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Caption: One of the few remaining unknown markers left in the county cemetery in Falfurrias, Texas, Credit: Brandon Thibodeaux
Over 6,000 migrant deaths were recorded on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico between 1998 and 2013. This documentary travels to the desert ra...

Bought by WNJR

  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Shirley Parrello speaks with former Marine Sergeant Kevin Powell, who was with her son Lance...

Bought by WEZU, PRX Remix, and WTJU

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 3
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Paul Braun, a Sergeant with the Minnesota Army National Guard, and his interpreter, Philip, remember... more.

Bought by WEZU and WTJU

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Army Captain Drew Pham, 26, tells his wife, Molly Pearl, about Afghanistan and some of his most difficult combat memories.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:19
Caption: Medic Clint McCullough shows off his memorial tattoo with the name of his unit, and the names of three friends who died., Credit: Michael May
American fighters have been getting military tattoos, such as American eagles, stars and stripes, anchors and cannons, since the 19th century. Tatt...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lance Corporal Nicholas Rodriguez
Nicholas Rodriguez joined the Marines because he thought he could make a difference. His service changed Nick–and his family–forever. Nick’s mom &...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 19:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A young boy's father is killed in Somalia, as he makes his way to a camp in Kenya. After a long journey, now in the US, he doesn't feel discriminat...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 08:51
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Iraq war Veteran Travis Williams, sole survivor of his 12-man squad, remembers the explosion that took his 11 teammates.

  • Added: May 30, 2013
  • Length: 03:14
Caption: Sally Edwards (L) and Lue Hutchinson (R)
Sally Edwards (L) and Lue Hutchinson (R) remember becoming friends after they both lost sons in the Gulf War.

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 02:13
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Judy and Randy Pilgrim remember their son and Iraq war veteran, Army Specialist Lance Pilgrim.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:53
Caption: Army Specialist Matthew Bolar
Gordon Bolar tells StoryCorps founder Dave Isay about his son, Army Specialist Matthew Bolar, who was killed in Iraq in 2007.

Bought by KUT and KUOW

  • Added: Nov 26, 2012
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Army National Guard Specialist Justin Cliburn tells his wife, Deanne, about Ali, the young Iraqi he befriended during his service in Iraq.

  • Added: Nov 26, 2012
  • Length: 02:36
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Vietnam veteran Harvey Hilbert remembers one night from the war.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Trooper Henry Dixon
As part of a series marking Armistice Day, the anniversary of the end of the First World War, reporter, Alison Turner, asked expat actors living in...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 06:49
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: Jun 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Cleaning Clothes in the Desert was first published in Quarterly Literary Review Singapore and was written by UK based writer Benjamin Wolfe. Set i...

  • Added: May 30, 2012
  • Length: 11:27
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88-year-old Frank Curre remembers serving on the U.S.S. Tennessee during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and WTIP

  • Added: Nov 18, 2011
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: American Troops Surrendering
The final segment describes the fall of Bataan and those who were able to escape to Corregidor Island. Interviews are with: Art Campbell, Ralph Lev...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Length: 06:38
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Hear stories of human trafficking survivors in post-war Iraq.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 06:13
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A look into the Unemployment Crisis among Iraqi Refugees in the US.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2011
  • Length: 09:59
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Headlines from this week's show include coverage of the death of Afghan mayor of Kandahar city, the mysterious assassination of the leader for the ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2011
  • Length: 04:05
Caption: Protesters demonstrating against the military’s don’t ask don’t tell policy on Capitol Hill. , Credit: Photo courtesy of the AP.
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2010
  • Length: 29:02
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From "Discouraged Workers" 8/27/2010: War News Radio reports on young Iraqis’ struggle to find work.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2010
  • Length: 07:07
Caption: Iraqis submitting job applications., Credit: Photo courtesy of AP.
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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From "Endless Summer" 8/13/2010: War News Radio reports on the status of women in Afghanistan, how they have come to be marginalized in most aspect...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2010
  • Length: 08:05