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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
Caption: Photo by: spaceameoba, Flicker.com
“Palestinian Hoop Dreams” is a thoughtful story by Ahmed Hemeid, a Palestinian student at United World College. Ahmed’s tells us an amazing story t...

Bought by PRX Remix and YouthCast


  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The Colored Musicians Club is one of Buffalo’s oldest music venues. Jazz giants from Count Basie to Billie Holiday played there, but even with the ...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2011
  • Length: 07:24
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In this conversation, a man talks about his decision to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada... at night and alone.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Clockwise from top left: Ghazwan Al-sharif, Starlyn Lara, Ryan Berg, Yara Badday and Jordan Towers.
The United States has been at war in Iraq now for eight years. KALW News looks back through the stories of soldiers, protesters, and Iraqi expatria...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 30:00
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On the last edition Culture Clique, Ms. Joanne Blackmon Bland discussed on Growing up in the Segregated South: The Selma Voting Rights Movement. Sh...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 04, 2011
  • Length: 32:18
  • Purchases: 1
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After the explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon Rig killed 11 workers in April 2010, oil began spewing into the Gulf of Mexico from the damaged well,...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Trash collects in the bed of the Santa Cruz, Credit: Aengus Anderson
Tucson, Arizona would have never existed without the Santa Cruz river. Yet Tucson’s success has transformed the Santa Cruz from an intermittent st...

Bought by KUT and KVNF


  • Added: Feb 13, 2011
  • Length: 25:00
  • Purchases: 2
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When seniors at a small public high school in the Bronx cast their votes for "Best Couple" they chose a pair they admire but who definitely defy th...

Bought by KUOW, YouthCast, KDNK, WNIN, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 26, 2011
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 5
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Me trying to retrieve a voicemail message and failing to remember the password... until I finally get it.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 02:59
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The city of Syracuse, NY, has a food desert -- a lack of grocery stores that sell fresh produce -- which leaves residents to corner stores and pack...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:36
  • Purchases: 1