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We talk with Jennifer Theisen, IT developer and analyst at Bemidji State University. She is the organizer of the Northern Minnesota Girls Who Code...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 07:29
Caption: Sue Jaye Johnson, San Francisco, CA 5/4/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sue Jay Johnson talks charisma, working fast, and fighting cultural stereotypes.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 14:15
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There’s been a lot of news about refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Sudan and their attempts to enter Europe, but we hear far less about people t...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 09:08
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In recent years it has become more and more common for arrangements to buy and sell sex to be made online and behind closed doors. A lot of the tim...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 06:52
Caption: Concepción Caballero Antonio at her workplace., Credit: Leila Day
Since 1989, San Francisco has been a sanctuary city -- a place that offers undocumented migrants a chance to start a new life, without the threat o...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 11:40
Caption: Rebecca Miller, San Francisco, CA 5/23/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rebecca Miller talks topknots, knitting as feminism, and the new hysteria.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 15:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jake Pickard and Marirose Lynch enjoy cooking together in his apartment, Credit: Elizabeth Nakano
In 2014, Jake Pickard watched doctors try to save his girlfriend’s brain. What happened would dramatically change their relationship and their lives.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 11:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Vice Admiral James Stockdale was a Vietnam War POW for more than seven years. His son, Jim, recalls the family’s difficult wait for his father’s re...

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:46
  • Purchases: 2
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We talk with Connie Cox from Itasca State Park about Mary Gibbs, the first woman park commissioner in the nation.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 15:22
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Producer Tammy Bobrowsky talks with playwright, Cate Belleveau about her new play "Mary 4 Martha 3 NO Footnotes," and also two actors from the play...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 13:17
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Thabile Thabetes bakes birthday cakes for orphaned children in a project she developed to give back to the orphanage. Report by Stefan Mueller is p...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2016
  • Length: 02:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Students at Syracuse University march around campus holding signs and chanting.
A piece about college students standing for change and ending rape culture.

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:26
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Patricia Mishler discusses with her daughters what it is like living with ALS, and her thoughts on knowing that the disease will one day take her l...

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Janyce Hill, Credit: Lacy Jane Roberts
Janyce Hill is a gamer. Not video games, but tabletop role-playing games – just think Dungeons and Dragons. Since 1981, she’s been a game master, t...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:18
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Enrolling in college at 40 to study art, Sharon Long had no idea an anthropology class would put her on a path to a career as a forensic artist.

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lorene Scafaria & Susan Sarandon, San Francisco, CA  4/11/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Susan Sarandon and Lorene Scafaria talk giving, taking, and scoring good eggs.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 16:25
Caption: Beth Harrington, San Francisco, CA, 4/19/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Beth Harrington talks strong women, powerful music, and Johnny Cash descending from heaven.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 23:55
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Christina Lee should have been having the time of her life. Instead, she was stressed and lonely. Until she decided to run away from the rat race…a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 17:24
Caption: A Tobacco Card from 1887, Credit: JOSEPH MAKKOS / NOLA DNA
TriPod: New Orleans at 300 returns with a profile of Eliza Jane Nicholson, a small town poet who became the first woman publisher of a major metrop...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 10:24
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Barb Abelhauser explains how she quit an office job she hated and became a bridgetender, beginning a career she quickly fell in love with.

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Triptych photo illustration, Credit: Doug Dobey.
For the longest while I would think of my mother as a husk like the shell left behind by a cicada, all the internal meat gone, just a crisp skin re...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 27:38
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Anougue France, a 28-year lady, diligently combs a protected area encouraging people to be friends with gorillas. Her life's mission is to protect...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:50
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Jazz musician Esperanza Spalding took up the violin at age five, was a concertmaster at fifteen and graduated from the Berklee School of Music at a...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:51
Caption: A Dangerous Things kit, Credit: Alison Bruzek
Hacking your hearing aid to implanting NFC tags into your hands -- we are now in the age of DIY Bio. We dive into the growing underworld of body mo...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 18:22