PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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The UnCommonCore Podcast is about the ideas, experiences and perspectives that make us different from each other. Content includes live to tape rec...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 47:02
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For alpinist Ben Clark, scaling the world’s toughest mountains is a source of pride and peace; for his mom and dad it is a source of constant worry...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two stories about people fighting and overcoming tough odds: First, the tale of Tony Bosco, who camped in the woods around Rutgers University for m...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
  • Purchases: 1
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The rise and fall of the Keene Pumpkin Festival, a quaint New England tradition that took a dark turn when riots broke out in 2014. Plus, the calme...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 56:27
  • Purchases: 1
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When a Harvard professor accidentally let Gypsy Moths loose in the 1860s, he didn't release he was unleashing a scourge that would plague New Engla...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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There used to be a time when you could strike out into the vast unexplored wilderness and stake your claim – but not anymore. Today, the story of ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:27
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Technology advances at breakneck speed, so why hasn’t the electric grid changed in 60 years? This week’s episode explores things, that for one rea...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
Caption: Ep 3 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Tyler Armstrong is 12-years-old. He loves video games, laser tag, and he wants to become the youngest person to summit Mount Everest. In this episo...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Episode 2 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Ever since becoming a reporter, Sam has heard stories about a secret hunting reserve in New Hampshire, stocked with elk and 200-pound wild boar. I...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
Caption: Title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
How do you define wilderness? Why are humans drawn to summits? Will the cold-hardy kiwi save a struggling local economy, or will it destroy a nativ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:29
Caption: Anna Broinowski, filmmaker
Australian filmmaker Anna Broinowski wanted to stop an oil company from fracking in the park near her house. When her message fell short, she decid...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:59
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Associate professor Patrick Burke reveals how musicians in the 1960s, including the rock band the Godz, resisted predetermined categories and simpl...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 14:00
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In the 1990s, Arch Coal began mining Pigeonroost Hollow. Now Jimmy Weekley is the last person left there.

Bought by PRX Remix, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 13:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Detain of Yolanda's portrait, Credit: Painting by Emile B Klein
Who could imagine overcoming a multi decade street life, fed by crack & prostitution, to care for a family that disowned you? Yolanda can, and did.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
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A 21-year-old woman describes the difficulty of paying the bills while working at a deli and Wendy's. What do the candidates have to say about that?

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Aug 28, 2008
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Police wrestle with solutions for St. Louis gang problem

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Aug 26, 2008
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A chronicle of rural life in Georgia unfolds between the lines of a farmers' newspaper.

Bought by Audible


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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New York Times columnist Randy Kennedy finds his writing muse underground

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 2