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Dayquan writes about his struggles losing his mother to death at an early age.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
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Dayquan, a student at Harrison High School, tells about the experiences that hade him what he is. A good deal of pathos is included.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
  • Purchases: 1
From: KBEM
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Patrice, a student at Harrison High School in Minneapolis, writes and reads a powerfully descriptive poem about a first love, told from her point o...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 05:40
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A post- post-9/11 podcast. This episode examines New Jersey's Empty Sky Memorial & Bruce Springsteen's song “Empty Sky”

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 13:53
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A post- post-9/11 podcast. Part 1 of a series examining 9/11 memorials.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 15:37
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a post- post-9/11 podcast. Pilot.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Love it or hate it, we're now in an election year. This is good news for women, because they are the majority of voters, and candidates know it.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Fiberglass Wiarton Willie, Credit: Bryan Ward
Alta Blue Skies contributor Catherine Breese offers a brief look at Canada's version of Punxsutawney Phil and the town that created him, Wiarton, O...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:05
Caption: Sandip Roy, Credit: Sandip Roy
The image of India has changed in American eyes, yet so has America's image... in Indian eyes.

  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Catherine Breese, Credit: Bryan Ward
Writer Catherine Breese shares her experience with a virtual online job interview for a job she frankly does not want. She describes the painful in...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
In January 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson announced the War on Poverty. Much has changed, but much has stayed the same.

  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Short Description: Poet Mark Doty discusses his work, including FIRE TO FIRE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS, winner of the 2008 National Book Award, and ...

Bought by WJCU


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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
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The 2012 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry, Alice Friman's other honors include the Ezra Pound Poetry Award for her third book, ZOO. In t...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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How do you slow down your life to spend more quality time with your family? Can family traditions and religious beliefs help to ground you and your...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:54
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Annie confronts her brother about his lying.

Bought by WJCT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 12:14
  • Purchases: 2
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A ten year old girl outruns her bully and grapples with the onset of adolesence...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1
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: Maryama Abdi, Credit: Molly Haley
When Maryama Abdi came with her family to this country from Somalia, she left behind someone very dear to her.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 01:49
Caption: Toby and Jackie, Credit: Molly Haley
Thirteen year old Toby Choyt of Maine meets a retired lobsterman on Portland's historic Widgery Wharf and tells his story.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
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Does anyone ever believe they could actually be… that one in a million? Twice?

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
Caption: Aam Aadmi Party band, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy endures the madness of elections in New Dehli.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Ash Reiter
The lead singer of the Oakland, CA indie rock band Ash Reiter reflects on "Christmas in California" in this audio postcard.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2013
  • Length: 01:34
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A quirky story about kid's observations of a Sunday Catholic Mass while being bored and starving for pancakes...set in the 1960s.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2013
  • Length: 05:40
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Amanda and her husband were eager to start a family. They turned to foreign adoption, and couldn’t imagine the heartbreak, surprises and love that...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:35