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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
Ashton Applewhite is on a mission as old as humanity itself -- to change our attitudes about age and aging. Her book, "This Chair Rocks. A Manifest...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Sandip Roy reflects on India’s journey as it turns 70.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: SHUTTERSTOCK MAXX-STUDIO
This week, several media outlets have reported on the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s $3.9 billion bid for Tribune media. The deal would allow Sinclair ...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:15
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
The Glass Castle is now a film. When she was young Jeannette Walls wanted nothing more than to escape her crazy, chaotic family. She grew up in pov...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A debate about whether Nolan’s Dunkirk whitewashes history is perfectly legitimate but seventy years after India’s Independence isn’t it also time ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sabaah Folayan, Credit: Magnolia Pictures
The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri made news, but Sabaah Folayan knew there was more to the story--so she moved across the country...

Bought by KSJD and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Sometimes it seems 70 years after Independence India is just unable to shake off its suited and booted colonial hangover, as a recent Facebook post...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Whitney Bell
Whitney Bell got tired of receiving unwanted sexually explicit photos from men, and decided to do something about it: She gathered 200 of these ima...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KWMR, and KSJD


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Chickens cannot fly. That’s according to Air India, India’s national airline. It has just announced that it’s going to stop serving non-vegetaria...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Nancy Niemi
An academic at Yale says the value of a college education is changing for women--especially as men move on to professions that don't require a degree.

Bought by KUT, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
This week, shocking images of Syrian refugees who died in Lebanese military custody, allegedly during or after torture, have received widespread co...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 52:56
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India is one of the world’s biggest exporters of beef, even though much of India does not eat beef. New laws concerning animal welfare were seen a...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Most of us don’t know what to say when we are grieving or how to reach out when the people we love go through something awful. Kelsey Crowe, co-aut...

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


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Not in My Name protest, Credit: Sandip Roy
On a rain-drenched monsoon evening recently a bit of old American history found new life on the streets of India.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Leanne Meyer
Most women would rather have a root canal than negotiate for themselves. Leanne Meyer is the Program Director of the Carnegie Mellon Leadership and...

Bought by KSJD and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 52:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
What if the root of all the world’s problems is the imbalance of masculinity and femininity in our leadership? Nina Simons, co-founder of Bioneers ...

Bought by WCPN, KSJD, WJFF, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Prime Minister Modi and Prsident Trump
A spate of lynchings in India has Sandip thinking that the U.S. and his home country are not so different.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Laura Weidman Powers
Bringing more people of color into tech may be the next civil rights movement. Laura Weidman Powers, co-founder and CEO of Code2040, talks with Inf...

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


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Paul Beatty at the Kolkata Literary Meet , Credit: Kolkata Literary Meet
If the polls had been right and Hillary Clinton had won someone could have written a great American satire of an America where Donald Trump wins. B...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Patti Niemi
What if the thing you really love to do makes you so anxious it gets in the way of doing your job? For Patti Niemi, a percussionist with the San Fr...

Bought by WCPN, KWMR, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4