Culture Audios

Stories that reflect how societies think, behave, believe, dress, create art, and work give us a window into diverse cultures.

By the later part of 1939, Orson Welles and his Mercury-Theatre-on-the-Air players were sponsored by Campbell Soup.

In William Shakespeare's opinion, the life of a person - who lives to old age - consists of seven stages.

"Annabel Lee" is one of Edgar Allan Poe's most-famous poems.

Cowboys of the "Old West" sang songs about their work (and the trouble they got into). This is an example.

William Wordsworth, an English poet who served as Britain's Poet Laureate between 1843-1850, was greatly inspired by nature.

Not long after she received her diary, as a birthday present, Anne Frank and her father took a walk together near their Amsterdam home.

Three days after Anne Frank told "Kitty" about an unsettling conversation with her father - that the Frank family may have to go into hiding somewhere...

Anne Frank, a Jewish girl living with her family in Amsterdam, was thirteen years old during the summer of 1942.  At the time, German forces were...

Seamus Heaneywas long known as "Famous Seamus" in his homeland.

Dylan Thomas was distraught, in 1951, as his father - David John Thomas - was gravely ill.

On the 8th of December, 1941 - the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed - Americans received their up-to-date news from the radio.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) was already a famous writer when she met, then married, Robert Browning.

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