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Caption: LePriest Valentine, Credit: George Lavender
Meet LePriest Valentine, who kept winding up in the only sanctuary he could find after getting out of jail: Skid Row.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, PRX Remix, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Betty Peters, known as Mama Betty, shuttles jail visitors along the last mile of the journey. , Credit: George Lavender
Thousands of Los Angeles County prisoners are housed in Pitchess Detention center. For visitors, the journey to the jail can take all day. The clos...

Bought by PRX Remix, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 3
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One hour documentary exploring the increasing epidemic of heroin and opioid abuse and addiction in the Midwest.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:04
Caption: Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars
After an abrupt reversal 20 years ago, some prisons and colleges try to maintain college education for prisoners.

Bought by KVSC, Vermont Public Radio, WEKU, WYSO, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: What It Takes: Chasing Graduation in High-Poverty High Schools
The nation's high school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but high-poverty schools face a stubborn challenge. Schools in Miami and Pasadena ...

Bought by WRIR, Iowa Public Radio, Vermont Public Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and...

Bought by WRIR, WCAI / WNAN, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WYSO, WEKU and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Helicopter Landing, Credit: Richard A. Solomon
Arriving on a Super Stallion Helicopter in the Atlantic Ocean, Richard Solomon meets the crew of the USS Bataan (LHD-5) and is granted behind the s...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: College students increasingly caught in remedial education trap, Credit: Lila Cherneff
A system meant to give college students a better shot at succeeding is actually getting in the way of many, costing them time and money and taking ...

Bought by WRIR, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KSUT, WGBH Radio Boston, WITF and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Veterans attend a meetup of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America in Seattle, Credit: Patricia Murphy/American Homefront
More than two million veterans have returned home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But many are finding the transition into civilian life dif...

Bought by KUOW and KPCC


  • Added: Jun 18, 2016
  • Length: 50:27
  • Purchases: 2
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The Constitution provides that "All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States," and it goes on to grant ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WSKG, KCPW, Louisville Public Media, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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An exploration of the work being done in Washington State's Skagit Valley to better understand and prepare for the effects of a changing climate.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:17
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Veteran journalist Reese Erlich takes us to Iran, where young people, who make up over 40% of the country’s population, are looking toward the futu...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Javille Sutton was a 14-year-old runaway when she accepted a ride from a pimp who sold her across the country for the next six years. She was arrested multiple times as a juvenile. She now counsels girls at a horse ranch for young victims of trafficking.
Advocates for kids are pushing for a new approach to combating underage prostitution: treating young people caught up in sex trafficking as victims...

Bought by WRIR, WEKU, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KUHF, KAWC and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Debate: Should the U.S. eliminate corporate subsidies?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The auto industry, agriculture, the energy sector. What do they have in common? These industries benefit from government subsidies in the form of l...

Bought by KTOO, Troy Public Radio, WMUU-LP, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this episode of Wish We Were Here, we bring you the story of Ron Stallworth. In the 1970s, he became the first black detective ever to serve in ...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 45:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debate: Should the U.S. let in 100,000 Syrian Refugees?
Since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011, more than 4 million Syrians have fled the country, creating the greatest refugee crisis since World War I...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KGOU, Prairie Public, WHYY, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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On April 20th, 1914, just north of Trinidad, Colorado, one of the bloodiest, most overlooked events in the history of the American labor movement s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:45
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In this episode, we ask how Colorado Springs' evangelical Christian community has changed in the decade since former New Life Church Pastor Ted Hag...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Brian "Scoop" Nemeth, Credit: Noel Black
In this episode of Wish We Were here, we tell the story of Brian "Scoop" Nemeth, a man with high-functioning autism whose singular goal in life is ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 59:05
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The June 26, 2015 Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 States shifts the terms of the debate about where the gay rights m...

Bought by WXXI and WYSO


  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A student hangs a flag outside the veteran’s center at Pasadena City College., Credit: Stephen Smith
The GI Bill of 1944 revolutionized the lives of millions of young veterans, America’s institutions of higher education, and American society at lar...

Bought by KAZU, KSFR, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A look at the last year in Yellow Springs, Beavercreek and Dayton, Ohio, where hundreds of people joined protests demanding justice for John Crawfo...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: In Their Own Words: Voices of Our Veterans
This radio program features veterans of all eras beginning with World War II to the present day. Nine veterans share their recollections of before,...

Bought by KUMD


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:41:34
  • Purchases: 1
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This piece lets listeners follow along as The Great American Think-off asks America to answer the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?"...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
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(NOTE: The full length piece is now available) This piece lets listeners follow along as The Great American Think-off asks America to answer th...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 04:41