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Gambling is everywhere - but where can the chronic gambler find help?

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 52:21
Caption: Yu Hua and Michael Berry Beijing August 2010  , Credit: courtesy of Michael Berry
Michael Berry reflects on the art of translating Yu Hua’s influential novel and new Big Read title To Live into English

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Henry Meynell Rheam, "Sleeping Beauty" - December 1898
Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games, Bella Swan of Twilight, Tris Prior of Divergent, and other strong and resourceful characters subvert the fair...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:58
Caption: Dian Grueneich, Michael Shellenberger, Credit: Ed Ritger
Pacific Gas & Electric recently filed a proposal to close the last remaining nuclear power plant in the state: the Diablo Canyon power plant near S...

Bought by KCBX and KZYX


  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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-An animated, online map shows for the first time just how the Ku Klux Klan spread rapidly to all 50 states between 1915 and 1940. -Tracing the “e...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KEDT, Radio Phoenix, WMUU-LP, WAMC and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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-An animated, online map shows for the first time just how the Ku Klux Klan spread rapidly to all 50 states between 1915 and 1940. -Tracing the “e...

Bought by WRFA-LP, WFHB, WJCU, KMRE-LP, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jen Glantz
Jen Glantz attended so many weddings, she went into debt, then wrote a book about it called 'All My Friends are Engaged.' On a whim, Jen thought sh...

Bought by WRIR, KSJD, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 52:59
  • Purchases: 4
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
Caption: David Mount, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Today’s American homes are dotted with Internet-connected devices that allow you to manage your home from your smart phone. You can open your fron...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Opening Day of WE ARE-A Nation of Immigrants, Credit: Courtesy of INKCT.com
Joe Standart’s publically displayed photographs in New London’s city center shows the soul of a city.

Bought by KFCF FM, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In Maine, recently, an internationally known annual road race was held . 6338 runners raced. One runner in the group of the first 183 spent a full...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:01
Caption: Amanda Sanfilippo, Credit: Fringe Projects Miami
Amanda Sanfilippo talks about public art and Miami’s Fringe Projects

  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 09:22
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We take the planet's pulse - and our own. What are the "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if we know they’re bad ...

Bought by WFHB, KMRE-LP, WNMU-FM, KKRN, and WUGA (part of GPB)


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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We take the planet's pulse - and our own. What are the "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if we know they’re bad ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, Radio Phoenix, KEDT, WAMC and more


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Nancy Santiago Negrón
Nancy Santiago Negrón of the Opportunity Finance Network shares why it took three calls from the White House for her to join the Women's Bureau at ...

Bought by KKRN, KSJD, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kate Zerrenner
If you’ve been tuning into the Olympics in Rio this week, you’ve probably watched your fair share of inspirational profiles of athletes. You may al...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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From his philosophy on editing to the best advice for aspiring writers, Chuck Klosterman brings us into his creative process.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 08:41
Caption: "Family at table eating," Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia., Credit: Margaret Bourke-White, You Have Seen Their Faces
For “Unfounded America” we’re joined by Nancy Isenberg of the popular and provocative new book, White Trash: The 400-year Untold Story of Class in ...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM


  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Anyone who's ever been an awkward adolescent knows that for decades now, dog-eared copies of Judy Blume's books have been passed around school play...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Donald Hall is now 87 and no longer writing poetry, a pursuit he calls "a young man's game" which takes "too much testosterone." But Hall, former P...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:57
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As a writer, Joe Hill's family name could have given him a leg up. Instead, he chose to create his own. In this episode of the 10-Minute Writer's W...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 12:19
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The bestselling author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand - and bonafide Charming British Lady - Helen Simonson lets us in on her writing process, her...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:31
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Aaron Mahnke is creator of the spooky folktale podcast Lore which quickly shot up the iTunes charts and landed him a television deal. He's also a n...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 11:36
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Richard Russo is the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Empire Falls and Nobody’s Fool - both adapted into films starring Paul Newman. He returns to ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:41
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"Kill 'em and leave" was James Brown's commandment to his band before every show...it's also the title of a biography of the soul legend, the lates...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:52