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Caption: Patrice Kunesh
This week on Minnesota Native News, Bois Forte joins Fond du Lac as the second Minnesota tribe to participate in the Land Buyback Program for Triba...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KVSC, KMSU, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 9
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: 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
Caption: "I don't hate the press, none of them. As a matter of fact, I feel sorry for them.", Credit: cartoon by Paul Szep, Boston Globe, 7/18/1974
Drawing from The Great American Wrongbook, in the Department of Poetic Justice, which could be sung to "I want a Girl Just Like the Girl..."

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:13
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
Caption: Albany Symphony Orchestra musicians Jamecyn Morey and Mitsuko Suzuki at Lock E-2 in Waterford, N.Y. , Credit: Gary David Gold
The Albany Symphony is holding a series of concerts in towns along the Erie Canal, to mark the beginning of construction in July, 1817.

Bought by WCMU, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Non-hypocrites stay true to intentions, Credit: Susan Cook
This week the United States Senate voted to overrule the intention of the Founding Fathers and disregard the process that give minority membership ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:08
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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In 1969, the Army Corps of Engineers shut off the American side of Niagara Falls to study erosion. We interview the man who led that team.

Bought by KUSU, WCPN, WCMU, WAMC, and WBFO


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 5
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: 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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Gemini GEL, Graphic Editions Limited, has been contributing to the cultural fabric of American Contemporary Art for over 50 years. As they celebrat...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:43
Caption: The Moving Wall came to Maine last year before Memorial Day..., Credit: Susan Cook
History is written by the Big and the Small. "The Vietnam War" documentary has reminded us that. The Moving Wall, a half scale version of the smoot...

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 07:06
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Martin Garbus is one of America's fiercest fighters for free speech. He has represented some of the most prominent names in culture media and polit...

Bought by KSKA


  • Added: Nov 26, 2015
  • Length: 29:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Frank Casey was the first investment analyst to blow the whistle on rogue financier Bernard Madoff whose Ponzi scheme looted the savings of thousan...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 29:08
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In this episode we break down the factors that will influence the fate of football in the United States. Is football doomed or is it immune to the ...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 34:39
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We tend to view our hunter-gatherer ancestors with pity for their primitive ways. But what if they employ strategies for leading a depression-free ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2015
  • Length: 13:13
Caption: Cosimo Matassa at the mixing desk
A Tribute to the late Cosimo Matassa who's J&M Studio and engineering skills recorded history and defined the way rock and roll would sound.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
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One of our weekday 100-second modules for May: Author Clay Risen reads a compelling passage from his new book of the same title. This is the 50th a...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
  • Purchases: 1
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The tribulations of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, are depicted in the popular film 12 Years a Slave. A soon to be publis...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
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The tribulations of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, are depicted in the popular film 12 Years a Slave. A soon to be publis...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg. Wide ranging discussion from his relationship with Bob Dylan to the potential of viral video...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 16:54
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Farewell to George Jones-- and hell-o again to Natalie Maines! This week's hour long musical mystery tour includes Jim James, Patty Smith and more.

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 54:41
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Earlier this year, Kateri Tekakwitha became the first Native American saint. The 356-year-old saint helps American Indians cope with the Catholic C...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Mar 27, 2013
  • Length: 05:36
  • Purchases: 1