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Caption: Christine Rodriguez celebrates with a student she is helping apply to college, Credit: Juliane Dressner
Personal Statement takes us into the lives of three public HS seniors who are determined to go to college and take their classmates with them.

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
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Pediatrician and public health advocate Dr Mona Hanna-Attisha, author of “What The Eyes Don’t See. A Story Of Crisis, Resistance, And Hope In An Am...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 09:55
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Poet Anne Waldman is the author of more than 40 books. Her newest title, "Trickster Feminism," inspired by the results of the 2016 election, is th...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 09:58
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In "Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang,” Pulitzer Prize–winning NYT reporter David Philipps chronicles the story of A...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 09:47

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 26:59
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Nate Blakeslee is an investigative reporter who usually writes about politics in Texas. In “American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession i...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 09:52
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Manal grew up in Mecca, Islam’s holiest city. In her teens she was a religious radical, by her twenties she was a college-educated computer securit...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 09:57
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The author has plenty to say about Washington and the day-to-day life of a senator, along with stories about growing up in Minnesota & his years on...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2017
  • Length: 09:48
Caption: Cory Doctorow, Credit: Joi Ito
The award-winning novelist, blogger, and advocate talks about science fiction and technology.

Bought by WNJR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author describes the journey of Liberia’s Sirleaf, honors the amazingly resilient Liberian women who put her into office, an...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2017
  • Length: 09:48
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
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This popular and prolific children’s picture book creator takes Duck of barnyard fame to the next level—driving the farmer’s tractor. David talks a...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 09:57
Caption: Ted Nash
With Presidential Suite,Ted Nash transforms iconic political speeches into an inventive jazz composition.

Bought by KMUW and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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This river is a tributary of the mighty Amazon. It snakes through one of the world’s most treacherous jungles and it’s where President Teddy Roosev...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A central player in every major church-state-separation battle for decades, the author describes political issues of the day, the new influence of ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Don’s 19th thriller may be fiction, but it’s the truth about our longest war, the war on drugs, especially in all the ways it effects Mexico. To le...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 09:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Simi Linton
This week, we mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act with Simi Linton: She wants Equality, Justice, and a Place on the Danc...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP, WNJR, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 5
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This American statesman's newest book is "The Negotiator." He knows a thing or two about heated negotiations from his role as Senate majority leade...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rahim AlHaj, Credit: Dan Merlo
Rahim AlHaj is quite simply one of the best oud players in the world. In this broadcast, Rahim performs and shares his story of leaving Iraq and c...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WABE, WMMT, WNJR, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 5
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This Paonia, Colorado National Book Award finalist describes a thriller version of possible future water wars in the American Southwest. Is this an...

Bought by KRZA, Radio Newark, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 3
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He used to be one of the many thousands of child soldiers, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s, in dozens of conflicts around the world. Ishmael...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 09:49
  • Purchases: 2
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Taking place mostly in the Vatican and the tiny town that surrounds it, this fast moving, thoughtful novel features two brothers who are priests, t...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:48
  • Purchases: 2
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Ilan Stavans is a Mexican-American essayist, lexicographer, cultural commentator, translator, short-story author, TV personality, and teacher known...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 23:33
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Gary Segura, Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population Is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation Gary M. Segura is a Professor...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 25:35
  • Purchases: 1