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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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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 ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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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
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We enjoy many rights and privileges as citizens of a free and democratic society, and we we're asked to do is vote. Easy, right?

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Tiffany Shlain
Tiffany Shlain has been nominated for an Emmy for her filmmaking, she's founder of the Webby Awards and Newsweek called her one of the women shapin...

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


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Durga Puja and Diwali bookend our festival season in Kolkata. But there’s an ancillary festival that’s almost as important. It needs as much plann...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Eve Ensler
Eve Ensler is known for creating "The Vagina Monologues," as well as VDay and One Billion Rising. Eve and I spoke about her work fighting violence ...

Bought by Public Radio for All, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WRIR, KWMR, KSJD and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Anna Lappé
James Beard Leadership Award winner Anna Lappé has spent most of her career as a sustainable food advocate. We talk big food and marketing to kids-...

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


  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Tracey Taylor
Tracey Taylor and Lance Knobel are the co-founders of the "hyper-local" news site Berkeleyside.com and Uncharted, The Berkeley Festival of Ideas. W...

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


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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I don’t know how many shoes this old radio program sells. But it can never feel the same as hearing those voices, most of them long dead, bring a c...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Margarita Quihuis
Using behavior design techniques and persuasive technology (like the kind that keeps you scrolling through your social feed), Margarita Quihuis and...

Bought by Public Radio for All, KSJD, KUT, WRIR, KWMR and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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On October 2 India will mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. But his status as an icon of humanitarianism may be at risk.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1