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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WITF, KUT, KSUT, KZYX and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 45
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Frank Kostrencich has been working the night shift as a crane operator at the Port of Los Angeles for the past 26 years. Using his precision and ex...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: The railworker's motel-on-wheels Camp Car is on the siding
From mining to manufacturing, housework to ranching, hear the factual history and realities of American labor, wages, employment, progress, quitti...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KTNA, KZYX, WNMU-FM, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:08
  • Purchases: 52
Caption: Inside Technology
15 and 30 second promos for "Dream Jobs 2011: Outside the Cubicle"

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, KMXT, WEKU, WNIN, WCPN and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2011
  • Length: :45
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: GEO Guard at the Northwest Detention Center, Tacoma., Credit: Alex Stonehill
In 2004 a new detention center opened on the tideflats below downtown Tacoma. Owned and operated by a private corporation, it houses up to a thousa...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 08:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Accounts of immigration laws designed specifically to restrict Asian Americans. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS O...

Bought by WCPN, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WCPN, KQED, KUT-HD and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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A chronicle of rural life in Georgia unfolds between the lines of a farmers' newspaper.

Bought by Audible


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1