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The popular notion that Jamaica developed its early ska and reggae musics by listening to high powered New Orleans radio stations doesn't give cred...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 43:39
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Renault Robinson was an officer in the Chicago Police Department in 1971 when he was first interviewed by radio host and oral historian Studs Terke...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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When he was first interviewed by Studs Terkel in 1971, jockey Eddie Arroyo had been racing for 6 years. He said it was the hardest and most dangero...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paper Plate Moon (Tunnel) , Credit: Liz Nielsen
A want-to-be ghost hunting narrator thinks she finds Electronic Voice Phenomenon when she playfully searches hard enough for it.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 12:53
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Lee Harvey Oswald was murdered before he could stand trial for the assassination of JFK. But that hasn’t stopped people from trying to get him into...

Bought by PRX Remix, KPIK-LP, and WXAV 88.3FM

  • Added: Jun 08, 2015
  • Length: 20:21
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: URS Corporation archaeologists excavate at a site beside I-95 in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia., Credit: Mariel Carr
Where can you find a teacup, the molar of a goat, and an arrowhead all in one place? At an urban archaeology site, that’s where.

Bought by WTJU

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 36:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bobby Pickles, Credit: Adrien de Martini
Bobby and Martini podcast from Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY, with Dr. David Orenstein, Professor of Anthropology at the CUNY system senior ...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2013
  • Length: 01:26:32
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So do you think you’re modern? Well, only if you’re 100 years old. Is it history that repeats itself, or do we simply not move forward in the ways...

Bought by WTJU

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 15:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bobby Pickles (left); Mark Anthony (right)
Bobby speaks with Mark Anthony, the "psychic lawyer" or "psychic attorney" of which he owns both trademarks. His best selling book, “Never Letting ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2013
  • Length: 01:11:36
Caption: Alexander Portelli (left); Bobby Pickles (right)
Bobby speaks, on this “National Marijuana Day” (April 20, 2013), with Alexander Portelli, mayoral candidate for the city of Albany, NY. They discus...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 44:31
Caption: April 15th, 2013
April 15th came with an explosion this year at the Boston Marathon, this mix blends sounds from that afternoon with the ongoing bad history on that...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:47
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

Bought by KSRQ and WTIP

  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Aliah Rosenthal
Bobby speaks with Aliah Rosenthal about life growing up on the mean streets of the East Village, an area once generally considered to be the epicen...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2013
  • Length: 01:06:57
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From the squeamish advertisements and sweatshops of the 1890's to the risqué bullet bras and silk sleepwear of the 1940's and 50's, Susan Marks chr...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 16:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A snapshot of Pong , Credit: Google Images
Pong introduced America to video games and now there seems to be no turning back. Is this why we don't leave our houses anymore?

Bought by WJFF, KUNM, WRIR, Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio and more

  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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The Cutting Edge presents excerpts from a symposium on Malcolm X, held at the Shomburg Center after the release of the late Manning Marable's book,...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2011
  • Length: 59:09
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The story what happens to the belongings of someone who dies

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC

  • Added: Apr 03, 2008
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 2
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In this soundscape, entitled Verano Mexicano (Mexican Summer), you will hear the intricate rhythms of a Mexican rainstorm, the historic sounds of t...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2007
  • Length: 30:29