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Action Speaks Radio

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Action Speaks is a series of contemporary topic-driven panel discussions centered around “Underappreciated Dates that Changed America.” For 17 years, we have provided a live venue for fellow citizens to engage in thoughtful discussions about history, culture and current events. The panels are hosted by Marc Levitt, recorded, edited and broadcast online and on radio stations around the US.

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This week's underappreciate date is the creation of the first large scale Yoga retreat and birth of yoga in America by 'The Great Oom.'

Bought by KPIP-LP, Spokane Public Radio, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 23, 2013
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
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This week's underappreciated date is the Azusa Street Revival started by William J. Seymour in 1906 and brought about the revival of Pentecostalism...

Bought by WGCU, Spokane Public Radio, WRIR, and WCPN


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 53:28
  • Purchases: 4
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This week's underappreciated date that changed America is the 1957 publishing of Frommer's "Europe on $5 A Day" and the American travel industry.

Bought by WGCU, Spokane Public Radio, WRIR, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 53:28
  • Purchases: 4
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This week's underappreciated date that changed America is 1941 and the birth of the Las Vegas Strip!

Bought by WGCU, Spokane Public Radio, WRIR, WCPN, KWMR and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 6
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A call to arms to protect business from the anti-capitalist rhetoric of the 1960s.

Bought by WRIR, Spokane Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, and WRPI


  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Can and should the government guarantee economic security?

Bought by WRIR, Spokane Public Radio, WBEZ, KREV-LP, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 6
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The camera, exposing social problems or becoming one?

Bought by WRIR, WRPI, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Surveillance in America—needed or nightmare?

Bought by KREV-LP, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Contraception as a right of privacy? The Supreme Court say, ‘Yes’!

Bought by KZYX, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Factories closed; unions ignored; the Tramp asks, ‘What’s Next’? Chaplin previews a world beyond the factory and unionism where one’s identity is ...

Bought by WRIR, WRPI, KREV-LP, Spokane Public Radio, WRIR and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2012
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Bicyclists take to the streets en mass in a fight over the ‘right to the city’.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KTSW 89.9, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WXDU, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2012
  • Length: 53:31
  • Purchases: 12
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The Supreme Court case that helped put a ‘for sale’ sign on our genes.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WRPI, WRIR, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 53:30
  • Purchases: 4
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A Shot Over the Bow Thirty Years Ago Lands Today in Wisconsin and Elsewhere

Bought by WRIR, WRPI, Spokane Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: A snapshot of Pong , Credit: Google Images
Pong introduced America to video games and now there seems to be no turning back. Is this why we don't leave our houses anymore?

Bought by WJFF, KUNM, WRIR, Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: A scene from our first panel of our 2011 season!, Credit: Viera Levitt
Did a Fox guarding a hen house get it right, and if so, how?

Bought by WCPN, WRIR, KALW, Spokane Public Radio, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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In 1987, a barge filled with New York City garbage was dragged up and down the East Coast and into Mexican and Caribbean waters. Our panelists use ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, WCPN, WRPI and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Everyone has an opinion about the role of cellular phones and mobile media technology in our society. Action Speaks panelists look at the first eve...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Spokane Public Radio, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Nov 06, 2010
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 6
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With the popularity of Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and now Glenn Beck, we felt it was time to look at the ‘original’ nationally known conservative ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, Spokane Public Radio, WSKG, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 06, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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In 1971 famed Chef Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. The current popularity of Farmers’ Markets and Community Gardens can i...

Bought by KVMR, KZYX, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Spokane Public Radio, WSKG and more


  • Added: Nov 06, 2010
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 12