• 2007
  • 2:42
  • USA

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Mug Stories

By Audrey Berns

A coffee mug holds a special place in the heart of its owner. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 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)

Sr-painted-microphone-museum-logo
  • 2006
  • 44:11
  • Norway

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If It Be Your Will: A Radio Documentary Featuring Leonard Cohen

By Kari Hesthamar

Canadian musician Leonard Cohen insists he hardly remembers anything from his past and that he lives mostly in the present. (more)

Lc
  • 2008
  • 35:27
  • USA

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Wellington, Texas

By Katherine Wells

When you enter Wellington, Texas, one of the first things you see is a large billboard that says: Welcome to Wellington: Great Past, Bright Future. (more)

Wellington_pidgey
  • 2013
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Sweet Memory Rooh Afzah

By Madeline Miller

Eva Panjwani was five years old when she emigrated from Pakistan to the United States. (more)

Sd13_miller_sweet
  • 2012
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #164 The Shaken, Not Stirred Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: As the James Bond franchise celebrates its 50th year, we get at what's been driving him all this time - the beat. (more)

James_bond
  • 2008
  • 56:34
  • UK

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Like Blackpool Went Through Rock

By Sara Parker

In the late 1950s, folk musicians Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger and BBC radio producer Charles Parker joined forces on a radio endeavor unlike anything the BBC (or the world, for that matter) had heard before. (more)

Rb
  • 2010
  • 3:02
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That - 9

By Joe Bruce & Veronica Soria

A man drives through rural Illinois to find an answer to future questions. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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My Bike Had a Burger Bell: A Tragic Tale of Loss and Woe

By Mia Lobel

This is a true story about bike commuting, theft and making the best of a bad situation. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2008
  • 2:31
  • USA

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That Tragic Night

By Catie Talarski

Survivors recount the sinking of the Titanic. (more)

Sdocs08
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Our Blacktop

By Noah Vandercook

A recollection of simpler times with the friends I grew up with. (more)

Black_vandercook
  • 2007
  • 81:58
  • USA

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In Praise of the Sandbox

By Jay Allison

What inspires those who inspire us? Seasoned producer Jay Allison shares work that inspired him a long time ago and inspires him today, work that contains a healthy measure of invention and play -- key ingredients of creativity, even in a serious world. (more)

07conf
  • 2002
  • 8:26
  • USA

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Hard-Hearted Hannah

By Joni Murphy

Eighteen-year-old Hannah Hoose describes growing up as a part of her family's folk band, with all its healthy snacks, archetypal psychodramas, and oddly compelling songs. (more)

Hannah_pidgey
  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #132: The Lost Show

By Various

This hour: looking for the intangible. What's lost and what might be found.
Co-produced by Jacob Anderson. (more)

Old_map_compass
  • 2002
  • 25:28
  • USA

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How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

By Brenda Hutchinson

For one month during the summer of 1996, producer Brenda Hutchinson drove her piano from New York City to San Francisco in the back of a U-Haul truck. (more)

Carnegiehall_pidgey
  • 2006
  • 37:48
  • Australia

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How Many Miles to Babylon? or 13 Easy Pieces

By Kaye Mortley

Merry-go-rounds often reside deep in our memories, conjuring childhood and the magical ability to be carried far away in the blink of an eye or the spin of a carousel. (more)

Closehorse
  • 2006
  • 21:14
  • Canada

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Childhood Trains

By Sandy Thacker & Steve Wadhams

What is it about train travel that inspires music and memory? And why do people tend to confess their innermost thoughts once they get on board? (more)

Trainwindow
  • 2004
  • 9:58
  • Russia

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File Under Soviet Bizarre: Vyacheslav Mescherin's Orchestra of Electro-Musical Instruments

By Charles Maynes

It was the closest thing to Muzak in Russia. This is the story of the rise, fall, and sudden resurgence of the music that dominated television and radio airwaves and whose spacey sounds made it the favorite of the USSR's cosmonauts. (more)

Mescherin2
  • 2001
  • 5:39
  • USA

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Tupperware

By The Kitchen Sisters

In this nostalgic documentary, tag along with Tupperware dealer Lucky Laurel into the world of Tupperware conventions, regional meetings, and of course, those signature Tupperware parties. (more)

Tupperware
  • 2003
  • 25:20
  • USA

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Original Kasper's: The Hot Dog Stand That Saved a Neighborhood

By Peter Thomson

Hot dogs are a classic American food. But when is a hot dog more than just a hot dog? When it's a neighborhood mainstay, through years of change. (more)

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