Andrew Hiller's News Features

Series produced by Andrew Hiller

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News features from the world of arts, culture, and science.

A collection of stories and features produced by Andrew Hiller on various topics.


15 Pieces

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Caption: The Bucktown Village Store where Harriet Tubman received a head injury that would impact her entire life, Credit: courtesy of Andrew Hiller
This feature explores the life and some of the myths of Harriet Tubman with interviews by experts from Cambridge, MD, the town where "Moses" was bo...

Bought by WHCP-LP, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Jan 24, 2011
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Firefly Farms: Hanging Cheeses, Credit: courtesy of Andrew Hiller
About ten years ago, a pair of mad scientists named Mike Koch and Pablo Solanet set about trying to reinvent the wheel - a wheel of cheese, that is...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 05:31
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The Boy Scouts of America are celebrating their Centennial this year. From their participation in the New Year’s Day Rose Parade to a high tech sc...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2010
  • Length: 07:55
Caption: Mars Exploration Rover , Credit: Courtesy of National Air and Space Museum
Forget about Mary- there’s something about Mars. From its distant ice caps to volcanoes that rise twenty kilometers into Mars’ thin air… and, of c...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2010
  • Length: 06:46
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In 1898, a small group of citizens in Maryland faced a devil of crisis. Indoor plumbing! They quickly banded together and sped to Annapolis and in ...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2010
  • Length: 06:25
Caption: Lyuti Chushki: From Left to Right: Varol Saatcioglu (gaida), Bruce Sagan (gûdulka), Len Newman (tambura), Tzvety Weiner (vocals), Valeri Georgiev (kaval), Larry Weiner (tûpan)
It may not have as big an impact as the Brittish Invasion, but the folk music group, Lyuti Chushki are bringing their styling of traditional Bulgar...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jul 05, 2010
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Looks at the impact of lack of sleep on performance and cognition.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: 06:52
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ambush Exercise, Credit: Courtesy of Andrew Hiller
Citizens should be on the look-out. Shrubbery wearing striped stockings have been seen... well, STALKING citizens. For ten years now, from Rhode I...

Bought by WILL


  • Added: Jun 21, 2010
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Comedy Academy Cast, Credit: Courtesy of Harry Bagdasian
For fifteen years, the Comedy Academy of Silver Spring has been teaching the art of comedy. Working with students ranging from 12- 18 including ch...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2010
  • Length: 07:07
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A fun look at one group's attempt to get back in shape, reconnect with their childhood, and have fun... while battling stereotypes through double d...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WILL, and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2010
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Attkinson's Star Toy Museum, Credit: Courtesy of Andrew Hiller
A Hungarian Princess Leia, a six foot long Millenium Falcon, and over 13,000 other Star Wars toys live in Stephen Atkinson's home turned Museum. S...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KUT, and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 10, 2010
  • Length: 06:34
  • Purchases: 3
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Nearly 20 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with diabetes. And, according to the official breakdown by the American Diabetes Associati...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 10, 2010
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fred Parker and Jeff Nagy at Patapsco Valley State Park, Credit: Courtesy of: Andrew Hiller
This feature looks at the history, production, and preservation of minerals, including gold and silver in the area around Washington DC and the lov...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 06:07
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They say one of the toughest jobs... is being a parent. But being a parent of a child with a disability comes with additional challenges. According...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 06:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Bethesda Jewish Congregation traveled to Cuba to help teach and reintroduce Judaism to Cuba's Jewish population.

Bought by Interfaith Voices


  • Added: May 31, 2010
  • Length: 08:51
  • Purchases: 1