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Caption: In another time- Democratic National Convention 1996, Credit: Keith Meyers/NewYork Times
The Sixty Second Moral asks questions about what is right or wrong in 60 seconds more or less. So, today, we ask, will there be yet another man who...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:32
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He straddles the more essential American Century, from the failure of Reconstruction to the March on Washington, not demarcated by round numbers an...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Tim Giago Talks about the Standing Rock Water Protectors and how Trump and Obama could effect the outcome of the Pipeline

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
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American led US-China trade pact, TPP, dies, and the Chinese led FTAAP grabs US allies

  • Added: Nov 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:51
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There is always, someone, somewhere who "like a bird on the wire" from Leonard Cohen's song, is trying “in [his or her] way to be free“. Since 1...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2016
  • Length: 07:40
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Might President Trump be better than President Obama in managing U.S. - China relations? A spirited discussion in the ongoing series, "Orient Espre...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
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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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Free speech is not the norm, and even in a country that explicitly protects speech in its foundational documents, censorship can still creep into o...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:45
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America's East Asian allies are scampering to dance with China, wrecking US strategy towards china in the process. Will Mr. Trump or Mrs. Clinton b...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:20
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- Pulitzer Award-winning historian Fred Logevall on the Vietnam War - Interviewing WWII veterans before it's too late - The lesser-known history of...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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- Pulitzer Award-winning historian Fred Logevall on the Vietnam War - Interviewing WWII veterans before it's too late - The lesser-known history of...

Bought by 91.7 WHUS Storrs, KWMR, KWSO, WAMC, WTJU and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 8
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Reading about the past sometimes gives us the impression that the Vietnam War was inevitable. But Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Fredrik Logevall...

Bought by WLPR, WUGA (part of GPB), WFHB, Radio Phoenix, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 9
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President Duterte of the Philippines traveled to Japan last week, he talked to God on the way back and the U.S. is as confused as ever about where ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:50
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In honor of the upcoming Presidential race, The River Is Wide presents a melding of our favorite features. A Citizen's Guide, A Sixty Second Moral ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:34
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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The anniversary of the loss of my childhood friend who died from suicide just passed. She, like many women, was sexually abused and never told an...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today’s Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks when men engage in sexploitation whose responsibility is it to refuse to sanction or accept as ‘just the wa...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:14
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The then director of the Harvard Eating Disorders program gave a talk to a small group of eating disorder mental health providers in my work town. ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2016
  • Length: 07:33
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today's Sixty-second Moral inquiry brings quotations from the Republican Bible on Adultery which ask 'Why Shouldn't the GOP Presidential Candidate...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:18
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
This US Presidential campaign has been characterized by a striking absence of empathy. No empathy between candidates and a Social Code that defines...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 07:05
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
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
When Mitch McConnell and the Republicans snub a duly elected President and the American people who want a Supreme Court nominee to be vetted throug...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 07:13
Caption: ..knowing who you’ve left behind.., Credit: Susan Cook
In my state, a few years ago a bright, articulate local woman ran for the state House of Representatives. Her campaign slogan was ‘Fight Like A Gi...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:32
Caption: "..annuls the power..." Poem 358 Emily Dickinson , Credit: Not known
As the battle wages on between the unarmed and the armed, the armed and the armed, the open carry armed and the concealed carry armed, the proble...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2016
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today’s sixty-second Moral Inquiry asks ‘What’s the difference between verbal abuse, which uses words to hold power over others by intimidating, th...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:09