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In her biography, Henry David Thoreau: A Life, Laura Walls shows us a man deeply engaged with friends, relatives and neighbors, a man thoroughly of...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
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-Making musical pieces with the sounds that got stripped out of MP3s. -There is a rich sonic landscape that defines New York City. -Andrew Kaufman'...

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


  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Jeremy Lent
As we move into a new year, and try to square 2017 in our rear view mirrors, it's an opportune moment to contemplate how we avoid repeating the mis...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:40
Caption:  Epic of Gilgamesh, tablet 11, story of the Flood. , Credit: Courtesy of The British Museum.
In Storied States, we examine the shift in how humans lived, moving from hunter-gatherers to sedentary farmers. And contrary to official narrative ...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:03
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by KUHF and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUHF, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 11
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by KRZA, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN, WVAS, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Chernobyl--Liquidators
Cynthia Wolfe joins us to discuss her “Platinum” ranked audio program “Nuclear Nightingales” which consists of readings from the oral history Voice...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 57:43
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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: Katie Herzog
Who doesn't enjoy that refreshing feeling when you walk in from 90 degree heat to the cool blast of an air-conditioned room? Last month extreme hea...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An author says NASCAR reflects our culture, society, and values. Plus: Self driving cars are becoming a reality. And the molecular "fingerprints" o...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, and WAMC


  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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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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Mary has developed a career specializing in popular science and doing it with respect and wit. Since the publication of her first book “Stiff,” she...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ben Gross' personal video discs and player. , Credit: Photograph by Mariel Carr.
Some technologies flash in the pan so quickly they hardly leave a trace (Google Glass anyone?); while others seem to stick around long past their u...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 38:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Buckhorn Mesa landfill., Credit: courtesy of Flickr user Alan Levine.
During our short time on Earth we humans have created a lot of stuff. Some of it's life-altering, like the device you’re using right now and some o...

Bought by XRAY.fm and WTJU


  • Added: Jan 21, 2015
  • Length: 39:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kas Osterbuhr
Kas tells us about the US Airway's Flight 1549 Hudson River accident, how the system worked when it was most needed.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2012
  • Length: 07:28
Caption: Pamlico Village, Credit: Library of Congress
Two Native American scholars explore how the Europeans' "Doctrine of Discovery" has affected American Indian nations from 1607 to today.

Bought by KZYX, KMUD, KZMU Moab Community Radio, Aspen Public Radio, WTJU and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2009
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 9
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This week on Smart City, we'll look at the next generation of housing design with architect Avi Friedman and discover the lessons learned from Dani...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WLRN, WFSU, Spokane Public Radio, and WBEZ


  • Added: Sep 09, 2009
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 5
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EMI engineers gather at book launch party

  • Added: May 31, 2007
  • Length: 26:23