The Kitchen Sisters Present

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The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). "The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast" —Ira Glass. The Kitchen Sisters Present is produced in collaboration with Nathan Dalton and Brandi Howell and mixed by Jim McKee. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

When Sam Phillips sold Elvis' contract in 1955 he used the money to start an all girl radio station in Memphis, TN. Set in a pink, plush studio in the nations's third Holiday Inn, it was a novelty—but not for long.
April 1993: A small village in Sicily prepares for the first visit of 78-year- old baseball legend Joe DiMaggio to the town where his parents were born and raised. Flags are strung, feasts prepared, nearly the entire annual budget of the town is spent ...
April 1993: A small village in Sicily prepares for the first visit of 78-year- old baseball legend Joe DiMaggio to the town where his parents were born and raised. Flags are strung, feasts prepared, nearly the entire annual budget of the town is spent ...
April 1993: A small village in Sicily prepares for the first visit of 78-year- old baseball legend Joe DiMaggio to the town where his parents were born and raised. Flags are strung, feasts prepared, nearly the entire annual budget of the town is spent ...
They were called "Construction Guides" — friendly co-eds in mini-skirt uniforms posted at corner kiosks as the World Trade Center was being built (1968-70), to inform an inquiring public and put a pretty face on a controversial issue.
They were called "Construction Guides" — friendly co-eds in mini-skirt uniforms posted at corner kiosks as the World Trade Center was being built (1968-70), to inform an inquiring public and put a pretty face on a controversial issue.
They were called "Construction Guides" — friendly co-eds in mini-skirt uniforms posted at corner kiosks as the World Trade Center was being built (1968-70), to inform an inquiring public and put a pretty face on a controversial issue.
Robert King Wilkerson was in imprisoned at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola Louisiana for 31 years. Twenty-nine of those years he was in solitary confinement. During that time he created a clandestine kitchen in his 6x9 cell where he made pralines.
Robert King Wilkerson was in imprisoned at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola Louisiana for 31 years. Twenty-nine of those years he was in solitary confinement. During that time he created a clandestine kitchen in his 6x9 cell where he made pralines.
Robert King Wilkerson was in imprisoned at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola Louisiana for 31 years. Twenty-nine of those years he was in solitary confinement. During that time he created a clandestine kitchen in his 6x9 cell where he made pralines.
Everyone in San Quentin calls him Wall Street. Curtis Carroll aka Wall Street, was illiterate when he came into prison 20 years ago. Today he teaches his fellow prisoners about stocks. Through friends and family on the outside,
Everyone in San Quentin calls him Wall Street. Curtis Carroll aka Wall Street, was illiterate when he came into prison 20 years ago. Today he teaches his fellow prisoners about stocks. Through friends and family on the outside,
Everyone in San Quentin calls him Wall Street. Curtis Carroll aka Wall Street, was illiterate when he came into prison 20 years ago. Today he teaches his fellow prisoners about stocks. Through friends and family on the outside,
The Braveheart Women's Society, a group of Yankton Sioux grandmothers, re- establish an almost forgotten coming of age ritual for young girls—a four day traditional Isnati ceremony on the banks of the Missouri River in South Dakota.
The Braveheart Women's Society, a group of Yankton Sioux grandmothers, re- establish an almost forgotten coming of age ritual for young girls—a four day traditional Isnati ceremony on the banks of the Missouri River in South Dakota.
The Braveheart Women's Society, a group of Yankton Sioux grandmothers, re- establish an almost forgotten coming of age ritual for young girls—a four day traditional Isnati ceremony on the banks of the Missouri River in South Dakota.
Horses and dolphins and unicorns—creatures that possess the imagination of so many young girls—borderland creatures—gateway animals to other worlds. "They let us be cowgirls and oceanographers and mermaids and princesses, wizardessess."
Horses and dolphins and unicorns— creatures that possess the imagination of so many young girls—borderland creatures—gateway animals to other worlds. "They let us be cowgirls and oceanographers and mermaids and princesses, wizardessess."
Horses and dolphins and unicorns— creatures that possess the imagination of so many young girls—borderland creatures—gateway animals to other worlds. "They let us be cowgirls and oceanographers and mermaids and princesses, wizardessess."
Willie Nelson and Dallas-born actress Robin Wright, along with some wild and extraordinary tellers, take us across Texas and share some of their hidden kitchen stories. Gas station tacos, ice houses, the birth of the Frito, the birth of 7-Eleven,