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Caption: Keven Joyce, umpiring a JV baseball game in Plymouth, Credit: Otis Gray
50 years after the infamous Battle of Hue, a Vietnam vet talks about living with memories you have no choice but to carry.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 04:34
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This week on Afterglow, we celebrate the early years of the First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald. We'll look at her work for Decca Records, where she...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: A nuclear bomb and its parachute rest in a field near Goldsboro, N.C. after falling from a B-52 bomber in 1961. If it had detonated, it could have instantly killed thousands of people. , Credit: U.S. Air Force
During the Cold War, U.S. planes accidentally dropped nuclear bombs on the east coast, in Europe, and elsewhere. "Dumb luck" prevented a historic c...

Bought by WUSF, Texas Public Radio, North Country Public Radio, KPBS, and KMUD


  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 5
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This week we bring you an in-depth feature on why the West must pay more attention to how China is changing the game in the global theatre of polit...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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-- Cassandra Newby-Alexander explores how we should commemorate 1619 and what’s at stake when we ignore it. -- Richard Chew explains how a Britis...

Bought by WTJU, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, Harford Community Radio, WCMU and more


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
“Sounds Jewish” unpacks some of the most telling and compelling American Jewish music ever recorded.

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Nearly 400 years ago, in 1619, the first Africans arrived in English-speaking North America. Cassandra Newby-Alexander explores how we should comme...

Bought by WFHB, KRZA, WVAS, WYAP, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Part 3 of a special series from Ken Rudin's Political Junkie -- 1968: 50 Years Later. Richard Nixon stages a political comeback. Segregationist Gov...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, WXAV 88.3FM, WITF, WFAE, KUNM and more


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Music 101 honors the soldiers who gave their lives in service to our country by using songs and historic audio.

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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Scholars and religious leaders explore the impact of Husayn and the devotion of the 20 million pilgrims who visit his shrine. Part 2 of 2.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Music gives us a chance to express ourselves when we need help dealing with difficult emotions. It gives our minds a place to face all of the feeli...

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


  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Atilano Bernardo David, Credit: Alden Bruce
A short Memorial Day affirmation from WWII veteran, Atilano Bernardo David, describes shares his wisdom on resilience after surviving war and the B...

  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:51
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Three powerful interviews about the ongoing catastrophe in Palestine and Gaza on the eve of the Nakba.

  • Added: May 12, 2018
  • Length: 56:01
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The “Weekly Arts Calendar” is a weekly listing of events and activities that highlight the arts, music and culture of the region and within Minnesota.

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:42
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"To write a symphony is, for me, to construct a world," said Mahler. Hear unique historical comment and quotes from biographers, authors, conductor...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and WHRV


  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:16
  • Purchases: 3
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Part 2 of a special series from Ken Rudin's Political Junkie -- 1968: 50 Years Later. The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Chicago, ...

Bought by KGOU, WITF, Troy Public Radio, KUT, WHFR and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Bob Buntin, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Back in 1933 when Bob Buntin was just a little boy, shortly after an event that rocked the entire structure of his family, he heard part of a speec...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:48
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
On this edition of Dinner and a Movie, on the 106th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, Robert and Quinn present James Horner's Academy ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:39
  • Purchases: 1
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On the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising, hundreds imprisoned inside Michigan’s Kinross Correctional Facility refused to report to wor...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On today’s show: - Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban says Hungarians should remain Hungarian and their color should not be mixed with others...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, we'll take you on a road trip through Northern Ireland, 20 years after the peace agreement ended three decades of violence between Prote...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Original collage art by Damon Davis
Narratives around people of color added fire to the social unrest of the late 1960s. In this episode of Generation Justice, we look at the Kerner R...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 45:27
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To create thought around Yom Hashoah, known in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day, Radio Curious revisits an archive interview with Ralph Appelba...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Close to Home host Grant Frashier visits with Brian Horrigan, Exhibits Curator at the Minnesota History Center about their 1968 exhibit that takes ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:25
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Part 1 of a special series from Ken Rudin's Political Junkie -- 1968: 50 Years Later. After a disappointing result in the New Hampshire Primary, Pr...

Bought by WITF, KGOU, WHFR, KUT, WVPE and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 13