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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 release of Ken Burns’ new documentary series has drawn fresh attention to the Vietnam War. And while many of us have an idea of what the war lo...

Bought by KENW, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 3
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We usually don’t think of the free market as a very… sentimental place. But a new book suggests that Adam Smith’s classical economics aren’t so hea...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1
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One hundred years ago, the first jazz recordings were made, and not many years after a young man named Bix Beiderbecke picked up the cornet. Beider...

Bought by KENW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 2
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The Cherokee Nation was one of the most powerful tribes living in Virginia, five hundred years ago. Today, the Cherokee are one of the largest Nati...

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 3
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Before Jackie Robinson, there were the Negro Leagues -- home to some of the greatest untold stories in baseball.

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, Radio Newark, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 4
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We may be in a period of historic closeness between Russia and the United States, but there was a time when hundreds of African-American scientists...

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 4
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When NASA wanted to put a man on the moon, they naturally turned to the brightest — and whitest. That is, until the brilliant Katherine Johnson dem...

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 4
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In 1936, just as the Spanish Civil War was beginning, an instantly successful and highly controversial children’s book arrived on the bookshelves. ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 1
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After nearly a decade of sleuthing to find the pieces, a groundbreaking album of previously unknown recordings of Jewish klezmer music has been rel...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
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After nearly a decade of sleuthing to find the pieces, a groundbreaking album of previously unknown recordings of Jewish klezmer music has been rel...

Bought by KENW, WEZU, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 3
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We tend to remember Maya Angelou for her activism in the United States. But a recent tribute at James Madison University showed her poetry’s global...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 3
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Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with filmmakers Sophie Rousmaniere and Jay Minton about their documentary, Yellow Fever.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 16:44
Caption: Doug Hawes-Davis, Credit: Courtesy of Doug Hawes-Davis and ITVS
Reporter Ben Kreimer speaks with filmmaker Doug Hawes-Davis about his documentary entitled Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison.

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Jul 20, 2012
  • Length: 19:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Roy Underhill - host of PBS's Woodwrights Shop along with Steve Johnson of www.tooltimer.com discuss older and middle generation perspectives on to...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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Intriguing story of an India-American woman spy from World War-II

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 04, 2008
  • Length: 18:36
  • Purchases: 1