PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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An Iraqi activist shares stories about silence as a form of protection in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:30
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We’ll explore the sounds that have been evacuated from Iraq, musicians muted by their disappeared audiences and bygone origins.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Our debut episode, devoted to the topic of speechlessness, introduces you to our host Bahjat Abdulwahed, the “Walter Cronkite of Iraq” living as a ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
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Trailer for Radio Silence series

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: :30
Caption: Does Humanitarian Intervention Cause More Harm Than Good?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The international community currently faces a global refugee crisis and mass atrocities in Iraq, Myanmar, Syria, Yemen, and beyond. How should the ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, WGCU, WNYC, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ahmad Naffory is pictured on a Beirut rooftop. He founded the band Assa'aleek,  but after being denied re-entry to Lebanon,  was granted asylum in the Netherlands. The band endures without him, and he has continued making music in his new home., Credit: Photo courtesy of Mohamad Khayata
Ahmad Naffory fell in love with the guitar in a Syrian grocery store, but he didn't know that his music would cause him to flee his home for anothe...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 27:05
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Part 2 of Drones at Liberty: Our conversation continues to explore the meaning of drones--drones as instruments of war and policing, drones in the ...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:35
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The U.S. has put a dozen aircraft carriers and guided missile cruisers off the coast of Yemen, to support Saudi Arabia's military strikes against ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
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From the forest fires in California to child soldiers in Uganda, survivors of disasters are receiving a new kind of aid. Counselors Without Borders...

Bought by KENW, PRX Remix, and WXDU


  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dodge M37, Credit: Andreas von Huene
If only an an old truck could talk. Telling Room student Balthasar von Huene gives voice to a military work-horse that found a new life in Maine.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 04:17
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With the end of the War in Iraq, tens of thousands of soldiers have returned home, and many of them are going to college. Two writing professors ha...

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KFAI, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 4
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This poem was written on the occasion of the interment of the Unknown Soldier of World War I. It tells of the occasion, the real people who observe...

  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 09:57
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People tell a lot of ghost stories around Halloween. But for some, ghosts aren't the supernatural figures we read about in books or see in movies. ...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2012
  • Length: 05:08
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From "Shifting Focus" (6/4/10): War News Radio reports on why American media is pulling out of Iraq much more quickly than American troops.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2010
  • Length: 08:45
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How soldiers prepare for deployment...at home and at training.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2009
  • Length: 04:48
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This on-the-road magazine special looks at the affects of the war on health care and families at home.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Feb 19, 2008
  • Length: 23:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Portraits of Japanese-Americans Who "Stayed Behind" during World War II

  • Added: Jul 17, 2007
  • Length: 06:27
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Activists around the world react to President Bush's election.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jan 14, 2005
  • Length: 26:19
  • Purchases: 1