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On this episode of Don’t Cha Know, we talk to Jim Vrchota writer/director of “USO Salute to the Troops”, a Bob Hope style USO Show to benefit Winon...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 23:00
Caption: John William Finn
Chief Petty Officer John William Finn was stationed at Naval Base Kaneohe Bay on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941, when Pearl Harbor was att...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 18:46
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
Caption: Nick Bacon
The story of Nick Bacon is a portrait from Stephen Lang's one-man show, Beyond Glory, based on the book by Larry Smith of the same title. He portra...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 16:50
Caption: Actor Stephan Wolfert directs a program called DE-CRUIT that welcomes veterans to the stage to perform Shakespeare., Credit: Sarah Harris/American Homefront
A workshop in New York uses creative writing and Shakespearean monologues to help veterans heal.

Bought by WUSF, KPBS, Texas Public Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 4
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You will never know your true power until you know your radio voice. Snap Judgment proudly presents "Hey, DJ!" Featuring the amazing story of Rad...

  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
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Frances Conroy stars as the muse of a poet who's consumed by the past

Bought by KCHW, WNJR, WCPN, WOUB, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Host Bob Kustra talks with historian H.W. Brands about his book about a showdown between President Truman and General MacArthur.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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This presentation is a collaboration between radio dramatists in three states, and students in New York and Texas. "Over Here, Over There" adapts o...

Bought by KALH


  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:40:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tonya Pinkins
In Forward Observer, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a harried VA hospital clerk. An elderly World War II veteran is giving her a hard time a...

  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
Caption: Stephen Lang
"As starkly moving as taps at dusk" says the Washington Post about BEYOND GLORY, a powerful tribute to military valor written and performed by stag...

Bought by WHRV, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, KUT, KGOU and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In an interview from our archives, host Bob Kustra talks with the Oscasr-winning actor about his memoir. Kennedy died Feb. 28, 2016.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Four journalists drive right into Tskhinvali on the first day of the 2008 Russian Georgian war. This episode is a first hand account from a war rep...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 27:50
Caption: Poster Art, Credit: Käthe Kollwitz
(The entire 1 hour (52:19) show is available starting on October 13, 2015) In commemoration of the centennial of World War I, Midsummer Sound Comp...

Bought by KUNM, WCBE, KZYX, KKFI, and WPCA-LP


  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 52:19
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Meghan O'Hara, San Francisco, CA 6/5/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Meghan O’Hara talks being focused, special cookies, and why IN COUNTRY is a twist to the side.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 17:37
Caption: Dave Brown with his bodhran., Credit: Jonathan Earle
A Vietnam War veteran plays the Irish drum to ease his PTSD.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on an all-NEW Snap, amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work.

  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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When Bad Guys don't always win, we can cheer: Author Kevin Fortuna reads from his story collection, The Dunning Man. Have you ever taken bold actio...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: The 10-inch guns at Battery Russell that weren't fired.
The US mainland hadn't been attacked since the War of 1812 until a summer evening during 1942. And when Battery Russell on the Oregon coast was sh...

Bought by WSLR and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 15:47
  • Purchases: 2
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It was 1945, Joe Prinster was just hours into his high school diploma when he was told to "pack and be ready to get on the train in the morning...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
Caption: Honoring Elsie Mitchell and the 5 School Children who died during WWII near Bly, Oregon
Few people have ever been to Bly, Oregon. Fewer people know the story of what happened at Bly. Here's the story behind the plaque.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 15:01
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It’s odd to think cannibals, cannabis-growers, Vietnam War protesters, and prison escapees all have something in common. But they do: the necessity...

Bought by WEZU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 21:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Bryan Doerries discusses how bringing Greek tragedies to service members opens up new conversations. [30:31]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 30:34
  • Purchases: 1
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A writer and Vietnam Veteran discusses Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried. [28:31]

Bought by KPIP-LP, KBBI, and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Cleaning Clothes in the Desert was first published in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore and was written by UK based writer Benjamin Wolfe. Set i...

  • Added: May 30, 2012
  • Length: 11:27