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Caption: Founding Fathers images
They are an unexpected husband and wife team: the Levinson’s. Sanford is a constitutional scholar. Cynthia is an award-winning author of children’...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ellen Meacham
In the spring of 1967, Senator Robert F. Kennedy had an experience that changed his thinking about America, and his own responsibilities. His awake...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 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: Sue Klebold
Guilt can haunt any parent whose child commits suicide. That’s especially true for a murder-suicide.

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s not unusual for a new president to find the adjustment from candidate to leader to be jolting but President Trump’s first week in office has b...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cedric de Leon
The “right to work.” The phrase sounds fair and equitable. After all, who shouldn’t have a right to work if they wish to? Twenty-six states now hav...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kathryn Smith
The Glass Ceiling: That’s a term that’s been bandied about for some time. Those women who reach the top of their field whether it’s in business or ...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Castles in the sky and in the sand, Bahrain, Credit: Hebah Fisher
It's 2011, and Bahrain is a divided society.

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 42:13
  • Purchases: 1
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: Dan Barry
In the winter of 2009, a social worker with the Iowa Department of Human Services, received an anonymous tip: A couple dozen disabled men were liv...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Rashad Shabazz
Imagine a large population of Americans living in prison-like-conditions. That’s what it’s like in the so-called Black Belt of South Side Chicago.

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Norman J. Ornstein
Congress is at a standstill. They have been for several years. In 2010 political insiders Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein began searching for the c...

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  • Added: May 11, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Susan Eaton
Immigration. That’s a major hot button issue. In recent years, a handful of states have passed laws designed to make it easier to deport unauthor...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An increase in the acts of terrorism around the globe raises the fear levels in America. Islamophobia in the Bible Belt, and anti-immigrant, anti-M...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cecelia Tichi
Jack London is known for his wolf-dog tales and sagas of the frozen North. But, that’s overlooking the real story. London was a reporter who made n...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ira Chaliff
When you’re given instructions that you feel are morally wrong, do you speak up? A number of studies over the past 50-years conclude that the major...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Victor Tan Chen
Victor Tan Chen, sociology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has studied the plight of the American worker … from successf...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Professor William Damon
Over the past decade a science of morality has emerged. Its basic premise is that we have no choice with our moral actions. Our responses are built...

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  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Everyone has a birthday, but the day's meaning changes over time. In this episode, we look at life from 21st and 94th birthdays.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:53
Caption: Dr. Rick Hanson
Neuropsychologist Dr. Rick Hanson has a different way of looking at the functions of the brain. What he’s realized is that simply using positive th...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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We're with two artists--musical and literary--working that busy space high above the old boundaries of East and West. Rana Dasgupta is the English-...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jane Lindholm and John Irving, Credit: Sarah Ashworth
Vermont Public Radio's Jane Lindholm sits down for a wide-ranging interview with novelist John Irving at his home in Vermont. Short and long versio...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 16, 2010
  • Length: 46:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: at the border, Credit: Peter Laufer
Washington Monthly's Peter Laufer and Markos Kounalakis report on the Mexican-American Borderlands in this five-part series.

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2009
  • Length: 59:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Legendary actor talks to me about his time with Company Of Angels, a theater company he helped found and a special event that he is a part of on Oc...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2009
  • Length: 15:54
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