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On this episode of Wish We Were Here, we take a close look at all sides of a controversial land deal and that bitterly divided the Colorado Springs...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
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This hour-long special is about the courage of teenagers who come out at a time in life when it is hardest to be different. So many of the legal an...

Bought by WFAE, KMUN, WCPN, KQED, WRIR and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
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Two sampler clips for the long-form special (NOW AVAILABLE AT PRX) from award-winning Beatles' history producer Paul Ingles to mark the December 3r...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 10:03
Caption: Teachers in Chicago doing "lesson study," a teacher improvement practice borrowed from Japan., Credit: Emily Hanford
This documentary what it would take to improve American teaching on a wide scale. We meet researchers who are trying to understand what makes teach...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Prairie Public, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jean Bruce Scott and Randy Reinholz, co-founders of Native Voices, Credit: Two Maverix Multimedia, LLC
A conversation with Jean Bruce Scott and Randy Reinholz, co-founders of America's leading Native American theatre company, Native Voices.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 58:54
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If Jewish education is to respond to the needs of American Jews and their communities in the 21st century, we need to rethink the assumption that J...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 12:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Even casual conversations have surprisingly musical qualities. Linguist Brett Hyde delves into the rhythms behind language and the principles that ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 12:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A conversational profile of Cesar Chavez featuring his United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta and Chavez scholar Jose-Antonio Orosco. Toget...

Bought by KSFR, KRZA, KVMR, KQED, and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversational profile of Cesar Chavez featuring his United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta, Chavez scholar Jose-Antonio Orosco and Texas ...

Bought by KVNF, KQED, WCAI / WNAN, KUOW, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:45
  • Purchases: 20
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Dr. Bradley Jolliff describes how lunar samples and orbiters provide insights into the history of Earth's closest neighbor.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 13:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Here, the kids line up outside Congress on their first day., Credit: Credit Dustin Dwyer / Michigan Radio
For this special documentary, Dustin Dwyer spent six weeks in the fall following a group of third grade students at Congress Elementary in Grand Ra...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 58:31
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Ideal for broadcast late-Summer / early- Fall, this new 1-hr. documentary from Humankind examines the epidemic of high anxiety among secondary scho...

Bought by WSKG, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUAF Public Radio, WYAP, WDCB and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: State of Opportunity from Michigan Radio
If you think we live in a post-racial world…think again: statistically speaking, being born Black or Latino or Native American is associated with s...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 50:27
Caption: Gary Hotsfall, a student at Western Governor’s University Washington. WGU is a network of nonprofit online universities., Credit: Stephen Smith
Digital technologies are changing how many Americans go to college - from online courses to robo-tutors. Can these innovations make college cheaper...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WUFT, KZYX, KMXT, and KOSU


  • Added: Nov 14, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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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A timely, seasonal program set in New Mexico, with universal stories and messages relevant everywhere. In addition to the sounds and voices of fest...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Flatlanders, Credit: Courtesy of New West Records
The rediscovery of recordings lost for 40 years in West Texas rewrites a chapter in American music history. In this hour long radio special "The L...

Bought by CBC Inside the Music, KGLT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 3
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This time on Peace Talks Radio, we present producer Amy Mayer’s 2011 program that then marked the 50th anniversary of The Peace Corps.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Carole King's iconic career as a singer, songwriter, and pianist extraordinaire is celebrated with a two-part two-hour special.

Bought by WXXI, Prairie Public, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFOK-LPFM, KGLT and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2012
  • Length: 59:09
  • Purchases: 20
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What do the poisoned Emperor Claudius, the Aztec storm deity Quetzacotl and a 5,500 year old Ice Man have in common? They were all crazy about mush...

Bought by KZYX, KZYX, and KHSU


  • Added: Mar 14, 2012
  • Length: 01:02:07
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Fletcher Henderson
Bandleader, pianist, composer and arranger Fletcher Henderson is little remembered today in spite of the fact he set the foundation for the corners...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Rashid Rana's "I Love Miniatures" (2002)
Christopher Lydon on the road in South Asia, in a compilation of conversations and reflections on Pakistan's past and dynamic present. Featuring fi...

Bought by WCPN and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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If his name doesn't ring a bell, it's because we knew him ... millions of television viewers ... from the 1950s all the way through to the Nickelod...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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With federal support for public transit hanging in the balance, this sound-rich series (two one-hour documentaries) examines how our personal trans...

Bought by WCPN, WBEZ, Iowa Public Radio, KUT, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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With transportation jobs on the line, this sound-rich series (two one-hour documentaries) examines how our personal transportation choices - privat...

Bought by WCPN, WBEZ, Iowa Public Radio, KUT, KMUN and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 8