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This week Colloquial explores Harley Warrick's Mail Pouch Tobacco, The Night Sky this Week, This Week's History Lesson and a reading from John Bur...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 11:14
Caption: Jeremy Lent
As we move into a new year, and try to square 2017 in our rear view mirrors, it's an opportune moment to contemplate how we avoid repeating the mis...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:40
Caption:  Epic of Gilgamesh, tablet 11, story of the Flood. , Credit: Courtesy of The British Museum.
In Storied States, we examine the shift in how humans lived, moving from hunter-gatherers to sedentary farmers. And contrary to official narrative ...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:03
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Assessing President Trump's first year - Reading and reflecting on the lives of the presidents - Why did the first presidents live so long? - The N...

Bought by Capital Public Radio, WVPE, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 4
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Assessing President Trump's first year - Reading and reflecting on the lives of the presidents - Why did the first presidents live so long? - The N...

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KISU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 20
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Assessing President Trump's first year - Reading and reflecting on the lives of the presidents - Why did the first presidents live so long?

Bought by KMUD, KMUN, WUGA (part of GPB), WVAS, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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It’s been one year since the remarkable inauguration of President Donald Trump, and politicians and pundits across the country are being asked to t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KENW, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Preface of the Venus Table of the Dresden Codex - an ancient Mayan book containing astronomical data.
From Alexander the Great's "pillow book" (The Iliad) to the Mayan Popul Vuh; from Gilgamesh to Harry Potter by way of Goethe and the notion of “wor...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: "I don't hate the press, none of them. As a matter of fact, I feel sorry for them.", Credit: cartoon by Paul Szep, Boston Globe, 7/18/1974
Drawing from The Great American Wrongbook, in the Department of Poetic Justice, which could be sung to "I want a Girl Just Like the Girl..."

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:13
Caption: Patience Gray in her flat in London, circa 1960. Photo by Stefan Buzás. Courtesy of Nicholas Gray.
A weed might be said to represent valuelessness, and worse perhaps, a thing which actively devalues what many consider to be the proper and true wa...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 57:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by KUHF and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUHF, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 11
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

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


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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An interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Elizabeth Fenn -- The wondrous worlds of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WCWP, WTJU, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 8
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From the Ukrainian Pale to Bridgeport, Connecticut. “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Radicalized by d...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:12
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From within this crucible the revolutionary theorist, ruthless Red Army commander and plausible dictator in waiting, leader of the left opposition ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
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-In the first episode of With Good Reason’s new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians and veterans of the war explore the story of the ...

Bought by KUMD, WNMU-FM, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and Morehead State Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 4
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Author Kurt Stinn is the special guest. His new book "Hair- A Human History" is discussed in comparative generational aspects.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 51:26
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Hitler called him “half beast, half giant” and clearly saw a kind of reflection there. Kuromiya asserts that Stalin was a deeply singular personali...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:34
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If nothing else, the Russian Revolution reveals the uses of history for ideological purposes. For Russia’s Communism is the counterclaim to Capital...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with Venice Wiliams the executive director of Alice's Garden, an urban agriculture facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 13:41
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Remembering the dead through food - Teaching traditional food gathering techniques - Recording Native American food ways - Decolonizing your diet

Bought by KAZU, Interlochen Public Radio, and KZYX


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 3
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Remembering the dead through food - Teaching traditional food gathering techniques - Recording Native American food ways - Decolonizing your diet

Bought by KFAI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KAZU, KMUD, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 8
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The season of the Ghost Supper - Teaching traditional food gathering techniques - Recording Native American food ways

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KZYX, and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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In her Pulitzer Prize-winning book Encounters at the Heart of the World, historian Elizabeth Fenn recounts the story of the Plains Mandan tribe as ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: :30