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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
Caption: Meta Golding as Rosa Parks in Behind the Movement, Credit: Courtesy of TVOne
Actress Meta Golding takes on the role of a lifetime: Rosa Parks in Behind the Movement

Bought by WNJR and KVNF


  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 27:18
  • Purchases: 2
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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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
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Today, politicians and intellectuals warn that we face a crisis of civility and a veritable war of words polluting our public sphere. In liberal de...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:03
Caption: John Dickerson, Credit: Courtesy of CBS
Author and moderator of Face the Nation, John Dickerson’s book Whistlestop is a witty rollicking tour of presidential campaign history

Bought by KPIP-LP, WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Vaddey Ratner, Credit: Christina Sherk
Vaddey Ratner's novel, In the Shadow of the Banyan honors her lost family

Bought by WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: SteelStacks, Credit: Jonathan Davies
Reclaiming the abandoned Bethlehem Steel Plant for the arts gives a region new life

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Archie Shepp: I  Hear the Sound, Credit: Created by WOZNIAK
Archie Shepp shares his musical biography—and his thoughts about the legacy of African-American music.

Bought by KMUW, WMUU-LP, WNJR, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ellsworth  Kelly in his studio, Credit: Jack Shear
Artist and 2012 National Medal of Arts Recipient, Ellsworth Kelly looks back on his career.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KMRE-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Juan Felipe Herrera Unity Poem Fiesta. , Credit: Courtesy University of California-Riverside
The new poet laureate of the United States and two-time National Endowment for the Arts fellow calls for everyone’s heart to speak out.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KFCF FM, KMRE-LP, WLPR, KPVL and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 7
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Before the Korean War, American soldiers killed in conflicts abroad were buried in overseas cemeteries. But the conflict in Korea changed that. (An...

Bought by WGZS, WABE, WDCB, KPVL, KCLU and more


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Before the Korean War, American soldiers killed in conflicts abroad were buried in overseas cemeteries. But the conflict in Korea changed that.

Bought by KVSC, WKCC, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and KENW


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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We're re-visiting our 2014 interview with Phyllis Tickle. In our conversation we explore the idea that our culture has been shaped by roughly 500-y...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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On today's show, we have an in-depth conversation about the experience of women in religious communities and in the academic study of religion with...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
Caption: marian-anderson-the-lincoln-memorial-concert-1939, Credit: courtesy of national film preservation foundation
Raymond Arsenault's book The Sound of Freedom examines the 30 minute concert that helped move a nation forward.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Bro Adams says the humanities can help us solve problems brought on by advances in technology. And: The hustler who inspired the "Beats." Plus: Wha...

Bought by KKRN, WTJU, and KPVL


  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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Bro Adams says the humanities can help us solve problems brought on by advances in technology. And: The hustler who inspired the "Beats." Plus: Wha...

Bought by WFHB, KVSC, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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January 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. A new book offers Tolstoyan wisdom for troubled times...

Bought by WCPN, Radio Phoenix, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Charles W. Morgan at Sea
In his slim, lucid and compulsively readable book Why Read Moby-Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville...

Bought by Prairie Public, KPIP-LP, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Jonathan Judaken on existentialism and religion; Katy Scrogin on The Myth of the Muslim Tide.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:50
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Phyllis Tickle on The Great Emergence; Katy Scrogin on Alain Badiou: Between Theology and Anti-Theology.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 43:16
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Catherine Brekus on the Bible and democracy; Katy Scrogin on Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 35:56
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Amy Black on the separation of church and state; Katy Scrogin on The Reason I Jump.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 34:11