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Caption: Host Martha Burk
When the U.S. space program was launched, women were tested for astronaut duty -- and passed.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Legendary riot grrrl musicians reflect on their history, politics, and new albums.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 41:57
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This episode digs into issues of monogamy. We tend to take monogamy for granted as a goal of relationships, but that's in part because it's an idea...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 19:29
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Why is it that white men in America are paid more—on average—than women and people of color in every single state? We dig into the realities behind...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 31:55
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Life is more interesting at the crossroads. On this show, we dig into the intersections where media meets identity politics, sports meet gender, fe...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 31:52
Caption: Jenny Slate stars in new film Obvious Child, which deals with abortion and romance (and fart jokes).
We look at the way movies and music discuss reproductive rights, including an analysis of Nicki Minaj lyrics, a history of American sex-ed films, a...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 33:28
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on corporate awards from magazines -- not always what they seem.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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A conversation with one of Canada's best CrossFit athletes and a Clinical Psychology candidate about hiding her non-academic competitions from her ...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:29
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one-half minute commentary on the 1964 Civil Rights Act and its effect on women over the next 50 years.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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A conversation about the importance of adding strength training to your yoga practice.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
Caption: Sheila Krumholz, Center for Responsive Politics
Women are not only the major caretakers in the family, they are also the decision makers when it comes to health, nutrition and food purchases. Thi...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KVSC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one-half minute commentary on D-day in 1941, and the only woman who made the landing at Normandy.

Bought by WSLR and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Emotionally Leaning in to Life
This is the first of the series of shows for Women with Women. Lauri Rich was my first guest and she addressed the question "Can a woman have it al...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 46:22
Caption: Angelica Guillen
Angelica Guillen, Activist, Farm Worker, Educator, and Poet, Part 1 Interview: Angelica, a local artist, describes her life growing up in a migran...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 27:46
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On the occasion of International Press Freedom Day, World Footprints was invited by the United Nations Foundation to attend a powerful event sought...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:06
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two minute commentary on Michael Bloomberg"s announcement he’s spending $50 million bucks to recruit moms to fight the NRA.

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on forced arbitration agreements.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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A discussion about the problem with how TV talk-shows handle female guests.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 11:12
Caption: Host Martha Burk
A unique kind of Final Four bracket was created this year by the American Association of University Women. They ranked schools on how big the head ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: A gathering for the "Rally To Improve Birth" in front of the Austin TX. Capitol Building., Credit: rallytoimprovebirth.com
Interviews with birth professionals and a mom.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 30:01
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Health care reform, also known as the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare", is moving forward with new health coverage enrollment and both women and ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 30:01
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The civil liberties of the Constitution are wholesome, pure, and good. They sometimes require holding two ideas in the mind at the same time, not e...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:36
Caption: Host Martha Burk
According to a couple of cases coming up before the Supreme Court, the United States, which was founded on the principle of religious freedom, has ...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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Widows from WWII, Vietnam and Iraq wars discuss changes over time from the loss of their husbands in war.

  • Added: Mar 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Host Martha Burk
President Obama wants the minimum wage raised to $10.10 an hour. Conservatives claim it will destroy entry level jobs for new workers. They're wro...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:30