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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: 28:59
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Two scholars go searching for the soundtrack to the Vietnam War.

Bought by KVCR


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two scholars go searching for the soundtrack to the Vietnam War.

Bought by KVCR


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Richard Wilbur passed away on October 14, 2017. We remember him with a re-broadcast of our 2009 conversation with him at his home in Cummington, MA...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: Benjamin Lay painted by William Williams in 1790
Today, the curious case of Benjamin Lay: Englishman, Quaker, cobbler, sailor, cultural shock firebrand, cave dweller, autodidact, animal liberation...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:10
Caption: Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen
Documentary filmmakers Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen look at a small Tuscan village where each year life is translated into art.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:24
  • Purchases: 1
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A new documentary sheds light on the ugly history of lynching - The work of author Ernest Gaines - Reflections from Charlottesville residents on th...

Bought by WVAS, KRZA, WLPR, KMUN, WVAS and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Two scholars go searching for the soundtrack to the Vietnam War -- Women journalists on the front lines in Vietnam -- The psychological effects of ...

Bought by Morehead State Public Radio and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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Two scholars go searching for the soundtrack to the Vietnam War -- Women journalists on the front lines in Vietnam -- The psychological effects of ...

Bought by KVCR, KVSC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Morehead State Public Radio, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 17
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Two scholars go searching for the soundtrack to Vietnam

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


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The release of Ken Burns’ new documentary series has drawn fresh attention to the Vietnam War. And while many of us have an idea of what the war lo...

Bought by KENW, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 3
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During the Gilded Age, to be painted by John Singer Sargent was the thing to do. He captured high society in all its glitz and glam. But the storie...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Congressman Nixon & Robert Stripling examine Pumpkin Papers microfilm
The conviction of Alger Hiss for perjury in 1950, continues to define the terms of what it means to American. But the definition seems always profe...

Bought by WJFF, WXAV 88.3FM, and WRGY


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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How bicycles captivated America - A conversation with an animator behind The Simpsons and Spongebob Squarepants - The story of the disappearing lak...

Bought by KAZU and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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How bicycles captivated America - A conversation with an animator behind The Simpsons and Spongebob Squarepants - The story of the disappearing lak...

Bought by KAZU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KEDT, WCWP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Statue of John C. Calhoun in Marion Square Park along Calhoun Street in Charleston
For this 90-minute special, our guest is Nancy MacLean, Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University and author of Democracy in Chains...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC


  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:28:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chernobyl--Liquidators
Cynthia Wolfe joins us to discuss her “Platinum” ranked audio program “Nuclear Nightingales” which consists of readings from the oral history Voice...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 57:43
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Award-winning author and cook Rae Eighmey marries food with history to create culinary biographies of Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thoreau's grave in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery , Credit: Doug Storm
On this occasion of the birth of Thoreau we are forced to confront the vexed nature of our reception of his genius. So many of us hate Thoreau, whi...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:05
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We talk with historian Timothy Snyder about his book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. The book is a kind of vaccine to inocul...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:02
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How free-market capitalism influenced modern romance - Using vampires to teach irrational economics - The trials and tribulations of reading James ...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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How free-market capitalism influenced modern romance - Using vampires to teach irrational economics - The trials and tribulations of reading James ...

Bought by KWMR, WXDU, KMRE-LP, WCWP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 11
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How free-market capitalism influenced modern romance - Using vampires to study irrational economics

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WCQS, KMUN, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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We usually don’t think of the free market as a very… sentimental place. But a new book suggests that Adam Smith’s classical economics aren’t so hea...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1
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How women's friendships sustained the British Empire - Getting aggressive in the job market in the digital age

Bought by WNSB, WCQS, WJCU, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7