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This week on the show: Garbage solutions and restored treasures - Maggots in Indonesia help solve the garbage crisis - and create opportunities...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Chef Ellen Adams (right), an Air Force veteran, helps fellow veteran Linda Costello coat apples in chocolate., Credit: Sarah Harris/American Homefront
A cooking program in upstate New York helps veterans find camaraderie in the kitchen.

Bought by WUSF, KPBS, KRZA, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Texas Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: A citrus worker in Plymouth, Fla. grades oranges in this 1942 photo., Credit: Florida Citrus Exchange, McKay Archives, Florida Southern College
An effort to prevent scurvy in U.S. troops led to the growth of the orange juice industry, popularizing what had been a relatively obscure beverage.

Bought by North Country Public Radio, KPBS, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WUNC and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 6
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Food scholar Elizabeth Dunn reflects on food traditions and the semi-permanent life inside a refugee camp.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Vietnam-era veteran Diane Fike selects vegetables at the Austin, Tex. VA food pantry. Studies have found a growing number of veterans are food insecure, including many who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan., Credit: Carson Frame/American Homefront
More than 1.4 million veterans of all ages rely on government food assistance, but food insecurity is disproportionately common among post 9/11 vet...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WUSF, KPBS, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 4
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Food scholar Elizabeth Dunn reflects on food traditions and the semi-permanent life inside a refugee camp.

  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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In Chapel Hill, there’s a farm that’s much more than just a spot to grow food: it’s a gathering place for refugees, including a group of Karen teen...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 27:14
  • Purchases: 1
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The epic journey of a group of Syrian refugees brought together by a famous sweets shop called Salloura. Syrian-American correspondent Dalia Morta...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 02, 2016
  • Length: 34:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kurdish and United States flags fly at Niroj Kurdish Cuisine’s bar., Credit: Taylor Haney
Luqman Barwari abandoned his career to open a Kurdish restaurant in the U.S., a meeting place where immigrant Kurds can keep memories of home alive.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Farmer and Veteran Mike Lewis, Credit: Photo courtesy of FarmFlavors.com
There are more military veterans in the South than any other part of the United States. This region has also been losing farmers at an astonishing ...

Bought by WMMT, KVLU, WMMT, and WBHM


  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 23:33
  • Purchases: 4
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Military food has come a long way since the canned rations of World War I. However, has the overall quality of nourishment or taste necessarily imp...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Janis Cramer grew up listening to her father’s stories about his time as an officer in World War II. When he was diagnosed with cancer, she began w...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For soldiers on a battlefield, a hot meal can be more than just sustenance – it can be a morale booster. Army Veteran, Vic Vinson, shares his exper...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:06
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Reporter Jake Ryan follows the rabbit hole to uncover the truth behind a sandwich and a controversy that's been around since the Vietnam War.

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Interviews with multiple people on how they think that mood affects the food that they choose.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2013
  • Length: 07:55
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From Behind the Screens, on November 5, 2010: War News Radio talks to journalist Anna Badhken about her new book on living and eating with families...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 07:57
Caption: Eric Cota purchases his copy of the popular video game “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2", Credit: Associated Press
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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After Pearl Harbor, about 120,000 Japanese Americans were uprooted and forced to live for years in remote federal camps around the country. The uph...

Bought by KWMR, Boise State Public Radio, WABE, KPIK-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2009
  • Length: 09:18
  • Purchases: 19
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News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bought by KGOU


  • Added: Sep 19, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bought by KGOU and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 23, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Did terrorists bake a baby? Ian doubts it.

  • Added: Aug 17, 2007
  • Length: 02:23