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Caption: Javille Sutton was a 14-year-old runaway when she accepted a ride from a pimp who sold her across the country for the next six years. She was arrested multiple times as a juvenile. She now counsels girls at a horse ranch for young victims of trafficking.
Advocates for kids are pushing for a new approach to combating underage prostitution: treating young people caught up in sex trafficking as victims...

Bought by KPCC, WCAI / WNAN, KWIT, and WGCU


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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In the tradition of her long-running radio program, The Romantic Hours, acclaimed concert pianist Mona Golabek returns to the airwaves with a stirr...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KDX, WXXI, WSMC, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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A 12-year-old girl in blue jeans probably isn’t the first thing you picture when you hear the word paleontologist. But in 1979, young India Wood di...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Candice Russell in her home in Irving, Texas. , Credit: (Jenn Stanley//RH Reality Check)
In this first episode of CHOICE/LESS, we hear from Candice, an activist, Texan, and Latina who will argue in front of the Supreme Court on March 2 ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 21:50
Caption: Inka Milewski, at home in Miramichi, NB, Credit: David Kattenburg
Profile of New Brunswick, Canada researcher and environmental health advocate Inka Milewski

  • Added: Oct 24, 2015
  • Length: 29:42
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Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of ...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Agnes Sampson and witches with devi, Credit: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
How magic and law shaped the witch trials of early modern Europe

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:33
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
After Annie Cho gave birth to her son this spring, she struggled to make traditional Chinese "confinement" practices (hygiene rules + special postp...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Before it was legal in the United States, some doctors would risk arrest to provide women with access to safe abortions. When that wasn’t possible,...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Join Gloria Steinem, Jane Wyatt, Snow White, Lucille Ball, Rex Harrison, Diana Ross & the Supremes,George Burns & Gracie Allen, James Brown and a c...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:12
Caption: McCoy in the studio circa 1984.
You may not know Rosemarie McCoy’s name, but you probably know her songs. Over 800 of them spanning the full range of American pop music, from Rhyt...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WBEZ, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Eudora Welty, New Haven, CT, 1974, Credit: William Ferris
Eudora Welty was one of the South’s most beloved writers, and her fiction is still a study in detail and dialogue and wit. Her settings were often ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cassandra King, Credit: Tanner Latham
Bestselling novelist Cassandra King talks about her new book Moonrise as well as her writing relationship with her husband, famous author Pat Conro...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 20:07
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Chef Roscoe Hall, Credit: Tanner Latham
In our food-obsessed culture, we likely never think about what's on the menu at an eating disorder clinic. A couple of gourmet chefs bring their in...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Willie Nelson with Norah Jones and Sheryl Crow
Dolly Parton, Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris and more great female singers share their insightful, deeply personal stories about Willie ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KISU, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary College, KAZU, KSUT and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Rachel comes full-circle. She goes from being a college student to be a stripper and then back to starting all over again.

  • Added: May 16, 2013
  • Length: 18:57
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Helen Morley was an unsung hero in a relatively unknown battle – the grassroots fight for mental health care in Chicago. Her deficits were often he...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 06:20
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This is the second part of my Bon Appetit series celebrating the life and legacy of my friend and mentor Julia Child whose 100th birthday would hav...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 20:43
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Infant mortality rates in Michigan are better than they used to be, but still not good enough. Seven out of every 1,000 babies born in Michigan w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:01
Caption: Jo Bai and her fellow English teachers in Yuyao, China.
Jo is African American. Jo lives in Yuyao, China. Jo gets a lot of attention.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 13:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Claressa Shields, Credit: Sue Jaye Johnson
Boxing has been an Olympic sport since the time of the ancient Greeks. But only men have taken part. This year, that changes. For the first time ev...

Bought by WXDU, KUOW, PRX Remix, KGOU, KUT and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 15:53
  • Purchases: 7
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There I was, an Indian woman on the move in a strange new land - Mongolia - and it didn't feel so strange. So much resonated - especially the voic...

Bought by KUER, KZYX, WRPI, KFOK-LPFM, and KUNM


  • Added: Jul 11, 2012
  • Length: 23:43
  • Purchases: 5
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Kaline Medeiros is a professional athlete living in Fall River, Massachusetts. She’s chosen a sport that’s gaining popularity, but is still very co...

  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 08:11
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The story of Elena Fonseca, a remarkable women from Montevideo, Uruguay. Elena was a diplomats wife who lived in a number of countries before retur...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bonnie Raitt
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy-Award winner Bonnie Raitt is profiled in this two hour music and commentary special featuring an ex...

Bought by Prairie Public, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary College, Prairie Public, Radio New Zealand, WTIP and more


  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 22