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.

Series

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435 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Indigenous Women made their voices heard during California Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit. They rejected Brown’s support for m...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A flag hangs from a highway overpass that reads “Estamos de pie,” in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Oct. 2, 2017. , Credit: Airman 1st Class Caleb Nunez
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, we'll hear how one community kitchen grew into an island-wide network of mutual aid centers with the aim of re...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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While some Americans are mentally focused on the 2020 presidential election, all eyes seem to be on the rapidly approaching midterm election. With...

Bought by WVAS, WMPG, and WRIR


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Despite the difficult picture painted by the news, there is hope for our planet. We cover several fights against refineries and market based soluti...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, we hear from a woman who went to prison under El Salvador’s current abortion laws— some of the strictest in the world. And, one reproduc...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, we explore the remarkable communities that arise in the aftermath of natural disasters; namely, Hurricane Sandy, and its impact on the R...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nomi Prins and Julianne Malveaux
This month is the ten year anniversary of the stock market crash of 2018. Nomi Prins talks about her new book, “Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigg...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
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Formerly incarcerated people and officials in Pima County are joining efforts to send fewer people to jail. Meanwhile a federal program at the bord...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Students at several prominent historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), have demanded that school administrators address sexual assault...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is an examination of the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:59