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As a follow up to a World Ocean Radio episode from mid-May, we offer an overview of the Ocean Conference in New York last week which sought to reac...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 04:46
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Steve Downing shares his thoughts and memories from 1997, the summer of love.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 05:54
Caption: Release Date: October, 2017, Credit: Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm by Dr. Gregory Stone & Nishan Degnarain
At the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York in June, each attending delegate was presented with a new book by co-authors Dr. Gregory Stone a...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: Paul Beatty at the Kolkata Literary Meet , Credit: Kolkata Literary Meet
If the polls had been right and Hillary Clinton had won someone could have written a great American satire of an America where Donald Trump wins. B...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The story of girl who copes with feeling like a misfit by inventing imaginary pen pal relationships with Movie of the Week characters. The Mortifie...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 24:06
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Some places, for example, the Intelligence Committee of the United States Senate serve as our country's moral proving ground. But this week‘s testi...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Senate Intelligence Committee hearings about Russian meddling in the 2016 election are Scurrilous one especially important testifier said.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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How can sound heal a body? With our guides, Susan Rogers—who recorded albums for Prince and David Byrne—and hypnotherapist Daniel Ryan, we explore ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 35:28
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Driving around Morocco in the late 1950s with counterculture icon Paul Bowles at the wheel, with a case of hot Pepsi, a brick of hash, and a massiv...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:23
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Water conflict is nothing new. We have been fighting wars over the most valuable resource on the planet since thousands of years B.C. In this episo...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 04:43
Caption: MY Pony, Credit: E.V. Cook
FBI Director James Comey is being queried about whether President Donald Trump asked him to drop the investigation of former National Security Advi...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
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How to hitchhike / a guide to hitchhiking in 2017.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 31:51
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Everyday the world can ask again what’s right or wrong , not just smugly proceed, go along on its merry path, answers tucked under its arm, as proo...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: 12 year old Ananya Vinay, Credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
The Scripps National Spelling Bee has a new winner. 12 year old Ananya Vinay. Another Indian American. That’s not news anymore. But Ananya Vinay’s ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Dorset , Credit: Ryan Winterbotham @ryanwinterbotham for Unsplash
On June 8th we celebrate World Ocean Day, a day to recognize our relationship with the ocean through global connection and stewardship. In this epi...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:36
Caption: Walter Price, 314th Combat Engineers
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of US involvement in World War I by accompanying Walter Price and the 314th Engineers on their tour of duty.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 08:19
Caption: ...excluding your body, your health, your expectations of  the richest country in the world..., Credit: Susan Cook
Congress has taken on eliminating affordable health insurance coverage for all citizens. For many, this year is 'anno horribilis'. In the Departme...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A complex and touching episode featuring two stories about teenagers who kept diaries while inside a mental health hospital — with entries ranging ...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 32:15
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The popular notion that Jamaica developed its early ska and reggae musics by listening to high powered New Orleans radio stations doesn't give cred...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 43:39
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For those of a certain age, the start of summer isn't about going to the beach because a life's worth of hamburgers means never again wearing a bat...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 20:24
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Alex Tizon recently wrote about his family’s slave, Lola. Some praise Alex TIzon for his courage in confronting a dark chapter in his family’s hist...

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  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: “Silent Evolution.” Installation at MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte, Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Mexico.) The sculptural works of Jason deCaires Taylor serve as artificial reefs, providing habitat for fish and other ocean species. For more information visit his, Credit: Jason deCaires Taylor
In this week’s episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss the work of artist Jason deCaires Taylor, creator of underwater sculpture museums that explo...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:52
Caption: Funeral service in front of Barrett's Market 1942
A community garden project at Barrett Brothers Park in north St. Louis prompts memories of the Barrett family, who came to Missouri as Irish famine...

  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
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Excerpts from Rachel Cohen's essay "Lost Cities" and segments of poetry by Fernando Pessoa and Constantine Cavafy examine the allure of one's home ...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 53:20
Caption: The ensemble cast of Monsoon Wedding, Credit: Photo courtesy Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair was an unlikely hit in 2001. A movie set in India but not a British Raj nostalgia film. Nor a Passage to spiritual Ind...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00