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Behind drawn shades in a brightly lit room downtown, dispatchers for the Los Angeles Police Department answer 9-1-1 calls and send officers to thei...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:46
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As dawn breaks, birds serenade Eric Jones, who crosses a church parking lot in his baggy jeans, jangling an oversized key ring. The plastic wheels ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:18
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Amy Brooks serves Jewish favorites (matzoh ball soup, pastrami, you name it) in a historic LA deli.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:59
Caption: Natasha Wynn high-fives her daughter, Robin., Credit: Brian Bull, WCPN.
A single mom working a fast-food job aims high.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bob Jordan with his anvil, Credit: JP Davidson
Bob Jordan has a 3000-degree forge in his garage. He’s a blacksmith with over 40 years of experience – including work with German, Italian and Nort...

Bought by PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lovejoy Brook Farm, Credit: Jenny Attiyeh
Lydia Ratcliff is a survivor. She's farmed her 90 acre plot of land in Andover Vermont for 43 years, and though she's now come down with chronic ob...

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 01, 2009
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 2
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A night with Tom Witkowski, “Pizza Time” delivery guy.

Bought by The Story, YouthCast, KUT, SALTcast Podcast, and KFAI


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 5
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The travels of the last milkman in Portland, Maine.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:05
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Dan Scofield's been a fishmonger in Portland, Maine for ten years. But these days, there just aren't enough fish to go around.

Bought by The Nature Podcast and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 17, 2008
  • Length: 06:02
  • Purchases: 2
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It's now 75 years since the first Civilian Conservation Corps camps opened. More than three million men served in the CCC, which changed the Americ...

Bought by WRPI, KWMD, KUT-HD, and WNPR


  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 23:59
  • Purchases: 4
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A midnight run on a giant oil tanker

  • Added: Apr 07, 2007
  • Length: 06:39
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A nurse-turned-barber helps the homeless in her own way

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 06:14
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Japan's national and metropolitan governments finally confront their homeless problem

  • Added: Jun 02, 2006
  • Length: 05:29
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Veronica McNally reflects on life and work on her daily walk to her job at Pantheon Guitars in Lewiston, Maine.

Bought by WAMC and WYBC


  • Added: Jan 12, 2006
  • Length: 06:24
  • Purchases: 2