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Fourth of July Specials

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Fourth of July Specials

The Declaration of Independence, George & Martha Washington, and more from The Apple Seed ~ The Flag, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and Patriotism from Top of Mind ~ on these special programs celebrating Independence Day


The Apple Seed: Independence Day 2021
A special episode in celebration of Independence Day:

  • A reading of parts of the Declaration of Independence,
  • A story about George and Martha Washington by Lynn Ruehlmann,
  • “Its America” an immigrant story about coming across the ocean to America from award-winning storyteller Corinne Stavish,
  • “History that Dosen’t Suck”, a podcast featuring entertaining stories of American history, and
  • “Sourdough Starter” Madeline Pots‘ comical story about heritage, responsibility, and kitchen disasters.

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort COST: FREE LENGTH: 54:58


Top of Mind – 4th of July 2021 Special

  • Why Red, White, and Blue
  • U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth lost both of her legs when the Army helicopter she was piloting got shot down in Iraq. To understand why she chose to serve, you need to understand a bit about her upbringing. 
  • What does it mean to be a true patriot?

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort COST: FREE LENGTH: 52:00


The Lisa Show – 4th of July Special

A special episode in celebration of Independence Day:

  • The Best Fourth of July Snacks -What’s more patriotic than a red, white, and blue popsicle?
  • Teaching Kids about Voting
  • Ideas to make your Fourth of July celebration a special one with the Party Goddess.

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort COST: FREE LENGTH: 54:51


Constant Wonder – 4th of July Special

America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs

  • National Geographic’s vast photographic archive is on display in America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs. Over 130 years of American history from the waves of Hawaii to the farms of Arkansas.
  • How a legendary photographer captures stories.

AVAILABLE: PRX, Download, AudioPort COST: FREE LENGTH: 55:02

Dive in with over 250 stations

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Dive in with over 250 stations

Now in its 9th year, Sound Beat has grown steadily to become one of Public Radio’s most popular daily features    A free, daily, 90 second feature, Sound Beat highlights the holdings of the Syracuse University Libraries’ Belfer Audio Archive, one of the largest sound archives in the United States.    

Like a trip through the history of recorded sound, Sound Beat episodes feature rare and unique recordings from the Archive, and entertaining backstorys detailing their place in recording history. 

For more information, visit: https://creativepr.org/project/sound-beat/

Engaging Stories & Insightful Conversations

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Engaging Stories & Insightful Conversations

Tall tales, folk tales, personal tales, historical stories and more  from passionate and talented storytellers on The Apple Seed.  

Smart, informative, in-depth conversations and interviews   that go beyond mere headlines and sound bites on Top of Mind with Julie Rose


TOP OF MIND with JULIE ROSE Prime Cut 
A weekly best-of compilation from Julie’s daily TOP OF MIND broadcasts  Smart, informative conversations and interviews that go beyond mere headlines and sound bites.  
If it’s top of mind, Julie Rose will talk about it – insightful, live interviews and in depth conversations with government leaders, business executives, university scholars, and more. It’s dialogue so engaging that one listener called Top of Mind “the only [show] that I go out of my way to listen to.”

LENGTH: 1 or 2 hours weekly (clean break between hour 1 & hour 2)
AVAILABLE: PRX, FTP Download
COST: FREE
WEBSITE:
www.byuradio.org/show/e9a84fc9-4bb1-476f-bd5d-0e907b754af8/top-of-mind-with-julie-rose


THE APPLE SEED


Conversation, music, and stories from around the world
We live in an exciting era of storytelling revival. People are awakening to the power and the fun of listening to stories on stages around the country, at the kitchen table, and on the radio.  The Apple Seed is filled with tales gathered from around the world  — stories of all kinds — tall tales, fairy tales, folk tales, personal tales, historical tales, and more — along with an invitation to use the stories on the show as inspiration to share stories with each other, all brought to you by award-winning host, musician, and storyteller Sam Payne.

LENGTH: 1 or 2 hours weekly (clean break between hour 1 & hour 2)
AVAILABLE: PRX, FTP Download
COST: FREE
WEBSITE: 
www.byuradio.org/show/be57d05d-de36-4170-8ae8-5b56c227ff86/the-apple-seed/

The Hollywood Musical is BACK!

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The Hollywood Musical is BACK!

Fans of Broadway and Hollywood music, and the Great American Songbook are Public Radio’s core listeners, and the popularity of musicals has never been higher:

  • LA LA Land has won 7 Golden Globes (including “Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”) and is Nominated for 14 Oscars!
  • Recent years have been the best attended and highest grossing in Broadway recorded history;
  • Live television productions of Hair, Grease, The Wiz, and The Sound of Music drew huge audiences,
  • Good luck getting tickets to Hamilton on Broadway or on the road!

Don’t miss out on this large audience of loyal, affluent, highly educated, culturally passionate and charitable listeners!

Now in it’s 33rd year, Footlight Parade, is Public Radio’s premier syndicated Broadway and Hollywood music program. Each week, Host Bill Rudman calls upon his encyclopedic knowledge, unparalleled collection of recordings, and personal interviews to provide an entertaining and informative program cleverly connected around a theme.

  • great music!
  • entertaining and insightful anecdotes and stories about the shows and stars;
  • Hollywood greats such as Fred Astaire, Danny Kaye, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Julie Andrews;
  • Broadway stars such as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jerry Orbach, Idena Menzel, Patti LuPone and Barbara Cook; and
  • rare historical recordings of Broadway shows and luminaries such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Noel Coward, Al Jolson, and George M. Cohen.

 

For more information about Footlight Parade, check out our Program Listing.