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David Owen discusses his nonfiction book, Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River. He also reads a short segment from the book.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KWMR


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jessi Silva (left) and Maggie Marquez (right)
Maggie Marquez and Jessi Silva grew up in the desert town of Marfa, Texas in the 1950s. At the time, segregation of Latino and white students was n...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 02:40
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Midnimo, which means “unity” in Somali, is a multi-partner project anchored with the Cedar Cultural Center that was bringing world renowned Aar Maa...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:41
Caption: Jeff Chang, Credit: Jeremy Villaluz
“From almost every kind of responsibility and tie from engagement and from faith. So the artist--our task is to move ourselves and the rest of us i...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WRIR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We interview Alicia Garza, Special Projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and one of the founding leaders of Black Lives Mat...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jonathan Ashley is the author of Out of Mercy and The Cost of Doing Business. His work has appeared in Crime Factory, Out of the Gutter, A Twist of...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 08:32
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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