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The practice of hunting wild birds with trained birds — for fun — is called falconry. Though it came into its own almost 1,000 years ago in England...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 31:40
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In the summer of 1970, when she was 21, Patrice Gaines spent several weeks in jail facing charges for possession of heroin. She was a drug abuser s...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 11:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Calvin Duncan spent over 28 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. In prison, he taught himself the law. He became a jailhouse lawyer and he...

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  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 17:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Competing essayists Jennifer Nelson and Jason Steck debate the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?" at the 2014 "Great American Think ...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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What is a home? Come take a look at the concept of “home” from a different perspective.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:32
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Brian gives us a detailed description of how hard it has been for him to get by.

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
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An Acceptance Speech

  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: Free Spirit Media
Using the poem "Where I'm From" by Willie Perdomo as a creative prompt, students created poems to share and express where they come from and how th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:08
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A selective survey of how protest songs have changed from anthems to personal statements...told thru narration, music and soundbites..from Paul Fis...

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 57:59
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Justine Teba of Pojoaque Valley High School was a participant in Youth Media Project's 2010 Summer Intensive. In this reflective piece, Justine sh...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: "Divorced Kid" producer Sasha Aslanian at her own wedding in September 1999., Credit: Liz Banfield Photography
America's divorce rate soared in the 1970s. Thirty years later, kids who grew up in the divorce revolution look back at that experience, and descri...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Backcountry Ranger George Durkee
The story of a hike to interview Backcountry Ranger George Durkee about his life in the middle of a national park.

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon, The Nature Podcast, and WILL


  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Law professor Peter Keane believes even the worst criminals deserve to have someone on their side.

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2009
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 2