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Chicago Public Radio Documentaries by Melby/Richard

Series produced by 2 below zero

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Half-hour documentaries on a range of topics: Senior Sexuality, Compulsive Shopping and Rural Education

These documentaries originally aired on Chicago Public Radio. Produced in 2003, "Spirit and Body Willing: Sex Over Age 70" won an Edward R. Murrow Award for best large market documentary. Produced in 2005, "Consuming Desire" explores the world of obsessive collectors and compulsive shopper. Produced in 2006, "Flatlined: How Illinois Shortchanges Rural Students" shows how small town students suffer from the state's current funding system.


4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A documentary exploring the environmental consequences of traditional funeral and burial practices.

Bought by Prairie Public, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Dec 28, 2008
  • Length: 27:51
  • Purchases: 3
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This documentary shows how students in small town schools suffer because of the way Illinois funds its public schools.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 23, 2006
  • Length: 26:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Enter the world of passionate collectors and compulsive shoppers to find out why people spent money on objects they don't need.

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, WGBH Radio Boston, Marfa Public Radio, KVNF and more


  • Added: May 25, 2005
  • Length: 27:07
  • Purchases: 6
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Does getting older spell the end of sexuality? Not always.

Bought by KFAI, WMPG, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 16, 2004
  • Length: 27:46
  • Purchases: 3