Making Contact

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Producers of "Making Contact," an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Special mini-series, such as ElectionWatch ’04 and Media Collaborative on Colombia are included in the regular schedule. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. Four years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

Series

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421 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

Caption: Film Artwork, Credit: She's Angry When Beautiful
For this edition of Making Contact, we’ll present the documentary, “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” a reflection on the rise of the women’s libe...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Mother's Day: we bring you a discussion by women of color writers and poets who contributed to the anthology, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Water barrels in an indigenous community within the Water Forest. Some residents wait up to two weeks for water trucks to appear., Credit: Maria Doerr
Fresh water is one of our most precious natural resources. This week contributor Maria Doerr looks at what's being done to protect the watersheds o...

Bought by WVAS and WRIR


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising, hundreds imprisoned inside Michigan’s Kinross Correctional Facility refused to report to wor...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Daze of Justice is the story of trailblazing Cambodian-American women who break decades of silence, abandoning the security of their American homes...

Bought by WXDU and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Albertina Gutiérrez and her 8-year-old son, Lester display photos of relatives., Credit: Maria Martin
The Seekers is the first in a two-part documentary series that examines the experiences of Central American migrants seeking asylum in the US. In t...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter reflections on humanity, the end of policing and her new book, WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORI...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRIR, WFHB, and WVAS


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Colonialists, International Traitors, Think Carefully Before You Take Vietnam, Credit: To Lien (1978), Courtesy of Vietnam Victory Coalition
Fifty years ago, the Vietnamese Liberation Front inspired people of color around the world who were building movements for self-determination. Tod...

Bought by WVAS, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and WRIR


  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sápara indigenous leader, Gloria Hilda Ushigua Santi, speaks out against Ecuadorian government plans to drill for oil on their Amazonian territory., Credit: Amazon Watch
Gloria Ushigua and Aura Tegria, two legendary indigenous heroines of the Amazon rainforest, tell us about their activism to keep big oil and other ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXDU, and WRIR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Alex Vitale’s The End of Policing is a critical examination on the history of the police, and the police’s evolution as a tool for social control t...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WVAS, and WRIR


  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3