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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: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Why is everyone so gung ho on having an optimistic attitude? According to Dr. Julie Norem of Wellesley College, pessimism can be a good thing. Find...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Feminist comedian Katie Goodman of Broad Comedy reviews Samantha Bee's new show "Full Frontal." As the only woman hosting a late night comedy show,...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
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Indians have no reason to feel left out anymore.  The Donald has noticed them and the Donald has mocked them.

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Dr. Dava Newman, Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Dr. Dava Newman, the Deputy Administrator of NASA has a goal to usher in the next mission to Mars. Will this next mission be one giant step for wom...

Bought by WRIR, KUT, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Taher Shah
India and Pakistan have much in common but, lately an angel in purple has united the prickly neighbors in gobsmacked amazement.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Caroline Paul
Have you ever thought about climbing the Golden Gate Bridge untethered, for fun? Caroline Paul has. In her latest book, "The Gutsy Girl: Escapades ...

Bought by KZYX, KSJD, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Mr. Kohinoor meets the Royals
The British left India a few years ago. Well almost 70 to be precise. But for some Indians, it’s just like yesterday, and with WillKat otherwise kn...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Jo Boaler, Stanford
Jo Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University revolutionizing the way math is taught in K-12 schools, by challenging the...

Bought by KSJD, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rubble after the collapse in Vivekananda , Credit: Sandip Roy
A recent disaster in Kolkata brings out the lookie-loos - and much more.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Nidhi Chaphekar, Credit: Ketevan Kardava
Kardava was doing what is her job as a journalist. The media is doing what they think is their job. The only person who has no choice in this is th...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Annie Leibovitz
Lauren sits down with world renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz about her exhibition on tour, "Women:New Portraits"commissioned by UBS and making...

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


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Monica Liu
Most people who come to her restaurant and wash down golden fried prawn with cold beer have no inkling about her back story.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Maria Klemperer-Johnson
In the trades, most workers--carpentry and otherwise, are still men. Lauren's guest Maria Klemperer-Johnson thinks that this state of affairs can a...

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


  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Deoli Internees in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
In 1962 a group of Indians were shipped off to internment camps during a war with China.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Talia Milgrom-Elcott
Across the nation, there is a STEM teacher shortage in K-12 education. My guest Talia Milgrom-Elcott has taken this challenge to heart with her nat...

Bought by KSJD and WRIR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: a photo from the box
Over 25 years ago curators Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral went to an estate sale in Illinois. Jerri says they stumbled upon a shoebox that would cha...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Robin Chase
Robin Chase co-founded ZipCar, changing the way we think about transportation--and has since continued to innovate in ways that will shape our futu...

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


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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This year saw the Academy Awards ceremony awash in racial controversy.

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Teresa Younger
It's been over 40 years since the Ms. Foundation for women was formed to help women and girls. Yet many groups still feel excluded from the feminis...

Bought by KUT, KUNM, KSJD, WMUU-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kanhalya Kumar
Television is not just news. It has become the lynchpin of the lynchmob.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:00