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Caption: Bowman Wright as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintop , Credit: Mark Garvin
Bowman Wright on the transformative power of theater and his two portrayals of MLK.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:08
Caption: DEVIATED THEATRE, Credit:  ©2016 Enoch Chan
Kimmie Dobbs Chan on the joys and challenges of creating a new language for dance.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 27:29
  • Purchases: 2
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With her memoir, It’s What I Do, Lynsey Addario explains how and why she covers war.

Bought by KUNM, 91.7 WHUS Storrs, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Ted has ridden the rails with hoboes, crossed the border with Mexican immigrants, and sliced beef in a meat-packing plant. Considered the master o...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
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After decades of field work in southern Arizona, these two retired Univ of Colorado professors have authored the first in their Arizona Borderlands...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
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Rohan Spong's new film Winter at Westbeth shines a light on artists and aging.

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nicholas Rodriguez
Nicholas Rodriguez brings classic American musical theater into the 21st century

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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This popular and prolific children’s picture book creator takes Duck of barnyard fame to the next level—driving the farmer’s tractor. David talks a...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 09:57
Caption: Vaddey Ratner, Credit: Christina Sherk
Vaddey Ratner's novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan honors her lost family

Bought by WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This Wyoming-based author’s latest story about Sheriff Walt Longmire and his good friend Henry Standing Bear takes them to Sturgis in the midst of ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 09:58
Caption: Sadler Vaden cover
Sadler Vaden left South Carolina on the brink of his band's national success, in search of more collaboration for his guitar playing and more outle...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 58:01
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Chitra, an American Book Award winner, is known for creating tales of vivid women characters who live in either India or America. She is the author...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
Caption: Ted Nash
With Presidential Suite,Ted Nash transforms iconic political speeches into an inventive jazz composition.

Bought by KMUW and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Kelly Link combines the ordinary and the magical—with flair.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Edgar Allan Poe
Mystery Writer Laura Lippman talks about the terrifying brilliance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Bought by WLPR, WNJR, WJFF, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Chef, restaurateur, and author Marcus Samuelsson’s dazzlingly creative approach to food and to hospitality is rooted in a deep appreciation of food...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 26:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Sara's novel about six bonobo apes and the humans in their lives is based on the bonobos who live at The Great Ape Trust in Des Moines, Iowa. Go h...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 09:49
Caption: Adriana Sananes
Actor Adriana Sananes moves between Spanish and English on stage and on the page as an audiobook narrator.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Brace Yourself (album cover) , Credit: Joshua Mark Levy
After 2 members of the Allen Thompson Band broke their backs in separate freak accidents, the band re-evaluated their personal lives and the direct...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Mike Vlahovich, Credit: Tom Pich
Master Shipwright & 2016 National Heritage Fellow Mike Vlahovich builds and restores wooden fishing boats to keep alive the culture of the working ...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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“An increasing number of people under the age of 25 get all their news, not just some of it, from Facebook.” The author points out that we are bomb...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Earl Mosley, Credit: Courtesy: EMIA
The Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts uses dance to create a community of young men.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, WCAI / WNAN, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Town Mountain, Southern Crescent, Credit: Official Album Cover
Members of Town Mountain, the award-winning bluegrass band from North Carolina, chat in a coffeeshop with Sloane Spencer, about their new album, So...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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Author Elizabeth Greenwood tells us exactly how hard it is to permanently vanish or fake your death and go live on that tropical island. Facing $1...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 09:52
Caption: Author and Publlisher Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Millennial-with-attitude and recent journalism graduate Cheyenne Cockrell challenges Gerald with a dozen questions from wannabes who wake up wantin...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 54:53