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    • Best of Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me!

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Peter Sagal, Carl Kasell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    The first Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! collection focused on the best of the Not My Job segment of the program. This second collection skims the cream off the entire archive of the show, with selections from Who's Carl This Time?, Lightning Fill in the Blank, The Listener Limerick Challenge, Not My Job! and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Old shows but hysterical

    • By Ryan on 04-25-17

    Regular price: $16.06

    • NPR Road Trips Collection

    • By: National Public Radio Inc.
    • Narrated by: Noah Adams
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    With frequent stops at pop culture meccas and unforgettable encounters with humans of singular interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations but to the people who inhabit them - and seek them out. Each story focuses on real locations, real people, and real history in the thought-provoking, imaginative, and entertaining way you've come to expect from NPR. Includes five unique collections assembled especially for the family drive to Yellowstone - and for armchair travelers as well.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great buy

    • By Abdel Khoury on 07-12-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • NPR American Chronicles: World War II

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Neal Conan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    NPR reveals remarkable stories of valor, bravery, and survival from the deadliest conflict in history with this vast panorama of interview, memories, and first person accounts from fronts in Europe, the Pacific, and at home. Harrowing, heartbreaking and deeply personal, this collection offers an intimate, engaging way to learn more about the war that changed the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Glimpses into a variety of aspects of WWII

    • By Brittany on 07-05-14

    Regular price: $17.47

    • NPR Driveway Moments: More About Animals

    • Radio Stories That Won't Let You Go
    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Christopher Joyce
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    More About Animals features stories of fascinating encounters with our friends from the animal kingdom - some whose behavior seems eerily familiar, some who we would like to know better, and some who continue to dazzle us with their wild and mysterious beauty. As these stories reveal, our bonds with the animals all around us grow deeper as we discover new and creative ways to share the planet.

    Regular price: $11.25

    • NPR Road Trips: Family Vacations

    • Stories that Take You Away
    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Noah Adams
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    With generous splashes of popular culture and human interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people who inhabit them - and seek them out. Each story focuses on real locations, real people, and real history in the thought-provoking, imaginative and entertaining way you've come to expect from NPR. We all have memories of family vacations - some successful, some less so, and some gone terribly awry. When it comes to reporting colorful, compelling tales of family vacations, no one does it better than National Public Radio.

    Regular price: $10.46

    • NPR Road Trips: Roadside Attractions

    • Stories That Take You Away....
    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Noah Adams
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
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    With generous splashes of popular culture and human interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people who inhabit them - and seek them out. Each story focuses on real locations, real people, and real history in the thought-provoking, imaginative and entertaining way you've come to expect from NPR. Prairie Dog Town in western Kansas. The Elvis Is Alive Museum in Wright City, Missouri. The Velvet Museum ("Velveteria") in Portland, Oregon. A 13-foot Styrofoam scale model of Stonehenge....

    Regular price: $10.46

    • NPR American Chronicles: First Ladies

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Cokie Roberts
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    While the role of the first lady has changed dramatically over the course of the nation's history, one thing remains constant: Americans have always been fascinated by the wives of the President. This collection features in-depth profiles of many of our beloved, inspiring, and occasionally enigmatic first ladies, including Martha Washington, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, Betty Ford, Laura Bush, and Michelle Obama.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging

    • By Jean on 04-27-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • NPR Road Trips: Fairs and Festivals

    • Stories That Take You Away...
    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Noah Adams
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Step right up as the gates swing open at fairgrounds across the USA. This delightful collection explores the unique joys of the public gatherings that take place in cities and small towns, when people of all stripes and sizes meet to gawk at cows, ponder seed art, get hypnotized, compete in husband-calling contests, and eat virtually anything on a stick. Farming, food, politics, parades, shilling, glad-handing, people-watching, and silliness are celebrated here. If you've been to a fair or festival, you'll love this collection. If you haven't, here's what you've been missing.

    Regular price: $10.46

    • NPR Holiday Favorites

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Susan Stamberg
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Like an overstuffed stocking on Christmas morning, NPR Holiday Favorites is full of unexpected pleasures and evergreen delights from David Sedaris, Susan Stamberg, Baxter Black, and others.

    Regular price: $16.06

    • NPR American Chronicles: Civil Rights

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Michele Norris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It wasn't that long ago that black citizens had to move to the back of the bus. In this stirring collection, NPR tells stories large and small: of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, and the March on Washington; of Pullman porters, an invaluable green book, and women who baked pies to support the Montgomery bus boycott. Personal recollections and historical accounts paint vivid pictures of individuals and events that transformed a nation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A really good account of civil rights

    • By Thelma on 05-24-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • NPR American Chronicles: The Civil War

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Neal Conan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    NPR captures the battlefield action, the personal struggles, and the moral dilemmas of the war that pitted brother against brother (and sometimes sister) and friend against friend. This revealing collection of Civil War stories features gripping history, expert commentary, and unforgettable voices. The NPR American Chronicles series explores the historical events that continue to resonate in our lives. Expert commentary and unforgettable stories create vivid sound portraits of history's greatest people and events, examined in multi-faceted and moving detail.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • NPR American Chronicles: The Military History Collection

    • By: National Public Radio Inc.
    • Narrated by: Rachel Martin, Audie Cornish, Neal Conan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Includes four complete critically acclaimed and award-winning audio documentaries about the Civil War, World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • NPR American Chronicles: Exploring Space

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Joe Palca
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    From the competitive spirit ignited by Sputnik to the tragedies and triumphs of the Apollo missions, from the technological leap forward created by the Space Shuttle to the global cooperation forged by the International Space Station and beyond, NPR examines the inspirational story of modern space exploration and the extraordinary individuals who made it possible. Featuring in-depth profiles of landmark missions, along with interviews and commentary from voices that have lived the dream, including astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Frank Borman, Bernard Harris, Sallie Ride, and many more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Stuff

    • By Brad on 01-14-16

    Regular price: $17.47

    • NPR American Chronicles: Women's Equality

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Susan Stamberg
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    NPR explores the issues, struggles, and triumphs of the American women’s movement, from early pioneers to modern groundbreakers and leaders of today who fight to preserve hard-won rights. Profiles of Victoria Woodhull, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony provide insights into the origins of the movement, while reflections from Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, Geraldine Ferraro, and others reveal the passion and dedication required to maintain progress in the continuing struggle for women’s equality.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • NPR Road Trips: Postcards from Around the Globe

    • Stories That Take You Away...
    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Noah Adams
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    With generous splashes of popular culture and human interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people who inhabit themand seek them out. Each story focuses on real locations, real people, and real history in the thought-provoking, imaginative and entertaining way you've come to expect from NPR. Meet Colin Angus and Julie Wafael, who spent two years circumnavigating the globe using their hands and feet. Turn on the radio in Katmandu and hear music from the 70s. Learn how robot jockeys are solving a human rights problem in Dubai.

    Regular price: $10.46