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Let's remember 9-11.More than 3000 children lost their parents in the tragedy.The destruction has caused damages to the economy at the global marke...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2011
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: John Haynes, a Protestant, from Sydney, Australia, was cut out of three wills for marrying Helen, a Catholic, in 1962, Credit: John and Helen Haynes
Mixed marriages - family fatwas and ruptured romance due to religious bigotry in Australia, told through compelling personal stories. Winner, GOLD ...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 53:20
Caption: Russell and Eric Zacharison
Russell Zacharison tells the story of how he got pinned down by his ATV for eight hours out in his pasture.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2011
  • Length: 03:14
Caption: Phil Nusbaum, Credit: Sejan Yun
If you hang around with bluegrass people, you’ve heard the concept, “drive.” It is a musical element strong in bluegrass, maybe even unique to blue...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2011
  • Length: 06:08
Caption: Phil Nusbaum, Credit: Sejan Yun
1st of 2 fund raising editions for Fall 2011

Bought by WAMU

  • Added: Sep 13, 2011
  • Length: 38:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Follow a newspaper vendor through his day selling papers and changing his life.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2011
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Rising sea levels and extreme weather conditions threaten the nation's coastal towns, Credit: Jan Sturmann
The San Francisco Bay is a place of beauty and biological diversity. But sea level rise and extreme weather will change human life along its coastl...

Bought by WAMC, KVMR, North Country Public Radio, WXXI, Prairie Public and more

  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Steve Mello is a farmer on Tyler Island in the San Francisco Bay Delta, Credit: Jan Sturmann
Rising waters threaten the lands of a farmer and of a developer, yet they and their families dismiss all warnings of danger. Why are so many of us ...

Bought by WAMC, WHRV, KVMR, North Country Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more

  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Chuey Cazares and his family live in the tiny coastal town of Alviso at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, Credit: Jan Sturmann
Adapting to climate change will be a messy and painful business. And in the short term there will be winners and losers. Chuey Cazarez’s family is ...

Bought by KMXT, WAMC, North Country Public Radio, KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more

  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Under CC License from Thomas Marthinsen. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomma/4906491235/
How has the drug war changed America, 40 years on?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh

  • Added: Aug 29, 2011
  • Length: 24:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: David Rohde & Kristen Mulvihill, Credit: Erik Swain
Former NY Times reporter David Rohde was abducted in Afghanistan only two months after marrying Cosmopolitan photo director Kristen Mulvihill. Seve...

Bought by KUT

  • Added: Aug 22, 2011
  • Length: 14:51
  • Purchases: 1
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A veteran of 25 years witnesses a fellow soldier kill an eight year-old girl. Upon returning home, he develops Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and f...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2011
  • Length: 05:31
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Actor Sam Elliott perfectly reads passages from Twain's tribute to American boyhood. The program also includes commentary by Ken Burns, P.J. O'Rour...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and KRZA

  • Added: Aug 18, 2011
  • Length: 29:16
  • Purchases: 2
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Ernest J. Gaines poses one of the most universal questions a novel can ask: Knowing we're going to die, how should we live? This program features G...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:55
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Featuring commentary by actor Robert Duvall, playwright Horton Foote, NEA Jazz Master David Baker, and Former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, among ot...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 12, 2011
  • Length: 29:17
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: New born, Credit: Andrew Kahumbu
A team of Kenyans visit Horsey Sound on the Norfolk coast, England, to discover the joys and rude sounds of seals.

  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 05:18
Caption: Veterans of the Second Sudanese Civil War stand under the new flag of South Sudan., Credit: Alyce Ornella
Portland, Maine is home to one of the largest Southern Sudanese refugee communities in the United States, many of whom settled in the city after fl...

Bought by WMPG and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 2
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A man gets in his car and leaves his life behind.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2011
  • Length: 03:15
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A single mom decides to marry her best friend before his deployment to Iraq.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2011
  • Length: 03:43
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How a small community of gold miners in the Colombian jungle is fighting to turn a toxic industry into a green and global market.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2011
  • Length: 34:24
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A teenage girl talks about learning that her father is gay and her subsequent decision to stay with him.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KUT

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Our Decomposing Harp
Using authentic audio, this piece depicts the last three years of a piano's life.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jun 16, 2011
  • Length: 08:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Two young women build a robot.

Bought by WMPG and KUOW

  • Added: Jun 02, 2011
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 2
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Sixteen-year-old Tobias Hodges feels insecure when he sings in front of a crowd, but he keeps doing it anyway.

  • Added: May 30, 2011
  • Length: 04:04
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According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, about a quarter of women seen at VA hospitals have experienced military sexual trauma (MST). MST is...

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 18:23
  • Purchases: 1