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In this episode, we explore songs about fireworks.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 09:58
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A week in the life of a woman in Chicago attempting to escape a physically and emotionally abusive marriage.

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 23:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A student learns welding at a vocational high school in Massachusetts., Credit: Photo by Emily Hanford
Vocational education used to prepare some kids for blue-collar futures while others were put on a path to college. Now advocates say career and tec...

Bought by WUIS, KWGS, KAWC, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A hand-drawn map on a dining room table in a Colorado home was the main reason the spectacular Maroon-Bells Snowmass Wilderness was one of the firs...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 26:46
Caption:  A graduate and her parents celebrate first-generation college students at Amherst College., Credit: Photo by Suzanne Pekow
Today's college students are more likely to be older, working class, and ethnically diverse than in the past. Colleges must figure out how to serve...

Bought by WUIS, WGBH Radio Boston, Vermont Public Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KMXT and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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An American pediatric brain surgeon describes his remarkable recent journey to Africa and David Scheffer recalls his years of behind-the-scenes neg...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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This episode discusses songs that have been used in ad campaigns (i.e. Commercials)

  • Added: Sep 06, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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A patient with Crohn’s disease visits the best doctor in the world. That patient is Jack’s wife.

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 18:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Britt Aamodt is traveling along the route of the proposed Sandpiper pipeline that would bring North Dakota crude oil across northern MN to refineri...

Bought by KUMD and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 11:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Britt Aamodt is traveling along the route of the proposed Sandpiper pipeline that would bring North Dakota crude oil across northern MN to refineri...

Bought by KUMD and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 2
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The relentless assault of modern communication has left many people feeling utterly overwhelmed. David Allen, best-selling author of “Getting Thing...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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The carbon footprint of tonight’s dinner is considered by mother-daughter authors Anna and Frances Lappe, and a new movement bringing together peop...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Three Peace Corps Volunteers in rural Paraguay struggle to get work done, be themselves and most importantly, keep from going insane.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 15:59
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Military food has come a long way since the canned rations of World War I. However, has the overall quality of nourishment or taste necessarily imp...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
Caption: Lara Downes, Credit: Photo: Rik Keller
Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of ...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 22:02
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Two young activists in the movement of children with incarcerated parents tell what it is like to grow up and we examine the unintended consequence...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: On the Baja CA Coast
Juan learns about the conservation efforts of WildCoast, an organization based in Imperial Beach, California, and Ensenada, Mexico, that works on b...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
Caption: Andres Jaimes, Credit: Tom Weistar
Andres Jaimes grew up near the US/Mexico border in Baja California. At 17 years old, Andres is acutely aware of how negatively Mexico and Mexican p...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 17:21
Caption: Learning to swim in Bangladesh, Credit: Mike Hally
Winner of a Silver Trophy at the New York Festival 'World's Best Radio Awards' 2014, this startling but ultimately uplifting documentary is about t...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 27:55
Caption:  Students in Kentucky taking a Common Core math test, Credit: Photo by Emily Hanford
New Common Core education standards are surrounded by controversy. Most teachers actually like the Common Core, but they’re worried about all the s...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Stephanie Izard
The James Beard Foundation Awards are widely regarded as the “Oscars” of the culinary industry. In May of 2015, the “Beards” will be presented at ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 06:59
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Matthew Piazza is a hilarious scumbag from Boston, Mass. Drugs used to fuel him, pot still does, as Matt admits, "If it weren't for pot, I'd still ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:25:09
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 24
Small town, eight dead women, and police force so inept and corrupt that this case may never be solved. Everyone knows each other in Jennings, and ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:02:14
Caption: A memorial at the location of Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, MO., Credit: Nick Jaworski
**A MUST-HEAR EPISODE FOR ANYBODY INTERESTED IN THE EVENTS THAT OCCURRED IN FERGUSON, MO.** Nick visits the town of Ferguson, MO in the aftermath ...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Congressman Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) regularly partakes in the silent practice of meditation. and a former Washington Post writer Bill Powers believes...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:58