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The rise of synthetic fibers and the war on cotton

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
Caption: The Marquez family during their stay in the Venezuela embassy., Credit: Berta Marquez
With 65 million living as refugees and migrants, the world has never had more forcibly displaced people than it does now. In this 45-minute documen...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 48:05
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This episode covers a variety of topics including medicine, music, an unconventional road trip and summer camp for grownups. Program Directors: ple...

Bought by and WRVO Public Media

  • Added: Mar 03, 2013
  • Length: 01:29:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Infant mortality rates in Michigan are better than they used to be, but still not good enough. Seven out of every 1,000 babies born in Michigan w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:01
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Conversations with people who take a DIY approach to science and to life: DIY biologists working to democratize the lab, a single mom who says some...

Bought by, KUT, KUOW, WYSO, and WRVO Public Media

  • Added: Apr 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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An hour-long radio documentary, featuring the voices of fourteen women who have breastfed their children between one and four years. Some of the m...

Bought by KZYX

  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Votes For Women!, Credit: Library of Congress
2010 was the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment which gave American women the right to vote. Women got the vote, in part, because of a promise ...

Bought by KUER, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Hark!, WSGE, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more

  • Added: Mar 18, 2010
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Wilmington's black newspaper--after the "riot" and coup
In 1898, White Supremacist Democrats in North Carolina overthrew Wilmington's integrated administration. The plotters killed dozens of African Amer...

Bought by WCPN and KUNM

  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 59:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Josimene is ten years old. She is one of Haiti's 300,000 restavecs, or child slaves. While her parents were promised she'd be educated if they sen...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2009
  • Length: 12:57
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Two-hour exploration of the seminal work of heralded songwriter Joni Mitchell. Over 50 Mitchell songs are featured. Special guests include music ...

Bought by KCSM, Prairie Public, PRX Remix, North State Public Radio, KCSM and more

  • Added: Feb 01, 2008
  • Length: 02:14:11
  • Purchases: 16
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Three-time Grammy winner Shawn Colvin is captured in the studio working on her 2006 album THESE FOUR WALLS and reflecting on her career in music.

Bought by North State Public Radio, WHRV, Wyoming Public Radio, WNTI.ORG-Internet Radio from Centenary University, WILL and more

  • Added: Sep 07, 2006
  • Length: 01:58:02
  • Purchases: 9
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Why basic black remains basic in fashion despite yearly marketing assaults.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2004
  • Length: 06:19
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Three portraits of women working - A pastor, a seasonal worker, and a judge

Bought by WFAE, KMSU, KVNF, Capital Public Radio, Red River Radio Network and more

  • Added: Sep 20, 2003
  • Length: 59:07
  • Purchases: 68
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Three stories of young women - Concerning Breakfast, The Trapeze Artist, Alone Like a Stone. One hour of a five-hour series of first-person portra...

Bought by WFAE, HowSound, KUT, Red River Radio Network, KOSU and more

  • Added: Sep 07, 2003
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 16
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The Diary of a First Year Teacher, "Educating Esme." One hour of a five-hour series of first-person portraits.

Bought by WFAE, KPIK-LP, WCAI / WNAN, KUT, KOSU and more

  • Added: Sep 07, 2003
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 17