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Caption: Norma Cole, poet
Norma Cole meditates on the Syrian refugee crisis.

Bought by KVNO, PRX Remix, KALW, KENW, and KHSU


  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 5
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HOUR ONE: "Center Of The World" - Opiate addiction. Lost jobs. Lost hope. Producer Charles Monroe-Kane heads back to his Ohio hometown to see why p...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Following one of the most momentous and at the same time inconclusive Brexit weeks since the 2016 referendum, we take you to Northern Ireland to fi...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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HOUR ONE: "Guilt Tripping" - From our diets to our accomplishments, none of us are perfect. So why do we feel so guilty? HOUR TWO: "Burnout" - Ev...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
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Told in full for the first time, “Camelot’s End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party” is a carefully threaded narrativ...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 25:00
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HOUR ONE: "When Women Rule" - From Homer to Harvey Weinstein, women are reclaiming the classics in the age of #MeToo. HOUR TWO: "Locked Up" - Ima...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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This week we’ll be taking you to Baghdad’s Green Zone which has reopened to the public after 15 years. We also introduce you to the South African b...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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The idea that art, literature and music in particular, might work as a sort of “Marshall Plan of the Mind” is our topic tonight. At the end of Worl...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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HOUR ONE: "Writing Truth And Lies" - How close to reality were the "Little House" books? Does it matter? This hour, we'll talk morality in memoirs....

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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- In Virginia, an unprecedented number of women were elected to the House of Delegates last year. We hear from some of those women about what it wa...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, KXCV, WCMU and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 13
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In this special fundraising edition of "To the Best of Our Knowledge," host Anne Strainchamps samples some of our best interviews about politics an...

Bought by KVSC, KACU, WITF, KANW, KWMU and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:27:35
  • Purchases: 8
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HOUR ONE: "Rethinking David Foster Wallace" - David Foster Wallace was one of the most brilliant writers of his generation. But is reading him diff...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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The national news media is mesmerized by a president who runs the White House like a reality show. Jen Rice takes a look at the weird relationship ...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 57:42
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The wonderful writer Luis Alberto Urrea says that a deep truth of our time is that “we miss each other.” We have this drive to erect barriers betwe...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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HOUR ONE: "When Women Rule" - From Homer to Harvey Weinstein, women are reclaiming the classics in the age of #MeToo. HOUR TWO: "Burnout" - Ever ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Stanford Literature Professor Ramon Saldívar, Credit: Marcos Nájera
In the end, we wrap up our series at the beginning. Host Marcos Nájera reports on what he’s learned about Oscar Zeta Acosta. And the contributions ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 17:24
Caption: Rolling Stone book publisher Alan Rinzler at home in Berkeley., Credit: Marcos Nájera
The men in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers? You never know—some say Zeta was a constant chameleon in life, love, and the law. ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 16:59
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James Forman Jr., a former Washington, D.C., public defender, Yale University professor, and author of the Pulitzer Prize winner and The New York’s...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 24:54
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National Poetry Month continues with this special reading by Kansas Poets Laureate, Past & Present. In part one, the current holder of the post, Ke...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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To reassert the liveliness of ordinary things, precisely in the face of what is hardest and most broken in life and society — this has been Michael...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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-A new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" investigates how we lose sight on how destructive that behavior can be.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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-A new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" investigates how we lose sight on how destructive that behavior can be. -Managers who...

Bought by KMUN, KMRE-LP, WCMU, WRGY, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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-A new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" investigates how we lose sight on how destructive that behavior can be. -Managers who...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, Harford Community Radio, WUGA (part of GPB), WVAS, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mt. Julius Caesar by Leor Pantilot
The power and process of naming places. -- Beginning with an ear hike through John Muir National Forest, this episode dives into the process of nam...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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HOUR ONE: More and more power is getting consolidated in the hands of a few. If capitalism is broken, what's next? HOUR TWO: Why does an empire c...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58