PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Abigail Spanberger, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Abigail Spanberger swore an oath at age twenty-four “to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and d...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 21:33
Caption: Senator Tim Kaine with wife Anne Holton, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Senator Tim Kaine, the man who may well be the next vice president of the United States, is consistent in his core beliefs and has a dear love for ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 23:03
Caption: The boundary stones are the oldest federal monuments in D.C. (and Virginia)., Credit: Stephen Powers
Washington's oldest monuments have nearly been forgotten. But a group of engineers, preservationists and history buffs is racing to change that.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2012
  • Length: 04:10
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Al Perry, Tucson country singer, is running for president. His middle name is Richard, so he registered himself as Al "Dick" Perry on the Arizona R...

Bought by WSLR


  • Added: Feb 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: This rough sketch for a children's book drew one D.C. native into a mystery regarding “Colored Only” signs in D.C. in the 1930s. , Credit: Rebecca Sheir
A well-meaning illustration in a children's book sparks controversy over segregation in the nation's capital in the 1930s.

Bought by Listenwise, WAMC, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Jan 31, 2012
  • Length: 07:41
  • Purchases: 3
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Paris has its Parisians, Boston its Bostonians. What does it take to be/become a Washingtonian?

  • Added: May 18, 2010
  • Length: 07:04
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For Mark Johnston, living next door to a trash incinerator stinks.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:34
Caption: school on wheels logo, Credit: www.schoolonwheels.org
School on Wheels is a non-profit program located in Los Angeles which pairs volunteer tutors to homeless students.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and CKMO


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 3
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After 9-11, the number of refugees who could come into this country was cut back drastically. Slowly those numbers are rebounding. Nancy King has ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and KWCW


  • Added: Feb 11, 2009
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Program Directors at the '08 PRPD conference in Hollywood speak with ThoughtCast about reinventing the medium...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2008
  • Length: 07:10
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A report on daily village life from Northern Senegal.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2008
  • Length: 04:12
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If it looks too good to be true, it probably is.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 22, 2008
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 3
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The American health care system offers few solutions for people who want to die at home, especially when family lives far away. This sound-rich st...

Bought by Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), WNPR, HowSound, The Story, SALTcast Podcast and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2008
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 7
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Too young to get her license, Libby was forced to bum rides off people in order to get around - at least until she decided to bite the bullet and s...

Bought by WMPG, Remix Radio, KOOP, Space Gallery, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Oct 28, 2007
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 5
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The changes that were much implored on September 11 did not occur, neither in terms of world policies nor in the U.S. itself.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KUHB, and WXXI


  • Added: Nov 06, 2004
  • Length: 55:13
  • Purchases: 3
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A feature about Don Gummer's sculpture, "Southern Circle" and a new public art initiative in Indianapolis.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2004
  • Length: 15:09
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Gethsemane II is a satire on President Bush's religious pretensions.

Bought by WZBC


  • Added: Sep 04, 2004
  • Length: 09:13
  • Purchases: 1