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Caption: Houda, her mom and sister, and their friend Mishelle on the tram in Sabino Canyon
Episode 31 Two years ago on July 28th, Houda’s family stepped off a plane into the intense Tucson heat. They weren’t sure what was in store for the...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 04:38
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Josh Stepakoff talks to his father, Alan, about surviving a shooting at a Jewish day camp when he was six years old.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
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Spectrum: The dogged, interminable struggle with diabetes - This week on the show, DW reports from a special conference in Bochum, where experts ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Ken Rudin hosts a special reflection on John McCain's life and legacy, featuring interviews with several of McCain's friends and colleagues.

Bought by WRGY, WCAI / WNAN, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, RadioFreePalmer, 'The Sea' and more

  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Families torn apart at the border and through our prison system. Can we use this moment of public awareness to create change? Emani Davis, a long-s...

Bought by KDNK and WJFF

  • Added: Jul 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Most World War II veterans didn’t receive accolades or experience the infamous New York City ticker-tape parade most Americans are familiar with in...

Bought by WBEZ

  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
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The Ongoing Nakba: Interviews with Waddah Sofan, Gilad Atzmon, and Richard Toll

Bought by WETS

  • Added: May 13, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Restaurant Servers' stories of the cringiest & most awkward worst first dates ever witnessed.

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Prison photos of Ricky Amos (left), and the wrongfully incarcerated Richard Jones (right)
Richard Jones was sentenced to 19 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Seventeen years in, he discovers he has a look-alike, with the same...

Bought by KOSU, WCAI / WNAN, WGCU, KUNM, Prairie Public and more

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Justin poses with the tattoo that you got for his twentieth birthday, representing the cross country bib that was taken away from him in 2010., Credit: (c) Janel Semonasky, 2017
Justin Bachman has spent his whole life being different. After being diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome, Bachman chose to teach others about tolera...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAER, and WNYO

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Lorena Gonzalez at her desk at the Syracuse VA Medical Center, Credit: Conor Wight
Doctor Lorena Gonzalez is a surgeon - but last year, she became a cancer patient. This is the story of how she applied her knowledge and experience...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:12
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Doing away with the death penalty is usually thought of as a liberal cause, and the arguments are often about the morality of executing someone, or...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 16:26
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In part 1 of our 2-part series on UBI, we explore this highly contentious topic, speaking with scholars, activists, journalists, and folks on the s...

Bought by KUNM

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A documentary that explores a phenomenon known as the Solidarity Economy, including voices from all over the world involved in different movements ...

Bought by KUNM and KPIP-LP

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In 2015, Greece held a referendum to free itself from a debt crisis. We traveled to Athens to bring you an on-the-ground exploration of the afterma...

Bought by KPIP-LP

  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Wayne Lo (Left), Gregory Gibson (Right)
Greg Gibson speaks with Wayne Lo, the man who murdered his son, Galen, in a shooting at Simon's Rock college in 1992.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
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Many American cities are struggling with police-community relations, and racial divisions are often the heart of the problem. David Kennedy talks a...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A B Cell, Credit: NIAID
In this episode, a team of researchers disprove a decades-old dogma. The result? The first ever FDA-approved drug for primary-progressive multiple ...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 38:45
Caption: (Left to Right): Venus Hayes, two of her children, Teressa Raiford
The family of 17 year-old Quanice Hayes, who was shot to death by Portland police, seeks justice from the city of Portland.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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 the second episode of our series on the mass escape from the Woomera refugee detention center in Australia, Aren Aizura parses out the stakes of...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 28:32
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In 2002, imprisoned refugees inside Australia’s Woomera immigration prison coordinated with 2500 outside supporters who had pitched camp outside th...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
Caption: New York State Police / Snowmobile , Credit: New York State Police
More than 30 snowmobilers and fishermen have died after breaking through lake ice in the northeast and Great Lakes region this winter. The toll wou...

Bought by WBFO, WCPN, WAMC, WDET Detroit Public Radio, North Country Public Radio and more

  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: A sign on Conesus Lake directs sportsmen to an access point., Credit: Veronica Volk
In part two of a series on fatalities associated with thin ice this winter, we hear the story of two men who disappeared one night after taking a l...

Bought by WCPN, WRVO Public Media, WAMC, WCMU, and WBFO

  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 5
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In 2005, Teri Knight drove 650 miles on midwestern roads through Ohio, Indiana, Iowa and Illinois, pleading with the public to help her do what law...

Bought by ABC

  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 19:39
  • Purchases: 1