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KALW

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Description

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: Archel Bernard, The Bombchel Factory, Credit: James K Holder
In the midst of the Ebola crisis in 2015, Archel Bernard moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Monrovia, Liberia and started a fashion company--that emplo...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Baluji Shrivastav, Credit: Sandip Roy
In India in the 1960s there were few options for a blind child. Blind people often begged in trains and railway platforms singing hymns. But Baluji...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Jen Glantz
Jen Glantz attended so many weddings, she went into debt, then wrote a book about it called 'All My Friends are Engaged.' On a whim, Jen thought sh...

Bought by KWMR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 52:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dipa Karmakar in Rio
On Sunday night, much of India was watching television with bated breath. All for one young woman at the Rio Olympics. Her name is Dipa Karmakar an...

Bought by WAMC, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nancy Santiago Negrón
Nancy Santiago Negrón of the Opportunity Finance Network shares why it took three calls from the White House for her to join the Women's Bureau at ...

Bought by KWMR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Patti Sanchez and Nancy Duarte
Leaders are leaders right? How much should they care what other people think? It turns out it's not enough to just have a great idea and people wil...

Bought by KSJD, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Khizr Khan at the DNC Convention
Khizr Khan did something few have been able to do in this bitter and vulgar presidential election.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Every immigrant has a coming to the America memory. Nayomi Munaweera came to America when she was 12. It was the mid eighties. And Duran Duran.....

Bought by WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Je Suis slogan, once a stirring call for a moment of coming together in protest and solidarity, is well-meaning but has a long lost its meaning.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: San Francisco skyline
Sometimes when I return to San Francisco from Calcutta it feels like I have two homes, the best of both worlds. But sometimes at night, jet-lagged ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:57
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I am discovering not sports but the power of sports as a social glue, to bring a city together.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Jennifer Harris
"Women come to Washington to do something, men come to be someone." --Jennifer Harris, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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That most basic of human gestures of intimacy, a kiss, can still be deadly.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Amanda Foreman
Award-winning historian Dr. Amanda Foreman argues that a history that pushes women to the margins is an untruth that must be challenged. To this en...

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


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Manohar Aich, Credit: Bishan Samaddar
While the world was marking the passing of Muhammad Ali, another giant in the world of sports in India died in Kolkata to far less notice.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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There’s been a lot of news about refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Sudan and their attempts to enter Europe, but we hear far less about people t...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 09:08
Caption: L.U.C.K., Credit: BY FLICKR USER MOHAMMED ALNASER / USED UNDER CC LICENSE / RESIZED AND CROPPED
When we're children we believe in magic but as you get older skepticism takes over. But it's a different story for people who run into the Cardman ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Lyle Beckman, Night Minister with The San Francisco Night Ministry, Credit: Ian Lewis
Many people living in need rely on churches for meals, support or simply a place to get off the street and rest. But like other types of service ce...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 07:30
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It’s been over a year since undocumented immigrants in California have been able to get driver’s licenses through the AB 60 law. The first week the...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 05:31
  • Purchases: 1
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In recent years it has become more and more common for arrangements to buy and sell sex to be made online and behind closed doors. A lot of the tim...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 06:52
  • Purchases: 1