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: Shiva Shankar from Hyderabad gets his niece Vaishnavi from Pune to donate rice to a woman who works there
Sandip Roy investigates the latest social media challenge and finds out what all this 'Rice' is about.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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The Twitter account "RushdieExplainsIndia" has attracted 130,000 followers in a very short time. However it isn't owned by Salman Rushdie, but by R...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Sandip Roy reflects on the meaning, and sound, of India old and new.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: This cartoon from the Russian newspaper, "Arguments and Facts -America," depicts Nurse Obama pumping aid into an ailing Ukraine., Credit: Mary Rees
As the conflict rages on between Russia and Ukrainian nationalists, thousands of miles away in San Francisco, people are following closely. There a...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:48
Caption: Nile Project musicians rehearse in Kampala, Uganda, Credit: Julie Caine
In a quiet park in Kampala, Uganda, 14 musicians from eight different East African countries sit under a tree.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: KALW's Hana Baba with Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States
KALW’s Hana Baba met up with the former president during his recent stop in San Francisco to talk with him about his book, and the issues facing wo...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
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San Franciscans love to garden, but a backyard is hard to come by if you live in an apartment. And the 36 city-operated community gardens have wait...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
Caption: Issue No. 36 of "Life With Archie", Credit: archiecomics.com
The Archie comic book character is as American as it gets. But in July of 2014 (Issue No. 36 of "Life With Archie") Archie dies. His death reverber...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records’ at the Oakland Museum of California is open now until July 19th., Credit: Ashleyanne Krigbaum
Walking into ‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records,’ one of the newest exhibits at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), feels like hanging o...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fahdl Radman,center, with advisors (l to r) Scott Schaffer and Larry Brucia of Sutti Associates, and Jessica Estrada of the Tenderloin Healthy Corner Store Coalition., Credit: Melanie Young
In San Francisco’s Tenderloin, getting healthy fare often isn’t an option. Without a full service grocery store in the neighborhood, residents rely...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:45
Caption: Argentina shrine, Credit: Sandip Raoy
World Cup fever has infected the entire world... including Kolkata, India!

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: RD Burman
R.D. Burman would have turned 75 last week and Bollywood threw a great birthday bash. Sandip Roy and Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington rem...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Ambassador Car
Sandip Roy takes one last ride in India's Ambassador motor car.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Shubha Mudgal
Unexpected reverberations of Narendra Modi's victory come to Sunnyvale California.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Coolie Woman book cover
But when it comes to women going out by themselves in India, Gaiutra Bahadur comes from a family where the bar was set pretty high. Bahadur's Grand...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Photos of the rape and murder of two Dalit girls in Badaun were shocking, but the pictures shocking as they are are not worth a 1000 words because ...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Narendra Modi
Narenda Modi is the 15th Prime Minister of India, and the first PM born after Independence.

  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Protests against the tech industry’s impact on housing have grown in number and variety. They’ve been personal, with individual tech executives bei...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Bishop Christopher Senyonjo, founder of St. Paul's Reconciliation and Justice Center, Credit: Julie Caine
Reported by NPR's Jason DeRose, May 2014. Earlier this year the president of Uganda signed into law an Anti-Homosexuality Bill. It makes being gay...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:44
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When it comes to sending a message to the community, one way to do it is to simply stand together. That’s what one Oakland organization is doing by...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 07:54