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“In a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible.” A mystic, a 20th-century religious intellectual, a social change agent, Rabbi Abraha...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Carlo Rovelli offers vast, complex ideas beyond most of our imagining — "quanta," "grains of space," time and the heat of black holes" — and conden...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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Fundamental forces of physics somehow determine everything that happens, “from the birth of a child to the birth of a galaxy.” Yet physicist Leonar...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Bride of the Wind, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Henry Schvey discusses the inspiration for his play on the life of painter Oskar Kokoschka,

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 12:16
Caption: Vimal Patel cooks inside -- and outside -- a room in the Day's Inn he operates in North Charleston. , Credit: Photo by Wade Spees for the Post & Courier.
We stay at them around the South and across the United States: Day’s Inn. Best Western. Quality Inn. But there is a food world behind the scenes at...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 28:49
  • Purchases: 1
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John Guare's story of connection and deception.

Bought by KKRN, WCPN, WNJR, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Elektro the Moto-Man and his Little Dog Sparko, created by Westinghouse Electric Company for the 1939 World’s Fair., Credit: New York City Public Library
Matt Novak of the blog "Paleofuture" talks about "The Jetsons," the show that helped define American ideas of future technology without thinking mu...

Bought by WOUB, New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:47
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dearly Departed 2014
A year end look back at the music legends who departed in 2014, including Pete Seeger, Jack Bruce, Johnny Winter, Bobby Womack, Tommy Ramone, and m...

Bought by KSUT


  • Added: Dec 15, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Ed sits down with historian Adam Shprintzen to discuss the 19th-century Americans who saw a vegetarian diet as a powerful tool of moral reform, one...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
Brian Balogh speaks with former Senator Fred Harris about the commission convened by President Lyndon Johnson in the dark days of the 1967 Detroit ...

Bought by WJFF, New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, RadioFreePalmer, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 10:24
  • Purchases: 6
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Episode #3 travels into the realm of memory as Howard Nemerov and Gwendolyn Brooks read poems about childhood and the fleeting nature of time.

Bought by Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WNMU-FM, KMUN, WCAI / WNAN, KUER and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 13
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Episode #2 takes listeners on several poetry journeys: to Africa with James Baldwin and on an interplanetary rocket-poem trip with Allen Ginsberg a...

Bought by WNMU-FM, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN, KUER, KRZA and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 14
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Episode #1 explores how poetry enables people to channel the voices of others and features excerpts from Studs Terkel’s interviews with Elma Stucke...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KMUN, KRZA, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KUER and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 15:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Warren Krane
Commander Warren Krane and the crew of the Peregrine arrive at Hermitage Station in a remote region of space to attend an Officer's Ball where the ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:58
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Host Brian Balough explores the meaning of "wartime" with Mary Dudziak, an historian at Emory University's School of Law. Well after V-J Day, Dudz...

Bought by WEZU, Radio Newark, KBRP Community Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 06, 2013
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 4
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Host Peter Onuf talks with Amy Greenberg, an historian at Pennsylvania State University, on the rogue diplomat that ended the Mexican-American War ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, Radio Newark, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 06, 2013
  • Length: 11:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Presbyterian church in Vardy, Tennessee, was a community center for some Melungeon families. , Credit: Mary Helen Miller
The Melungeons were a mixed-race group in southern Appalachia with an elusive history. Now some Melungeon descendants are looking to DNA testing fo...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and WTJU


  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 16:56
  • Purchases: 2
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Are you mom enough? That's the question being posed to mothers across Tennessee and the nation this week by a controversial TIME...

  • Added: May 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:08
Caption: Iraqi workers stack up bricks in a brick factory on the outskirts of Najaf, Credit: Associated Press
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Yefim Bronfman
There are a couple of myths about Russian piano players – one of them is that they only play Russian music. Yefim Bronfman was born in Tashkent, U...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: :17