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The U.S. chose to link God, money, business, and government. But it’s important to remember that America was originally established to keep God ind...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 24:45
Caption: San Quentin State Prison
In 1851, the government of the new state of California legalized executions. But it wasn’t until 1891 that the state legislature required all execu...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2012
  • Length: 26:32
Caption: Marty Whiteman found himself in a struggle with Chesapeake Energy, which leased the gas under his farm. , Credit: Reid R. Frazier
What happens when your land sits on top of a rich natural gas deposit, but you don't own the mineral rights. In Wetzel County, West Virginia, many ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:05
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Misogyny is alive and well in 2012. No surprise ( After all,as you'll hear in this program, even the music of the "peace and love" sixties was fill...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 56:50
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The health-care debate is focused on quantity: how many people – and how much care they will get. But perhaps quality, rather than quantity of care...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WGBH Radio Boston, WAMC, and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 12, 2009
  • Length: 08:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Fish advisories dot the banks of the Tittabawassee and  Saginaw Rivers.  Various forms or pollution, including historical dioxin pollution from Dow Chemical, have led to warnings to avoid certain species of fish and limit consumption for them.  Pregnant w, Credit: Shawn Allee
Shawn Allee finds old dioxin pollution from a Dow chemical plant poses a health risk today.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2009
  • Length: 03:29
Caption: The southeast corner of the Dow Chemical plant, from the vantage  of Midland's Whiting Overlook Park, which features an homage to and  history of the company and its founder., Credit: Shawn Allee
Residents are asking why it's taken so long to clean up the dioxin. Shawn Allee looks for an answer.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2009
  • Length: 03:17
Caption: Valdus Adamkus, Credit: This photograph was produced by Agência Brasil, a public Brazilian news agency.
Shawn Allee meets a man who took the Dow and dioxin issue to Congress years ago and is shocked it hasn't been dealt with.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2009
  • Length: 03:40
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Who benefits from the greatly expanded public health programs, and who doesn't.

  • Added: May 25, 2009
  • Length: 05:28
Caption: Gary Cloutier, uninsured, Credit: Karen Brown
How the Massachusetts public is responding to the law that requires them to buy health insurance

  • Added: May 25, 2009
  • Length: 05:35
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Whether they're prompted by ice storms in Kentucky or hurricanes along the Gulf Coast, during electrical outages, many Americans turn to portable g...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2009
  • Length: 04:51
Caption: Gary Cloutier, small business owner, uninsured, Credit: Karen Brown
An unfortunate byproduct of the health insurance mandate in Massachusetts -- the marketing of health plans that don't add up.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Prisoners sentenced to death in Washington State have a choice of lethal injection or hanging.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2008
  • Length: 06:58
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Surviving family members in capital murder cases often endure years of legal appeals.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2008
  • Length: 07:57
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President Kennedy remembered in Berlin 45 years after assassination.

Bought by KCPW


  • Added: Nov 10, 2008
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2006 Mayor Lou Barletta cracked down on Latino residents new to the predominantly white working class town of Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Many new L...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2008
  • Length: 11:46
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Examining how social safety nets are being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 24, 2008
  • Length: 08:09
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Examining how health care is being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 15, 2008
  • Length: 09:17
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Examining how energy and the environment are being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' att...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 07:56
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Examining how science and technology are being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 07:52
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Examining how identiy politics is playing out in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 08:06
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Examining the rhetoric of the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 07:56
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What will it take to get healthy meals in School cafeterias? For starters, a new national farm policy.

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Oct 19, 2007
  • Length: 04:55
  • Purchases: 1
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David Kates surveys West Los Angeles residents about whether a light rail line should be routed through a wealthy neighborhood.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2007
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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In the midst of a natural gas drilling boom, Colorado citizens say state regulators aren't payng attention to enviromental concerns.

Bought by KOTO


  • Added: Mar 08, 2006
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 1