State of the Re:Union: Season Two

Series produced by Al Letson

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Episodes from Season Two of State of the Re:Union.

Please note: All episodes follow the old NPR clock.

State of the Re:Union episodes are available on PRX without charge to all public radio stations, and may be aired an unlimited number of times prior to January 31, 2017. The program may be streamed live on station websites but not archived. Excerpting is permitted for promotional purposes only.


13 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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You know, listening to the news, it can sometimes feel like everything is falling apart. But across the country, ordinary people are bringing thing...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, WSLR, WEAA, and KOSU


  • Added: Nov 30, 2011
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 4
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Promo 2 for SOTRU Season Two

Bought by KOSU and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: May 05, 2011
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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Promo for SOTRU Season Two

Bought by KOSU and WRVO Public Media


  • Added: May 05, 2011
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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These days, competing versions of Las Vegas occupy the public imagination. One is of Sin City, the City of Lights, home to The Strip, and to glitte...

Bought by WRKF, KUER, WNCU, WEKU, KUNC & The Colorado Sound and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 22
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Birmingham, Alabama. Just the words make you think about freedom riders, church bombings, civil rights marches and police dogs. This is a place tha...

Bought by KUER, KUNC & The Colorado Sound, Troy Public Radio, WRKF, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 27
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A couple of decades ago, Utica was dying; a popular bumper sticker in the '90s read "Last One Out of Utica, Please Turn Out the Lights." Once a bus...

Bought by WRKF, WEKU, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Vermont Public Radio, KOSU and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 17
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Refugees, entrepreneurs, visionaries—these are the historic roots of Oakland, California. The city has long been home for people building new live...

Bought by KUER, KCMJ Community Radio, WRKF, WEKU, Oregon Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 03, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 20
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Famous for its beaches and clubs, Miami is also the 3rd poorest city in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2004 numbers. If you own ...

Bought by WRKF, WVTF, WNCU, WJCT, KUNC & The Colorado Sound and more


  • Added: May 05, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 20
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From President Carter’s famous 1977 urban decay photo-op in the wastelands of the South Bronx to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s iconic ea...

Bought by KACU, WRKF, XRAY.fm, WNCU, KUNC & The Colorado Sound and more


  • Added: Aug 25, 2011
  • Length: 53:37
  • Purchases: 28
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After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the area, Mississippi Gulf Coast residents were forced to come together to deal with the aftermath. Then, just as t...

Bought by KACU, KMUD, WRKF, WNCU, KUNC & The Colorado Sound and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 27
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Wyoming is the least populated state in the US. In this sparse landscape, where tradition and self-reliance are prized, what are the things that b...

Bought by WRKF, KACU, KUER, KUNC & The Colorado Sound, WEKU and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 25
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From Rockefeller's Standard Oil to GE's first industrial park, Cleveland was a city made by entrepreneurs. But since the polluted Cuyahoga River ca...

Bought by WRKF, KACU, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNC & The Colorado Sound, WEKU and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2011
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 23
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A company town, where the company is government. In a city where one in four households contain a government employee, the crippling state budget d...

Bought by WRKF, KUER, KACU, WVTF, KUNC & The Colorado Sound and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 23