PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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This barbershop built my character. I started off sweeping floors. I own the shop now.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Perry White III and Terry Wright
Percy White III tells his friend Terry Wright about his family’s time as sharecroppers on a Virginia farm.

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Become More Emotionally Intelligent
According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, emotional intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills in 2020. Show starts wit...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 53:39
Caption: Adam (L) and Jacqueline (R) Graff
Adam Graff, a member of New Orleans' all-volunteer, mental health crisis unit, speaks with his wife, Jacqueline, about the surge in patients after ...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 2
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While advocates and politicians seek an alternative, more integrative model to the AbilityOne program, Gladys, a disabled worker wonders if the Abi...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sketch of the design for the park, Credit: West Seattle Blog
A tour around a newly undergrounded reservoir with Mark Brands, the landscape architect who designed the park to be built above it.

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Biohackers grow their own ink from soil-dwelling bacteria., Credit: La Paillasse
What does it mean to live in a world where biotech is done for and by the people? How long might it be until we are all growing our own ink, laund...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We begin this show playing recent bluegrass. The Gem of Bluegrass takes a look at bluegrass music and social class, and the Gem sets the tone for t...

Bought by WOUB, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KRZA, KUCB, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van norman
American ethos is that we’re all equal. We’re all middle class. But we know that there’s them’s that’s got. And them’s that not. In the old folk mu...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 07:33
Caption: The Emotion Roadmap to Inspired Performance
Graduate students at UCONN are helping small businesses learn about enterprise risk management and they are producing stellar results.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:57
Caption: OPhil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
The old bluegrass comes from people who did hard, manual labor such as mining coal and farming. In bluegrass songs you hear about the danger of the...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WAMU, and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Linn Roath at work, Credit: Michael Lee
This is an audio portrait of piano tuner Linn Roath.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2010
  • Length: 03:59
Caption: PRX default Piece image
The travels of the last milkman in Portland, Maine.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:05
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Robo de Salarios en Amecia (Wage Theft in America)

  • Added: May 20, 2009
  • Length: 27:49
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Studs Terkel reads excerpts from Upton Sinclair's novel "The Jungle" in this history of African Americans in the packinghouse industry of Chicago.

Bought by KVSC, KFCF FM, Spokane Public Radio, XRAY.fm, KFAI and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2008
  • Length: 28:21
  • Purchases: 8
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a look at life on the phone at the Baltimore City Police Department's 911 call center

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: May 15, 2007
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Feb 28, 2007
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 15

  • Added: Feb 27, 2007
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
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Josh Fleming grew up in a family of miners. In this piece he talks with his father about what being a coal miner has meant to his family and why h...

Bought by WGXC, WEKU, The Nature Podcast, WBEZ, WXLV-FM and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2006
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Latinos in the States and the many struggles they face and overcome.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2005
  • Length: 06:28
Caption: PRX default Piece image
On this Labor Day, WFUV checks in with New York City's night shift workers. In this segment we visit the 24-hour spa, where working nights can be...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:40
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Fishermen and their families escape from Vietnam to a new home in Louisiana and struggle to earn a living along the Gulf Coast.

Bought by XRAY.fm and Audible


  • Added: May 28, 2004
  • Length: 29:07
  • Purchases: 2