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When 18-year-old Ruth Cruger disappeared in 1917, newspapers reported that she probably ran off with a boyfriend. New York police said that there w...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:01
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In the late 1800s, North Carolina was trying to build a railway system through the Western part of the state. In December of 1882, something went w...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 20:27
  • Purchases: 1
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One summer in 1973, two men robbed a bank in Stockholm. They held four people hostage for six days. Swedish psychiatrist and criminologist Nils Bej...

Bought by ABC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
  • Purchases: 1
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When Sarah Winchester’s husband died, she inherited millions from the family business: the manufacture of the famous Winchester Rifle. A medium rep...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 22:25
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Melanie & Rusty had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Imad Naji Rasheed recently. He was a professor at the University of Baghdad, Iraq and is a s...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 04:14
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Izzy Young ran The Folklore Center in New York's Greenwich Village for decades and produced Bob Dylan's first public concert in 1961. Young died M...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 04:44
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On the afternoon of June 23rd, 1972, Martin McNally walked into the St. Louis airport with a wig, a sawed-off rifle, and a plan.

Bought by ABC and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 31:31
  • Purchases: 2
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In this week's show : we hear from the first 'test tube baby' 40 years later, find hot and bothered Germans (who also sit too much), long live the...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Samuri Armor, Credit: Renee Wilde
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is nestled in a beautiful stretch of public parks that mark the confluence of the Stillwater and Great Miami Rive...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:02
Caption: The 40th Anniversary of the Band's "The Last Waltz:" All Access
Robbie Robertson shares insights looking back from 40 years on at one of, if not THE best rock and roll concerts and films, The Last Waltz. Interv...

Bought by KGLP, Prairie Public, KSRQ, KAZU, KGLT and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:24
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Brain illustration , Credit: The Popular Science Monthly, 1894
The early days of neuroscience relied on tragedy to strike before doctors could peek inside the brains of humans. Today advanced technology helps s...

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 43:39
Caption: Illustration of a nose., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
If you asked people which of their senses they most feared losing, they'd probably say sight or hearing. But what about the ability to smell? We ex...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 43:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Solid Comfort, 1906., Credit: Library of Congress
This show takes on the frothy subject of beer, and explores the science, culture, and history behind the suds.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: An Alchemist in his Studio, Thomas Wijck. , Credit: CHF Collections
This episode explores the colorful (and sometimes risk-filled) history of pigments and painters, and the conservators who save paintings from the r...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dakota Dave Hull with Dave Van Ronk in Kansas City (Courtesy of Dave Hull)
Dakota Dave Hull is a world class guitar player that has been a fixture nationally, and in Minnesota going as far back as Minnesota has been able t...

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 03, 2014
  • Length: 54:33
  • Purchases: 2
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George Wein, founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, has created countless festivals worldwide and can be connected to every important jazz musician ...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2012
  • Length: 15:27
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"...This country lookin' guy was standing there in the door, waiting for me to tell him what to do. So I said, 'play something!' He took out his ...

Bought by KMUW, WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, and KREV-LP


  • Added: Jul 26, 2012
  • Length: 19:40
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Barry Harris, Billy Higgins
In the 40s, jazzmen came of age on the stages of dance halls. Pianist Barry Harris and drummer Billy Higgins capture the view from those stages.

Bought by WMOT, Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WNCU, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 10:44
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: "Rez Life" by David Treuer
Leech Lake Indian writer, David Treuer, has a new book, “Rez Life”. The author of three novels and one collection of essays, “Rez Life” is his firs...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 33:40
  • Purchases: 1
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"Well, growing up in Detroit I was exposed to a lot of different music, a lot of different cultures at a very young age without ever having to leav...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, 90.5 WSNC, WNCU and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 07:23
  • Purchases: 6
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A tribute to the legacy and influence of the 1930’s band, the Mississippi Sheiks.

Bought by KPSQ-LP, KALH, KPVL, KEOS, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Why is it that Thanksgiving is celebrated almost exclusively in the United States and Canada. How has it been celebrated and how is it celebrated now?

Bought by KRZA, RadioFreePalmer, KMUN, KMUN, and KVSC


  • Added: Nov 24, 2009
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 5
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One hour of radio about one legendary hour of television...the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley's "68 Comeback Special."

Bought by WGZS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KPIK-LP, WGZS, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2008
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 18
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A city girl gets more than she bargained for when she travels to Spivey's Corner, North Carolina.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 24, 2007
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 1
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One-hour music intensive documentary looks back on Johnny Cash's historic 1969 concert at San Quentin State Prison.

Bought by Prairie Public, KGLT, WNIJ, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KFAI and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 12