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Caption: The End of Days, Credit: Gustave Doré
The GroundTruth Project and WGBH News go inside the movement of Christian Zionism, its potent political alliances, the hundreds of millions of doll...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WJFF, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Most World War II veterans didn’t receive accolades or experience the infamous New York City ticker-tape parade most Americans are familiar with in...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Marni and Jim Family, Credit:  Marni Corrigan
When one or both parents are incarcerated the family is also incarcerated and are adversely affected in profound ways that exacerbate existing stru...

Bought by WVAS, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KUNM


  • Added: Dec 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this edition of Making Contact we go from Cape Town, South Africa to Los Angeles and Oakland, California— three cities grappling with evictions,...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We might think the glory days of cigarettes are long past. But among many demographic groups, the rates of smoking are still rising. Many regulator...

Bought by KENW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Latin America's second major religion and the launch of our river of the American Dream.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2016
  • Length: 09:59
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Ben Dumbauld explores Sunnyside, Queens and Muzica Populara, a Romanian genre where "the politics was never as important as the dancing."

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Roland Feller is responsible for the well-being of many of the city's stringed instruments. When you imagine him working on a violin, picture him s...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Free MUNI for Youth campaign celebrants in San Francisco, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
When city budgets are cut, public transportation is often on the chopping block; routes and lines serving those who need the service most, can be t...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A Chesapeake Energy rig in Carroll County, Ohio, where fracking is taking place in Amish communities. , Credit: Reid R. Frazier
In Ohio, some of the best pockets of oil and gas in the East run right under Amish country. Reid Frazier found the drilling boom is confronting the...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:37
Caption: Luxury hotels and apartments across the street from an earthquake-risk neighborhood., Credit: Ashley Cleek
Istanbul is a massive city of around 15 million people living in 3 million apartments. But Istanbul is also a city that is slated to have a major e...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 11:13
  • Purchases: 1
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'Ghost In The Machine' examines computers in Music. David Cope is one of the main interview subjects; he's designed a remarkable computer program t...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 53:46
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Homage to Astor Piazzolla featuring Catherine Wilson and Ensemble Vivant hosted by Keith Horner.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 58:45
Caption: The coal-fired San Juan Generating Station in New Mexico. , Credit: Matt Preusch
California is known for its "green" reputation. Just look at all the new solar and wind farms popping up around the state. So it might be a surpris...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:09
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Bluestem Lake near Lincoln, Nebraska.
Half of the airborne mercury pollution in the US comes from coal-fired power plants. After years of study and debate, the Environmental Protection ...

Bought by Aspen Public Radio, Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Coal miner, Larry Myer., Credit: Kimberly Paynter
Coal produces nearly half the electricity in the U.S., but the mercury, sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide it emits also make it one of the most con...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Taking measurements during carbon storage project in Canton, Ohio., Credit: Courtesy ODNR
Coal generates half of all the electricity in the U.S. It’s also the biggest source of global-warming emissions and other air pollution. The coal i...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: E-waste circuit boards, Credit: QUEST
Every year, Americans throw away more than 300 million outdated lap tops, cell phones, printers, broken computer monitors and old television sets. ...

Bought by KSRQ, WAMC, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bioplastic packaging, Credit: QUEST
Companies like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Heinz ketchup have determined that plastic made from plants — not oil — makes sense both for the environment a...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, WAMC, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: City recycling worker, Credit: QUEST
Until very recently Philadelphians recycled a dismal five-percent of their trash. But all that began to change a few years ago when the city steppe...

Bought by WAMC and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Here's one silver lining to a slow economy: High recycling rates. Americans are wasting far less, and recycling far more. Nowhere is the trend as s...

Bought by KZYX, WRVO Public Media, WTIP, and WAMC


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lisa Utschig holds a vial of the protein active in photosynthesis.
In this installment, we consider why photosynthesis remains a puzzle to science. And we’ll find out how a research team at Argonne National Laborat...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KUT


  • Added: Aug 02, 2011
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Czech composer Karel Anerl conducting the Terenzin Strings Orchestra. Photo from propaganda film made by the Nazis, Credit: Courtesy of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum
The story of two brilliant and celebrated composers whose music was lost during the Holocaust. 'Message In A Bottle is a Gold World Medal winner at...

Bought by WFIU, KFAI, WXAV 88.3FM, WRPI, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2010
  • Length: 53:23
  • Purchases: 5
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we visit a Sudanese Sunday school in San Leandro, California.

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Apr 04, 2010
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 1