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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.
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
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A Gypsy, he never lived in a house or wore a suit until age twenty. At age 18, a late-night caravan fire left him with only two, useful fingers on ...

  • Added: May 10, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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Self-described as a simple mountain coolie, he became one of the world's foremost mountaineers and, along with Sir Edmund Hillary, the first ... ev...

  • Added: May 04, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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A man reluctantly decides to sever ties with his father.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2011
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: The Brain of a Sociopath
Narcissists and Sociopaths have always been among us and yet recent research brings us new understanding of just what these serious emotional disab...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 47:10
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He was born John Luther Jones, but we knew him as Casey. And even though Casey Jones died in an obscure, single fatality train accident more than 1...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2011
  • Length: 03:22
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A woman decides to cease prosecution of the man who bankrupted her.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:47
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Not THAT Martha Washington, but a 29-year-old Passenger Pigeon who spent her entire life in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoo. Of billions of birds f...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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A woman talks about her decision to be honest with the IRS.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2011
  • Length: 02:59