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A debate about whether Nolan’s Dunkirk whitewashes history is perfectly legitimate but seventy years after India’s Independence isn’t it also time ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Liza Rodewald works from home and co-founded Hire Mad Skills, a job site that places military spouses in remote jobs., Credit: Sarah Harris/American Homefront
Military families move a lot, and that makes it hard for service members’ spouses to hold steady jobs. About half of military spouses are either un...

Bought by Texas Public Radio, WUSF, and KPBS


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Houda and Farrah showing off their University of Arizona gear outside the KXCI studios. They coincidentally both came to the recording all decked out in UA colors! Like many Syrian girls, Farrah doesn’t show her face on social media.
In episode 14 Farrah returns with Houda to talk about her family’s harrowing experience in their home in Homs, Syria early in the war. After the ev...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Leonard Francis, known as "Fat Leonard," pleaded guilty to bribing Navy officials with prostitutes, money, Lady Gaga tickets, and other gifts. , Credit: Facebook
21 Navy officers have been charged so far in the "Fat Leonard" bribery scandal. While the Navy has beefed up its ethics training, it also faces lon...

Bought by WUSF


  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Life in war torn regions of Afghanistan are bad enough for the communities but it can become even more hopeless when the water runs out.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: Ahmad Naffory is pictured on a Beirut rooftop. He founded the band Assa'aleek,  but after being denied re-entry to Lebanon,  was granted asylum in the Netherlands. The band endures without him, and he has continued making music in his new home., Credit: Photo courtesy of Mohamad Khayata
Ahmad Naffory fell in love with the guitar in a Syrian grocery store, but he didn't know that his music would cause him to flee his home for anothe...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 27:05
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HOUR ONE: "Empathy for Monsters" - The American soldiers who guarded Saddam Hussein came to like and care about him. This hour: Should we feel empa...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
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An exploration of regional memories of the American Civil War and the ways we use story to hide or confront our complicated past.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 20:40
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On the latest Reel Discovery, Kristin joins the rescue mission with Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Protesters demonstrate outside a U.S. Marine base on Okinawa. The U.S. plans to greatly expand the base in the rural fishing village of Henoko., Credit:  Sonia Narang / American Homefront
The United States and Japan have been allies and strategic partners since World War II, but an effort to move and expand a Marine Corps base in Oki...

Bought by WUSF, KPCC, and KPBS


  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 3
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A commentary/editorial/music mix for the US American change of Imperial Power, first aired in January 2017.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2017
  • Length: 14:59
Caption: Vietnam veterans James Lischer, left, and Bobby Lux get ready to surf at Del Mar. Since the 1960's, surfing has helped them open up about their experience in Vietnam., Credit: Katie Schoolov/KPBS
For U.S. troops in Vietnam, the "China Beach" surfing spot provided a rare recreational outlet during the war. Some still seek healing from the waves.

Bought by North Country Public Radio, KAOS, and KPCC


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 3
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Protesters Demand G20 Nations Do More to Address Climate Change; U.S. Conf...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with National Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin who at 95 shares her prespective as an African-American woman during the Second World War ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 22:16
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In the summer of 2013, I traveled a six hundred miles, and 200 years into the past to spend nine days living and working aboard the U.S. Brig Niaga...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 10:04
Caption: An Afghan interpreter (right) helps a U.S. soldier gather information from a local resident in this 2010 photo., Credit:  Corey Idleburg / U.S. Army
13,000 Afghans who helped American troops are waiting for special visas to come to the U.S. Their lives could be in danger as they wait.

Bought by KPBS and WUSF


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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How is climate change going to affect national security and the work of our armed forces? On today’s show, Admiral Lee Gunn shares his perspective ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 25:12
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Sounds of bluegrass, jazz and that slippery, sometimes rock-infused sonic space between that are absolutely perfect for listening to in the first 1...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:35
Caption: Christian Wade of the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune shoots a suppressed carbine. The surpressor is the canister on the end of the barrel., Credit: Timothy Lutz and Clarence Wimberly/U.S. Marine Corps
The Marine Corps is experimenting with suppressors and high-tech headsets to quiet some battlefield noises, while making it easier for troops to he...

Bought by KPBS


  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:55
  • Purchases: 1
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At the beginning of the Iraq War, nearly 40,000 members of the United States military were not citizens. Army Private First Class Diego Rincon was ...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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On the 103rd anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, we talk with two authors who have written books about the war. Margaret Wagner talks about...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Army veteran Russel Keyser shakes hands with his dog, Artemis, outside of his Ronkonkoma, NY home. Keyser says the dog helps him deal with the effects of PTSD., Credit: Paige Pfleger/American Homefront
A growing number of veterans are acquiring service dogs to help cope with PTSD. But the VA won’t pay for them and says their effectiveness hasn’t b...

Bought by WUSF, KPCC, KPBS, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: MilitaryHomeLife Radio
Host Sonya Dunn interviews squadron commanders in the Air Force – Lt. Colonel Mike Shirley from the 10th ABW - Security Force Squadron at USAFA and...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 55:08
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It was the 1960s – and throughout the United States, opposition to the War in Vietnam was growing. The Draft forced young men to make a choice abo...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Army veteran Hector Barajas stands outside the Deported Veterans House in Tijuana. The House has a database of 350 deported veterans, but Barajas estimates the numbers could be much higher., Credit: Dorian Merina/American Homefront
Hundreds of veterans who served in the U.S. military as non-citizens were later deported for committing civilian crimes.

Bought by Texas Public Radio, KPBS, and WUSF


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 3