• 2005
  • 52:59
  • Canada

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The Wire, Episode 5: The Sound Around

By Chris Brookes, Jowi Taylor & Paolo Pietropaolo

Somewhere between a documentary, a remix, and a music show, the eight-part series The Wire: The Impact of Electricity on Music, reflects on changes in both the composition and consumption of music over the past century. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 22:58
  • USA

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Willie McGee and the Traveling Electric Chair

By Joe Richman & Samara Freemark

On the night of May 7th, 1951, a thousand people gathered in Laurel, Mississippi, to witness the execution of Willie McGee, a black man convicted of raping a white woman. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 95:39
  • USA

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Small + Big = Dynamite

By Berit Hedemann

Back in 2009, one German documentary won both of Europe’s most coveted radio prizes – the Prix Italia and the Prix Europa. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:15
  • USA

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Bottled Zeitgeist: The Bitter Spirit of the Times

By Ryan McLeod

What if you could bottle time, shove it in a cellar for twenty years and break it out at dinner parties? (more)

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  • 2009
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #118: The Shock Machine Show

By Various

This hour: the untold story behind one of the most famous, groundbreaking, and disturbing experiments in the history of psychological research. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 3:45
  • USA

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We've Forgotten James Powell

By Nate DiMeo

As we near the end of a violent summer of 2014, we look back to the summer of 1964. Late afternoon, New York City: a group of kids hangs out on a stoop after a day of summer school, just kicking it, like they always do. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:02
  • UK

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Chain of Missing Links (de Unamuno)

By Sofia Saldanha

Miguel de Unamuno is a very important figure in Spanish history. However his great grandson is much further away from him than any other person in Spain. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:13
  • USA

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All Foods Lead to Home (Sweet Home)

By Phyllis Janik

Road Rage is transformed by Passionately Prepared Comestibles. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 21:35
  • USA

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Goat on a Cow

By Laura Starecheski, Jad Abumrad & Ellen Horne

Laura Starecheski finds herself figuratively falling down a rabbit hole (microphone and all) as she embarks on a journey that begins with the story of a goat, a cow, and a box of old letters. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 59:03
  • USA

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Living 9/11

By Marianne McCune & Emily Botein

A decade ago, WNYC’s news team spent days, months, and then years reporting on the World Trade Center attacks and their aftermath. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 0:06
  • USA, UK, The Netherlands

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2010 TC/RHDF Competition Winners

By 2010 Winners

Announcing the winners of this year's Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition! (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:01
  • Australia

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True Blue - The Story of Anzac Day

By David Stephenson

Here's the untold story of the origins of Anzac Day. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #174 The American Icons Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the American Icons series from WNYC's Studio 360. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Purple and the White: What's up with Talley's Alley?

By David Green

The first in an occasional audio documentary series exploring the history, people, places and traditions of North Shore Country Day School (NSCDS) in Winnetka, IL. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 16:13
  • USA

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The Few Who Stayed: Defying Genocide in Rwanda

By Michael Montgomery & Stephen Smith

Weaving together archival footage, new interviews and personal recordings, The Few Who Stayed: Defying Genocide in Rwanda presents a unique look at the Rwandan genocide of 1994. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Everything Sounds Episode #11: Microphone Museum

By George Drake Jr. & Craig Shank

The invention of the microphone changed many aspects of modern life beginning in the late 1800's, but today most of us take these simple machines for granted. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 0:00
  • USA, CAN

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2013 ShortDocs Winners

By Sam Agee, Jenny Asarnow, Alix Blair, Kelly Jones & Mary T. Diorio Schilling

We have winners! (more)

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  • 2012
  • 0:35
  • UK, USA, AUS

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2012 TC/RDHF Competition Winners

By 2012 Winners

We have Gold! We have Silver! And Bronze! And Honorable Mentions, Directors' Choice, Best News Feature and Best New Artist!  (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:05
  • Canada

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All You Need is a Wall - 14

By Linda Besner

Dr. Geoffrey Rheaume conducts a tour of the 1860s patient-built wall outside Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 30:08
  • UK

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The Glass Piano

By Kate Bland & Deborah Levy

At the tender age of 23, Princess Alexandra Amelie of Bavaria (1826-1875) was observed awkwardly walking sideways down the corridors of her family palace. (more)

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