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Caption: English Vinglish movie poster
Sandip Roy remembers the iconic Indian actress Sridevi.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Fond du Lac photographer and retired wildland fire fighter Vern Northrup has a new photography exhibit in Duluth, Minnesota. It’s called Ishkode, t...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:23
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In the weeks after Hurricane Maria, Cynthia and Vanessa Melendez were trapped in their village in Humacao, Puerto Rico. They had no water, and were...

Bought by HowSound

  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 07:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) represent the interests of children remanded to state custody. Due to the opioid epidemic, CASAs have seen...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: Curved Spine, Credit: Nate and his Doctors
You have medical insurance. Each month you submit your rather large premium payments, and when it's time to actually use the insurance for a medica...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
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Our episode focuses on the experience of being pregnant while in prison. We speak with Dr. Alicia Suarez, PhD, who teaches at DePauw University. ...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:56
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 22
A family divided, a hungry media looking for answers, and an inept police department looking for answers to explain and more importantly prove the ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:20:26
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 16
Just weeks after graduating law school, a young lady disappears from her apartment in Macon, Georgia. A dismembered torso is found in a nearby tra...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:37
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against two psychologists who developed a program to pair torture with interrogation of “s...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Oct 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mohamad Akhlaq
After it was posted on WhatsApp that Aklhaq Mohmamad's family was eating beef a mob beat and stoned him to death. But what was the mob being fed?

  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Stephen Mercado (Anthony's stepfather), Jesse Perez and Stacy Emminger (Anthony's mother), Credit: Ben Allen/WITF
NOTE: This piece pairs best with a companion piece called Heroin addiction robs family of son. This traces the Emminger family's grief since they...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio

  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 07:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Two skydivers died in a fatal tandem jump. The men’s parachutes didn’t open completely. A month later, what happened to the man who found the parac...

Bought by PRX Remix, HowSound, and WCAI / WNAN

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:51
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: interviewing Irving Brecher
Interviews with New Yorkers remembering where they were on November 22nd, 1963

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Recently, a man convicted of aiding the prostitution of a young woman who was exploited by over 150 men, was given a 3 week sentence. This sente...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:45
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Deception is something we need to claim as what we do not like in politics and political life. This is not claiming the moral high ground. This ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:30
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A look into the Unemployment Crisis among Iraqi Refugees in the US.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2011
  • Length: 09:59
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Headlines from this week's show include coverage of the death of Afghan mayor of Kandahar city, the mysterious assassination of the leader for the ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2011
  • Length: 04:05
Caption: Antelope trying to move through deep snow , Credit: David Grubbs, Billings Gazette
Biologists estimate thousands of pronghorn antelope died in Montana over the long, harsh winter...thousands more are stranded at the Fort Peck Rese...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
  • Length: 04:11
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This PSA is about the dangers of secondhand smoke and its effects on children.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 01:04
Caption: Trooper DeLaittre's remains guarded outside the funeral service , Credit: Emilie Ritter
Montana's youngest Highway Patrol officer to ever die in the line of duty was remembered in his hometown...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2010
  • Length: 03:15
Caption: Protesters demonstrating against the military’s don’t ask don’t tell policy on Capitol Hill. , Credit: Photo courtesy of the AP.
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2010
  • Length: 29:02
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From "Endless Summer" 8/13/2010: War News Radio reports on the status of women in Afghanistan, how they have come to be marginalized in most aspect...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2010
  • Length: 08:05
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From "Passing Time" 7/2/10: War News Radio reports on a new documentary about Iraqi refugees.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2010
  • Length: 10:36
Caption: Harry Markopolos has written a book about his futile decade-long effort to expose Bernie Madoff and the world's largest Ponzi scheme.
Harry Markopolos tried for nearly ten years to expose Bernard Madoff and the world's largest Ponzi scheme, but it didn't do any good. Why didn’t a...

Bought by KPIK-LP, Remix Radio, KUT, KUOW, and EconomyBeat Podcast

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: 13:13
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: school on wheels logo, Credit:
School on Wheels is a non-profit program located in Los Angeles which pairs volunteer tutors to homeless students.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and CKMO

  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 03:09
  • Purchases: 3