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added december 16, 2011

RIP Christopher Hitchens

The indomitable contrarian Christopher Hitchens said "This profane marriage between tawdry media hype and medieval superstition gave birth to an icon which few have since had the poor taste to question," about MOTHER TERESA.  About his own cancer: "All of the cheer-up stories I'm afraid have made me an esophageal cancer snob."

Hitchens died yesterday at 62. Here is last year's All Things Considered interview.

 

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added december 13, 2011

North Korean Radio in English

Via Shortwaveology these incredible recordings of English broadcasts from behind the North Korean information blackout.

 

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added december 8, 2011

Last Lennon Interview

December 5, 1980, John Lennon did a radio interview for RKO. It aired three days later, hours before he he was shot and killed outside the Dakota. Here are excerpts from what is said to be Lennon's last interview.

 

added december 7, 2011

Pearl Harbor News on the Radio


Radio Days' collection of the news breaking on various radio stations. In one, the operator seizes the phone line during a live broadcast from Honolulu (which the announcer pronounces HOE-nah-lu-lu).

 

added december 6, 2011

Follow @AudioDocs on Twitter

Be like Radiolab, On The Media, Public Radio International, RTE DocOnOne, PRX, Third Coast Festival and many more. Join us on Twitter @AudioDocs! You could win 1 MILLION DOLLARS (not from us but, you know, you could somehow).

 

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