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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4 Pieces

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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At Baltimore Talent Development High, students and staff form close, respectful relationships

  • Added: Jul 16, 2012
  • Length: 06:46
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Other countries have pulled ahead, and the U.S. falls behind

  • Added: Jul 16, 2012
  • Length: 06:47
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Teachers work to catch risk factors and help their students stay in school

  • Added: Jul 16, 2012
  • Length: 06:36
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D.C. sees huge drop in graduation rate under new calculation

  • Added: Jul 16, 2012
  • Length: 06:46
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Two women reflect on four generations that haven't finished high school

  • Added: Jul 16, 2012
  • Length: 06:22
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A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO FLATPICKING GUITAR LEGEND DOC WATSON, WHO DIED ON MAY 29TH AT THE AGE OF 89. THIS HOUR LONG PROGRAM, HOSTED BY WAMU's BLUEGRAS...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2012
  • Length: 57:54
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
Caption: Michael Bengwayan fixes a stove used to burn the petroleum nut oil while his assistant, Dobbels Wallang, examines a lantern made especially for the flammable oil. A bottle of the fuel sits nearby in a reused soda pop container. , Credit: Tina Pamintuan
We discuss pure energy — the power that doesn’t come from oil.

Bought by KQED, WBEZ, and KWMR


  • Added: Oct 07, 2011
  • Length: 51:26
  • Purchases: 3
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
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On this episode of Latitudes, we take you on a global catwalk, talking about fashion and style in all corners of the world.

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
  • Length: 51:26
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
Caption: Jonathan Isbit demonstrates his Nature’s Platform device. , Credit: Courtesy of Andrea Wenzel.
Toilets are a basic necessity. But some 2.6 billion people don’t have them. Every year, more than a million people die from sanitation related dis...

Bought by KQED and WBEZ


  • Added: Sep 23, 2011
  • Length: 51:26
  • Purchases: 2
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
Caption: Kazakhstani youth in engage in the traditional courtship game of Kyz Kuu. , Credit: WikiCommons.
On this episode of Latitudes, we look at how we play, where we play, and why play is so important.

Bought by KQED and WBEZ


  • Added: Sep 16, 2011
  • Length: 51:27
  • Purchases: 2