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: 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...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • 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...

Bought by KUOW


  • 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 ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • 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
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When you hear a really good speech, it’s easy to assume that the speaker has some inherent talent for it. But in fact, it’s a skill, and one organi...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 06:08
Caption: San Francisco Mixtape Society mix exchange at the Make Out Room., Credit: Annie Lin San Francisco Mixtape Society
The San Francisco Mixtape Society hosts mix exchanges at the Make Out Room in the Mission District. Music lovers meet, mingle and exchange mixes th...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:54
Caption: Vacant apartment, Credit: Adelie Freyja Annabel
We often hear how the rent in San Francisco is some of the priciest in the country, but there are also just not enough places for people to live. ...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 06:56
Caption: Previously owned toys being sorted at Salvation Army., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
It can be hard to donate your old things to a thrift store, but the idea is that your stuff will get a second life. Once it is donated, it will mak...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:08
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It’s not just you. The morning commute is getting longer and longer. As the local economy picks up steam more and more people are getting in their ...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 06:35
Caption: Elizabeth Garber talks to the bus driver at the Palo Alto Transit Center, Credit: Isabel Angell
’m on the Valley Transportation Authority’s Line 22 bus somewhere between East San Jose and Palo Alto. It’s 2:30 AM, and it’s raining. I start a co...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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In Sudan, where my family is from, there is an ancient beauty ritual that married women perform called dukhan. It’s like a sauna, but with smoke. ...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 14:52