Making Contact

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Producers of "Making Contact," an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Special mini-series, such as ElectionWatch ’04 and Media Collaborative on Colombia are included in the regular schedule. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. Four years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

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449 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

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Abortion and reproductive rights for women are being fought over across the globe. Women Rising Radio visits with key organizers of the Polish Wome...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Darryl Lester (Larry P.) and wife Cecilia in their Tacoma home., Credit: Lee Romney
African American students across the country are much more likely than any other student group to be placed in special education. This week, we hea...

Bought by WVAS and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Adrian Caliste, lead plaintiff in Caliste v. Cantrell in New Orleans., Credit: Sonia Paul
New Orleans could become the battleground for bail reform. Reporter Sonia Paul digs into how an ongoing lawsuit, pretrial consequences of bail, and...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examina...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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According to Ytasha Womack, use of the imagination for self-development and social change is one of the greatest tenets of Afrofuturism. This show ...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Stacey Patton
We speak with author Dr. Stacey Patton about her book, Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Won't Save Black America. The book examines the unique cultural...

Bought by WFHB


  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Michelle Alexander, Mark Lamont Hill and Vonya Quarles discuss the modern prison abolition movement, what's changed in the past ten years, and the ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Jan 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pavlos Fyssas, Greek anti-fascist rapper who was killed in 2013 by self-professed member of the Golden Dawn Party
This episode explores the past and present of the far right and anti-fascism. We begin with the murder investigation of anti-fascist rapper, Pavlos...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Heather Booth, founder of the Jane Collective, Credit: from the documentary about her by Lilly Rivkin.
In a special 2 part program by Making Contact we explore new safe at-home abortion options and the growing movement for "self-managed abortions.”

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WFHB


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Floricel Liborio Ramos in Northern California., Credit: 70 Million
A handful of companies are making millions off of ankle monitors strapped to undocumented immigrants in ICE custody. The makers pitch the monitors...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1