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30 Seconds of Democracy is series of 30 second spots. Each will offer a slice of our democratic freedoms, through history, law, and perspective wit...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 14:45
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The Easter season, and the music it inspires, combine tragedy and triumph, sorrow and celebration—joining with the coming of spring as a symbol of ...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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With the arrival of spring rains, American Rhythm digs into the vaults for songs about precipitation in its many forms.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:54
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This week's show offers songs from some of the early American performers and singers who were well received in Europe, and even some who permanentl...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:57
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This week, American Rhythm explores songs that reference that all-important communication technology: the telephone.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:56
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The unexpected love story of Industrial Age giant and born romantic George Westinghouse and his lady in white, the irrepressible Marguerite Walker.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2018
  • Length: 16:20
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Best known for his path-breaking work on the Haitian Revolution, The Black Jacobins, published in 1938, Trinidadian C.L.R. James was often at the c...

  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:05
Caption: Twin mothers with their newborn babies at Columbia Maternity Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 7th, 1939 , Credit: Library of Congress
Some say motherhood is the hardest job in the world; turns out, there's a lot of history to back that up. In this special Mother's Day episode, the...

Bought by WYAP, KVSC, KJZZ, KUHF, KMXT and more


  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Women motorcycle riders have been among the most colorful and vibrant characters in American history. So why don't the biker boys get it?

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Feb 18, 2018
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 1
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The son of a clergyman, he became an atheist in college, then settled for a life as a “cheerful agnostic.” And yet, he probably wrote more Christma...

Bought by WUAL


  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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December is filled to bursting with carols and other vocal works—and as a result a great deal of instrumental and orchestral music is often overloo...

Bought by WUAL and KRPS


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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LGBTQ youth are often unaware of their own history. In this occasional series, OutCasting connects them with that history. This is part 2 of a tw...

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Karla Jay, Ph.D.
LGBTQ youth are often unaware of their own history. In this occasional series, OutCasting connects them with that history. This is part 1 of a tw...

Bought by WJFF and WMMT


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Writer’s Voice spends the hour with James Forman, Jr., talking about his groundbreaking book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black Ame...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:28
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Bill Schutt a vertebrate zoologist, college professor and author. Learn more about him at https://www.billschutt.com/.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 11:33
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In this hour, we’ll explore the music of two more giants of the New Orleans diaspora, pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton, who left Louisiana in...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KENW, KMUW, KMUN and more


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 11
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The Lucy Spacecraft, named after the human fossil Lucy, will revolutionize our knowledge of the origins of our solar system.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KENW, Radio Newark, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Host Joan Kjaer interviews Howard Kerr, 2016 recipient of the University of Iowa International Impact Award, about his national and international c...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 23:55
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
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The great African American influence on the sound of the American Musical, from In Dahomey to Bring In The Noise

Bought by WVTF and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Anne’s debut novel is an imaginative contemporary view of Italy's iconic star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. Her newest book, "The Lost Sisterho...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2
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On December 17, 2014, U.S. President Obama and Cuban President Castro announced a new era of openness and interaction between their two countries. ...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 25:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Today it could be argued that human beings daily act against our own self-interests. How? Biologist Paul Ehrlich and fellow scientists tell us we a...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, Bandon Community Radio, WMUU-LP, KRZA, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Author William Doyle reads the first of two passages from his book, PT 109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy.....

  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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Mary has developed a career specializing in popular science and doing it with respect and wit. Since the publication of her first book “Stiff,” she...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:15
  • Purchases: 1