall was torn down, Germany was still l...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
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A recent book critical of Thomas Jefferson as a slaveholder has raised controversial questions about our founding father. Allison Quantz has the st...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:47
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To honor the young men who sacrificed their lives in the D-Day invasion, Brigadier General Casey Brower takes young cadets on tours of the American...

Bought by Indie3 Radio, KVSC, WJFF, KRZA, WVAS and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Andrew Shaw and crew poling upstream in a batteau on the James
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Marshall Expedition, an important event in the history of early American commerce. Recently, a group o...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2012
  • Length: 03:27