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The death penalty is the barest, most explicit aspect of state violence. Relatively few people are sentenced to death, and even fewer are actively,...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:58
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In the 200 years since ground was broken on the Erie Canal, it has evolved from means of transportation and mode of industrial shipping -- to a pla...

Bought by WCPN, WRVO Public Media, WCMU, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:18
  • Purchases: 5
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The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs last week named Brown County as a finalist in its Hometown Collaboration Initiative.

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 08:20
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The South Bronx, New York's poorest neighborhood, has been dealing with a deadly heroin epidemic for generations. We look at the origins of the epi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WJFF

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 17:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bitwa pod Grunwaldem, Credit: Jan Matejko
If we can't end war, what can we learn from the fight? We look at 3 stories of conflict involving mercenaries, radicalized Union generals and the o...

Bought by WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Non-hypocrites stay true to intentions, Credit: Susan Cook
This week the United States Senate voted to overrule the intention of the Founding Fathers and disregard the process that give minority membership ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:08
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In March 2017, Nevada became the 36th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment-- three and a half decades after the ratification deadline expired...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 22:21
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In a Rough Draft Diaries first, we're entering the world of science by learning about the past (and present) struggles of Lake Erie with the former...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 06:06
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John Lind lost a hand in a boyhood farming accident. But that didn’t keep the Minnesota governor from delivering knockouts, says Britt Aamodt.

Bought by Radio K, KSRQ, KUMD, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KBEM and more

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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NEWSMAKER: Pressure mounts on AG Jeff Sessions on Russian Meetings MAIN SHOW: A deeper discussion continues out of the Newsmaker with 4 guests TA...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 51:25
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This week we talk about the Harlem Hammer, COINTELPRO, and punching nazis.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 42:03
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NEWSMAKER: New Executive Order targets regulations with agency task forces MAIN SHOW: DNC fight, a laboratory of the Left? Preview of the DNC Chai...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 51:25
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This week we discuss protests in several different contexts.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 52:53
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This week we talk about the German kunstschutz unit, the Venus de Milo, and slavery reparations.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 44:53
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Fundraising hour for stations carrying the Ken Rudin's Political Junkie weekly program. This show highlights the breadth of political conversations...

Bought by Delta College Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, and WHQR

  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 38:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Women's March 2016, St. Paul, MN, Credit: Katie Carter
Area Voices producer Katie Carter rode along on a bus from Bemidji full of women and girls headed to the Women's March in St. Paul. This segment o...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 18:11
Caption: Robert E. Lee Statue on Moument Avenue, Credit: Kelley Libby/Radio IQ
This past Saturday, over 1,000 Richmonders streamed down Monument Avenue in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, planned for this weeke...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:21
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How does today's Black Lives Matter Movement compare to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s leadership of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s? Can BLM...

Bought by KQAL, Public Radio for All, KMUD, and WXDU

  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 20:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Five years, two trials, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees have failed to resolve Special Agent Christopher Deedy’s case. That hasn...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 31:21
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In even the most high profile criminal cases, there comes a point where the world moves on. But for the families of both the victims and the shoote...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 29:41
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In 1969, the Army Corps of Engineers shut off the American side of Niagara Falls to study erosion. We interview the man who led that team.

Bought by KUSU, WCPN, WCMU, WAMC, and WBFO

  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Michael Keene is an author and historian.
The Erie Canal changed the world by connecting New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. But author and historian Michael Keene says...

Bought by WXXI, WRVO Public Media, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, WAMC and more

  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: :56
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: BY ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Pedestrian Bridge to be replaced at Niagara Falls State Park., Credit: BY ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Pedestrian Bridge to be replaced at Niagara Falls State Park.
New York State plans to shut off the American Falls, a major attraction for tourists who flock to Niagara Falls. It's part of a project to replace...

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, WAMC, WSKG and more

  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 7
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Produced the day after Leon Russell's death on November 13, 2016, music host Paul Ingles plays some spectacular Leon Russell performances and revie...

Bought by WAMC, Wyoming Public Radio, WVPE, KMSU, Prairie Public and more

  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 19
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After a hung jury in the rape trial of five local Hawaiians, the family of the alleged victim looked for vengeance. They got it — by committing one...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 29:02