• 2013
  • 5:16
  • UK

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Voices Lost and Found

By Jude Rogers & Eleanor McDowall

An old cassette, tucked away for years in the back of a drawer, magically brings a lost voice back to life. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 2008
  • 3:06
  • USA

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The Searchers (Based on a True Story)

By David P. Earle

Where do lost stories go? Potato pancakes are involved. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 24:47
  • USA

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Yes, There Is a Baby

By Jonathan Goldstein, Alex Blumberg & Ira Glass

In the 1940s, when he was 16 years old, Myron Jones was allowed to stay up late any night of the week and hang out at bars or wherever he pleased, but his mother barely let his older sister Carol out of the house at all. So the siblings devised a plan. (more)

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  • 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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  • 2002
  • 8:15
  • USA

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Peggy Lee Appreciation

By Karen Michel

A huge Peggy Lee fan, producer Karen Michel has produced five features about this singer, songwriter, and arranger. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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False Teeth, True Love, and Blueberry Pie

By Emily Newton

My neighbor Earl has been a logger all his life; Betty, who lives up the mountain tells me those logging men are known for their sweet tooth, and Earl tells me about his sweetheart. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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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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  • 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)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Ten Daughters One Dairy, The Brown Family Farm

By Emily Newton

The Brown Family farm was run by ten daughters. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:06
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 24

By Ruth Lopez

The author recalls an incident from the past but wonders how much of it is real in this 3 minute piece about memory, ice cream and Lou Reed. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 22:32
  • USA

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City X

By Jonathan Mitchell

The shopping mall is a cultural and commercial phenomenon in America that most can relate to in some way or another. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 38:25
  • USA

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The Century in Sound: An American's Perspective

By Adam Phillips

Voice of America’s The Century in Sound is a radio documentary that chronicles the entire 20th century without narration. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 60:09
  • USA

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Re:sound #3: The Karaoke Tupperware Show

By Assorted producers

This hour: karaoke as marital therapy, a man tries to cure his stutter, the weird world of Tupperware parties, and more. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 2011
  • 27:30
  • UK

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The Artangel Podcast: Memory

By Francesca Panetta & Seb Emina

Inspired by three art works from the London-based art organization Artangel, producer Francesca Panetta offers an immersive sonic exploration through the subject of memory: personal, geographical, musical, architectural... (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Mousetrap Enthusiasts

By Jamie Dell'Apa

My brother and I thought the greatest Christmas gift we ever gave each other were mousetrap stocking stuffers . . . (more)

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  • 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)

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