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Luthier, Freeman Vines talks about the guitar he's building from the wood of the old hanging tree.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 09:15
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Rufus McKenzie of Perry, GA shares a tale of degradation in exchange for a meal.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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Alvin Toffler and Margaret Mead: an author and an anthropologist who endeavored to understand the impact of scientific invention. In this episode o...

Bought by KVSC and KSFR


  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 16:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Hollywood director Tom Shadyac traded a mansion and private jets for a mobile home and a bicycle. He had found the traditional trappings of success...

Bought by KUNM, KVSC, and KZUM


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Steve Carell and Tom Shadyac on the set
Tom Shadyac is a successful Hollywood comedy director who found the traditional trappings of success were not the key to happiness. He traded a man...

Bought by KUNM and KVSC


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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With a small gesture of good will toward Syrian refugees, one woman incurred the wrath of evangelical Christians on social media. The resulting cha...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 47:05
Caption: Kenneth E. Miller
It’s estimated that roughly 200 million people are affected by wars across the globe. One-third of those are refugees.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ray Whitaker
An Open Letter to the New Year's Resolution Breaker and their empty promise to get in better shape; A tribute to George Michael and the many musica...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
Caption: Cedric de Leon
The “right to work.” The phrase sounds fair and equitable. After all, who shouldn’t have a right to work if they wish to? Twenty-six states now hav...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Roger Kligler had been fighting prostate cancer for 14 years before he got the news: it's terminal. With no more treatment options, Roger sued ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 1
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According to the Dalai Lama, “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” Welcome to melodically challenged. ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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In the 100th episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack enjoys a pleasant Saturday afternoo...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:43
Caption: Professor Rashad Shabazz
Imagine a large population of Americans living in prison-like-conditions. That’s what it’s like in the so-called Black Belt of South Side Chicago.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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: Brad Friedman
Brad Friedman of The BradBlog and The Bradcast radio show joins us again to help make sense of these primary elections and electoral politics in th...

  • Added: May 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:45
Caption: Dayton Correctional Institution, Credit: renee wilde
Inmate Melody Williams interviews fellow prisoner Aimee Wissman about her heroin addiciton. For Aimee, who is an artist, heroin was a way to emulat...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 04:50
Caption: Norman J. Ornstein
Congress is at a standstill. They have been for several years. In 2010 political insiders Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein began searching for the c...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 11, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A show about that small step, the stumble from being an artist to being homelessness and helplessness. Music and readings by those folks who lived...

  • Added: May 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:57:43
Caption: Viridiana Hernández lobbying at the Arizona State Legislature against the bill that would ban cities from creating their own city ID if that is extended to undocumented immigrants., Credit: Valeria Fernández
This edition of Making Contact is Part I of our special series examining how immigrants are responding and participating in elections and politics ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Have you ever dreamed of wandering through the Great Library of Alexandria? Well, in today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesot...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:56
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Seeing White explores the process of white people waking up to white privilege, how this process impacts people of color, and what white people can...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 33:44
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Anton Treuer co-founded Bemidji’s Truth and Reconciliation group. He’s been producing a series for Northern Community Radio called Anishinaabenaaji...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 1
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In today’s edition of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack sits down with St. Martin Mayor Jim R...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 31:27
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Just because other people don't see it, doesn't mean it's not there. Snap proudly presents "The Path."

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Suzette Jordan
Justice has finally come for Suzette Jordan.Though she was not there to witness it. In 2013 she became the face of rape in Kolkata, India. Her att...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:59