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    • Citizenship Diary

    • By: Judith Kampfner
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Judith Kampfner
    • Length: 27 mins
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    How many stars and how many stripes and what do they mean? You need to know this and many more flag questions to pass the US Naturalization test. Producer Judith Kampfner recorded an audio diary about the process of becoming an American citizen, and about what it was like taking on a second identity. Was it a betrayal of her British roots? Or was it a very logical step to take for someone who thinks of herself as in internationalist?

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    • Deadly Evolution

    • By: Loretta Williams, Marjorie Centofanti
    • Narrated by: Larry Massett, Loretta Williams
    • Length: 27 mins
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    By looking at disease from the perspective of a microorganism, scientists have found that the main goal of any virus or other type of bug is to reproduce. Illness is just a side effect of the microorganism's efforts to multiply as much as it possibly can. Whether a virus is carried by water, air, or by other creatures, the way it spreads is a numbers game; the more hosts that are infected, the more it can reproduce, and the more it reproduces, the stronger it can become.

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    • Quilting Art

    • By: Judith Kampfner
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Judith Kampfner
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Long cherished as a vital American folk art, quilting is fast becoming a contemporary form of documentation. For instance, "The Names Project," the mile-long quilt designed to memorialize victims of AIDS, often includes bits of photographs, handwriting, personal mementos and even artifacts like hair and teeth. Quilts were also used to send messages on the Underground Railroad. We look at the tapestry of quilting stories as we make a patchwork of audio stories celebrating the joys and history of quilts.

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    • Arc of Crisis: Bringing Context to Journalism

    • By: William Drummond
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, William Drummond
    • Length: 27 mins
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    To William Drummond, a veteran reporter and a professor of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and subsequent war in Afghanistan exposed a weakness in the way news media had been presenting the world to the American public. Drummond had served as a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times in New Delhi and Jerusalem in the seventies and visited Afghanistan on many occasions.

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    • The Goldilocks Story

    • By: Loretta Williams
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Loretta Williams
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Earth and its neighboring planets Venus and Mars all began with similar temperatures, mineral compositions, and atmospheric gases that could have led to the formation of life. Earth was the only planet to pull off that trick, while climate change took Venus and Mars in less hospitable directions. It was much like the story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"; Mars was too cold, Venus was too hot, but Earth was just right.

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    • Frida Kahlo: Viva la Vida

    • By: Katie Davis
    • Narrated by: Lisa Simeone, Katie Davis
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Surrealist Andre Breton called the work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo "a bomb with a ribbon around it." The epic work of muralist Diego Rivera, to whom she was married, often overshadowed its miniature detail. Kahlo said she simply painted her life.

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    • Grandmother's Seeds

    • By: Neenah Ellis
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Neenah Ellis
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Thousands of varieties of plants are rapidly disappearing in the United States, especially non-hybrid types of garden vegetables. These are called heirloom varieties, and they're difficult, if not impossible, to buy from commercial sources. The seeds are instead often passed from gardener to gardener, often in families, and they represent an irreplaceable genetic heritage that is being lost. We examine the reasons these seeds are disappearing and the efforts underway to preserve them.

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    • Prelude to Thinking About Thinking, Part 1

    • By: Soundprint
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Thinking About Thinking, Part 1.

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    • By Daniel J Bressler, M.D. on 10-25-16

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    • Remembering Kent State 1970

    • By: Mark Urycki
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Mark Urycki
    • Length: 27 mins
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    When 13 students were shot by Ohio National Guard Troops during a war demonstration on the Kent State University Campus on the first week of May 1970, four young lives were ended and a nation was stunned. More than 30 years later, the world at war is a different place. However, those 13 seconds in May 1970 still remain scorched into an Ohio hillside. Through archival tape and interviews, producer Mark Urycki tracks the events that led up to the shootings.

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    • Intro to Thinking About Thinking, Part 2

    • By: Soundprint
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Thinking About Thinking, Part 2.

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    • By Cathleen Ann on 11-22-17

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    • My Monets

    • By: David Stewart, Susan Davis
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, David Stewart
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Writer David Stewart has a collection of valuable paintings by the impressionist painter Claude Monet. And he has a team of international curators taking care of them. That's because they're stored not in Stewart's private gallery, but in museums all over the world. Wherever he travels, he visits one of "his Monets", personal favorites that he makes a point of spending time with on each trip. That way, he comes to know them intimately, in his gallery of the mind.

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    • Prelude to Songs of the Humpback Whale

    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Songs of the Humpback Whale.

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    • Prelude to Sleeping Through the Dream

    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Sleeping Through the Dream.

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    • Intro to 24 Hours on the Edge of Ground Zero

    • By: Soundprint
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 28 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to 24 Hours on the Edge of Ground Zero.

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    • Prelude to Korean Sharing House

    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Korean Sharing House.

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    • Prelude to Mother-in-Law

    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Mother-in-Law.

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    • Prelude to Citizenship Diary

    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Citizenship Diary.

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    • Prelude to Sand Hogs

    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Sand Hogs.

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    • Prelude to Life at McMurdo

    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Life at McMurdo.

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    • Prelude to Upright Grand

    • By: Adam Gopnik
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Writer and essayist Adam Gopnik's introduction to Upright Grand.

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