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Caption: Children protest at Love Canal, Credit: Center for Health, Environment & Justice
This week marked the 40th anniversary of the federal emergency declaration at Love Canal, the New York neighborhood endanger by industrial pollutio...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WAMC, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Hugh Turley, The Martyrdom of Thomas Merton
Heart failure, accident, or murder? John Shuck interviews Hugh Turley about the mysterious death of Thomas Merton.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 57:01
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Most World War II veterans didn’t receive accolades or experience the infamous New York City ticker-tape parade most Americans are familiar with in...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Many are protesting Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's proclaiming April as Confederate Heritage Month, the last state banner to feature confederate ic...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Children playing next to Garden Valley [Bill Nehez/CSU Cleveland Memory Project]
Would you want an industrial waste dump near your house? Probably not. But across the country, environmental hazards like waste dumps tend to be lo...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, WXXI, WCMU, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 10
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It’s been one year since the remarkable inauguration of President Donald Trump, and politicians and pundits across the country are being asked to t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KENW, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Bridge crossing in Niagara Falls NY location where Harriet Tubman helped runaway slaves escape to Canada. , Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Bridge crossing in Niagara Falls NY location where Harriet Tubman helped runaway slaves escape to Canada.
Thousands of asylum seekers in the US are heading to Canada, because of the hostile political climate here. And they're taking routes along the Gre...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, WAMC, WCPN, WCMU and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 6
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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: BY ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Pedestrian Bridge to be replaced at Niagara Falls State Park., Credit: BY ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Pedestrian Bridge to be replaced at Niagara Falls State Park.
New York State plans to shut off the American Falls, a major attraction for tourists who flock to Niagara Falls. It's part of a project to replace...

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, WAMC, WSKG and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: A plane recovered from Lake Michigan, Credit: John Davies
To accompany a documentary screening, the National Museum of the Great Lakes is searching for Navy pilots who trained on Lake Michigan during World...

Bought by WXXI, WCMU, WKSU, and WBFO


  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:14
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Draken Harald Harfagre, Credit: courtesy of Draken Harald Harfagre
The replica Viking ship Draken Harald Hårfagre has sailed out of the Great Lakes, wrapping up a summer visit marred by a dispute over pilots fees. ...

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, WMUK, WAMC, WCMU and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 7
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So, while i'm off attending my son's wedding..i thought to reoffer this episode:.."Patty Hearst, The Symbionese Liberation Army And Me" I can eve...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 56:09
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A new, regional news program from The New England News Collaborative, hosted by John Dankosky.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Vermont Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 50:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Passengers of the Lady Michigan look down through its glass bottom in hopes of spotting one of the area’s many shipwrecks., Credit: Veronica Volk
Alpena, Michigan used to be a bustling port on Lake Huron. But since the decline of its major industry, residents of the small town have shifted th...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, WCPN, and WBFO


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 3
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The Winona Human Rights Commission and Winona State University sponsored a community forum in response to the recent displays of the Confederate Fl...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 34:07
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 15
Pure evil is caught on tape in the case of a deliberate murder that took 8 years of planning, plenty of hard work, and a YouTube video to accomplis...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:21:08
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 7
"White House Boy" Roger Dean Kiser tells us the brutally honest story of his own personal hell. To him, this world which anyone would consider a li...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:11:20
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: Kenny Kleinpeter at his favorite local graveyard, Highland Historic Cemetery in Baton Rouge. , Credit: Tegan Wendland
A feature piece on the striking state of disrepair of many of Louisiana's graveyards, how they got to be that way and what their future preservatio...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Rents have always been high in New York; but since 1994, so called ‘Quality of Life’ policing, and business friendly development strategies have de...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2010
  • Length: 17:01
Caption: Reagan National Airport was almost permanently closed in the days after the 9/11 attacks., Credit: WikiCommons
How one Congressman's bald-faced bluff saved Reagan National from permanent closure.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2010
  • Length: 06:07
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Examining how unpopular wars are being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 27, 2008
  • Length: 08:00
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Examining how social safety nets are being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 24, 2008
  • Length: 08:09