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Caption: The 2009 view. "W" stands for water aquifer.
In the not so distant past, Anonymous was usually a woman. a woman composer, artist, author, musician, writer unless she was an accused criminal, a...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 06:52
Caption: 1974 Big Tirade: And you tell that kangaroo court they don't have the evidence that would justify impeachment...", Credit: Paul Szep, Boston Globe, August, 1974
With lyrics for the Great American Wrongbook, a tribute to You Know Who and how his workday goes sometimes. Sung to "I've been working on the railr...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: It's not hush money. They're hush jobs. , Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to political appointees (at the cost of the Public trust) with lyrics for the Great American Wrongbook! which could be sung to th...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Understanding the abandonment of civil liberties in this country, means looking at behaviors we ignore, passive handouts of yet another fat govern...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Stop guessing just whose financing was used..., Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to a certain one hundred and thirty thousand dollars which it turns out a certain President did reimburse his lawyer for which ha...

  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:01
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This American Life recently reminded us that the Democratic Party doesn't seem to get who it is anymore. Is it the Political Gamesmanship that's do...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:54
Caption: ...the value of  human anchoring..., Credit: Susan Cook
Ten years ago this month, Maine Public Radio fired the host of a 30 year popular jazz program, The humble Farmer because he criticized the Iraq War...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2017
  • Length: 06:53
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As women in this country grieve the lost opportunity to elect a woman President, the widespread sanctioning of Donald Trump’s sexploitation is ther...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 05:11
Caption: Big screen, little truck..., Credit: Susan Cook
In today's Department of Poetic Justice, we offer a musical tribute to a fictional radio host, Rushton Limbo, who poetically longs for the respite ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:53
Caption: Nothing says conspiracy theory like a girl..., Credit: Downeast Magazine
Today The River Is Wide introduces a new specialty item : the two and a half minute Conspiracy Theory. We don’t want to ramble. We’ll keep it brief...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 03:14
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The American voting public has become as gullible about Election polls as they are about quick weight loss plans. In Maine, Election eve, 2010, t...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2016
  • Length: 08:01
Caption: "I don't hate the press, none of them. As a matter of fact, I feel sorry for them.'', Credit: Szep, Boston Globe, July 18, 1974
Maine Public Broadcasting Network has made the perplexing decision to segregate music and poetry to a separate pay-to-hear HD radio service called ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:16
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Elected officials or politicians aspiring to be elected officials say things that would register on our Hackle o’ meters and our Politically Unfit...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:19
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In Today's Department of Poetic Justice, The River Is Wide offers a musical tribute to 'Donald J. Trump' to the tune of 'Seventy Six Trombones'. fr...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:46
Caption: What Clean Elections Won't Clean, Credit: Susan Cook
Clean elections protect constituent rights so wealthy individuals or self-serving personal interests or six-figure job candidates don’t exploit the...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:44
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Executive Director, Keri Putnam and Director of Programing, Trever Groth have taken the time to elaborate on the issue of diversity in film in rela...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The ethical challenge for Facebook has been to re-create the ethics of community where there are real consequences for using information in a destr...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:49
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Jacques Berlinerblau on secularism; Katy Scrogin on God Believes in Love: Straight Talk about Gay Marriage.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:50
Caption: New Managed car regulations require us to cover more items than we did before and our company has decided that is Unaffordable... we are cancelling your policy.", Credit: Susan Cook
Well, we thought it might happen. Over at Automobile Behavioral Health they are cancelling managed car insurance policies because the new "required...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 03:39
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Boys' State is an experiment in Democracy that a select group of high school boys attend in Maine this week. We can hope they will learn about the...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2013
  • Length: 06:00
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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