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Carlos Rocha, an inmate at Danville Correctional Center in Illinois, talks about a murder he committed in 1998.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:42
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Artist and Chicago native, Maria Gaspar, interviews neighbors to uncover their opinions about what it means to live next to one of the largest pre-...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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Eva fled to the U.S. from El Salvador’s civil war more than 20 years ago. Since then, she’s cared for 11 kids – and mastered emotional calculus of ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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At USA Recycling in East LA, a two-story yellow crane smashes cars, refrigerators and stoves into neat piles of wreckage all day. The mistress of t...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:17
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In car-choked LA, riding the bus is a sign that you can’t afford your own wheels. But Joshua Salazar's overnight routes are often full of people be...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
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Every day, Teodoro Cuevas dresses in his black flared pants with silver buttons down the side. He sits against a tree across from the bustling sub...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Roger Alvarez (L) and his former teacher Antero Garcia (R).
Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out...

Bought by KMUD and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gabriel Iglesias, San Francisco, CA 6/24/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Gabriel Iglesias talks bacon cakes, losing weight, and why comedy can do more than just make people laugh.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 11:00
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Producer Erica Hellerstein takes us on a journey to identity through an ancient medicinal practice known as “curanderismo”.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Mexico’s passionate soccer fans and colorful fiestas are in full gear for the World Cup. Lilia Fuquen reports that perhaps the strongest pillar of...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ivan Galvez of Picoso, Credit: Joshua McNichols / Day Job
Ivan Gálvez plays timbales with the Seattle band Picoso. He also scans my brainwaves with an electroencephalogram machine at the hospital where he ...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 11:16
  • Purchases: 1
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In Oakland, California, a group of Spanish-speaking parents is learning more about the Common Core, to keep watch to make sure that it is being app...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
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The Common Core Standards could bring change for English learners, but many educators have doubts about the implementation. Will this new education...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 08:35
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In southern Alabama, a group of parents has accused educators in Baldwin County of applying severe punishment selectively against Latino and Africa...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 07:42
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New York City will offer more than 50 new preschool spaces to four-year-olds beginning in September. Our correspondent in New York, Marco Vinicio G...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 03:55
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In Arizona, there is some support for dual immersion schools, but mostly for those that serve a majority Anglo population. The schools with more La...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:10
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Nicole encounters the border of Taromenane land, who have killed to remain undisturbed by the outside world.

  • Added: May 31, 2014
  • Length: 04:37
Caption: Nick Frost, San Francisco, CA 3/28/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nick Frost talks sequins, alcohol, and why not every romantic comedy should end in a kiss.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 09:13
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What do you call someone who breaks the law by crossing the border into the United States? An illegal? An alien? Jesús? In 1948, Woody Guthrie aske...

Bought by KGOU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 13:26
  • Purchases: 2
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Mann lives a secret double life. He's a #1 hit-single popstar... and none of his friends know it.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 14:37
Caption: Historian Tom Hanchett at a booth at El Pulgarcito. , Credit: Tanner Latham
Charlotte, North Carolina-based historian Tom Hanchett speaks about the ever-evolving South, especially as it relates to food, from a booth in El P...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 09, 2014
  • Length: 17:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nachito Herrera at the piano, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Saint Paul, MN-based International artist Nachito Herrera tackles the solo piano repertoire of Cuban piano player and composer Ernesto Lecuona. The...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Guacamaya (pork skin sandwich)., Credit: Photo courtesy of Lesley Téllez / The Mija Chronicles
In this installment: Ignacio Morales, 30, a native of Guanajuato, in Central Mexico, who now lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, shares phrases in Span...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:12
Caption: Charles Hodgkins, aka 'The Burritoeater,' and KALW's Ben Trefny, Credit: Jonathan Lifeson Smith
Charles Hodgkins and I are walking with several other burrito-eaters through the Mission District. He’s clearly the boss, though. It’s not just the...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 05:03

  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1