• 2013
  • 2:32
  • USA

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Journey to Umami

By Dixie Treichel

Traveling the on road to Umami, she wondered who or what she would meet along the way. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 7:00
  • USA

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Open Outcry

By Ben Rubin

Sound designer and multimedia artist Ben Rubin employs the cacophony of the New York Mercantile Exchange to create a musical piece commemorating the reopening of the World Financial Center's Winter Garden, which was closed after the events of September 11th. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 0:00
  • USA

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After the Wars: Bill Stenberg

By Ben Calhoun

Bill Stenberg says he was just “standing on the corner with a friend, the way guys do” when he decided to enlist in the military. (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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  • 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
  • 25:00
  • USA

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The Ghosts of Fire Island

By Myke Dodge Weiskopf

Fire Island, only sixty miles from New York City, has long served as a safe and vibrant mecca for gay men and women. But in the early 1980's, the haven faced a new and lethal threat. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 14:24
  • Canada

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Can You Say Haa?

By Reena Katz

As a girl, Reena Katz learned one story about the history of Israel and the people who lived there. As she grew up, an interest in cartography and her father's rare books about Palestine prompted her to dig deeper to understand the landscape of the Middle East. (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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  • 2012
  • 38:54
  • Ireland

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An Extraordinary Affair

By Leeanne O'Donnell & Liam O'Brien

The time: Ireland, mid 1700s. Young Eleanor Butler is from one of the most notable families in the country and lives in a grand castle. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #149 The Piano Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the piano. But not just as a musical instrument. The piano as a spiritual healer, as a symptom in a grand delusion, as a man’s obsession, and as a beloved friend, put out to pasture. (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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  • 2013
  • 12:09
  • USA

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Soul of a Man

By Sarah Geis & Abby Wendle

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott has played music with legends like Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan. (more)

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  • 2002
  • USA

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Remembering Kent State, 1970

By Mark Urycki

When Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on students during a war demonstration on the Kent State University Campus in May, 1970, four young lives were ended and a nation was stunned. (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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  • 2011
  • 5:53
  • USA

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99% Invisible: A Designed Language

By Roman Mars

What would it be like if, in addition to our native languages, we could communicate across cultures in a neutral second language? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (I Too, Sing America)

By Adam Kampe

A high school teacher imagines what might happen when poet Langston Hughes, in his poem “I, Too, Sing America," has a chance to leave the kitchen he's confined to and actually sit at the table when company comes. (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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  • 2013
  • 2:51
  • USA

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The Bitter Story of the Saddest City in the World

By Paul Zenke & Adam Malecek

The forgotten story of the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871 told in three courses: the calm before the storm, the firestorm's appetite, and the recovery. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 22:38
  • USA

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The Vietnam Tapes of Lance Corporal Michael A. Baronowski

By Christina Egloff & Jay Allison

The Vietnam Tapes of Lance Corporal Michael A. Baronowki presents the recovered tapes of a young marine who kept an audio diary of his war experience in Vietnam until his death. (more)

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  • 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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