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Willie Harris and Alex Brown remember the prejudice they faced as African American stuntmen while breaking into the film industry in the 1960s.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1979, Tanya James went to work in the West Virginia coal mines. She came to StoryCorps to share her experiences from those early days.

Bought by WRIR, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WEZU, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 5
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Episode topics: Physician assistants and nurse practitioners and fall vegetables.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Challenging Elite Bipartisan Consensus: Primary Election Results Reflect G...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Low paid workers tell the story of the “Fight for 15,” the exploding nationwide movement for fair wages.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRIR


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dahl Automotive Museum, Credit: Teri Tenseth Market
On this episode of Culture Clique, we get underneath the hood and learn about the automotive repair field. We visit with two technicians, Hannah an...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 19:06
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Women Rising Radio #30 profiles women fighting slavery, trafficking and forced labor globally.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Frank Kostrencich has been working the night shift as a crane operator at the Port of Los Angeles for the past 26 years. Using his precision and ex...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Fire engines roar through the city with their sirens warning cars to move out of the way. For most of us, these sirens are nothing more than that, ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:01
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Did you know that Benjamin Franklin was a “whistleblower?” Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her inter...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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TARGET WEEK: March 28, 2016. The story of one man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by taking on China and demonstrating the greatness of American ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Man with a rake and drying shrimp, Credit: THE HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION
This episode of TriPod tells the story of one man’s family business, part of the Chinese immigrant community, that helped build New Orleans.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 09:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Conor Casey, Archivist
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event h...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:11
Caption: Felted Sheep, Credit: Patty Lovegreen
It's Fiber Arts Week on Area Voices! Producer Alauna Yust took a felting class with fiber artist Patty Lovegreen, and a table full of budding artis...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:19
Caption: PSARA
Interview by Ken Winkes: Robby and Steve, members of the Puget Sound Alliance for Retirement Action, disclose what they have in mind regarding ret...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:28
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Did you know that a truly sustainable food system, includes standards for working conditions, fair wages and pricing, gender equity, and environmen...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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Last week, two large manufacturing plants in Huntington and Indianapolis announced plans to move operations to Mexico. The announcement was a major...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 08:43
Caption: Boots RIley, Credit: http://nycsocialist.org/
Boots Riley—activist, author, and “The Coup” front man is interviewed by Edge of Sports blogger Dave Zirin

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scene from Sweat, Credit: C. Stanley Photography
In her new play, Sweat, Lynn Nottage gives voice to the human cost of workers without work.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Peter Saltzman
Interview by Rich Austin: Peter explains how and why our pension plans are in jeopardy. For more information on pensions, go to http://www.pensi...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Professor Susan Eaton
Immigration. That’s a major hot button issue. In recent years, a handful of states have passed laws designed to make it easier to deport unauthor...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This is the story of Springdale, Arkansas, and how chicken transformed a once-sleepy rural town into the most ethnically diverse city in the state—...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 21:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Robert Forrant
Dr. Robert Forrant, University of Massachusetts-Lowell History Professor, Bread and Roses Strike Interview by Rich Austin: Robert gives us the rea...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 27:45
Caption: Runaway Inequity , Credit: Labor Institute Press
It’s become a critical fact of life in America: Runaway inequality.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Human rights abuse in the global diamond trade -- The many facets of India's diamond industry -- Modern designers discover Uganda's traditional bar...

Bought by KZYX, Peconic Public Broadcasting, Troy Public Radio, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4