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Oral History project about the Three Mile Island partial-meltdown.

Bought by WSKG, WHYY, WPSU, and 90.5 WESA


  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Professional criminal...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:25:04
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After interviewing his two challengers, Rob MacClanahan questions El Dorado Supervisor Ranalli, even though he's not there...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2018
  • Length: 02:09:21
Caption: Lester Holcomb, Credit: MV TIMES
Guests Include: Elaine Weintraub, Island Historian and co-founder of the African American Heritage Trail, Lester Holcomb, Program Coordinator for T...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 30:29
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In 1962, two men managed to escape the one prison in America that was supposed to be inescapable. They were never found. More than 50 years later, ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 25:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The South Bronx, New York's poorest neighborhood, has been dealing with a deadly heroin epidemic for generations. We look at the origins of the epi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WJFF


  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 17:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Women's March 2016, St. Paul, MN, Credit: Katie Carter
Area Voices producer Katie Carter rode along on a bus from Bemidji full of women and girls headed to the Women's March in St. Paul. This segment o...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 18:11
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How does today's Black Lives Matter Movement compare to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s leadership of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s? Can BLM...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KQAL, Public Radio for All, KMUD, and WXDU


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 20:57
  • Purchases: 5
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A short radio documentary about the 1981 Memorial Day Flood in Austin, Texas that killed 13 people.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: :00
Caption: UT Tower, Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr. /KUT News
It’s been 50 years since the University of Texas Tower shooting – long considered the first modern mass shooting of its kind. On Aug. 1, 1966, a sn...

Bought by KUER, Prairie Public, WBEZ, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:49
  • Purchases: 12
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The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors discuss whether they should approve a Dollar General box store in the heart of Georgetown's historic dist...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:44:41
Caption: Emmett Till and mother Mamie
Professors Marva Lewis and Marvin Dunn discuss "stereotype threat" and its effect on African Americans sense of safety when interacting with police...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In this excerpt from the Peace Talks Radio series, learn about the history of Conscientious Objectors in the U.S. and the high profile role that th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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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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The 500-year-old Treaty Oak in Austin, Texas was once called “the most perfect specimen of a North American tree.” But in 1989, Austin’s city fores...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 22:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Timothy Wesley McCorquodale had a rage in him that was uncontrollable. Like a loose cannon he could go off at any minute, unleashing mayhem an any ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 52:24
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 21
Historical Crime Detective Jason Morrow joins us once again to tell the tale of a mysterious killer who took on the persona of a secret agent in th...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:05:42
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 20
Ronald William Brown was a ventriloquist puppeteer on a television program called Joy Junction, a variety show on the Christian Television Network....

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 51:38
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 14
This week we cover a variety of stories including a cold case, a historical case and a case that's unfolding as we speak. We also cover the strang...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 50:48
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A brief look at the issues Saginaw, MI is currently dealing with.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 22:14
Caption: WWOZ's abandoned studio in Armstrong Park, New Orleans
Ten years ago, there was a storm, and then there was a flood, and they changed New Orleans forever. Many stories from that time have been told, but...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Interstate 95 unceremoniously ends in Miami, dumping drivers onto US1., Credit: Greg Castillo for WLRN
A series of tourist murders leads to a national conversation on cruel and unusual punishment for teenagers, two street artists become public enemy ...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 50:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hanns Scharff  "Master Interrogator" of the Luftwaffe, Credit: Scharff Estate
Why torture doesn't work. How to trick the enemy into revealing secrets. Lessons from the Master Interrogator of the Luftwaffe. The British Poli...

Bought by KFAI and WRPI


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 27:31
  • Purchases: 2
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In this episode, songs about lines or songs with lines in the title.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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In this special episode, Drs. Philip Zimbardo and Christina Maslach tell the story of what ended up being one of the most infamous psychology studi...

Bought by WMUU-LP, CHSR-FM 97.9, WJFF, WRPI, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:03
  • Purchases: 5