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Dan Pedersen, author of, TOPGUN. An American Story, was the boss of the group that formed the elite Navy Fighter Weapons School. Also known as the...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 09:56
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U.S. troops turned to popular music as a way of coping with the war in Vietnam. In this sound-rich show, the authors of “We Gotta Get Out of this...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WVAS, Radio Phoenix, Southern Branch Bluegrass and more


  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 10
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From Nat King Cole to Miley Cyrus: how music tells the story of American democracy.

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


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 11
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Elaine Weiss’s "The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote" is the true story of the suffragettes. These are the female leaders who—in the f...

  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 09:55
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Francesca talks with Glenn Silber about the acclaimed documentary he co-directed, The War At Home. It’s about the anti-war movement in Madison, Wis...

  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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-The Fall of Saigon marked the bitter end of the American War in Vietnam and the loss of a homeland for hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese people....

Bought by WCPN, Prairie Public, KVNF, KALW, 90.5 WESA and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 14
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Using their own words to condemn them, Rob Larson exposes these intellectual opportunists for what they are: defenders of cruel power systems. Men ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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New Mexico-based Hampton Sides’ newest book is "On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Battle.” Based on ne...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2018
  • Length: 09:55
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Pulitzer Prize-winning Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Leadership: In Turbulent Times, is one of America’s best known and most award-winning biogra...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 09:20
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-In 1898, a black man named John Henry James was lynched in Charlottesville, Virginia, right across the street from what is now With Good Reason's ...

Bought by WFHB, WNMU-FM, KMUN, and WJCU


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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-“An Outrage’ is a documentary film about lynching in the American South. From the end of the Civil War well into the middle of the twentieth centu...

Bought by WVAS, WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WYAP, KMUN and more


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 8
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The 1954 movie Salt of the Earth is based on an actual strike in 1951 against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico. The film deals with the prejudice...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:01
Caption: The execution of Robespierre and his supporters on 28 July 1794.
What comes to the fore in this conversation with Rebecca Spang is that the French Revolution is likely best thought of as a civil war and in that ...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:37
Caption: Mug shot taken in 1901 when Goldman was implicated in the assassination of President McKinley.
Our show today is Anarchy is Intersectional: Learning from Emma Goldman. Goldman, a feminist anarchist, was disdainful of what is now called “Lean ...

Bought by KBBI and KZYX


  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:46
  • Purchases: 2
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-When Thomas Jefferson designed the University of Virginia’s central Rotunda, he set out to build a temple to the book, a stunning rebuke to the Ch...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • 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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Across the globe it was a year of countless uprisings. In the US it was the year of police violence against protesters at the Chicago Democratic Co...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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Nate Blakeslee is an investigative reporter who usually writes about politics in Texas. In “American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession i...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 09:52
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A look at what's motivating Trump's most loyal base - The invention of immigration - Why getting facts on immigration is so tough - Inside one of V...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at what's motivating Trump's most loyal base - The invention of immigration - Why getting facts on immigration is so tough - Inside one of V...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WCWP and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 13
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A look at what's motivating Trump's most loyal base - The invention of immigration - Why getting facts on immigration is so tough

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: "The Magnicent Five": (from left) Henryk Wujec, Lech Dymarski, Janusz Onyszkiewicz, Jacek Kuro?, Jan Rulewski. , Credit: Photo by Jan Krzysztof Kelus.
Dance in Chains, traces the history of modern political imprisonment from its origins in the mid-nineteenth century and draws on examples from regi...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:28
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The Justice Department has submitted a controversial request to add a question about citizenship status to the 2020 Census. Experts say the questio...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KMRE-LP, WOUB, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 4
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The origin of the census - Queen Elizabeth I's carefully managed image - the Royal Progress and small-town English identity - Recovering working cl...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jan 12, 2018
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1