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Delia Owens, the co-author of several nonfiction books on African research and wildlife, has penned her debut novel, “Where the Crawdads Sing.” Thi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 09:50
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-South Carolina banned the sale of alcohol in 1915. But the state itself had established its own dispensary system more than a decade earlier. -Moo...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, WCMU, Royalton Community Radio, KXCV and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 8
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-South Carolina banned the sale of alcohol in 1915. But the state itself had established its own dispensary system more than a decade earlier. -Mo...

Bought by KRZA, WFHB, WUGA (part of GPB), WVAS, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Free the Beaches tells the story of activist Ned Coll and his campaign to open New England’s shoreline to African Americans, as northern white fami...

Bought by WFHB, WYAP, Harford Community Radio, WMUU-LP, WCMU and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 10
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Free the Beaches tells the story of activist Ned Coll and his campaign to open New England’s shoreline to African Americans, as northern white fami...

Bought by KMUN, KMXT, WVAS, WLPR, WUGA (part of GPB) and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Clean energy expert Richard Munson’s newest biography is "Tesla. Inventor of the Modern.” Serbian-American Nikola Tesla, born more than 150 years ...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 09:55
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Filmmaker John Heminway, author of "In Full Flight. A Story of Africa and Atonement," describes both the good and the bad in the life of Dr. Anne S...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:58
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Brantley Hargrove is the author of "The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras.” It’s a true story of a Denveri...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:56
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Nature writer Craig Childs is the author of Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America. It’s a travelogue of places and people, just like us...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:56
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-In 1898, a black man named John Henry James was lynched in Charlottesville, Virginia, right across the street from what is now With Good Reason's ...

Bought by WFHB, WNMU-FM, KMUN, and WJCU


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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We talk with Steven Stoll about his brilliant history of Appalachia: Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia. Then, coastal property values are threa...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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-“An Outrage’ is a documentary film about lynching in the American South. From the end of the Civil War well into the middle of the twentieth centu...

Bought by WVAS, WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WYAP, KMUN and more


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 8
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-African Americans who fought for their country in Vietnam often experienced in the ranks the racism their families endured back home. While white...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WCQS, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Boise State Public Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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-African Americans who fought for their country in Vietnam often experienced in the ranks the racism their families endured back home. While white...

Bought by KRZA and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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-African Americans who fought for their country in Vietnam often experienced in the ranks the racism their families endured back home. While white...

Bought by KWMR, WMUU-LP, WTJU, WRGY, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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-African Americans who fought for their country in Vietnam often experienced in the ranks the racism their families endured back home. While white...

Bought by WVAS, KMUN, Radio Phoenix, WJCU, and WFHB


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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-Making musical pieces with the sounds that got stripped out of MP3s. -There is a rich sonic landscape that defines New York City. -Andrew Kaufman'...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCMU, WTJU, WRGY, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 11
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The 1954 movie Salt of the Earth is based on an actual strike in 1951 against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico. The film deals with the prejudice...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:01
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Georgia Hunter in her debut historical novel, “We Were the Lucky Ones” tells the true story of her family’s Holocaust survival during World War II....

  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:57
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Georges Mourier describes Napoléon as “not just a masterpiece." The Cinémathèque Française restoration expert says the 1927 silent film "is also a ...

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 43:30
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-A musical Indiana Jones is pursuing the Holy Grail of American symphonic music: long-lost works by master composers that are housed in the Library...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, WCMU, Radio Phoenix, KUHF and more


  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 7
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-A musical Indiana Jones is pursuing the Holy Grail of American symphonic music: long-lost works by master composers that are housed in the Library...

Bought by KRZA and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The execution of Robespierre and his supporters on 28 July 1794.
What comes to the fore in this conversation with Rebecca Spang is that the French Revolution is likely best thought of as a civil war and in that ...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:37
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In the first episode of With Good Reason’s new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians Fred Turner and Wilbur J. Scott explore how the se...

Bought by WGZS, KMUN, WVTF, KUMD, and WGZS


  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 5