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KALW

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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.

Pieces

Caption: Chinna Masta Kali, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy has a different perspective on India's version of Halloween.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Jeremy Jue with his dad, Robert, Credit: Jeremy Jue
“Lasting Letters: Leaving a legacy behind” reports on legacy letters and how they are helping people prepare for death, say goodbye, and grieve lov...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 17:46
Caption: Comics on the panel about comedy and politics, Credit: Sandip Roy
70 years after Independence it sometimes feels as if Indians are still to develop a funny bone. Especially when it comes to politicians.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Jennifer Brea, Credit: Tommy Lau
Jennifer Brea was an avid traveler, a Harvard PhD student and a Princeton grad. She was engaged to be married to the man she loved. Then one day sh...

Bought by KWMR, WNIN, WRIR, KSJD, and KUT


  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jakeri Bawcum, Credit: Cornelia Banks
Jakeri Bawcum was just five days old when she was placed in foster care. Her childhood and adolescence was tough. She shuffled between foster home...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 21:56
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Safe Time Home Sharing, a new nonprofit, is trying to alleviate the homelessness crisis by asking East Bay residents to open their homes, and tempo...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 09:15
Caption: Bonny Simi
When Bonny Simi was 14 years old, she made a list of life goals--to be a pilot, go to college, be a TV broadcaster, be an Olympic athlete and to bu...

Bought by WNIN, KWMR, KSJD, KUT, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: A Thai temple replica for Durga Puja, Credit: Sandip Roy
It takes only a few hours to fly from Kolkata to Bangkok, and a weekend in Bangkok is quite common. But there’s very little of Thailand in Kolkata.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: SFPD outside the syringe access program on July 26, 2017., Credit: Andy Bosselman
In the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, the San Francisco Police Department may be preventing injection drug users from getting clean needles. That cou...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 10:55
Caption: Bruce Davis, Zen Hospice resident, listens to guitar played by Thad Povey., Credit: JoAnn Mar
There's an increased use of live music at Bay Area’s major hospitals and hospices to bring healing and comfort to people who are near death.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Leila Janah
New book, new intro! There are billions of people across the world who are living in poverty and 800 million people who are illiterate--two-thirds ...

Bought by KSJD


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Colin Kaepernick takes a knee, Credit: Screenshot from Al Jazeera English. http://bit.ly/2fhPLnd
For many people, this is a time to reflect on what it means to live in the United States. The election season revealed a divided nation, and many f...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Quartz crystal singing bowls, Credit: Truc Nguyen
Eric Cetnarski works as a sound healer in Oakland. Sound healing can be many things: from listening to our favorite songs to using our voices.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: One of San Francisco's mass casualty ambulances, capable of carrying up to 22 patients. (From left: Chief Andy Zanoff, Lieut. Jonathan Baxter, and Capt. Clem Avila.), Credit: Eli Wirtschafter
As American cities recover from floods, hurricanes and violent political demonstrations, we take a look at one of San Francisco’s more unusual tool...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:28
Caption: Suz Somersall, founder KiraKira
Suz Somersall wanted to be an engineer when she grew up but was so uninspired by the classes, she turned to an art degree instead. It wasn’t until ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KSJD, and KWMR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Why do young people join ISIS and Al-Qaida? In her new book I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad, Washington Post nationa...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 50:31
Caption: MSG 2 Movie Poster
At first he was funny. A bearded man with flowing hair dressed in his garish best, his forearms curly with knots of hair. But Ram Rahim is no ordi...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
Hurricane Harvey has devastated Houston and other cities along the Gulf Coast. At least 38 deaths have been reported. More than 32,000 people are i...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:49
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, Donald Trump unveiled plans to expand US military intervention in Afghanistan by sending up to 4,000 more soldiers to the region. How ar...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 51:33
Caption: Gay Pride marchers in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
The Indian Supreme Court caught everyone by surprise, including Sandip Roy. Did the court unwittingly decriminalize being gay?

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1