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Caption: Michael Atwood Mason, Credit: Michael Atwood Mason
American culture is undergoing a huge transformation. In this interview, meet Michael Mason, Director of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cu...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 59:12
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The media layoffs are here. It's new media’s sky-is-falling moment. Instead of the promised golden age, we're seeing rolling cutbacks and massive l...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah Delia, Credit: Logan Cyrus
When radio journalist Sarah Delia heard a story about the sexual assault of one of her listeners, “Linda” (not her real name), she knew it was a st...

Bought by WCQS, KUER, Indie3 Radio, KUAF Public Radio, WNIN and more


  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Conspiracy theories, propaganda, social media, and the denial of scientific theory are all playing a role in the rise of anti-intellectualism in th...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 26:14
Caption: Dr. Betsy Leondar-Wright
In Missing Class, Betsy Leondar-Wright looks at class dynamics in twenty-five groups of social movement organizations. Included in her study are; t...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Errol Morris’s movie The Unknown Known is the provocation this week: cinema sequel to the Oscar winning documentary on Robert McNamara and Vietnam,...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2014
  • Length: 58:34
Caption: Sut Jhally
Sut Jhally, professor and leading scholar of media influence on social control and identity construction talked with Generation Justice's on the oc...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 08:41
Caption: Susan Manheimer and David Onek in studio.
In Episode #16, Susan Manheimer, San Mateo Police Chief and California Police Chiefs Association President, discusses why she became a police offic...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2012
  • Length: 30:48
Caption: Laurie Robinson.
In Episode #14, Laurie Robinson, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice, discusses bridgin...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2012
  • Length: 32:32
Caption: Anthony Batts and David Onek in studio.
In Episode #12, Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts discusses his goals as Oakland's new Chief, the importance of working with the community, his ef...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2012
  • Length: 30:09
Caption: Frank Zimring and David Onek.
In Episode #11, Frank Zimring, Professor at Berkeley Law School, discusses New York City's remarkable crime decline in the past twenty years, the r...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2012
  • Length: 30:10
Caption: Mimi Silbert and David Onek in studio.
In Episode #10, Mimi Silbert, President and CEO of the Delancey Street Foundation, discusses the unique Delancey Street rehabilitation model, the s...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2012
  • Length: 36:12
Caption: Jean Woodford and David Onek.
In Episode #9, Jeanne Woodford, former Warden of San Quentin State Prison and former Acting Secretary of the California Department of Corrections a...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 30:22
Caption: George Gascon and David Onek.
In Episode #7, San Francisco Police Chief George Gascon discusses putting ethics at the forefront of police training, what he learned from Chief Bi...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 37:15
Caption: Mark Leno and David Onek
In Episode #6, Senator Mark Leno, Chair of the California Senate Public Safety Committee, discusses politicians' fear of being labeled "soft on cri...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 35:47
Caption: David Onek and Sunny Schwartz in studio.
In Episode #5, Sunny Schwartz, author of "Dreams from the Monster Factory: A Tale of Prison, Redemption and One Woman's Fight to Restore Justice to...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 36:35
Caption: Bill Bratton
In Episode #4, Bill Bratton, former Los Angeles Police Chief and former New York Police Commissioner, discusses the importance of working with the ...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 37:51
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In Episode #3, Matthew Cate, Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, discusses the Department’s new parole polici...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 29:21
Caption: Dr. Joe Marshall and David Onek in studio.
In Episode #2, Dr. Joe Marshall, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Omega Boys Club in San Francisco, discusses the program’s 150 college gra...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 30:43
Caption: David Onek and Gil Kerlikowske in studio.
In Episode #1, Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (the White House "Drug Czar"), discusses ending the "War on ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2012
  • Length: 30:03
Caption: Producciones Lujan
Como la radio da voz a comunidades margindas. How radio gives a voice to marginalized communities.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2010
  • Length: 28:00
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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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Without Comment is a 13 week series looking at the first 100 days of the Barack presidency.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 09:45
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Judy Polumbaum interviewed 20 Chinese journalists about their life and craft, opening a unique window into this major media producer.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2008
  • Length: 29:30
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NCPR's Jackie Sauter: the 7th of 14 interviews conducted at the annual PRPD conference -- on ThoughtCast!

  • Added: Nov 14, 2006
  • Length: 05:40