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Iraqi-American musician and composer Rahim AlHaj has traveled a musical and life journey that few could imagine. A virtuoso of the Oud (the grandfa...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Zach Brock
Are you a violinist or a musician? Zach Brock has spent most of his career declaring that in Jazz, you have to be both.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:56
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Virginia Reeves discusses her novel, The Behavior of Love. She also reads a short passage.

Bought by KWMR and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Farah (L) and Alexei Romanoff (R) at their StoryCorps interview in Los Angeles, California in June 2015. By Jill Glaser for StoryCorps.
Alexei Romanoff tells his husband, David Farah, about a mentor who taught him to be proud of who he was.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 03:12
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National Writers Series co-founder Doug Stanton talks with authors Elizabeth Berg, Elizabeth Letts, and Lynne Olson.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Conversations and live musical performance based on international themes.

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:53
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In the years between 1915 and 1970 almost six million black American citizens from the south migrated to northern and western cities seeking freedo...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The place of women in the world and in the American society has changed in many aspects in the recent past.  Many people say this is due to the pol...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Big Pond, Credit: © Goethe-institut
​There are things that hold history for each of us – a stitch, a book, a hat – things that we carry around for our whole lives. In this episode, we...

Bought by KSFR and KRZA


  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 10:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Radio Curious discusses the orphan trains of 1854-1930 with Victoria Golden, who helped author the autobiography of William Delos Vansteenburgh, ti...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Charisse Spencer tells her teenage son Myles what it was like integrating her elementary school in Norfolk, Virginia in the 1960s.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Our celebration of Women's History Month continues with Rachel Hall, whose own family’s history of strong women and wartime papers and photos insp...

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Alex kime
Cindy & Jay Pritzker built Chicago into what it is today. Bill Kurtis was the narrator for Anchor Man & Wait Wait Don't Tell Me. Alex Kime Produced...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 18:41
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In the very soil of the surrounding mountains of Tucson and within the city boundaries lays an age-old history of this local tribe and this story i...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 36:27
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Bestselling author Jamie Ford discusses his novel, Love and Other Consolation Prizes. He also reads short passages from the book.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Tom Sancton
In the early 1960s, New Orleans was like any other destination on the Gulf Coast — hot, steamy and segregated, sometimes violently so. But the irre...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 52:00
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Former celebrity journalist Jeannette Walls discusses her hardscrabble childhood which she depicted in her memoir THE GLASS CASTLE, now an August 2...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WMUU-LP, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: 'The Underworld' by Kevin Canty
Kevin Canty discusses his novel, 'The Underworld,' along with the nature of the human experience and Canty's own creative process. He also reads fr...

Bought by KSJD, Spokane Public Radio, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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HOUR ONE: "Locked Up" - Most of us will never know what really happens behind bars. Prisons are generally off limits to the public and press. This ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: JoAnn Falletta, Credit: alchetron.com
We’ll hear music inspired from events on September 11, as well as some of the composers on this episode of What’s New!

Bought by 'The Sea', WETS, KVSC, and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Studs Terkel
Studs Terkel interviews a female advertising executive in the 1970's for his book "Working."

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:19
Caption: Susan Quinn
When President Franklin D. Roosevelt took up residency at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in 1932, Eleanor looked upon the move to the White House with...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How does today's Black Lives Matter Movement compare to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s leadership of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s? Can BLM...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KQAL, Public Radio for All, KMUD, and WXDU


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 20:57
  • Purchases: 5
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To dwell on beauty and normalcy; to reassert the liveliness of ordinary things, precisely in the face of what is hardest and most broken in life an...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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He's been a womanizing petty criminal. A revolutionary marxist. An ex-con bank robber. A spiritual teacher. This week on ARRVLS, we go on a journey...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 26:10