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A Japanese-American woman trapped in Japan in WWII

Bought by KFAI

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 25:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Members of Iraq Veterans Against the War present at the U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta, GA. , Credit: Photo by flickr user Brooke Anderson.
Almost 4,500 American soldiers and more than 100,000 Iraqis have died since the start of the Shock and Awe campaign. Fourteen years later, we asses...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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A report with excerpts on the Sundance Award-winning documentary "The Last Men of Aleppo", a film focusing on the "white helmets" in Syria.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 07:15
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An interview with Firas Fayyad, director of the Sundance Award-winning film, "The Last Men in Aleppo".

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 09:13
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The individual voices of the children caught up in the war in Syria - two youngsters whose country has been at war for most of their lives - a nine...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Major Misty Posey leads a 2016 class for Marine Corps leaders about integrating women into combat roles., Credit: Lance Cpl. Harley Robinson / U.S. Marine Corps
Revelations that hundreds of Marines shared lewd photos of women come as military leaders fight an ongoing battle to change the culture of the Mari...

Bought by WAMC and WUSF

  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The military commissary at the Los Angeles Air Force Base serves about 750 shoppers and sells $60,000 of merchandise a day, according to store data. As part of reforms to the system, price changes and a private label are due to hit stores in coming months, Credit: Dorian Merina/American Homefront
The stores offer low prices for service members and military retirees. But taxpayers pay more than a billion dollars a year to subsidize them.

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:18
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Caption: Mattea, her big sister, Margo, and her dad
Even though Mattea was only six years old when her dad died, the loss still affects her today. In this moving story, Mattea, now 17, sits down to t...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 09:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with historian H.W. Brands about his book about a showdown between President Truman and General MacArthur.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
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Journalist Doug Wissing discusses his most recent book about the war in Afghanistan with Michael Glab on this week’s episode of Big Talk

  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 08:38
Caption: Marine Corps veteran Bernie Lodico straightens one of the fence posts in the Veterans Garden., Credit: Bobbie O'Brien/American Homefront
Some recent studies have found that combat veterans can improve their health through farming. Researchers at the Department of Veterans Affairs say...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, two best-selling authors known for dark page-turners. First James Ellroy followed by Margaret Atwood.

Bought by KUT

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in next time to "Sounds Jewish" for Jewish songs of resistance from many points during the past century.

Bought by WLPR and KCMJ Community Radio

  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Eliot A. Cohen
“Speak softly and carry a big stick” are the words of Vice President Theodore Roosevelt. When President Garfield was assassinated two weeks later, ...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra interviews CNN's National Security Analyst Peter Bergen about his timely book about U.S. terrorism.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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NEWSMAKER: Did Conway endorsement violate ethics rules? MAIN TOPIC: Russian and NATO Buildup: What does “paying their fair share” mean to NATO st...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 51:25
Caption: The Marquez family during their stay in the Venezuela embassy., Credit: Berta Marquez
With 65 million living as refugees and migrants, the world has never had more forcibly displaced people than it does now. In this 45-minute documen...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 48:05
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An army whistle-blower returns to combat during the height of the surge in Iraq, now surrounded me hostile comrades. We then look at the morality o...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 46:14
Caption: Kenneth E. Miller
It’s estimated that roughly 200 million people are affected by wars across the globe. One-third of those are refugees.

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You may remember a 2014 StoryCorps about an Iraqi interpreter living in Minnesota with the help of a U.S. soldier. Three years later, the interpret...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:42
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Welcome to a special edition of melodically challenged, when we will present the poetry of Nguyen Phan Que Mai from the book The Secret of Hoa Sen...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
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As a new U.S. administration takes hold, with talk of new military action against ISIS in the Middle East, and the reinstatement of Bush-era tortur...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 45:50
Caption: The Potter's Lane development in Orange County, Cal. will recycle shipping containers into 16 apartments. It welcomes its first residents in February., Credit: Dorian Merina/American Homefront
A Southern California project is transforming steel shipping containers into apartments for homeless veterans. They're inexpensive, durable, and su...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WUSF

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Lake Superior Project, Credit: Logo by Lauryl Loberg
During the 1950s Cook County participated in "Operation Skywatch" -- a nation-wide organization utilizing local citizens to watch the skies for pos...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 06:25
Caption: GetPublished! Radio Host Gerald Everett Jones, Credit: La Puerta Productions
Here's Gerald's audio book review of The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War by A. J. Baime

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:31