State of the Re:Union: Season Four

Series produced by Al Letson

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Episodes from Season Four of State of the Re:Union.

Please note: All episodes follow the old NPR clock.

State of the Re:Union episodes are available on PRX without charge to all public radio stations, and may be aired an unlimited number of times prior to January 31, 2017. The program may be streamed live on station websites but not archived. Excerpting is permitted for promotional purposes only.


14 Pieces

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When I say the word community, you probably get a bit of a warm and fuzzy feeling, right? But sometimes what makes community, isn't always so prett...

Bought by WVTF, Spokane Public Radio, and KAWC


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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This season, State of the Re:Union travels to some of the most distant corners of the country. So distant, some people… well, they aren't even sure...

Bought by WVTF, Spokane Public Radio, and KAWC


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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Among the most iconic landscapes in American is the Western Range, a stretch of millions of acres of land, much of it remote and undeveloped. Deep ...

Bought by KACU, WRKF, KUER, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WJCT and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 53:23
  • Purchases: 27
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In every city, there are, in fact, many cities, many different versions of a place. Portland, Oregon takes that multiplicity to a different level. ...

Bought by KVMR, KUER, WRKF, Georgia Public Broadcasting, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2013
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 23
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, sits at a crossroads of American identities. In a special episode of SOTRU, we travel to the middle of Middle America to see what ...

Bought by WNCU, WRKF, KUER, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KUNC & The Colorado Sound and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2013
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 21
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In this special hour from State of the Re:Union, we take listeners to a place that exists in every American city… but most of us have never seen th...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, WJFF, WNPR, WEZU, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 35
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During a month selected to celebrate “history,” we certainly are treated to a lot of the same familiar stories: the battles won for Civil Rights, t...

Bought by WVPE, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KQED, KUNM, WSGE and more


  • Added: Jan 03, 2014
  • Length: 53:23
  • Purchases: 113
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Usually during Black History Month, we remember Civil Rights icons and reflect on their legacy. But over the past couple of years, SOTRU has met a...

Bought by WBHM, KPIP-LP, KUHF, WFAE, KISU and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 32
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In this National Poetry Month special, SOTRU explores all facets of poetry and its influence in host Al Letson's life. We talk to poets from all ov...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WMMT, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KMUN, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 69
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For many Americans, Hawai'i is a tropical playground, the place of surf, sun and dream vacations. Behind the tourist façade, though, is one of the ...

Bought by WNCU, KUER, KTSW 89.9, WVTF, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 37
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Interior Alaska can be a forbidding place. The region is largely wilderness, covered with expansive stretches of tundra and towering mountain range...

Bought by KUER, WVTF, WGCU, KUNC & The Colorado Sound, KACU and more


  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 30
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When Mormon pioneers rolled into the Salt Lake Valley in 1847, they brought with them a new theology, a short but intense history of persecution, a...

Bought by KUER, WVTF, KACU, WRKF, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 29
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The U.S. has been a country shaped by migration, dating back to the days of the pioneers making their way West. But recently, this country has been...

Bought by KUER, WNCU, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WVTF, KACU and more


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 36
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Host Al Letson and guest producer John Biewen (of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University) present a collection of stories from Durha...

Bought by WNCU, WVTF, WRKF, KACU, KUNC & The Colorado Sound and more


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 32