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That most basic of human gestures of intimacy, a kiss, can still be deadly.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Manohar Aich, Credit: Bishan Samaddar
While the world was marking the passing of Muhammad Ali, another giant in the world of sports in India died in Kolkata to far less notice.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: The Moving Wall came to Maine last year before Memorial Day..., Credit: Susan Cook
History is written by the Big and the Small. "The Vietnam War" documentary has reminded us that. The Moving Wall, a half scale version of the smoot...

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 07:06
Caption: Jeeja Ghosh
Somewhere between the Civil Aviation Authority, the airport authority, the airport security and the airline there is a communication gap. And Jeej...

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In a Presidential primary that taxes our belief that the purpose of government is to benefit our lives, I remember legislation that Hillary Clinton...

  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:14
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Human Growth and Development textbooks may be the ‘go to’ reference to explain ‘what the hell is going on’ as the new Republican opponent appar...

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
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Indians have no reason to feel left out anymore.  The Donald has noticed them and the Donald has mocked them.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It's FM91's 40th birthday! WGTE FM in Toledo began broadcasting May 2, 1976 and for four decades has continued to deliver the highest quality arts,...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 06:20
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Back in 2005, Dana Connors, Maine State Chamber of Commerce president said, "This is not the time or place to expand Maine care coverage to more u...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2016
  • Length: 07:02
Caption: Mr. Kohinoor meets the Royals
The British left India a few years ago. Well almost 70 to be precise. But for some Indians, it’s just like yesterday, and with WillKat otherwise kn...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In my state, this week, leaping off the lower right hand corner of the Front Page of the state’s largest newspaper was this “Educator who won one...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2016
  • Length: 05:42
Caption: Nidhi Chaphekar, Credit: Ketevan Kardava
Kardava was doing what is her job as a journalist. The media is doing what they think is their job. The only person who has no choice in this is th...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Seventy thousand Google responses to ''Republicans Refuse'' or 37000 responses to ''Democrats Refuse'' say Donald Trump is not the first to bring ...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:04
Caption:  Time to Practice Your Odds for the Derby and Presidents, Credit: Susan Cook
I was reading the New York Times article about the last batch of the 30000 emails released that Hillary Clinton received on her private server- wh...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
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This year saw the Academy Awards ceremony awash in racial controversy.

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Kanhalya Kumar
Television is not just news. It has become the lynchpin of the lynchmob.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Riding on the train to the Democratic National Convention one year, I had the good fortune to talk with a former president of N.O.W. For young twen...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 05:03
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Indian officials in Bangalore play 'racism dodge ball' over the attack of a Tanzanian student.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Nobis Deus...he likes it.., Credit: Susan Cook
In Today's Department of Poetic Justice (and The Great American Wrongbook), "Donald J. Trump- The Evangelical Version" which could be sung to the ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
First published on the eve of Martin Luther King Day , we turn to our preferred form of political expression, the sonnet, to acknowledge the compas...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:11
Caption: Modi and Zuckerberg
Is net neutrality just a right for the West and a luxury for the rest. And must poor countries be told, be grateful, half an internet is better tha...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
All happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, Tolstoi wrote as the first sentence in Anna Karenina. The epitaph he c...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: Suzette Jordan
Justice has finally come for Suzette Jordan.Though she was not there to witness it. In 2013 she became the face of rape in Kolkata, India. Her att...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:59
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I will not overlay my Facebook profile picture with the French tricolor.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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As more writers return awards and honors, cynics ask if this is an outbreak of Award Returnitis

  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:00