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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.

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This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump's new national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. Who is McMaster? We’ll also talk about t...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 54:01
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There’s good, English, bad English and in a case by itself judicial English - perfect for pontification.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Shruti Naik
Deb Liu is VP of Platform and Marketplace at Facebook. As one of few female executives in technology, she is working to address the challenges that...

Bought by KWMR, KCMJ Community Radio, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kolkata Lit Fest promotional poster, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
When I was a little boy I once lost my parents in a busy market in Kolkata. I cannot begin to imagine what it means to be lost for 25 YEARS. Like S...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Firuzeh Mahmoudi
Firuzeh Mahmoudi's organization United4Iran is using technology to improve civil liberties in Iran. And Samantha Miller is leading a pharma company...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bharati Mukherjee, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
Bharati Mukherjee is gone but she left the light on for many of us.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rhea Suh, NRDC, Credit: Zoe Fisher
This episode features: Conversations with Rhea Suh, president of NRDC on why they partnered with the Women's March; and Jess McIntosh, of Signal Bo...

Bought by KWMR, KCMJ Community Radio, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 4
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Iranian-American writer Firoozeh Dumas' commentaries about her hyphenated life have aired on NPR. But that was a different America. While Firoozeh ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lisa McDonough & Lisa Allanson
Lauren talks with Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough, the founders of Teen Hackz, a program designed to help teens understand themselves and others. ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Joann Lublin
Jessica Jin led the protests last fall over the new campus carry gun law at her alma mater, University of Texas at Austin. Her weapon of choice? A ...

Bought by KWMR, Public Radio for All, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Manipur’s court records talk about a game back in the 1st century AD and what’s different about polo in Manipur is that this not just a game for po...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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It was admittedly a moment of sheer American holiday nostalgia. Cooking a turkey in India. I thought it could be a fun adventure. I just didn’t rea...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Carrie Fisher as Leia and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in "The Force Awakens", Credit: Lucasfilm
There was much more to Carrie Fisher than Princess Leia. But some things, good, bad or simply pop define us as people, and become placeholders for...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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I hope when equal rights comes, there will still be room for that ambiguity. That we don’t always need to walk in a straight line.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Indian Flag, Credit: Flicker user Yarat
When you are proud of your country, pride about its national symbols follows naturally. The Indian Court in its wisdom has flipped that equation pr...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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A currency note is a promise. The Indian government is holding that promise in abeyance, even breaking that trust, by promising a better future.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A conversation with UCLA historian Benjamin Madley about his groundbreaking and heartbreaking book, "An American Genocide: The United States and th...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:29
Caption: Ruth Whippman
Lauren's guests this week are Ruth Whippman, author of "America the Anxious. How The Pursuit Of Happiness Is Making Us A Nation of Nervous Wrecks";...

Bought by Public Radio for All, WRIR, KWMR, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Sandip visits another "returnee," Nguyen Qui Duc in Vietnam.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Members of the Round Valley Indian Tribe retrace the 1863 route of the Nome Cult walk in 2013, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Konkow Maidu Trail of Tears, the route of forced relocation of Indians from Chico, California, to Covelo, California., Credit: US Forest Service
After more than 150 years, historians (and many Californians) are facing the horrifying truth that Indian slavery was a key source of labor that he...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:25