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This Veterans Day, Americans will be marking one hundred years since the end of World War One, but there will be no veterans of that war present to...

Bought by Prairie Public, KENW, RadioFreePalmer, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 5
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A new course dreamed up by students at the College of William & Mary, called Veterans Comedy Bootcamp is bringing laughter and storytelling to a cl...

Bought by KENW, KCMJ Community Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KKRN, WAMC and more


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 7
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This month on War News Radio, “Moving Up, Moving Out”, we discuss what stories in the news this week angered us the most. Then, we learn about Fran...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2013
  • Length: 30:01
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This week on War News Radio, “Peace News in Wartime”, we discuss the role of Morocco in the Arab Spring. Then, we learn about the process of establ...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 30:01
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This month on War News Radio, "Back to Work ". First, we examine the problem of youth unemployment in Morocco. Then, we look into the persecution ...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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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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From "The Invisible Threat" (7/9/10): War News Radio reports on Iraqis living near prominent public figures.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2010
  • Length: 07:47
Caption: Baghdad's famous Al-Rasheed Street, Credit: AP
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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President Obama is coming under increasing pressure to sign the International Land Mine treaty that would ban land mines. Just this week, the Sena...

  • Added: May 21, 2010
  • Length: 04:05
Caption: American armored trucks used on patrol in Anbar province., Credit: Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: May 21, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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A treaty banning cluster bombs becomes international law on August 1st. More than 100 countries have signed the agreement. Vietnam is one of a ha...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2010
  • Length: 04:07
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News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
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The loss of a loved one is always a tragedy, but when that person remains missing it’s a prolonged tragedy. That’s the reality facing at least 1,5...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2009
  • Length: 03:33
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News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Bought by KGOU


  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
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In Nigeria, battles over land and resources are fairly commonplace. The one we hear most about is over oil. But far from the oil fields, in the n...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 04:06
Caption: Marlene Sanchez of Long Beach, Calif, foreground, chants with other anti-war activists during a rally through the Hollywood area of Los Angeles protesting against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on Saturday, March 21, 2009, Credit: Associated Press
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
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June 20th is World Refugee Day. The U.N. says the number of people forcibly uprooted by conflict and persecution worldwide at the end of 2008 stoo...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2009
  • Length: 04:51
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News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Lowering the flag on Memorial Day, Credit: Elizabeth Threlkeld
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: May 29, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
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More than three decades ago, the Khmer Rouge wiped out nearly a quarter of Cambodia’s population. Now, a handful of the regime’s leaders are final...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Apr 09, 2009
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 1
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From "Six Years In" (March 20, 2009): War News Radio hears from two Baghdad residents about how the Iraq War has shaped their country.

Bought by CKMO


  • Added: Mar 20, 2009
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 1
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From "Six Years In" (March 20, 2009): War News Radio features the story of an U.S. soldier who found himself in the Sunni Triangle in April of 2003.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2009
  • Length: 06:24
Caption: A bomb hits the Information Ministry in Baghdad at the start of the US invasion in March 2003., Credit: Associated Press
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: An American civilian writes to a soldier in Iraq., Credit: Associated Press
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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From "Taking Flight" (March 6, 2009): War News Radio reports on how an influx of Iraqi refugees has shaped one neighborhood of Damascus.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 1