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State of the Re:Union: Season One

Series produced by Al Letson

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Episodes from Season One of State of the Re:Union.

Please note: All episodes follow the old NPR clock.

State of the Re:Union episodes are available on PRX without charge to all public radio stations, and may be aired an unlimited number of times prior to January 31, 2017. The program may be streamed live on station websites but not archived. Excerpting is permitted for promotional purposes only.


12 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Discover the words and wisdom of an unsung hero of the Civil Rights movement who changed the course of American history.

Bought by WLPR, KFAI, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KUHF, KFAI and more


  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 106
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Brooklyn is New York's most populous borough. Ever evolving, Brooklyn has been celebrated as everything from a bastion of industry to a refuge for ...

Bought by KACU, WRKF, KUNC, KTSW 89.9, WNCU and more


  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 28
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One night in May of 2007, a tornado wiped Greensburg, Kansas, off the map. The town's residents have decided to not only resurrect the town, but to...

Bought by KUER, WRKF, KACU, KTSW 89.9, KUNC and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 29
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Back in the timber industry’s heyday, the small mill town of Oakridge, Oregon was thriving. Business was booming. Then in the early 1990s, the saws...

Bought by KUER, WRKF, KACU, KPIK-LP, KUNC and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 27
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, once referred to as "America's Machine Shop," has suffered a similar fate to other rust-belt cities. But despite the decline ...

Bought by WRKF, KACU, KTSW 89.9, KUNC, WEKU and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 25
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The city of New Orleans is as proud of its traditions as it is steeped in them. But since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the city and its re...

Bought by KACU, WRKF, KVNF, KUNC, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 36
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It isn’t exactly Lake Wobegon anymore… Once known as the home of Midwestern Lutherans and Scandinavian farmers, the cities of Minneapolis and St. P...

Bought by WRKF, KUNC, WEKU, KFAI, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 15
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Española, New Mexico is known as the first Capitol City in America. Settled by Spanish conquistadors in 1598, the area's rich cultural past is stil...

Bought by WRKF, KUER, WEKU, KUNC, WEAA and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 20
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Austin is a town wrestling with its identity, not as a result of a natural disaster or economic meltdown, but rather its success. The population ha...

Bought by KUER, WRKF, WEKU, KUNC, WEAA and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 15
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Los Angeles...Lala Land…often thought of as the city of movies and money and fame.  But that characterization doesn't get at the heart and soul of ...

Bought by WNCU, KJZZ, WRKF, KUER, WEKU and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 17
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SOTRU explores the misguided portrayal of the rural Appalachian region as a place of victims — a people at the mercy of the region's poverty or big...

Bought by WRKF, KUNC, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 23
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The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are sending our veterans home with wounds and obstacles not always clearly visible to the rest of the country. The...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KMUD, KVNF, WRKF, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 50