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At USA Recycling in East LA, a two-story yellow crane smashes cars, refrigerators and stoves into neat piles of wreckage all day. The mistress of t...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:17
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A stripper nicknamed "Venus" dances during the breakfast shift in Downtown Los Angeles.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:27
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A mother comes to terms with the fact that her young son...is actually her daughter.

Bought by WNPR, PRX Remix, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 3
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If her new single "Perfect Stranger" is any indication of things to come, recording artist Grace Weber is on the verge of something big. She's ha...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 21:16
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Zohra's plan to help children struggling in Afghanistan is also making Germany's fashion more colorful with selling Afghan made fabrics.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Muna Hassan is a young Somali woman born in Sweden and raised in Britain. Despite extreme opposition to her cause, she is campaigning against the p...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
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Producer Erica Hellerstein takes us on a journey to identity through an ancient medicinal practice known as “curanderismo”.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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All around the country, summer reading lists will feature the same familiar authors of the literary canon. In recent decades, that canon has come t...

Bought by WAMC and KKRN


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Two skaters for the Reno-based Battle Born Derby Demons, Anita JamBayou (also known as Kris Malen) and D’Napalm (also known as Dene’ White-Atcheson...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:22
Caption: Gillian Robespierre, Jenny Slate, San Francisco, CA 5/22/14 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre talk expanding a short, the place of choice, and being willing to get bruised up for a film.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 13:39
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Mexico’s passionate soccer fans and colorful fiestas are in full gear for the World Cup. Lilia Fuquen reports that perhaps the strongest pillar of...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Wisdom and stories learned from grandmothers in Central Mexican Kitchens. Plus: can years of farming rice change a cultural personality?

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WMNF, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Wisdom and stories learned from grandmothers in Central Mexican Kitchens. Plus: can years of farming rice change a cultural personality?

Bought by KFOK-LP, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Coolie Woman book cover
But when it comes to women going out by themselves in India, Gaiutra Bahadur comes from a family where the bar was set pretty high. Bahadur's Grand...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Jenny Bovey at her store in Chatham, MA, Credit: Kara Janeczko
Jenny Bovey's fish don't stink. She's one of the few full time practitioners of a 2,000-year-old Japanese art form called "Gyotaku." She and her h...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1955, Emma "Grandma" Gatewood became the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. She was 67 years old, and hiked the entire trail in a...

Bought by WMPG and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:47
  • Purchases: 2
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Christine proves to herself, the Cameroon border guard, and the U.S. State Department that she can safely spend a day in Chad.

  • Added: May 31, 2014
  • Length: 06:37
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Megan's sixth grade field trip is ruined when she finds her mom's partner in a holding cell.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: May 31, 2014
  • Length: 05:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Dana Ben-Ari talks humor, visibility, and why equality shouldn’t be confused with sameness.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 19:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A trapeze student, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kari Kirkland stands on a narrow platform high above the ground. As a trapeze instructor, her job is to convince students to jump off that platform...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio and KUOW


  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:18
  • Purchases: 2
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The story of one woman's improbable journey from the gym to the boxing ring.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:05
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A Roman Catholic Sister in her 80s who wrote “The Grace to Race, “ she’s the oldest person ever (man or woman) to finish an Ironman Triathlon. This...

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 10:06
Caption: Lesli Wood of The Redwood Plan, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Lesli Wood has achieved almost every goal she's set for herself. She's a professional lawyer. And her band, The Redwood Plan, has played to big cro...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 14:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Megan Smith and Lisa Garzone talk about how their friendship developed after the death of Lisa's ex-husband and Megan's partner, John Joyce.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
Caption: Sarah Vowell signing books after a lecture at Lamar Univ. in Beaumont, Texas
Sarah Vowell talks to reporter Brian Friedman about Louis Armstrong, voiceover work, Andrew Jackson, and other musings.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:27