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As video games gain prominence, some game creators are turning to global issues, such as poverty alleviation, international diplomacy, and combatin...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KTSW 89.9, NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Some things are hard to talk about. They hit too close to home, or make us uncomfortable, or we just don’t know how to start the conversation. A gr...

Bought by WGZS


  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A student at the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in New York conquers a high ropes course., Credit: Stephen Smith
In the 1940s a British headmaster named Kurt Hahn set up a wilderness school called Outward Bound to teach young men the skills they needed to surv...

Bought by WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, WITF, Vermont Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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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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Physics professor Henric Krawczynski describes how an instrument called X-Calibur will study "beautifully bright" black holes. Krawczynski and his ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 09:00
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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
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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: Book: Abraham’s Children: Liberty and Tolerance in an Age of Religious Conflict, Credit: Calvin College
Religious liberty and tolerance are complex issues, impacted by a variety of factors including education, politics, and the media. On this edition ...

Bought by KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUOW, and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Composer Karl Jenkins, Credit: www.karljenkins.com
A music historian tells stories about how classical composers have been influenced by the threat of war and the hope for peace in their works. Mus...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, WFIU, KHNS, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 02, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Four elderly Dutch people remember how as children recently liberated from the POW camps in Indonesia, they regained their childhood when they wer...

Bought by KICI


  • Added: Jul 12, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The second of a two-part conversation with media makers, media activists and consciousness scholars about the role media plays in shaping society's...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 26, 2005
  • Length: 28:53
  • Purchases: 1
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The first of a two-part conversation with media makers, media activists and consciousness scholars about the role media plays in shaping society's ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 26, 2005
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Demetria Martinez
A multi-cultural trio of notable New Mexico writers - Rina Swentzell, Demetria Martinez, and John Nichols - are featured in the third installment ...

Bought by KRZA, KUT, and WUFT


  • Added: Nov 21, 2004
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 3