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Bob Kustra Interviews Brendan Koerner about his book "The Skies Belong To Us"

  • Added: Jan 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:10
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The image is of a badly abused enslaved man called variously “A Typical Negro,” “The Scourged Back,” “Gordon the Slave,” or “Poor Peter," who is tu...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:25
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Wildlife biologist and author, Jim Williams, discusses his book, "Path of the Puma: The Remarkable Resilience of the Mountain Lion." He also reads ...

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


  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Diana Gabaldon talks about her "Outlander" series of books with Deb Leonard.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:29
Caption: Throat singers Nina Segalowitz and Taqralik Partridge, Credit: Sivertson Gallery
Some of the featured guests at the 2018 Sivertson Gallery Inuit Premiere included throat singers Nina Segalowitz and Taqralik Partridge, artist and...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 24:47
Caption: Katya Cengel
Most of us have a basic understanding of events surrounding the Vietnam War. That understanding, however, is usually vague, and incomplete. Especia...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dwain Deets, Former NASA Engineer
Former NASA engineer explains evidence that an intelligence operation, Able Danger, knew Mohammad Atta was in the US yet was forbidden to share thi...

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: James Kirchick
Europe is in crisis. The continent we have known since the end of World War II is quickly changing.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Richard J. Berstein
She didn’t like being called a philosopher, but that is how she’s recognized. And, as far as philosophy professor Richard J. Bernstein is concerned...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Actors Key Meersman and Zachary Scott in The Young One (1960)
As with our recent show on the 1954 Salt of the Earth, here is another “forgotten film” that seems a kind of impossibility. Made by a Spanish filmm...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
Caption: Professor Serhii Plokhy
Twenty-five years before Fukushima the worst nuclear disaster occurred in the Soviet Union.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hugh Turley, The Martyrdom of Thomas Merton
Heart failure, accident, or murder? John Shuck interviews Hugh Turley about the mysterious death of Thomas Merton.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 57:01
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HOUR ONE: "Worshiping Waterfalls" - Jane Goodall has seen chimpanzees stop at a roaring waterfall and bristle with excitement. Are they having spir...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Dr. John Andrew Morrow
Recently discovered texts show the peaceful relationship Islam and Christianity enjoyed for centuries.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Ortiz
A "Bottom-Up" history of the U.S. from an African-American and Latinx viewpoint.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 57:01
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Best known for his path-breaking work on the Haitian Revolution, The Black Jacobins, published in 1938, Trinidadian C.L.R. James was often at the c...

  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:05
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Many are protesting Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's proclaiming April as Confederate Heritage Month, the last state banner to feature confederate ic...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Daze of Justice is the story of trailblazing Cambodian-American women who break decades of silence, abandoning the security of their American homes...

Bought by KQED, WXDU, and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: David Skrbina, The Jesus Hoax
Dr. David Skrbina makes the case that Christianity started as a hoax by Paul.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Apr 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: War College Logo, Credit: War College
Mark Galeotti joins us for War College’s Russian election special. The winner, Vladimir Putin, was never in doubt, but what’s the sham election all...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 33:56
Caption: Dr. Nicholas Morton
he year 1099 marked the Crusade’s final act … the conquest of Jerusalem. This deed has long been taken as proof of the crusaders’ anti-Islamic hatr...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This program features a thoughtful conversation with Ken Egan about his historical nonfiction, Montana 1889, including the competing visions for, a...

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


  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Mark & Deborah Parker
When someone spends their time flattering their boss or superior, they’re known as a sycophant. It’s also called the “slime effect.” Although it wa...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John R. Gregg
Author and scholar, John Gregg, offers a tour of sex through history and culture.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Sep 23, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 2