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Caption: setup for TV crews onsite at Union Station
New to California, the narrator experiences his first earthquake drill: online, and at LA's Union Station

  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Let us anticipate what we lose if we hand over the democracy ground game. , Credit: Susan Cook
The Mayor of New York held a big fundraiser in New York recently to support candidates who want consensus in Washington. As we listen to Mr. Bloomb...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 03:52
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A selective survey of how protest songs have changed from anthems to personal statements...told thru narration, music and soundbites..from Paul Fis...

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 57:59
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On April 27th, 2012, I stood on the banks of the Hudson River in NYC.. and watched Space Shuttle Enterprise make a fly-by, strapped to the back of...

  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 57:37
Caption: Poet Kristen Turner
Poet Kristen Turner, 17, is a senior at Kenwood Academy. This is the second year she has represented her school at Louder Than a Bomb, which advanc...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Whitney Young HS Slam Poetry Team
To Save a Monster is a team piece performed by the poets of the Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Slam Poetry Team: seniors Essie Linzy, 18, and ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Poet Miona Short
Poet Miona Short, 16, is a junior at Walter Payton College Prep High School, but she was representing YOUmedia Chicago in this year's competition. ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:57
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Koga the gorilla made an international splash after this week's escape attempt from the Buffalo Zoo. Could this be the unlikely path to prosperity ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 03:23

  • Added: Jan 10, 2012
  • Length: 04:14
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A true story told live in London. Radcliffe lost his home, his job and his wife in 24 hours. An uplifting tale on drug addiction and redemption, fr...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 13:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Christopher Hitchens, 1949 - 2011, Credit: Feature Story News
A sound-rich obituary honoring the life and works of the late Christopher Hitchens, who died on December 16, 2011. Suitable for news magazines an...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 15, 2011
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ali Abunimah
Electronic Intifada founder Ali Abunimah says a global movement against Israeli government policy is breaking through. On this edition, Abunimah ex...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Two generations of veterans cope with PTSD—looking to heal themselves and heal the world. Featuring S. Brian Wilson, author of “Blood on the Tracks”

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMUN, KVSC, KMXT and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Cristel Martinez came to America from the Dominican Republic with a dream to become a music producer. But the only music she hears in school, says ...

Bought by WAMC, WGXC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Self-portrait painted by Thien To
Twenty-year-old Thien To first learned about cyberbullying in her native Vietnam. The South Philadelphia High junior has since learned about cyberb...

Bought by WGXC


  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Shayla Torres dealt with a lot of violence in her last school, where she was a peer mediator. Here, the 17-year-old junior recalls one especially c...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and WGXC


  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Luis Lopez, Credit: Craig Santoro
For Luis Lopez, violence arrived unexpectedly at his own front door. The seventeen-year-old sophomore starts his story in a classroom.

Bought by WHYY and WGXC


  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 01:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Newspaper and Web reporter Mara Leveritt on a special edition of Tales from the South, where Southern writers bring their own true stories to life ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Students in Fukushima, seen here studying American junior high school yearbooks.
Long before most Americans had heard of a place called Fukushima, commentator Graham Shelby spent three years teaching English there. He's been wa...

Bought by KUT and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 2
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This is an amazing tale about a goose, two scientists and an ocean between them

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Seeing a bully in a new light.

  • Added: Nov 22, 2010
  • Length: 06:45
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There are many aid workers on the ground in Haiti. Some were there before the earthquake last January. Many others have flown in over the last te...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 03:37
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This is a satire on the scandals of a few years ago when there was a lot of fiction on the books of corporations. It is based on Jack And The Beans...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2010
  • Length: 07:03
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After the news that the Senate had not passed legislation to end "don't ask don't tell," commentator Mark Blackmon decided that it was time to remi...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2010
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: Morning Rolled Oats, Credit: Janice Lang
A man breaks up a fistfight with a chainsaw

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Sep 09, 2010
  • Length: 01:07
  • Purchases: 1