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Caption: Ofelia Esparza, Credit: Mark Markley for “Craft in America”
2018 National Heritage Fellow altarista Ofelia Esparza explains the true meaning of The Day of the Dead.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio and KICI


  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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
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
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JLB has published 36 books over 50 years. He’s best known for his mysteries, particularly the Dave Robicheaux series and the Holland family storie...

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


  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 2
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
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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In “Bully Pulpit” Doris focuses on the friendship and eventual falling out of Presidents Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft while describing t...

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


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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A dog-loving journalist, Susan brings to life Rin Tin Tin, the orphaned German Shepherd found on a battlefield in Europe who became the most famous...

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


  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Winner of the Booker Prize, former teacher and one of Ireland’s most famous authors, Roddy talks about his last book in a trilogy, "The Last Republ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2013
  • Length: 10:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kate Rosenberger@Dog Eared Books, Credit: Jenny Attiyeh
Be it a curmudgeonly Galwegian on the West coast of Ireland, an erudite scholar in Dublin or a literary motorcyclist 'flower child' of San Francisc...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Dec 20, 2012
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
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My guest this hour is Steven Pinker, who has written a game-changer on the little matter of how quickly humanity is headed for hell or redemption. ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 13, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky tackles King David of the Bible - the shepherd, poet, warrior and adulterer - in his "Life of David."

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Virgil's Georgics: an interview with poet David Ferry, who recently translated Virgil's second great poem, The Georgics. We're joined by Virgil sch...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Sep 06, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
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For better or worse, this show is not about an end to all those re-enactments. It is a tale of post-war reconciliation between Union and Confederates.

Bought by KWIT, KRUA, and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 09, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 3
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Two interviews for the curious among us: Why we can thank the anarchist movement for an 8 hour work week , then a discussion of new insights into t...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2008
  • Length: 29:36
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Who decides how to commemorate sites of wars and what do those monuments say about us?

  • Added: Jan 04, 2006
  • Length: 29:46