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When Leonard Bernstein hosted the Young People’s Concerts in 1958, he started with the William Tell Overture and the black and white video captured...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KMFA


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on Afterglow, we explore some of the saddest songs from the Great American Songbook: songs that might just bring you to tears. It’s a loo...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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More than most people, Ben Groner feels pretty lucky to be alive.

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 05:21
  • Purchases: 1
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His little sister is never far from his mind — and she somehow appears in everything he puts on paper.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Coined in 1953, the phrase Unidentified Flying Object, and its natural acronym UFO, came into our lexicon as a means to describe various inexplaina...

Bought by KTXK, KMFA, and WUAL


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Clarence Sasser
The story of Clarence Sasser is a portrait from Stephen Lang's one-man show, Beyond Glory, based on the book by Larry Smith of the same title. He p...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 15:14
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The Takacs Quartet play Mozart’s “Spring” quartet number 14, from a concert last month in Portland.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KWAX, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Trumping the Emoluments Clauses. Several lawsuits are moving through the courts, claiming the President has violated something called the Emolumen...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:02
Caption: Wayne Lo (Left), Gregory Gibson (Right)
Greg Gibson speaks with Wayne Lo, the man who murdered his son, Galen, in a shooting at Simon's Rock college in 1992.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
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A story about mid-life crises and how three people climbed out of them.

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 37:05
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Afterglow, we explore the warm, intimate sound of singer Jeri Southern. Southern had a very short career. But her output of torch song...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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My advice for kids, for losing someone you love: Just remember the good times, and remember those big hugs and big kisses you always got.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ashe Bhosle in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
Once Asha effortlessly brought India to my kitchen in California. Now she transported me from a balmy night in a park in Kolkata to a foggy evening...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Olympia's forgotten runaway train

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 10:13
Caption: Jeremy Jue with his dad, Robert, Credit: Jeremy Jue
“Lasting Letters: Leaving a legacy behind” reports on legacy letters and how they are helping people prepare for death, say goodbye, and grieve lov...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 17:46
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What's Terrorism? It depends on who and when you ask — and the definition varies by jurisdiction and time

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Bruce Davis, Zen Hospice resident, listens to guitar played by Thad Povey., Credit: JoAnn Mar
There's an increased use of live music at Bay Area’s major hospitals and hospices to bring healing and comfort to people who are near death.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Diane Jarvi, Credit: Courtesy of Diane Jarvi
Finnish immigrants to Minnesota often faced discrimination. Many were radicals. To avoid the "Dirty Finn" label, some Finns shunned their heritage....

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ocean Vuong
Ocean Vuong remembers Tamir Rice, the 12-year old boy killed by police in Cleveland, OH in 2014.

Bought by KVNO, KENW, PRX Remix, KALW, KENW and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Composer Aftab Darvishi Composer Aftab Darvishi speaks about blending musical traditions, having her work deemed "feminine," and the state of new m...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2017
  • Length: 24:17
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At age 98, Bertram Boyum of Rushford is Minnesota's oldest auctioneer. Instead of selling at farm auctions and estate sales, he works mostly local ...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Portland Prairie Methodist Church near Caledonia, Minnesota., Credit: Todd Melby
Like a lot of country churches, Portland Prairie Methodist Church has been closed for decades. But twice a year, locals gather inside the wooden ch...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:51
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Sir Boss... gold rush days... Planet P and pyramids in Antarctica...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:31:50
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When Greg Grease isn't drumming in the band Zuluzuluu, he's often hanging out at the Mississippi River. That's one reason why Grease says his new s...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 1
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A commentary/editorial/music mix for the US American change of Imperial Power, first aired in January 2017.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2017
  • Length: 14:59