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Caption: Keir Milburn
When it comes to politics, age appears to be a prominent dividing line. And, a closer look at youth today shows that the young around the world are...

Bought by KRZA and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nola asks her classmates about their internet personas--what they're like, why they have them, and how they feel about them--in this engaging vox p...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 07:22
Caption: Dr. Max Klau
Recent events in America have once again turned the spotlight on the issues of race. Just when we think we are overcoming our racial divide, anothe...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Clarys on the front porch of their home in Blackwell., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Anthony Clary grew up in the bricks. Buildings linear as Legos, lining block after block of city streets, stretching from Porter to Dinwiddie, from...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 26:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jacket Cover, Credit: design by Kate Renner
Twenty-five years ago Eric David Dawson was your almost average 18-year old … almost, but not quite. That was the year he co-founded the non-profit...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Boots on the Ground jacket cover, Credit: John Dittman, Stars & Strips
The Vietnam War remains a thorn in the side of America’s history. More than 57-thousand US soldiers died and an untold number of Vietnamese civilia...

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Barbara J. Risman
Millennials are a diverse group. Many today are changing the boundaries of what constitutes appropriate male and female behavior. Many don’t even w...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Linda Nathan
There’s a long held assumption that college access is available to anyone and everyone. All they have to have is fortitude and a big dream. In othe...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor John O'Brien
The typical Muslim teenage boy is concerned with all of the normal teenage issues: girlfriends, school, parents and being cool. Yet, he’s also expe...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jim Baumann
What we do for our children today will have a major impact on the future of democracy.

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pam Munoz Ryan
For award-winning author for young readers Pam Munoz Ryan multiculturalism comes naturally.

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 27:16
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jacques Berlinerblau
In the 1970s, over half of America’s university professors were tenured or on the tenure track. Today that figure is around 25-percent and falling.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 26:00
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In 2001 Courtney was one of fourteen emerging directors selected to participate in a workshop with Peter Brook in conjunction with his tour of Haml...

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 16:34
Caption: Mark Seidenberg
An international survey in 2011 found that students in Shanghai outperformed American students in every category. President Obama referred to the r...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ruta Sepetys
It’s known as the single greatest maritime disaster in history. Yet, it is a little known story. This casualty of World War II was far deadlier tha...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: My Mentor, Mike Marley
When racism changes everything. A late night recitation on that teenage decision of what will be your identity in matter of your friend's racism...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Kelly Link combines the ordinary and the magical—with flair.

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Monique W. Morris
Black girls make up for more than one-third of all girls with school related arrests. Yet, they comprise just 16-percent of female students.

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "Alive" Victory Dance Project, Credit: Jordan Hiraldo
Founding her company after a near-fatal accident, Amy Jordan’s choreography is an exuberant affirmation of dance.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Twenty-four hundred years ago Romans understood the difference between the mind of a child and that of an adult. Somehow, America forgot that basic...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sam Highsmith and Gabby Huggins from Spy Hop, Credit: Courtesy of Spy Hop
Spy Hop's executive director Kasandra VerBrugghen shares the story of Utah's award-winning youth media arts program.

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Upendo Moore makes beats. , Credit: Courtesy of Upendo Moore
Most young people don’t know what they want to do with their lives. This is a story about a high school student who was born into a calling – being...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
Caption: Roberto Gonzales
Children of undocumented workers frequently don’t find out about their illegal status until they’ve graduated from high school. What happens to the...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Richard Glover at Nebraska, Credit: Richard Glover
A inside look at Richard Glover, one of College Football's best, and also one of College Football's unacknowledged.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:04