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Poetry and music honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:02:32
Caption: Kathryn Miles
Following the Mexico City 7.1 earthquake, we are again hearing about the need to stay alert in California and Washington. In reality, though, that ...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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At the signing of the declaration of independence, Benjamin Franklin was quoted as saying, "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all ha...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:55
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Poetry about the prison experience, including poets by inmates.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2017
  • Length: 55:35
Caption: Professor Vincent Hendricks
A new beast is on the scene, and it just may be part of the information age. The multi-headed monster is known as Post-Factual Democracy.

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alan Schwartz
A high percentage of children in the United States are getting diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, as it’s become known.

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Karlos HIll
This is a difficult story to tell. Most Americans are sickened that it’s even part of our heritage: The practice of lynching. It’s so distant, most...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Nicholas Stargardt
The Holocaust during World War II -- Horrifying images and stories that have come to symbolize an international conflict. What the story doesn’t t...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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: John, Credit: Charles McGuigan
John has worked the corner of Laburnum Avenue and Brook Road for years now. He’s become a permanent fixture there and a daily reminder to motorists...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 26:04
Caption: John, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Every day of the week John stands near the corner of Laburnum Avenue and Brook Road in Richmond, Virginia’s Northside. He holds a sign that reads: ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 27:05
Caption: Nell Bernstein, Credit: NPR
In her new book, award winner journalist Nell Bernstein takes us behind the scenes into the hidden lives of incarcerated children. She has spent mo...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: PM was one of the North Side witches., Credit: Catherine McGuigan
Witch-hunts are curious phenomena, and thoroughly reactionary in nature. They generally begin with an inexplicable event of one kind or other—cows ...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 26:55