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Caption: (Left to right): Dennis Burke, Keni Burke, Jerome Bailey, Alohe Burke, Clarence Burke, Sr. , Clarence Burke, Jr., James Burke III , Credit: Buddah Records 1971 album "The Stairsteps"
This is the story of THE FIVE STAIRSTEPS from an original member Dennis Burke. He tells her story and discusses her life in a rare interview.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 52:41
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This new ThoughtCast series explores the impact of the written word. It examines a specific piece of writing — be it a poem, play, novel, short sto...

Bought by KUT and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 18, 2011
  • Length: 57:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Wayne Wang talks high heels, bound feet, and radical Quakers

  • Added: Jul 12, 2011
  • Length: 16:21
Caption: Christine Lesiak
Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with film producers Christine Lesiak and Princella Parker.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2011
  • Length: 16:00
Caption: Tom Curran
Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with filmmaker Tom Curran.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2011
  • Length: 16:50
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The movie Milk, based on the life of former city supervisor Harvey Milk, took home two Oscars a couple years ago. Sean Penn won Best Actor for his ...

  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 02:47
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A timely generational discussion on Infidelity

  • Added: May 21, 2011
  • Length: 14:30
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A conversation with Freedom Rider and civil rights historian Earnest “Rip” Patton and German-American artist Charlotta Janssen whose depiction of F...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Josh White
Interview and discussion on the subject of the legendary JOSH WHITE with his son JOSH WHITE, Jr. his daughter JUDY WHITE-GOARD and his granddaughte...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2011
  • Length: 54:13
Caption: "I Hotel" by Karen Tei Yamashita
The eviction of the residents of San Francisco’s International Hotel took place the night of August 4th, 1977, but the drama played out throughout ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: elva Davis (right) interviewing Coretta Scott King., Credit: Courtesy of Belva Davis
In 1964, the Republican Party was holding its convention in San Francisco. Barry Goldwater was running for president. President Johnson had recentl...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Diane E. Benson
Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with Diane E. Benson (Tlingit). She is an actress in the film For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2011
  • Length: 15:29
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Older, middle and younger generations discuss loyalty

  • Added: Jan 31, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Bruce Watson
Journalist Bruce Watson talks about FREEDOM SUMMER: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy. And the great civil ...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM


  • Added: Jan 14, 2011
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with professional mountaineer Peter Athans that explores his project preserve ancient Tibetan artifacts that pre-date Buddhism.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 11:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Dmae Roberts features an in-depth and lively interview with Northwest Writer Ivan Doig.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2010
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Camp at Ft. Monroe, VA, Credit: Library of Congress
A conversation about the contingency of one state's role in the Civil War.

Bought by KRUA and WRPI


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Musicians' impact on the Movement.

Bought by WVAS, WVAS, WABE, WVAS, Oregon Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Bible Babel Cover, Credit: Harper Collins
A conversation about the Bible's universality and relevance in pop culture, with the author who aims to give "people what they don't get in church ...

Bought by WFIU


  • Added: Jun 09, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The nation's last sardine cannery in Gouldsboro, Maine closed its doors in April 2010. Lela Anderson worked at the cannery for fifty-four years.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2010
  • Length: 07:46
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Summer in St. Cloud means getting outdoors for fun, frolick, and festivals. From the foliage of the Beaver Island Trails and the Clemens/Munsinger...

  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 26:07
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Randal Keynes on CREATION, the film version of his book of the same name about his ancestor, Charles Darwin.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 14:27
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Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith talk to Andrea Chase about their Oscar(R)-nominated documentary, THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN AMERICA: DANIEL ELLSBE...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2010
  • Length: 18:33
Caption: Book Cover
With all the talk about Big Government, two scholars reflect on how the Federal Government and taxes have evolved since the founding era.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 28:59