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A life lost, a life saved. The main character of this episode isn’t a person. It’s a nasal spray. Naloxone (aka Narcan) saves lives from opioid ove...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 23:51
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This barbershop built my character. I started off sweeping floors. I own the shop now.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
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This program explores the collaboration between author, teacher and activist Stephen Jenkinson and musician, songwriter and singer Gregory Hoskins....

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer Yesenia Mejia of Artisanas Mexicanas

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
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I'm trying to hold on as long as I can.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 1
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this one-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by WVPE, KAZU, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this two-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Should We Replace Private Insurance With Medicare for All?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
As the nation gears up for the 2020 election, Democrats are promising bold new changes to the American health care system, including scrapping priv...

Bought by Prairie Public, WCAI / WNAN, KRPS, NPR Illinois, KCPW and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Saudi Arabia and Iran are vying for regional dominance. Turkey is cozying up to Russia and China. And instability, conflict, and proxy wars have en...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, NPR Illinois, and KCPW


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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How do good ideas and persuasive arguments change the world? In this episode, host John Donvan speaks with TED curator Chris Anderson about how bri...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The filmmakers behind "Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns" offer an inside view of how they created the documentary series and share highlights fro...

Bought by KAZU, Spokane Public Radio, WJFF, WLPR, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Is Recent U.S. Policy Towards China Productive?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For decades, the U.S. has struggled to create an effective policy towards China. From trade wars to technology to Taiwan, experts disagree on wheth...

Bought by KUOW, KUNM, KCPW, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Science & The Economy, Credit: Discourse Disrupters from Intelligence Squared U.S.
Can focusing on science and technology transform how Americans think about the economy and the future of the nation's working class? Former IMF chi...

Bought by WSKG, KUNM, and KSFR


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is to be explored in this one or two hour special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. 8:30 preview not for...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:28
Caption: American Hate & The Law, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the American legal system cope with a new era of hate speech? In this episode, host John Donvan sits down two top legal minds thinking a...

Bought by KUNM, KUOW, WCBE, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Irreparably Damaged?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for many, a source of global peace and stabi...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KCPW, KISU, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate
The work and life of Joy Harjo, newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, explores growing up between cultures, part Muskogee-Creek and Cherokee, part Irish ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 27:23
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What was the carbon footprint of your dinner last night? This special documentary project examines how the foods we eat affect the planet we inhabi...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Yellowstone Public Radio, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KGNU, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Stefon Harris on Dialogs, Credit: Michael Ambrosino
Stefon Harris speaks to the musical, cultural and political influences in his career and creative practice, while unpacking the core aspects of his...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 32:35
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Optional Hour Two of the lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Spec...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", New Hampshire Public Radio, and KVMR


  • Added: May 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Should You Love Your Enemies? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In this special episode, Intelligence Squared U.S. host John Donvan sits down with Arthur Brooks, one of America's leading political thinkers, to d...

Bought by WGCU, Nevada Public Radio, WFAE, NPR Illinois, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

Bought by Prairie Public, KCPW, WGCU, NPR Illinois, and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Dr. Martin Luther King, I waited on him. He had ham and egg and hash browns.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KISU, KUOW, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The O'Jays have made their final album, The Last Word, and it's filled with wisdom, love and some choice words about the state of the world.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3