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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 thi...

Bought by WMPG, WCMU, WMUU-LP, WLPR, KXCV and more


  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 9
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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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-Alongside the army of men on the front lines of conflict was an army of women in support roles. From the Red Cross volunteers who boosted morale t...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, Harford Community Radio, WYAP, KMUN and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Delia Owens, the co-author of several nonfiction books on African research and wildlife, has penned her debut novel, “Where the Crawdads Sing.” Thi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 09:50
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Filmmaker John Heminway, author of "In Full Flight. A Story of Africa and Atonement," describes both the good and the bad in the life of Dr. Anne S...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:58
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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Cynthia Swanson’s "The Glass Forest" is a psychological thriller that takes place in the 1960s. It features the intersecting lives of three women w...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 09:44
Caption: Patience Gray in her flat in London, circa 1960. Photo by Stefan Buzás. Courtesy of Nicholas Gray.
A weed might be said to represent valuelessness, and worse perhaps, a thing which actively devalues what many consider to be the proper and true wa...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 57:53
  • Purchases: 1
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From the Ukrainian Pale to Bridgeport, Connecticut. “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Radicalized by d...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:12
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During the Gilded Age, to be painted by John Singer Sargent was the thing to do. He captured high society in all its glitz and glam. But the storie...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 3
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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
Caption: Mabel Webb Johnson Sims
Mabel Webb Johnson Sims as written and presented by Kim Crow

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:14
Caption: Anne McKeig & Katie Carter, Credit: Anne McKeig
Area Voices tells the arts, culture and history stories of northern Minnesota. In this segment of Area Voices, we learn about a native northern Mi...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 12:15
  • Purchases: 1
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This novel intertwines the life of 18-year-old Victoria Jones, who is leaving the foster care system in contemporary California, with the medieval ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Mar 26, 2017
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1
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- Women shut out of tenure-track positions at the nation's universities - How you dress affects your perceived competence - A history of female pre...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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- Women shut out of tenure-track positions - How you dress affects your perceived competence - A history of female candidates for president - The u...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WLPR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KEDT, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 7
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-American men and women have maintained close friendships since our country’s founding. -When it comes to racism or sexism, why aren’t good intenti...

Bought by KSFR, KMRE-LP, WABE, WNMU-FM, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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-American men and women have maintained close friendships since our country’s founding. -When it comes to racism or sexism, why aren’t good intenti...

Bought by KEDT, WMUU-LP, WAMC, Radio Phoenix, and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
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-There’s a small town in Idaho where prostitution was practiced openly—in effect, decriminalized. The practice was tolerated, even embraced, until ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, WAMC, and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 3
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-How local breweries foster communities. -The story of an unrecognized founding father -The challenges of being a nurse in northern Alaska. And mor...

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


  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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Jill Lepore joins us to talk about three books: The Story of America; The Secret History of Wonder Woman; and Joe Gould's Teeth.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:03:04
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Anne’s debut novel is an imaginative contemporary view of Italy's iconic star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. Her newest book, "The Lost Sisterho...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2
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As the British Empire expanded, the fabric of society depended upon women’s friendships. One letter from a “BFF” back home could save a colonist fr...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, Troy Public Radio, WKCC, KRZA, KKRN and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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As the British Empire expanded, the fabric of society depended upon women’s friendships. One letter from a “BFF” back home could save a colonist fr...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KEDT, WTJU, and WAMC


  • Added: Oct 30, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 5
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

Bought by WTJU, WABE, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3