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For the third week of December (12/20): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a talented musician who traded in the nightclub...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the fourth week of June (6/26): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at one of the states longest running musical celebrati...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:35
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For the second week of June (6/15): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a venue with a small name that had a big impact on ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:41
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For the first week of April (4/2): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a late bloomer who went on to become one of the stat...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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I’ve lived in Melbourne’s suburban inner west for five years, walked my street of redbricks and weatherboards every day, but never stopped to liste...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 2
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What happens when a skylight lets more than light into your apartment? Contains "asshole" at 00:40; "whore" at 01:19 "f" word at 00:53, 01:29, 01:38

  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:03
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A story about a neighbour, which turns out also to be a story about another neighbour – and when all comes to all: about the narrator herself.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Sometimes it's a blessing to have noisy neighbours.

Bought by KALW, KUT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 3
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In the early years of the Cold War, a number of Hollywood directors and writers were blacklisted from the motion picture industry. One author says ...

Bought by KENW and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 2
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A psychologist and education specialist is finishing up a major study that looks at how teenage brains respond to mental exercises. His findings su...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tessa and her Sister
When Tessa's big sister Sheila was bullied, it bothered Tessa a lot. She decided to interview her sister to find out what went wrong. It turned out...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 12:09
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On Jeju island in the North Pacific a community of women dive for pearls and food. They've been doing this for centuries. On this podcast Mikhail K...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 07:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John at the top of the north tower
John Mickiewicz maintains and operates the iconic WPA built Railroad Bridge that connects Cape Cod to the mainland over the Cape Cod Canal. He love...

Bought by PRX Remix and WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass.


  • Added: May 26, 2012
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 2
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A true story told live in London. As a child, David visits the home of British millionaire Richard Branson. Which happens to be on an island. Despi...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 10:39
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With the end of the War in Iraq, tens of thousands of soldiers have returned home, and many of them are going to college. Two writing professors ha...

Bought by KUOW, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 31, 2012
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Tropical Audobon Society members on the annual Christmas Bird Count, Credit: Dina Weinstein
The annual Christmas Bird Count involves birders all over the Americas as citizen scientists tracking population and environmental changes. Miami, ...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:55
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Editors at National Geographic Magazine detail the requirements for young explorers to qualify for expedition grants

  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: The mural under the BQE
An artist decided to spruce up the space underneath the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by painting a mural depicting Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata in a ...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:01
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With striking honesty, Carol Unger, of Washington D.C., explains how she became homeless.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Oct 27, 2011
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 1
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A 2 minute portrait of the shofar, a sacred instrument made from a ram's horn. It's an essential part of services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. ...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2011
  • Length: 01:56
Caption: 4th of July on Swan's Island, late 1950s, Credit: courtesy of David Joyce (Swan's Island Memory Project)
Celebrate America's independence the Island way, with pranks, potato-spoon races, and pie eating. But remember, cheaters never prosper here.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, WEZU, and Delta College Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sea Side Hall, Swan's Island, Maine, Credit: Swan's Island Memory Project
Of course ice cream is a treat at any time for anyone, but it was awfully difficult to stock in any island store in the 1930’s. Marguerite Staples...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 01:31
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Leon Kogut talks with his son, Marat Kogut, an NBA referee.

Bought by WEZU and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 14, 2011
  • Length: 04:26
  • Purchases: 2
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Youth producers Anai Fuentes and Carla Roman describe the process of a traditional Mexican wedding, through interviews with their mothers. Produce...

Bought by KUER and KUT


  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Curley Dog Cafe, Credit: Walter Murch
There is always looking when returning to a place that is loved for memories sake as well as what it means to us today

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Jan 13, 2011
  • Length: 09:14
  • Purchases: 1