PRX - Pieces for Topic: News

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A life lost, a life saved. The main character of this episode isn’t a person. It’s a nasal spray. Naloxone (aka Narcan) saves lives from opioid ove...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 23:51
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Oral History project about the Three Mile Island partial-meltdown.

Bought by WSKG, WHYY, WPSU, and 90.5 WESA


  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 4
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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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In this audio documentary, Tima Kurdi, the aunt of Alan, shares why the West has a responsibility to support refugees fleeing warfare and destabili...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 19:18
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1908, the National Bison Range was created by carving 18,000 acres out of Montana's Flathead Reservation. Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic...

Bought by KPIP-LP, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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How does today's Black Lives Matter Movement compare to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s leadership of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s? Can BLM...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KQAL, Public Radio for All, KMUD, and WXDU


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 20:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Kelly Cotton walks through the Westmont neighborhood with her kids, Credit: George Lavender
One small neighborhood of Los Angeles accounted for thousands of bookings into county jail over a five year period.

Bought by PRX Remix, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 3
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Nashua, NH Police Sergeant, Lakeisha Phelps is one of two black police officers on a force with 176 police officers, in one of New Hampshire’s most...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens when your religious faith and sexual identity directly contradict one another? Josh Tranen lived with this contradiction for years. Ev...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 17:43
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Like the JFK assassination, everyone remembers what they were doing when they heard the news. For Aliza Goren, that isn’t so hard – she was one of ...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 09:56
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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
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How long would your relationship last without a kiss or more than a kiss In America, only three states allow prisoners and their spouses or domesti...

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 17:48
  • Purchases: 2
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Get to know what it's like being a police officer in the small town of Aspen, Colorado.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 16:13
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Randall Coleman and I talk about the impact video game communities have on the development of new titles.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:35
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
Caption: Kelly McEvers, Credit: Glen Carey
NPR's Kelly McEvers' unprecedented and intimate portrait of the sacrifices reporters and their families make to tell untold stories -- and the some...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Prairie Public, KSUT, RadioFreePalmer, WYSO and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 58:19
  • Purchases: 81
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Two first time radio producers travel to the Everglades intending to tell the story of a state-sanctioned Python hunt, but end up telling an altoge...

Bought by KGOU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 09, 2013
  • Length: 15:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Greg Auger's life was forever changed when he met the bat researching legend Don Griffin. This is the story of the two men, a pond, and what happen...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 08:05
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Discover how a curious pathologist turned into an expert on death and challenged our ideas of life and self-determination.

Bought by WNIN, WHRV, Iowa Public Radio, and Louisville Public Media


  • Added: Feb 24, 2010
  • Length: 55:55
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Marc Wojno (standing) with (L to R); Dan Rather, Marvin Kalb, Bob Schieffer and Daniel Schorr., Credit: Michael Foley
Dan Rather, Bob Schieffer, Dan Schorr, and Moderator Marvin Kalb reflect on their personal and professional friendships with Walter Cronkite and Do...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2010
  • Length: 54:01
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Chief Warren McDaniels, the first black fire chief in New Orleans passed away on Feb. 23.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2008
  • Length: 06:28
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A visit to a local New Orleans bar reveals stories of Katrina's lingering effects.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2007
  • Length: 05:28
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Student returns to hurricane ravaged hometown

  • Added: Dec 25, 2006
  • Length: 04:52
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Exploring conflict in the modern world through the stories and experiences of the Irish Troubles

Bought by KPIK-LP, KAZU, KWIT, KUT, WRPI and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 22
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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