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Why is it a breeze for some and the doldrums for others?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:53
  • Purchases: 1
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The intentional barrier between the people and who they want to be President.

Bought by KWMR and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Almost anyone can do it... but what does it actually take?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 31:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Betty Dowd, Marco Acosta & Anita Acosta at the SF Latino Film Festival , Credit: Marcos Nájera
The women in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers. The ladies speak up and out about Oscar Zeta Acosta. From his spark-light sister...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 31:40
Caption: ASU Professor Luis Mendoza holds up an original copy of Acosta's book., Credit: Marcos Nájera
Nájera travels home to the Southwest to visit Latino scholars from ASU’s Transborder Studies department. The first of its kind in the nation. Chica...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 22:40
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Red wing black birds, at least 6-10 in the surrounding marshy area near an east tributary to the Tolomato River, St. Augustine, FL. 3pm. Sunny. Hig...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:33
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Garbage Truck, pick up day, late afternoon... as the truck fades away in the distance, sounds from the the natural environment fade in, taking over...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:28
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Freight train off of US1, St. Augustine, FL. Recorded while driving in the car, window down, mic following along. Late afternoon. January 2017. EQ...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:04
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Landscape Ambience: a southern toad (buffo terrestris) singing solo over a chorus of toads and frogs that erupted after 3 weeks of rainfall. Northe...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:14
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Field recording of Hurricane Irma just as it was hitting St. Augustine, FL.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Kindergartners in an Ohio classroom learning letters. One in five American kids struggles to read, and many of them have dyslexia. But public schools are failing to identify or treat dyslexia, even though there are proven ways to help kids with dyslexia l, Credit: Emily Hanford
(9/11/17) Public schools are denying children with dyslexia proper treatment and often failing to identify them in the first place.

Bought by WUFT, WMUU-LP, KUER, KCBX, WOSU and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Teacher Christopher McFadden is a member of The Fellowship, a group in Philadelphia trying to recruit and retain black male teachers. Only 2 percent of teachers in American public schools are black men., Credit: Emily Hanford
(8/28/2017) There may be nothing more important in the educational life of a child than having effective teachers. But the United States is struggl...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KOSU, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 52:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: 'Marco...Polo', Credit: wikimedia commons
May, early morning, 6:00am, warm, birds call and response, reminded me of playing 'Marco...Polo' in the pool as a child... No effects, only EQ. St....

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:55
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The sounds of: insects (crickets? cicadas?) Evening, 7pm, warm, comfortable, windy. St Augustine, FL. *No effects, only EQ for wind noise.

  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: :38
Caption: Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars
After an abrupt reversal 20 years ago, some prisons and colleges try to maintain college education for prisoners.

Bought by WMUU-LP, Interlochen Public Radio, KUER, WSKG, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: What It Takes: Chasing Graduation in High-Poverty High Schools
The nation's high school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but high-poverty schools face a stubborn challenge. Schools in Miami and Pasadena ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOSU, WAER, WSKG, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOSU, WSKG, KUER, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: College students increasingly caught in remedial education trap, Credit: Lila Cherneff
A system meant to give college students a better shot at succeeding is actually getting in the way of many, costing them time and money and taking ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, KOSU, KFCF FM, WSKG and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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
Caption: A student hangs a flag outside the veteran’s center at Pasadena City College., Credit: Stephen Smith
The GI Bill of 1944 revolutionized the lives of millions of young veterans, America’s institutions of higher education, and American society at lar...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, WHRV, KAZU, KSFR and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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: Ghost Ship, Credit: Albert Pinkham Ryder
Jackie, a journalist in the 1920s, thought she'd seen it all when she boarded a ship headed where few ships dare sail.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 30:27
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Adhémar (a small lion) and Jacobi (a little monkey) travel from the jungle in the Democratic Republic of Congo to Europe to recover a vintage mode...

Bought by KAAD-LP


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 26:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Generic promos available for WFMT Radio Network programming.

Bought by WMNR, WKAR, Delmarva Public Radio, WOSU, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 10
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Andrie Morris talks to playwright and Shakespeare expert, Jennie Buckman and Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director of Tara Arts about working with Shak...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 16:14