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Competing essayists Jennifer Nelson and Jason Steck debate the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?" at the 2014 "Great American Think ...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In this provocative radio essay, a commonplace encounter with racial profiling opens the door to the vast and painful reality of racism in the Unit...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Nailah Stevenson talks candidly about why she stayed in an abusive relationship. And when she realized it was time to go.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:04
Caption: Miner 49er, Credit: Tom Weistar
In the foothills of the Sierra Nevada lies the San Juan Ridge. On the Ridge, tucked away amongst towering pines, flanked by two forks of the Yuba R...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:25
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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.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
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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