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Caption: Bryan Cranston and Jay Roach, Credit: Donna Granata
The feature film Trumbo (2015), staring Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston, is based on the true story of blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo. The followin...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:38
Caption: Napalm Girl, Credit: Nick Ut
Nick Ut is one of the Associated Press’ most renowned photographers. As he celebrates 50 years with AP, there is one image from his days in Vietnam...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: ..knowing who you’ve left behind.., Credit: Susan Cook
In my state, a few years ago a bright, articulate local woman ran for the state House of Representatives. Her campaign slogan was ‘Fight Like A Gi...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:32
Caption: "..annuls the power..." Poem 358 Emily Dickinson , Credit: Not known
As the battle wages on between the unarmed and the armed, the armed and the armed, the open carry armed and the concealed carry armed, the proble...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2016
  • Length: 05:19
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Today’s sixty-second Moral Inquiry asks ‘What’s the difference between verbal abuse, which uses words to hold power over others by intimidating, th...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:09
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Today's Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks "What's the Difference Between Politicians Who Refuse to Consider What Politicians in the Other Party say a...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:02
Caption: William Jennings Bryan
Portraits of some of America’s most groundbreaking and unusual presidential candidates...who never won the white house.

Bought by WRVO Public Media, WHRV, XRAY.fm, KUOW, KCPW and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 7
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The widespread permission in this country to be mean, to arm oneself to be as mean as possible is deeply alarming. The beginning of this permissio...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:01
Caption: Mortified logo, Credit: Jered Bogli
Need relief from all the juvenile antics of campaign season? From PRX's Radiotopia, "MORTIFIED'S TOTALLY JUVENILE ELECTION SPECIAL" is your antidot...

Bought by KVNF, WRVO Public Media, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WFAE, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Speaking out about unjust events and atrocities that others passively accept segregates the outspoken, often. In their own time, they are often ...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:34
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The real meaning of the Buddhist concept of karma is murky, but the Republican Presidential campaign has become an explanatory sponge for it- fully...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Senator Tim Kaine with wife Anne Holton, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Senator Tim Kaine, the man who may well be the next vice president of the United States, is consistent in his core beliefs and has a dear love for ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 23:03
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Our pilot episode focuses on the upcoming Presidential Primary Election in Ohio: In a political season rife with loud angry voices looking to shake...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 30:13
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The lessons of D.L. Rosenhan's study of imposters pretending to have psychiatric illness on psychiatric units have not been lost on the world of me...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 07:32
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In the mid-20th Century, a man named Robert LeFevre (pronounced Luh-FAVE) created a small mountain academy just north of Colorado Springs called Th...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
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Maine Public Broadcasting Network has made the perplexing decision to segregate music and poetry to a separate pay-to-hear HD radio service called ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:16
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Human Growth and Development textbooks may be the ‘go to’ reference to explain ‘what the hell is going on’ as the new Republican opponent appar...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
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Michael Eric Dyson's new book, "The Black Presidency Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America", explores the powerful, surprising way the p...

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  • Length: 01:00:14
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The River Is Wide today offers a musical tribute to the 2016 Republican primaries to the tune of "Tonight" from the Broadway musical "West Side Sto...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:22
Caption:  Time to Practice Your Odds for the Derby and Presidents, Credit: Susan Cook
I was reading the New York Times article about the last batch of the 30000 emails released that Hillary Clinton received on her private server- wh...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
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Today The Rough Draft Diaries meets Josh Murnen. He is the Vice President & General Counsel of the Lucas County Land Bank. Never heard of a land ba...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:06
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The Lolligaggers Band sets the stage. And the late Robert Lavoy Finicum educates us concerning our rights...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:27:24
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Today’s Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks :As politicians one-up each other, what’s the difference between the candidate as demagogue- who openly app...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:21
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In the Department of Poetic Justice, just in time for the holidays, The River Is Wide offers a poem that could be sung to the tune from that favori...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:50
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A story of protest and assumed identity.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 32:45