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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
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Georgia Public Broadcasting, WNSB, WMUU-LP, and WCMU


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 5
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism

Bought by KPSQ-LP, WLPR, WNSB, and WVAS


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: :30
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WCWP, WRGY, WAMC, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 5
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WXDU, KWMR, WNSB, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 14
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Today’s show is about for-profit colleges and universities–or the Predatory Education Business. If you’re surprised to hear predatory and for-profi...

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:13
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A Pulitzer-winning playwright talks about putting the taboo on stage; a film expert discusses the changing scene in Cuban films post-2016; and we d...

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


  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 8
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Dear Travelers, this is not your usual travel guide. Ella describes the book’s beginnings and how it came to be filled with some 700 sights you’ve ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:58
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In the first of a six-part series on education and inequality in America, we look back on the origins of the modern education system.

Bought by WHFR and WCPN


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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In the first of a six-part series on education and inequality in America, we look back on the origins of the modern education system.

Bought by WHFR, WCPN, and KUMD


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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In the first of a six-part series on education and inequality in America, we look back on the origins of the modern education system.

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mabel Webb Johnson Sims
Mabel Webb Johnson Sims as written and presented by Kim Crow

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:14
Caption: Bitwa pod Grunwaldem, Credit: Jan Matejko
If we can't end war, what can we learn from the fight? We look at 3 stories of conflict involving mercenaries, radicalized Union generals and the o...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 9
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If we can't end war, what can we learn from the fight? We look at 3 stories of conflict involving mercenaries, radicalized Union generals and the o...

Bought by WVAS, WNSB, KRZA, WXDU, WCQS and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 9