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A mother comes to terms with the fact that her young son...is actually her daughter.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WNPR, PRX Remix, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 4
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It’s odd to think cannibals, cannabis-growers, Vietnam War protesters, and prison escapees all have something in common. But they do: the necessity...

Bought by WEZU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 21:04
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dan Guerrero
¡Gaytino! - written and performed by Dan Guerrero - is a remarkable life journey from 1950s East LA to New York’s Great White Way in the 60s and 70...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: John Gallegos, left, is interviewed by Antonio Martinez, right, with assistance from Marquell Hicks, center., Credit: Laura Marcus Green
N’MPower participant, Antonio Martinez, interviews Spanish Colonial artist John Gallegos, in a community engagement project between the Museum of I...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:34
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What is a home? Come take a look at the concept of “home” from a different perspective.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:32
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Brian gives us a detailed description of how hard it has been for him to get by.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:06
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An Acceptance Speech

  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The recent budget deal had plenty for war contractors, but jobless Americans were left in the cold. For them, it's going to be a very Unhappy New ...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: The 500 Club on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Credit: Ryan Khatam
Phyllis Dunham tells of her first experiences coming to New Orleans with her father...and his friends...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 05:41
Caption: Tarun Tejpal, Credit: ndtv.com
The founder of Tehelka, an indian magazine known for investigative stories on violence against women is involved in it's own rape controversy.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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What a suicide attack in Tiananmen Square can tell us about the Chinese government's struggle with dissent.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Labor Day was created in the 19th century by the unions, to celebrate the economic achievements of American workers. But if we look at the 21st ce...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on why House Republicans took their 40th meaningless vote to repeal Obamacare before getting out of town for a 5...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on what was wrong with the Declaration of Independence.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on how the sequester hurts kids and the elderly while corporations shirk taxes.

  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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A story from legendary radio storyteller, Joe Frank

  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 28:30
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Two and one half minute commentary by series host Martha Burk on the gender gap and gun control, and why it will make a difference in the next elec...

  • Added: May 02, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on who won, who lost on Tax Day.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on the subject of equal pay for women.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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When it actually matters, do you care about the theory?

  • Added: Feb 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:06
Caption: Judith Gardner reads on Tales from the South
This week's stories are all about being outsiders. Stories by Judith Gardner, Frank Fusco, and Alan Reese. True stories told by the Southerners who...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Artwork by Richard Creps
Richard’s leadership of the Student League for Industrial Democracy on the Wooster campus has not gone unnoticed. On of Richard's professors confro...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2013
  • Length: 19:17
Caption: Dan Sinykin
Dan Sinykin is a writer and frequent contributor of essays and book reviews to Northern Community Radio. I this essay Sinykin presents a contemplat...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Notes, thoughts and observations from a lifelong NYC biker on the art of cycling ( I have the broken bones to prove it )and what the real lesson is...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 57:53