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Indiana Superintendent Glenda Ritz released a video September 18th, the first in a three part series titled State of the Classroom. The first video...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 07:22
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Radio Curious speaks with four different public servants about how a rural community copes in times of catastrophic wildfires.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Educating Women, Empowering the World, Credit: Pathways Togo
Togo, a tiny country in Africa, is one of the world's poorest countries. Despite clear evidence that educating girls and young women is the surest...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 50:58
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The United States has the world’s largest prison population. In 2012, there were 2.3 million people in American prisons or jails – and even more un...

Bought by WJCT, PRX Remix, WEZU, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 4
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Lee Millam has lived in high-rise blocks of flats in London for years. In this podcast he explores the highs and lows of living high up, and also ...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 09:23
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How overconfident are we in the truth of our own beliefs?

Bought by WYAP, KWMR, WRGY, and KSKQ


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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The Chairman of the powerful Science, Space and Technology Committee in the US House of Representatives joins us for a talk about planetary science...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
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Donna Holdiness talks about the death of her husband and the good work that has come from the fund she created in his honor; and, I speak with auth...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:53
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Hear al Qaeda’s IPO, the ironic response to ironic racism, Mr. Scott’s new job on Star Trek, and selections from the National Lampoon’s off-Broadwa...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 49:49
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It’s not every day that the small town of Wise, Virginia gets a visit from a major magazine. But two professors from the University of Virginia’s C...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Mason Tvert, Communications Director Marijuana Policy Project, tells us his group has taken the first step in getting a legalization initiative on ...

Bought by KVMR and KFCF FM


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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WFHB correspondent Dan Young speaks with conservationist Gary Moody about the environmental impact of the Williams Dam near Bedford, and fills us i...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 09:00
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Indu-Subayia, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Health 2.0, which promotes and showcase...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Monica Mallampalli, Society of Women's Health Research, Credit: Today Show
This month I talk to professionals from a variety of backgrounds to try and understand what it takes to get a good night’s sleep. Whether it’s ins...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:21
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Take a walk in the woods with Ranger Kelly....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Washington Post's Paul Kane talks about the lack of Congressional debate over the campaign against ISIS in Syria. New Hampshire Public Radio's ...

Bought by WXXI


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Saudi Arabian Monarchy Linked to ISIS and Other Islamist Terrorist Groups; Pennsylvania Groups Mobilize to Stop Fracking Near Schools; Will Massive...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Ken Rudin may be bedridden with bronchitis and no voice, but the Political Junkie show must go on. Neal Conan subs this week. And what a busy wee...

Bought by KCCU Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WCAI / WNAN, WRKF, and WXXI


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A couple of fake military charities based in Indiana have been busted, and the sad story points up both the importance of supporting our troops and...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 04:56
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Bessel van der Kolk discussed new methods for healing mental trauma.

Bought by KPVL and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 20:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The police in Gary, Ind., 1908, Credit: Library of Congress
Producer Nina Earnest explores how the professionalization of the Los Angeles Police Department -intended to free the police from municipal corrupt...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 10:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Marcus Welby knows that marijuana is the best medicine—why, what else would you use it for?

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
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First, nearly nine million older adults are food insecure. Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation and Jim Lutzweiler, Vice President of ...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Planetary Radio Live celebrates MAVEN's arrival at Mars in Southern California Public Radio's Crawford Family Forum, Credit: Loren Roberts
The latest guest of the Red Planet arrived in orbit on the evening of September 22, 2014. Planetary Radio Live was watching with fingers crossed in...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 57:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Supporters of the unionization of employees of Bloomingfoods rallied in front of the West 6th outlet last Thursday. Around fifty people gathered la...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 09:10