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Caption: Is Western Democracy in Danger? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Do populist and nationalist uprisings signal Western democracy’s certain decline? Or can recent events be seen as part of a healthy and regenerativ...

Bought by WSKG, Boise State Public Radio, KCPW, and WGCU

  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Ruminations from the rust-belt revival in Canada's Steel Town--Hamilton, Ontario--on whether artists are "the footsoldiers of gentrification."

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 46:04
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Since 2014 the department of justice and President Obama have been working to right the wrongs of the war on drugs. Through Clemency, Obama has com...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 15:28
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
Caption: Virigina State Colony for the Feebleminded
Beginning in 1907, states in the US began to forcibly sterilize over 60,000 Americans -- people considered by scientists to be “unfit” -- the menta...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
  • Purchases: 1
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How may speech affect your perceived level of intelligence? Dr. John Baugh describes research that sheds light on linguistic profiling.

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 12:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Background Music: Serious, deep thought, with groove

  • Added: Nov 02, 2013
  • Length: 01:44
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The United States imprisons more people than any other country. In California a new policy called ‘realignment’ aims to reduce the number of peopl...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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Formerly a chaplain at Maine State Prison, Reverend Stan Moody is on a crusade to change the way we treat our criminals. Some of his parishioners ...

Bought by PRX Remix, WMPG, KUOW, and WAMC

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 07:45
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Stories, Credit: Ricky Norris
Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to affect cha...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 11:32
Caption: Stories, Credit: Ricky Norris
Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to affect cha...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 30:00
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Ideal for broadcast around July 4th: America's founders knew their democracy required informed citizens, but is quality journalism now threatened b...

Bought by KAZU, KVSC, WBEZ, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WFHB and more

  • Added: Jun 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Chris Weller, host of Fret Knot Radio Hour, spends an evening with Larry Gibson in his cabin on Kayford Mountain in the heart of coal country. Gibs...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2010
  • Length: 32:46
Caption: Jim Leach, Credit: National Press Club
Jim Leach, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, speaks at the National Press Club

  • Added: Dec 18, 2009
  • Length: 54:01
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A Cambridge couple, both MDs and Harvard Medical faculty, have devoted their lives to researching and advocating universal health care. Provocative.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Iowa Public Radio, and WCQS

  • Added: Sep 08, 2009
  • Length: 01:00:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A portrait of homelessness in the city of San Francisco

  • Added: Nov 28, 2007
  • Length: 16:43
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RED CRYSTAL PALACE is a mobile tent with a crystal ball inside, operated by a nurse seeking predictions about the future from people on the street.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2007
  • Length: 04:17
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Shareef Cousin was wrongly convicted and sent to death row for over a decade.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, 90.5 WSNC, and KTNA

  • Added: Mar 16, 2007
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 3
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Due to economic recession and strict government policy the illegal immigrants face dire times in the Netherlands.

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Oct 11, 2005
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A review of famed Communist-chaser Senator Joseph McCarthy's legacy a half-century past his condemnation by Congress.

Bought by Listenwise, KTNA, and 2SER FM 107.3

  • Added: May 05, 2005
  • Length: 07:49
  • Purchases: 3
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Former dutch veterans of the colonial conflict in Indonesia talk of their guilty past and of atonement.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2004
  • Length: 29:02
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Award-winning documentary from Lost & Found Sound, produced by Christina Egloff with Jay Allison

Bought by WUTC, KVSC, WITF, XRAY.fm, WABE and more

  • Added: Sep 07, 2003
  • Length: 19:17
  • Purchases: 32