WAMU

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WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 450,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

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Hosted by Lee Michael Demsey [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/lee-michael-demsey/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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1 Piece

Every year more than one million students fail to graduate from high school on time. But we rarely explore what happens next. What are these students’ lives like 10, 20, even 40 years after they leave the classroom? Do they ever get a second chance?

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 19, 2013
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6 Pieces

Latitudes takes you into the lives of everyday people around the world to hear stories that engage the intellect, the conscience and the imagination. It's currently a four-part series, which can be aired as stand alone programs.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 12, 2012
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2 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country asks some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music what they are listening to and how it influences their own music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 15, 2009
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54 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country presents a series of tips from some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 05, 2009
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10 Pieces

Hosted by Hubie King [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/hubie-king/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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1 Piece

Hosted by Cliff Furnald, RootsWorld Radio takes you on a global music tour, with no boundaries and no limits!

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2012
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2 Pieces

In-depth, topical programming from the Washington, DC studios of WAMU's Bluegrass Country [http://www.bluegrasscountry.org].

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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19 Pieces

The Katy Daley Show is an hour-long syndicated broadcast originating from WAMU's Bluegrass Country in Washington, D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 28, 2009
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31 Pieces

The topic - education. WAMU's education reporting has been generously supported in-part by the Corporation For Public Broadcasting.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Apr 29, 2018

Latest Pieces

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The "oldest profession" goes high tech in the nation's capital.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 01, 2007
  • Length: 08:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Roller Derby: coming to a town near you

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 17, 2007
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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After going through Montgomery County's "Teen Court System," Youth Voices reporter Mia Walker examines its role in her life and in the lives of oth...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KSFR, WXLV-FM, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Andre, a graduate of WAMU's Youth Voices, agonized over his college choice and finally picked one...in New Orleans.

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Sep 16, 2005
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
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When Josue arrived in the US he was surprised to find that some of the Latino students in his school weren't as welcoming as he thought they'd be.

Bought by WMNF and YouthCast


  • Added: Sep 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Yimy knows lots of undocumented students who are determined to get to college. But why bother?

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Sep 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
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Jennifer has curves to die for...but she doesn't want to die for 'em! Find out why her friends don't necessarily feel the same.

Bought by WAMC, Public Radio Exchange (PRX), WNPR, WBEZ, and KCUR


  • Added: Aug 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 5
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Kamilia's teacher thinks she should see a counselor. Counseling? No way.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:35
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College-bound WAMU Youth Voices reporter Andre knows he’s lucky to be scratching his head over a choice between schools, but the stakes are high, s...

Bought by WCSU-FM, WBEZ, WXLV-FM, WAMC, YouthCast and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2005
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 6
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Phenola tries to find out who has the upper hand: marketers or teens?

Bought by WXLV-FM and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 29, 2005
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 2