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When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state-- ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WNMU-FM, and KXCV


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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-When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state--...

Bought by WTJU, KVSC, WMUU-LP, WCMU, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 8
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When writer and radio producer Lulu Miller (Invisibilia) discovered she’d have to leave Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state-- ...

Bought by KMUN, WVAS, Peconic Public Broadcasting, Radio Phoenix, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Marietta McCarty wrote a loving memoir about the daunting task of emptying her beloved family home in "Leaving 1203: Emptying a Home, Filling the H...

Bought by WTJU, KXCV, WRGY, WMUU-LP, KVSC and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 9
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-Marietta McCarty wrote a loving memoir about the daunting task of emptying her beloved family home in "Leaving 1203: Emptying a Home, Filling the ...

Bought by WVAS, WFHB, WUGA (part of GPB), Kansas Public Radio, Harford Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 10
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-Pediatrician and poet Irène Mathieu says both science and poetry use language to understand deeper truths about the human condition. -In college, ...

Bought by WMMT, KALW, RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 12
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Poetry and medicine are seemingly different occupations. But pediatrician and poet Irène Mathieu says both science and poetry use language to under...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, Kansas Public Radio, WFHB, WLPR, WUGA (part of GPB) and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Around the country, historians and community organizations are commemorating the 400th anniversary of 1619. That’s the first year that African Amer...

Bought by WJAB, WMUU-LP, WCMU, WRGY, KXCV and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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- In Virginia, an unprecedented number of women were elected to the House of Delegates last year. We hear from some of those women about what it wa...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, KXCV, WCMU and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 13
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-Erin Devine calls in from India to talk about mid-century women artists reclaiming the pin-up. -Sheikh Kamarah shares two poets who write on the ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Indie3 Radio, WTJU, WAMC, WCMU and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 12
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-A musical Indiana Jones is pursuing the Holy Grail of American symphonic music: long-lost works by master composers that are housed in the Library...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, WCMU, Radio Phoenix, KUHF and more


  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 7
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-A musical Indiana Jones is pursuing the Holy Grail of American symphonic music: long-lost works by master composers that are housed in the Library...

Bought by KRZA and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An English professor who loves the Harry Potter books brings a few lucky students each year to London to visit the magical sites in the fantasy ser...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Harford Community Radio, WTJU, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 9
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-William Apess, a Pequot man who came of age during the Jacksonian era, has been called the Native American Frederick Douglas. Apess spent his life...

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


  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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-A new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" investigates how we lose sight on how destructive that behavior can be. -Managers who...

Bought by KMUN, KMRE-LP, WCMU, WRGY, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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-A new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" investigates how we lose sight on how destructive that behavior can be. -Managers who...

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


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Considered one of the greatest Argentinian poets of the first half of the 20th century, Alfonsina Storni, along with Frida Kahlo and Virginia Woolf...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:42
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Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson on his career as journalist and historian.

Bought by WFHB, KFAI, KWMR, KVSC, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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An interview with, and tribute to, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison. Also: The Civil Rights Movement and television. Plus: the singer Odetta.

Bought by KEDT, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WAMC and more


  • Added: Feb 12, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
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WFHB Blue Monday DJ and Blues guitarist Jason Fickel discusses Zora Neale Hurston with IU professor M. Cooper Harriss. The two look at the work of ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jewel for the full hour.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes multi-platinum singer-songwriter, poet and actress Jewel.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KCMJ Community Radio, KDLG, Red River Radio Network, KJJF and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 16
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Jim Johnson is the current and former poet laureate of Duluth not many poets laureate can say that. He's taught for three plus decades in the Dulu...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 02:44
Caption: Dan Fernandez with a fog-catcher in Santa Cruz. Writer Andrew Leonard sees in fog-catchers a real-world analog to the fictional dew-catchers of Dune., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
The sci-fi epic of "Dune" takes place on a desert planet. There, the water in even a single tear is precious. Can Dune offer lessons for the drough...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet, Athena Kildegaard, lives in prairie pothole country, her term for Morris, Minnesota, where she's a lecturer at the University of Minnesota. S...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:47
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Joyce Sutphen, Minnesota's current Poet Laureate was one of the first contributors to Northern Community Radio's "The Beat". She's also one of five...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:40