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Caption: OutCasting youth participant Jamie
January 1, 2020 -- OutCaster Jamie changed colleges and ended up in a college in their home town -- a move that, as a practical matter, required Ja...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2019
  • Length: 04:07
Caption: Dr. Max Klau
Recent events in America have once again turned the spotlight on the issues of race. Just when we think we are overcoming our racial divide, anothe...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jacket Cover, Credit: design by Kate Renner
Twenty-five years ago Eric David Dawson was your almost average 18-year old … almost, but not quite. That was the year he co-founded the non-profit...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Barbara J. Risman
Millennials are a diverse group. Many today are changing the boundaries of what constitutes appropriate male and female behavior. Many don’t even w...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Linda Nathan
There’s a long held assumption that college access is available to anyone and everyone. All they have to have is fortitude and a big dream. In othe...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor John O'Brien
The typical Muslim teenage boy is concerned with all of the normal teenage issues: girlfriends, school, parents and being cool. Yet, he’s also expe...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jim Baumann
What we do for our children today will have a major impact on the future of democracy.

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pam Munoz Ryan
For award-winning author for young readers Pam Munoz Ryan multiculturalism comes naturally.

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 27:16
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jacques Berlinerblau
In the 1970s, over half of America’s university professors were tenured or on the tenure track. Today that figure is around 25-percent and falling.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 26:00
Caption: Mark Seidenberg
An international survey in 2011 found that students in Shanghai outperformed American students in every category. President Obama referred to the r...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ruta Sepetys
It’s known as the single greatest maritime disaster in history. Yet, it is a little known story. This casualty of World War II was far deadlier tha...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Kelly Link combines the ordinary and the magical—with flair.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Monique W. Morris
Black girls make up for more than one-third of all girls with school related arrests. Yet, they comprise just 16-percent of female students.

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Alive" Victory Dance Project, Credit: Jordan Hiraldo
Founding her company after a near-fatal accident, Amy Jordan’s choreography is an exuberant affirmation of dance.

Bought by WNJR, WABE, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Twenty-four hundred years ago Romans understood the difference between the mind of a child and that of an adult. Somehow, America forgot that basic...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sam Highsmith and Gabby Huggins from Spy Hop, Credit: Courtesy of Spy Hop
Spy Hop's executive director Kasandra VerBrugghen shares the story of Utah's award-winning youth media arts program.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Roberto Gonzales
Children of undocumented workers frequently don’t find out about their illegal status until they’ve graduated from high school. What happens to the...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Amos Kamil
Investigative reporter Amos Kamil has deep roots in the elite Horace Mann School. But, twenty years after he graduated, Kamil discovered something ...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mike Mignola's Hellboy
After all this time, Mike Mignola still loves drawing monsters

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Even in good schools racial inequality thrives. Basically, that’s the summary of an extensive study conducted by associate professors Amanda Lewis ...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: New World Symphony, Credit: Courtesy of New World Symphony
The CEO of The New World Symphony creates music presentations for the 21st century.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, WNJR, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
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Four-time National Poetry Slam champion Taylor Mali connects stage and page.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: RadioActive's Yafiet Bezabih and Ann Kane in KUOW's studio recording this program. , Credit: Lila Kitaeff
This month RadioActive hosts Yafiet Bezabih and Ann Kane are fixing to surprise you. First we bring you three amazing stories about the challenges ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:24
Caption: Barriers keep people under 21 out of many areas at the Capitol Hill Block Party. , Credit: KUOW Photo/Noah Phillips Reardon
Music festivals all around the country are great places to hear live music. However, not everyone can enjoy the music. Many of the stages have an a...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:22