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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: Randy Olson
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if the picture is a bar graph with a bunch of statistical notations? It may be worth a thous...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
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
Caption: Mark Zuckerberg at The Original Pat's King of Steaks in Philadelphia (9/24/17). Posted on Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page.
Will Davies, author of the Happiness Industry, has written in the London Review of Books that “Destroying privacy in ever more adventurous ways is ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:18
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Today we show our support for women as we ask you to show your support for Interchange. We’ll hear clips that highlight the fight for women’s right...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 57:28
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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: Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan, September 24, 1957., Credit: Will Counts Collection: Indiana University Archives
2017 was the 60th anniversary of the stand-off between Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus and desegregation at Little Rock Central High School . Today ...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Today, we confront the boots on the ground with political scientist and author, Christopher Sebastian Parker, who, along with his research partner ...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:11
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Regardless of your politics, regardless of her politics, it’s hard to argue that Hillary Clinton hasn’t been on the receiving end of a constant and...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:28:01
Caption: Pamela Paresky
Is the New York Times enabling a debate that most rational people think is long over? The latest conservative pundit to be hired by the New York Ti...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: John Dickerson, Credit: Courtesy of CBS
Author and moderator of Face the Nation, John Dickerson’s book Whistlestop is a witty rollicking tour of presidential campaign history

Bought by KPIP-LP, WTJU, WMUU-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Nik Nerburn, Credit: Nik Nerburn
Nik Nerburn grew up in northern Minnesota and is working as a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker. He recently covered the presidential inau...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2017
  • Length: 09:41
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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
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-Are betting markets are a more accurate predictor than election polls? -The influence of Millennials on the upcoming election. -The vast majority ...

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), WXDU, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KKRN, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 7
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
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“An increasing number of people under the age of 25 get all their news, not just some of it, from Facebook.” The author points out that we are bomb...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Sep 14, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 2
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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Taelyn Reid from Young Women United talks about "Gen Z-Vote", a youth-led initiative to bring voting information to young New Mexican voters. Inter...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Anti-lynching banner flew outside NAACP headquarters in midtown Manhattan from the early 1900s until 1938. , Credit:  (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/COURTESY OF THE NAACP)
For “Lynchings on Loop” Courtney Baker, author of Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death joins us to talk about ...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM


  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Our program is a conversation with Colin Dayan, author most recently of two lauded books, With Dogs at the Edge of Life and The Law Is a White Dog....

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 58:05