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My guest this hour is Steven Pinker, who has written a game-changer on the little matter of how quickly humanity is headed for hell or redemption. ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 13, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • 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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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
Caption: Pamlico Village, Credit: Library of Congress
Two Native American scholars explore how the Europeans' "Doctrine of Discovery" has affected American Indian nations from 1607 to today.

Bought by KZYX, KMUD, KZMU Moab Community Radio, Aspen Public Radio, WTJU and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2009
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: On Their Own, Credit: Joyce Hoffman
Covering a beat, or a family: two different perspectives on women at war

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Sep 10, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky tackles King David of the Bible - the shepherd, poet, warrior and adulterer - in his "Life of David."

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:26
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with Megan Marshall, the biographer of The Peabody Sisters -- three women who helped found the Transcendentalist movement in the mid-1...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 35:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Virgil's Georgics: an interview with poet David Ferry, who recently translated Virgil's second great poem, The Georgics. We're joined by Virgil sch...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
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For better or worse, this show is not about an end to all those re-enactments. It is a tale of post-war reconciliation between Union and Confederates.

Bought by KWIT, KRUA, and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 09, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 3
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During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry was working overtime. Listen to some of the gems and the stories behind them.

Bought by KUER, WGBH Radio Boston, KFAI, and WRPI


  • Added: Jul 09, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 4
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Noel Hendrickson considers questions about what might have been if the past had happened differently.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:39
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Two interviews for the curious among us: Why we can thank the anarchist movement for an 8 hour work week , then a discussion of new insights into t...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2008
  • Length: 29:36
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Intriguing story of an India-American woman spy from World War-II

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 04, 2008
  • Length: 18:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Ever wondered how the Himalayas got mapped? What is the connection between Rudyard Kipling's Kim and the the group that mapped the Himalayas?

  • Added: Mar 31, 2008
  • Length: 26:28
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Very personal conversation with author Diane ACKERMAN about The Zoo Keeper's Wife, now a major film.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2008
  • Length: 29:30
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"The Face of Poetry" is an exhibit matching black and white photographs of some of the most important poets of the last 50 years with their poems.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2007
  • Length: 04:09
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EMI engineers gather at book launch party

  • Added: May 31, 2007
  • Length: 26:23
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Interview with Craig and Cindy Corrie, parents of Rachel Corrie,an Olympia activist killed in the Gaza Strip

  • Added: Apr 24, 2006
  • Length: 23:25
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Zen and coupledom (and other Valentine's treats)

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Feb 20, 2006
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Who decides how to commemorate sites of wars and what do those monuments say about us?

  • Added: Jan 04, 2006
  • Length: 29:46