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An exploration of regional memories of the American Civil War and the ways we use story to hide or confront our complicated past.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 20:40
Caption: Basswood Shoes (digital painting), Credit: Donald Whalen
A group of children worry about their Hispanic grandmother after the death of her only sibling, Uncle Lolo. Written by Michael Fidel Marquez, Narr...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 25:31
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"What Blood, What Earth", is a documentary on the life of Puerto Rican black metal artist MQ. His story leads the listener on a journey from pre-co...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 27:20
Caption: A tour guide shows where Abby Borden was murdered., Credit: Barbara Paulsen
On August 4, 1892, Andrew and Abby Borden were killed with an ax at their home in Fall River, Massachusetts. Can a century-old brutal murder save t...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 1
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After a hung jury in the rape trial of five local Hawaiians, the family of the alleged victim looked for vengeance. They got it — by committing one...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 29:02
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A privileged socialite. A Native Hawaiian wrongfully accused of rape. A ruling elite that favors whites. So begins the Massie Case. A story from 19...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 33:12
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He's been a womanizing petty criminal. A revolutionary marxist. An ex-con bank robber. A spiritual teacher. This week on ARRVLS, we go on a journey...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 26:10
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2008 was an exciting time to be a Harry Potter fan. The final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, had been released. Movies were on the way...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 22:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Not only was John Frankford a famous horse thief, he was also a notoriously good escape artist. People thought no jail was strong enough to keep hi...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 14:15
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1979, a group of labor organizers protested outside a Ku Klux Klan screening of the 1915 white supremacist film, The Birth of a Nation. Nelson J...

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 29:53
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Since 1965, there’s been an unsolved murder in Houston, Texas. The main suspect managed to disappear and police were never able to find him. The ca...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2016
  • Length: 23:29
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When asked to imagine the perfect place to perform serial murder most imagine something dark and creepy, but the truth of the matter is that the pe...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:29:14
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In 1983, three men were prepared to plead guilty to a violent sexual assault in Anderson, South Carolina. Defense attorneys did not want their clie...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 25:49
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Jane Toppan was born in Massachusetts in 1857. She attended the Cambridge Nursing School, and established a successful private nursing career in Bo...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 25:01
  • Purchases: 2
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In 2010, an eighth-grader brought a loaded gun to a middle school in Hastings, Minnesota. We speak with two students and the principal about the mi...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 19:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 18
How much to you trust your friends? How much do you know your friends? What would they do for you? What would you do for them? You may be surprised...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:10:59
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Michael Ross was the first person in Connecticut to be sentenced to death since 1960. He claimed that he wanted to die in order to atone for what h...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 27:50
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In 2002, retired FBI and CIA investigator Charlie Hess began writing letters Robert Charles Browne, a convicted murderer who claimed to have killed...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:18
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A young man's journey from his home in Chile to his host family in suburban Minnesota quickly turns from exciting adventure to a nightmare.

  • Added: Dec 26, 2015
  • Length: 30:20
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In 2005, Danny Egipciaco had the opportunity to participate in a robbery of a drug supplier’s stash house. He was told he’d take home between $100K...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 19:35
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A story of justice found within the shape of a face.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 33:14
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Patti Hammond Shaw is a transgender woman. She’s legally female on her birth certificate and driver’s license, and has been since 1993. But when sh...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 19, 2015
  • Length: 19:48
  • Purchases: 1
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In July of 2002, Philadelphia Homicide Detective Pat Mangold was called to the scene of a gruesome murder on the Schuylkill River. When he wasn’t a...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 24:12
  • Purchases: 1
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More than eighty years ago, a North Carolina family of nine posed for a Christmas portrait. Two weeks later, all but one of them had been shot dead.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 25:28
  • Purchases: 1
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"My understanding had a name now." An 86 year old retired autistic judge chronicles his journey from the Everglade Swamp of the segregated South to...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 20:50