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In the late 1800s, North Carolina was trying to build a railway system through the Western part of the state. In December of 1882, something went w...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 20:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Dan Stevenson has lived in Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood for 40 years. He says crime has been an issue for as long as he can remember, but he isn...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KSFR


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 32:34
  • Purchases: 2
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One summer in 1973, two men robbed a bank in Stockholm. They held four people hostage for six days. Swedish psychiatrist and criminologist Nils Bej...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
Caption: A bail bonds agency welcomes business next door to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. A federal judge recently ruled the county’s bail practices unconstitutional. , Credit: Ruxandra Guidi
70 Million reporter, Ruxandra Guidi, chronicles how activists and reformers are succeeding in cutting the jail population, diverting drug arrests, ...

Bought by WVAS and KQED


  • Added: Dec 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fanning The Flames
A Mid-Term Mashup featuring examples of the importance of voting, and avoiding the pitfalls of political fear & loathing in 2018

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:46
  • Purchases: 1
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A rural pocket of Northern California is seeing some of the highest rates of suicide in the state. This project explores the mental health crisis i...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:05:14
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Take a knee, and try to understand the politics of sports...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:20:18
Caption: US Army Field Band Six-String Soldiers.
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes two of the United States Army Field Bands bluegrass trio Six-String Soldi...

Bought by KDLG, WSLR, Red River Radio Network, KDLG, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 12
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On the next More to Say, we’re picking up on a conversation we started last week about affordable housing in Utah. This time it’s all about tiny ho...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 14:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Mother's Day: we bring you a discussion by women of color writers and poets who contributed to the anthology, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Constellations | Very Quiet, Credit: Flickr
On this edition of Making Contact, we’ll explore how the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival has challenged mainstream cultur...

Bought by WMMT, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WVAS, and WRIR


  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Goodbye Village Voice
A look back at the last twelve months, a retrospective of a truly transitional year with a disturbing loss of morals, constitution values and major...

Bought by 'The Sea', Indie3 Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KDUR, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 13
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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“Mirrors of Privilege” is a film and conversation guide designed to help bridge the gap between good intentions and meaningful change. From Shakti ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 22, 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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Just before midnight on Jun 30, two lines of smiling, well-behaved people snaked around two sides of the Blum marijuana dispensary on Virginia Stre...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2017
  • Length: 10:02
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Interview with Barbara Reynolds,founding editor of USA Today on her 2017 book My Life, My Love, My Legacy biography of Coretta King, condensed from...

Bought by WMMT and WVAS


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rewriting the Sentence: College Behind Bars
After an abrupt reversal 20 years ago, some prisons and colleges try to maintain college education for prisoners.

Bought by WMUU-LP, Interlochen Public Radio, KUER, WSKG, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: What It Takes: Chasing Graduation in High-Poverty High Schools
The nation's high school graduation rate is at an all-time high, but high-poverty schools face a stubborn challenge. Schools in Miami and Pasadena ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOSU, WAER, WSKG, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOSU, WSKG, KUER, WRIR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: College students increasingly caught in remedial education trap, Credit: Lila Cherneff
A system meant to give college students a better shot at succeeding is actually getting in the way of many, costing them time and money and taking ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, KOSU, KFCF FM, WSKG and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Robert F. Kennedy
Many see similarities between the presidential election campaign of 2016 and one almost half a century earlier. The 1968 presidential campaign was...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KERA, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, WRVO Public Media and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 26
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Eddie Rosenstein talks turning tables, creating change, and why he didn’t want to make the same mistake twice.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 15:46
Caption: Ingrid Tischer, director of development, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) and Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow, Alice Wong, Credit: Alice Wong
Community Storytelling Fellow, Alice Wong asks, how do people with disabilities who rely on personal assistance negotiate their relationships with ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 11:33
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Doug Storm talks to singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Zac Little of Saintseneca, an American folk rock band from Columbus, Ohio, about Ap...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2015
  • Length: 47:34