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In 1972, Shirley Chisholm launched a spirited campaign for the Democratic nomination. She was the first woman and first African American to run. De...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, WAMC, PRX Remix, KUT, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 16, 2012
  • Length: 07:37
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Occupy Maine encampment in Portland's Lincoln Park., Credit: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://katrinaherzogphotography.com/" target="_blank">Katrina Herzog</a>, courtesy of the Salt archives.
Dispatches from Occupy Maine's consensus process.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2012
  • Length: 07:12
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Come on a self-drive road-trip through Namibia and learn how tourism is helping to conserve wildlife, habitat, and culture. PRX exclusive, slated f...

Bought by KUOW, KUT, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 03, 2012
  • Length: 04:49
  • Purchases: 3
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This moving and provocative documentary chronicles the historic journey of the “U.S./Mexico Caravan for Peace,” which from August 12th to Septembe...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KUMD


  • Added: Sep 26, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Marion Schroeder looks back on her life.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 12:17
Caption: Inside the studio at Footsteps
Foley artists are the unsung performers behind the Hollywood blockbusters. They design and perform the sounds you hear in the movies, from fistfigh...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2012
  • Length: 11:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Franklin County Virginia was once called "The Moonshine Capital of the World”, where corruption and exploitation put working families up against th...

Bought by KISU, KUOW, WMMT, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 16:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Grand Portage Trust Lands technician Roger Deschampe watches for stunned fish, Credit: Carah Thomas
In this feature, WTIP North Shore Community Radio reporter/producer Carah Thomas accompanies Dr. Moore on an electrofishing survey of Susie Island,...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 09:35
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Julia and Marion in Marion's Kitchen
This is the first part of my Bon Appetit series celebrating the life and legacy of my friend and mentor Julia Child whose 100th birthday would have...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2012
  • Length: 22:13
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High School students from Pittsburgh Public Schools discuss the importance of effective teaching, and share stories about the teachers in their dai...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 03:54
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High School students from Pittsburgh Public Schools discuss the importance of self esteem as it relates to a student's success.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 03:42
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High School students in Pittsburgh Public Schools discuss role models (or lack thereof) in their lives.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 03:34
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After living with HIV for many years, Brandon recently had to start taking medication. He has advice for those who are in the same boat. Brandon p...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2012
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 1
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How a documentary about Rwanda's genocide is being used as an educational tool for the youth around the world.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2012
  • Length: 27:59
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Boston Irish mob boss "Whitey" Bulger and his girlfriend spent 15 years hiding out in Santa Monica. Residents say the most wanted man in America wa...

Bought by KMUZ, WFMU, Aspen Public Radio, KOSU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 27, 2012
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Claressa Shields at the Olympic Trials. , Credit: Sue Jaye Johnson
This year women will enter the Olympic boxing ring for the first time. Hosted by actor Rosie Perez and producer Marianne McCune, "Go for It" expl...

Bought by WBEZ, Delta College Public Radio, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WAMU, KZYX and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2012
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 37
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Stef Adkins competes in his very first Drag Competition as Barbie Que, juggling issues of identity and boundaries.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 26, 2012
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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A bio of the single best disco artist, who changed performance forever, Sylvester.

  • Added: May 26, 2012
  • Length: 18:13
Caption: Busking on Freemont Street, Credit: Ciaron Mullarkey
Competing with all the lights and noise - it takes a brave person to busk in Las Vegas - but armed with just an acoustic guitar and his lungs, Marc...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Baltimore is a city of many neighborhoods, of intense divides—racial, class, and otherwise-- not easily overcome. It’s a city bogged down by a repu...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WEKU, KUNC, Vermont Public Radio, WYSO and more


  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 15
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This piece is called Grey Areas and it's about how close I am to my dad, in a literal sense, it's also a tribute to the the neighbour we buried in ...

  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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In our third episode, we look up, way up, to the North Coast of Turtle Island.

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: May 13, 2012
  • Length: 21:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Pete described himself as relentless. This innate perseverance lead him to overdose on heroin, and live to tell the tale.

  • Added: May 06, 2012
  • Length: 17:55
Caption: Charlie Parr
Jaspar Lepak joins Travis Ryder from the studios of Radio K to talk about her music. And Duluth based Charlie Parr is the subject of a highly textu...

Bought by WTIP and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 24, 2012
  • Length: 59:47
  • Purchases: 2
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A true story told live in London. David goes scuba diving off the coast of Sicily, and gets into troubled waters - involving an airport runway, uns...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 11:05
  • Purchases: 1