• 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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  • 2003
  • 43:04
  • Germany

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The Forbidden Voyage

By Stephen Erickson

As a young boy, Earle Reynolds had a dream to build and sail a boat around the world. (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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  • 2010
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #128: The Willie McGee Show

By Various

This hour: the story (and the story behind the story) of Willie McGee. (more)

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  • 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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  • 2013
  • 2:53
  • USA

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Blackbird Pot Pie: Not the Pie Umami Made

By Mary T. Diorio Schilling

For some South Jersey residents, "Sing a Song of Sixpence" is more than just a nursery rhyme; it's supper. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 5:13
  • USA

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Passing Stranger

By Pejk Malinovski

Ron Padgett and Andrei Codrescu recall a night in 1968, when fellow poet Kenneth Koch was assassinated, or so it seemed, during a reading at St. Mark's Church in New York City. (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2015
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #202 The To Heal A Sick Nation Show

By Multiple

This hour a revealing snapshot of Martin Luther King, Jr. as he struggled to stay the course he'd set out for himself and the nation. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #152 The Sports Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the drama of sport, the history of sport, the sound of sport and more... (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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  • 2001
  • 31:43
  • Australia

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Von Trapped

By Natalie Kestecher

Von Trapped is a story about a woman obsessed with The Sound of Music, as well as other things Austrian. (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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  • 2002
  • 59:07
  • USA

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Our Day Will Come

By Lex Gillespie

Our Day Will Come explores the impact of R&B on America's civil rights movement, as well as the influence of the movement on popular music. (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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  • 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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  • 2015
  • 2:48
  • USA

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What was it about marriage anyway?

By Austin Mitchell

A distilled conversation between Erica Jong and Studs Terkel, remixed with music. (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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