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Guitar master Carlos Santana sights his musician father, the three Kings of the Blues and guitar "God" Eric Clapton as his earliest influences.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:09
Caption: Downtown High School project-based learning student-centered learning alternative education high school public education SFUSD, Credit: Jen Chien
Nearly a dozen teenagers are scattered in small groups across a large classroom at Downtown High School in San Francisco. Some strum on guitars. Ot...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 09:28
Caption: Second grade teacher Pamela Diebel releases her class after the lockdown drill., Credit: Rhian Miller
Every time news of another school shooting hits the headlines, so does the debate about how to keep children safe. After the shootings at Sandy Hoo...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:14
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This week's Rock School features a plethora of unfitting song choices used in commercials. From Royal Carribbean to Wendy's, tune in for a full ho...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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This week's episode of Rock School discusses the highs and lows of being in a band.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, for Halloween, we’re bringing you a scary story. On March 3rd, 1876, large chunks of red meat fell from the sky for a period of several ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: :00
Caption: Tale of the Distribution, Credit: Seth Shostak
Very few of us can play the piano like Vladimir Horowitz. His talent was at the tail end of the bell curve of musical ability – that tiny sliver o...

Bought by WRIR, WRGY, and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A continuation of our look at the history of the New York Philharmonic, including musician interviews and some of the orchestra’s most memorable pe...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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A continuation of our look at the history of the New York Philharmonic, including musician interviews and some of the orchestra’s most memorable pe...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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A continuation of our look at the history of the New York Philharmonic, including musician interviews and some of the orchestra’s most memorable pe...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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A continuation of our look at the history of the New York Philharmonic, including musician interviews and some of the orchestra’s most memorable pe...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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FILMS AROUND THE WORLD deals with film an an international commodity. In terms of commercial entertainment at home, on the big screen in theaters e...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:10

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 57:44
  • Purchases: 2
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The Chicano movement changed California forever in the 1960s and 70s, and its legacy continues in the form of a Sacramento arts center for kids of ...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:51
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A narrative weaving together the voices and stories of women who, by choice or chance, do not have children and what they are doing with their love...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 15:41
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A continuation of our look at the history of the New York Philharmonic, including musician interviews and some of the orchestra’s most memorable pe...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: Global Grins
Did you know there are currently more cell phones in the world than toothbrushes? Meet Joselyn Miller, co-founder of Global Grins, a philanthropy t...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:12
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Moneymatters1026 Show #196 The 2014 Fall Season stock Rout! (Food bank programs) October 2014 This month in the markets has seen a frightening f...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 55:00
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Moneymatters582- Economy and the Markets- "The beat up energy sector- a place to look for good buys" The energy sector is all beat up. The buys ar...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: The Hamlin School on Broadway Street in Pacific Heights, Credit: Flickr user rocor
Callie Jones is showing me how to 3D print a tiny yellow chess piece, after designing it herself on a computer. It’s her second day in the 3D print...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:04
Caption: Dev Bootcamp class, Credit: Rachel Wong
Around 20 students are standing in a circle in a big open office space. There are both men and women, mostly in their 20s or 30s. One-by-one, they...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
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TraVaughn Hicks has been making music since he was a young boy and his rapper uncle would record him singing on his songs.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:36
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Natasha Mahia, a student at El Dorado elementary school in Visitacion Valley, is one of ROCK’s biggest fans. ROCK stands for Real Options for City ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:37
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This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we speak to Fuchsia Dunlop, the first Westerner to train at the Sichuan Institute of Higher Cuisine in Sichuan...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 54:00