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Caption: The 10-inch guns at Battery Russell that weren't fired.
The US mainland hadn't been attacked since the War of 1812 until a summer evening during 1942. And when Battery Russell on the Oregon coast was sh...

Bought by WSLR and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 15:47
  • Purchases: 2
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Sgt. Matthew Pennington was injured while serving on combat duty in Iraq. He showed signs of PTSD, but is working toward recovery by promoting self...

Bought by KUOW and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 21, 2012
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 2
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In a war you have your typical players. They're the soldiers, the medics. Politicians and journalists. The translators and engineers too. And then ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, KFAI, KUOW, and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 5
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Parts One and Two of Amy DiPierro's series on economic development, poverty, and inequality in Iraqi Kurdistan. These previously released segments ...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2012
  • Length: 22:43
Caption: An abandoned IDP camp in Iraqi Kurdistan near the border with Iran., Credit: Rachel Stacy
In Iraqi Kurdistan, a common adage says the Kurdish people have “no friends but the mountains.” Today, the mountains along the northern border of ...

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2012
  • Length: 05:49
  • Purchases: 2
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News and features on the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya.

  • Added: Dec 30, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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News and features on the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Let's remember 9-11.More than 3000 children lost their parents in the tragedy.The destruction has caused damages to the economy at the global marke...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2011
  • Length: 03:53
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News and features on the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Celeste Zappala, Credit: Photo by Jim MacMillan
News and features on the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya.

Bought by WAMC and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 2
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Inspired by the Egyptian Tahrir Square uprising and other revolutionary movements across the world, the Occupy Wall Street movement has just entere...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2011
  • Length: 24:26
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Sep 16, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2011
  • Length: 03:49
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 02:21
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News and features on the wars in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan and more.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Rethink Afghanistan: Civilian Casualties (Part 4)
The footage you are about to see is poignant, heart-wrenching, and often a direct result of U.S. foreign policy.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 12:09
Caption: Rethink Afghanistan: Security (Part 6)
The war in Afghanistan is increasing the likelihood that American civilians will be killed in a future terrorist attack.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 11:14
Caption: Rethink Afghanistan: Women of Afghanistan (Part 5)
Eight years have passed since Laura Bush declared that "because of our recent military gains, women are no longer imprisoned in their homes" in Afg...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 10:51
Caption: Rethink Afghanistan: Troops (Part 1)
President Obama has committed 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan. This decision raises serious questions about troops, costs, overall mission, and e...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2009
  • Length: 11:46
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Examining how unpopular wars are being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 27, 2008
  • Length: 08:00
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This new one-hour radio documentary goes behind the making of Ken Burns' latest film for PBS - THE WAR.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KLCC, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KVNF and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Counting the toll of the small arms trade

  • Added: Aug 28, 2007
  • Length: 55:00
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Exploring conflict in the modern world through the stories and experiences of the Irish Troubles

  • Added: Jul 09, 2006
  • Length: 08:23
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Eight National Guard soldiers who spent nearly a year in Iraq describe their experiences at war.

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Jun 29, 2006
  • Length: 02:33
  • Purchases: 1