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In 1965, an underground network formed in Chicago to help pregnant women get abortions. At first, they connected women with doctors willing to brea...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 2
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
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In 1928, Huey P. Long became the youngest Governor in Louisiana’s history. He bragged that he bought lawmakers like “sacks of potatoes, shuffled ‘e...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2017
  • Length: 26:14
  • Purchases: 1
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It's FM91's 40th birthday! WGTE FM in Toledo began broadcasting May 2, 1976 and for four decades has continued to deliver the highest quality arts,...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:20
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Likely the most historic decade in launching the Musical Comedy as an American art form; Showboat; The Gershwins & Cole Porter

Bought by WRR


  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Halle Tanner Dillion Johnson  was the first woman and the first black woman to practice medicine in Alabama.  She was licensed in 1891.
Here's an account of healthcare in the rural Alabama. This account was written in 1894. Listen.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 06:39
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Paula Bernstein and Elyse Schein share 100 percent of their DNA. Separated at birth, the twins were both adopted and raised by loving families. The...

Bought by WDBM, WXAV 88.3FM, American Voices, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 15:05
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Johnny Dodds
As jazz emerged as the popular music of the 1920s, it was common to have the trumpet as the lead instrument, however, a few pioneering musicians wa...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 5
Imagine a criminal conspiracy and cover-up so so massive in scale, involving the highest levels of government and industry, that it threatens the v...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:26
Caption: Hokule'a
The Navigators chronicles the Pacific Islanders voyaging across the vast Pacific Ocean in search of new islands to settle.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:38
Caption: Hokule'a
The Navigators chronicles the Pacific Islanders voyaging across the vast Pacific Ocean in search of new islands to settle.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 02:47
Caption: Hokule'a
The Navigators chronicles the Pacific Islanders voyaging across the vast Pacific Ocean in search of new islands to settle.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:11
Caption: Hokule'a
The Navigators chronicles the Pacific Islanders voyaging across the vast Pacific Ocean in search of new islands to settle.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:56
Caption: Hokule'a
The Navigators chronicles the Pacific Islanders voyaging across the vast Pacific Ocean in search of new islands to settle.

  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 06:52
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Airplanes in department stores? There was a time in U.S. History when people experienced this reality. But are we any closer today to realizing the...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2015
  • Length: 13:22
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When we hear the phrase "Under The Influence," there are bad connotations that follow. But what about when influence is good, because it sets our c...

Bought by KUPR low power FM


  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Rebecca McInroy invites Kate Betts, Margaret Cook, Nancy Baker Jones, and Jean Heath to discuss The Bullock Texas State History Museum's exhibit on...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 58:08
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In this episode, Rebecca McInroy is joined by Dr. Coleman Hutchinson, Dr. Dina Berry, and Steve Wilson to discuss the some of the creative decision...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:03
Caption: A rendered image of the etched grooves of a record. IRENE software converts these squiggles to sound., Credit: Julie Martin/NEDCC Courtesy
A innovative technology to preserve endangered sound recordings without playing them (which would further damage them) is bringing the voices of po...

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


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 06:24
  • Purchases: 4
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For more than a century, the Rio Grande has been the border between the U.S. and Mexico. But rivers can move.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 13:25
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Forrest Carter
Asa Carter was a speechwriter for Alabama Governor George Wallace. He penned one of the most infamous speeches of the era… Wallace’s “Segregation N...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 15:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Look around your daily life.  There's a little piece of Thomas Edison almost everywhere.

Bought by WMMT, WXAV 88.3FM, XRAY.fm, KMUZ, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2014
  • Length: 23:26
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Charles Remue's New Stompers
When you think of America’s original art form – jazz – the last place you’ll probably think of is Belgium. Yet, they too were swept up in the craze...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pannonica de Koenigswarter
Known as "Nica" or "The Baroness" Pannonica de Koenigswarter was a jazz patron who supported artists such as Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker, bo...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Now Senator Cory Booker
Short interview with former Newark Mayor now Senator from New Jersey and his first days in Office in Washington

  • Added: Nov 03, 2013
  • Length: 02:29