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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
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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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
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

Bought by WKCC, KVSC, WXDU, Radio Phoenix, KENW and more


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The British Romanticist painter J.M.W. Turner was a painter of landscapes and light. He was also one of the first major artists to depict the smoke...

Bought by KPVL, WTJU, KPIP-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
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On today's show, we have an in-depth conversation about the experience of women in religious communities and in the academic study of religion with...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
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A new online archive of Grimm’s fairy tales reveals the evolution of these iconic stories, whose earlier versions were often violent and sexually s...

Bought by KKRN, KREV-LP, WTJU, and KUNV


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 4
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Katharine Weber discusses her historical novel TRIANGLE, about the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Fire.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 27:20
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Feminist poet Honor Moore talks about the anthology she edited, Poems From The Women’s Movement.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 19:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mary Bowser
Karen Abbott talks about her book Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy. It’s about four courageous women of the Civil War who made history. And later, we ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WCPN, WRPI, WJSU, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Historian and writer Eve LaPlante talks about her book, MARMEE AND LOUISA. It’s about the powerful relationship between Louisa May Alcott and her m...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:57
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Susan Cheever talks about her acclaimed 2010 biography, LOUISA MAY ALCOTT and about her 2007 book, AMERICAN BLOOMSBURY, Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Wa...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 59:07
Caption: The Baptism of Pocahontas, Credit: Wikipedia
The myths and truths behind the lives of two native women—Pocahontas and Tituba. And more...

Bought by KKRN, KWMR, WTJU, Accessible Media Inc., and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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The myths and truths behind the lives of two native women—Pocahontas and Tituba. And more...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, Radio Phoenix, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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It’s 1938 in San Francisco. War is brewing around the world, but America's entry into World War II is still several years away. Meanwhile in this ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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In her first memoir, “Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood,” British-born Alexandra introduced us to her family and her early y...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Wayne Wang talks high heels, bound feet, and radical Quakers

  • Added: Jul 12, 2011
  • Length: 16:21
Caption: Orville, Katharine and Wilbur Wright, Credit: Library of Congress
Why you've never heard of the Wright Brothers' sister, Katharine.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2009
  • Length: 29:00