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Irasema Gonzalez talks about coming of age as a young Latina in 1990s Chicago, and how her definitions of love and womanhood shifted with the passi...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
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Emily Ritz and Kacey Johansing are best friends. They were both in separate bands and living in Marin County when they decided to go on tour togeth...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Nailah Stevenson talks candidly about why she stayed in an abusive relationship. And when she realized it was time to go.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:04
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Emily McWilliams comes from a family of musicians. She always performed and written music: she's been playing the piano for 20 years and composes s...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Tina Vasquez tells her mother, Sonia Vasquez, about what it was like to grow up...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
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Epidemiologists Anne Purfield (L) and Michelle Dynes (R) talk about responding to the Ebola outbreak...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Continues to be the foundation for my life.  Will forever be missed and loved.
A special tribute to the most special lady ever in my life on her birthday.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Betty Davis, former wife of Miles Davis
This week, Ayana Contreras brings us vintage music from women whose careers were overshadowed by their associations with megastars. From the ex-wif...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
Caption: Laura Belman's family tree includes three Declaration signers., Credit: Rebecca Sheir
Laura Belman is descended from three signers of the Declaration of Independence, and is working to preserve the history of early Washington, D.C.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 03:06
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Every ten years, the Furious Flower Poetry Conference is held at James Madison University. This year, the event was dedicated to renowned poet Rita...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:55
Caption: The widows of Vrindavan
Some 60 widows in white saris from the town of Vrindavan made thier way to Kolkata for the festival of the Goddess Durga. Something many of them ha...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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""I think men have got to change an awful lot. They still prefer the little woman." - Bette Davis, 1963. Interview by Shirley Eder. Bette Davis w...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:13
  • Purchases: 2
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From the above-named new book, author Deborah Jaffe reads an amusing passage illustrating how a classic novelist is celebrated in pop culture.... J...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Mission specialists cheer at ISRO
India's Mangalyaan orbiter has reached Mars, but the mission means as much for the women of India as it does for science.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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What exactly is a dream job? Is it one that pays a lot of money? One where you don’t have to do much work? Is it one that makes you famous? …Or, is...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
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Ruth Weiss is a legend among African journalists. She has interviewed many African leaders including Nelson Mandela. Her work is now on display at ...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:17
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Dr. Lori Baker, a forensic scientist, tells her husband, Dr. Erich Baker, about identifying bodies...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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A young female social entrepreneur is bringing change to the world - one bamboo bike at a time. The 19-year-old employs about 30 girls to produce b...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2014
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: An archival WWII VD prevention poster, Credit: U.S. National Library of Medicine
How to tell past, present, and future partners about an STD.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
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Join us for episode seventy-one as we speak with EveAnna Manley, President of Manley Laboratories, a manufacturer of beautifully engineered and cra...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Carolinn Skyler player the largest Armonica in the world
Carolinn Skyler plays a very peculiar musical instrument. In fact, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it. But the sound of it might me fam...

Bought by WAMC and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Women's Halloween costumes are often hyper-sexualized. But not every woman wants to spend Halloween scantily clad.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 03:34
Caption: Davina and the Vagabonds, Credit: Christie Williams
Davina and the Vagabonds, definite road warriors take the stage in their home base, Minneapolis on August 29, 2014. There'll be lots of sassy vocal...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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Caption: Olivia Fite (left) and her mother Barbara Moore.
Barbara Moore (R) tells her daughter, Olivia Fite (L), about becoming a bricklayer in the...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Former Baltimore police officer Mytokia Fair remembers the day she shot and killed her abusive...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1