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An environmental success story.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 24:10
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The rise of synthetic fibers and the war on cotton

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
Caption: Illustration from Obstetric tables depicting the correct use of forceps in 1850., Credit: Spratt, G. (George). Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Once upon a time all births were natural. A lot has happened since then.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:12
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Paula Bernstein and Elyse Schein share 100 percent of their DNA. Separated at birth, the twins were both adopted and raised by loving families. The...

Bought by WDBM, WXAV 88.3FM, American Voices, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 15:05
  • Purchases: 4
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“I wish that there had been another woman on my flight. I think it would have been a lot easier.” - Sally Ride in 1983. Interviewed by Gloria Steinem.

Bought by KVSC, KBUT, WTIP, KSFR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: from Atomic Mom, Credit: MT Silvia
Film maker MT Silvia's mother, Pauline Silvia, was a US Navy biologist conducting research on the effects of radiation on mice and dogs from 1952 t...

  • Added: May 05, 2011
  • Length: 30:02