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Updated: Apr 15, 2021

Dan Davis's Favorites

Caption: Breathing: American Sonnets (Bookshop.org), Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Apr 14, 2021

National Poetry Month: American Sonnets and One Ode

In celebration of written and spoken poetry, some from Breathing: American Sonnets. Some first appearing here. Einstein's Sonnet written in 2008. All by Susan Cook.
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Updated: Apr 14, 2021

The River Is Wide

Caption: ...it's what you do with what you get.., Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Apr 14, 2021

It's Not What You're Given. It's What You Do With What You Get

These days, from the new fascination with genetic endowment and Ancestry to the moral entitlement of any number of religious sects, what you are given is grabbed to like a brass ring. Enough to make a difference. Turns out though, as the lyrics of a great Maine jazz singer remind us, it's...
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Updated: Apr 13, 2021

Carbon Valley

Caption: Theresa Nguyen (L) talks to her daughter, Stephanie (R), about balancing their Vietnamese heritage with raising a family in the United States. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/52422-storycorps-theresa-and-stephanie-nguyen">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Apr 13, 2021

'Wisdom'

From poetic turns of phrase to plain-spoken truths, there are little gems of wisdom in each one of these stories.
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Updated: Apr 13, 2021

Family

Caption: StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love passed away on June 25, 2010. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/49444-storycorps-griot-lillie-love">Listen here</a>, to her positive persective on life.
Updated: Apr 13, 2021

'Griot'

StoryCorps' collection of African American stories from all across the country.
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Updated: Apr 12, 2021

Earth Day Special

(FOR EARTH DAY - APRIL 22, although activities will cover April 20-22. President Biden is putting on a Global Climate Summit that week) MAKING PEACE WITH OUR EARTH (A 2 or 1-hour Peace Talks Radio Special) The long-running series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution, PEACE TALKS...
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Updated: Apr 06, 2021

Leah Lemm's Reel

Leah Lemm's reel from MN Native News.
Caption: Sylvia Mendez (L) talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R). <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/46621-storycorps-historias-sylvia-mendez-and-sandra-men">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Apr 06, 2021

'Historias'

StoryCorps' collection of Latino stories from all across the country.
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Updated: Apr 01, 2021

Musicals

Bdwy film local
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Updated: Mar 31, 2021

HumaNature

HumaNature is the podcast that explores where humans and our habitat meet. The show tells real stories about human experiences in nature. Along the way, we’ll meet people whose encounters help us reflect on our own place in the natural world.
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Updated: Mar 31, 2021

HARRY CHAPIN Specials

Two or one-hour special spotlighting a 2020 documentary called HARRY CHAPIN: WHEN IN DOUBT, DO SOMETHING. Music host Paul Ingles talks about the late singer/songwriter/storyteller/philanthropist Harry Chapin with Chapin's son Jason, Chapin's good friend and partner in battling world hunger Bill...
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Updated: Mar 26, 2021

Womens Music

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Updated: Mar 26, 2021

29-30 min Specials

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Updated: Mar 26, 2021

1 Hour Specials (Comm. Air, Misc.)

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Updated: Mar 26, 2021

December Holiday Specials

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Updated: Mar 26, 2021

1 Hr Music

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Updated: Mar 25, 2021

2 hr Music

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Updated: Mar 24, 2021

Guns, Rights, Mental Health

In light of recent and ongoing gun violence, we suggest some context around grief, guns, mental disorders, and peace.
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Updated: Mar 24, 2021

Legacy

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Updated: Mar 18, 2021

Northern Voices with Leah Lemm

Created for Northern Community Radio (KAXE/KBXE). Conversations about tradition, sustainability, and indigenous and ancestral ways of life in Northern Minnesota.
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Updated: Mar 11, 2021

Friendship

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Updated: Mar 09, 2021

Millenium of Music Playlist

Caption: Tony Perri (R) tells his grandson, Jeffrey (L) about coming out as a gay man. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/43204-storycorps-tony-perri-and-jeffrey-perri">Listen here</a>.
Updated: Mar 04, 2021

'Discovery'

Tales about that moment when something clicks.
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Updated: Mar 04, 2021

Women's History Month: Hour Specials

March is Women's History Month.
Caption: Lyrics too! "The old gray mare...", Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Mar 01, 2021

The Department of Poetic Justice (and Poetic Reckoning)

Back in 2013, my collection "Blue: American Sonnets" was entered in a contest sponsored by the Alice James Press. Inspired by myself, here I present my American sonnets , many from "Blue: American Sonnets", odes, lyrical tributes- the emotional angst and pleasure of poetry brought to our longing...
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Updated: Mar 01, 2021

2021 Spring Fundraisers

2021 Spring Fundraisers
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Updated: Feb 26, 2021

Black History Month