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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 WCQS, Red River Radio Network, WLPR, WUGA (part of GPB), WCMU and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 11
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Dimitris Mann is the main driving force behind the Greek Rebetiko Trio performing music that he describes as "Greek blues.” The music is a synthesi...

Bought by KMXT, WMUU-LP, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:32
  • Purchases: 3
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Georges Mourier describes Napoléon as “not just a masterpiece." The Cinémathèque Française restoration expert says the 1927 silent film "is also a ...

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 43:30
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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From within this crucible the revolutionary theorist, ruthless Red Army commander and plausible dictator in waiting, leader of the left opposition ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
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Hitler called him “half beast, half giant” and clearly saw a kind of reflection there. Kuromiya asserts that Stalin was a deeply singular personali...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:34
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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A Pulitzer-winning playwright talks about putting the taboo on stage; a film expert discusses the changing scene in Cuban films post-2016; and we d...

Bought by WTJU, KEDT, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, WCMU and more


  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 8
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Conventional Wisdom says the Industrial Revolution passed China by. But is this a true interpretation of history?

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:47
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-In the late nineteenth century, American cities were home to more cyclists than anywhere else in the world. -An animator talks about working on S...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KEDT, Radio Phoenix, KMRE-LP, WAMC and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ola Kolehmainen, Credit: Liro Mikkola
Finnish artist Ola Kolehmainen talks about his large-scale photographs of imperial Turkish architecture from the 16th century designed by the legen...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 05:54
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Egan about his latest bestseller, "The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero"

  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 30:46
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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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Many observers including his biographers would say he’s the most famous artist in the world. Master of sunflowers and starry skies, Vincent Van Gog...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Grand Canyon, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints will cross the border into the country of Jordan, uncover Dr. Seuss's social and artistic legacies and share one of our "Best Of" ...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:56
Caption: Downtown Pittsurgh, Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
The famous biographer, James Parton, once referred to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as "Hell with the lid off", but tour the Pittsburgh of today--the ci...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:55
Caption: Vocal Galore, Credit: Ian Fitzpatrick
Explore a new perspective of American and Namibian history.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:55
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Based on a time-traveling English nurse in the 20th century who is married to an 18th century Scotsman, Diana’s eight books in The Outlander series...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 2
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The Spanish Colonial-Revival building at 55th Street and Stevens Avenue in south Minneapolis was originally home to the Mayflower Church. In 2005 t...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:30
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For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Plus: With Good Reason goes to the dogs!

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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For coastal cities around the world, surf tourism brings huge revenue, but it can also bring conflict. Plus: With Good Reason goes to the dogs! And...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc., Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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In the years after World War I, stunt pilots in small airplanes would fly throughout the country, performing tricks and selling rides to locals—int...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc., WTJU, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
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In “1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus,” science writer Mann describes what some of the North and South American nations looked ...

Bought by WTJU, KCMJ Community Radio, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 3
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During and despite the Great Depression, the entertainment industry produced what some consider the greatest era of popular music. We look at the s...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 1
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In “Men of Salt” this adventurer and outdoorsman travels from Timbuktu to the salt mines deep in the Mali desert. He traveled eighteen hours daily ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 2