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Caption: Justina Bauthues (center) poses for a photo with her parents, Lisa and Tom Hilton.
A new approach is linking people with addiction to drug treatment, instead of just sending them out the door when they’re well again. Two doctors, ...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2020
  • Length: 28:04
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High school students think they need to join a lot of clubs to give themselves the best shot at getting into a top school. Guidance counselors, par...

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
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In the mid-90’s, Dr. Mark Rosenberg was leading gun violence research at the CDC. Republican Arkansas Congressman Jay Dickey, the NRA’s so-called '...

Bought by KFAI and XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 37:50
  • Purchases: 2
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In real life, the business of jury selection is a 400 million dollar industry. So in a world of high priced jury consultants what does a jury of ou...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 24:42
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The Freedom Riders of 1961 were upholding the law. So why were they being arrested as soon as they got off the buses in Jackson, Mississippi? KFAI'...

Bought by Hark! and KUMD


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Freedom of speech is a right guaranteed in the first amendment of the constitution. One exception to the rule is obscenity. But determining what is...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 16:05
Caption: Alcatraz Prison, where Whitey Bulger was incarcerated from 1959 to 1962., Credit: cliff1066/Flickr
What many people outside Massachusetts don't know is that the brother of reputed Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger, Billy Bulger, was similarly powerfu...

  • Added: May 29, 2013
  • Length: 02:24
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This week on War News Radio, “Peace News in Wartime”, we discuss the role of Morocco in the Arab Spring. Then, we learn about the process of establ...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2012
  • Length: 30:01
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Until recently, not much was known about the first Africans who stepped foot on the North American continent. Today, scholars are learning unexpect...

Bought by KENW and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 2
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Daniel Ross talks about being a volunteer firefighter while serving time in a minimum security prison.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 2
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Residents of a quiet Santa Monica apartment building remember their neighbor, Charlie -- also known as notorious Boston crime boss James "Whitey" B...

Bought by KFAI, The Story, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The secret behind Gallaudet's circular classrooms lies in something called "visual attention.", Credit: Gallaudet University
Deaf people don't see better... they see differently.

Bought by KVNF, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 28, 2011
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Truck Drivers Are Listening A Lot to ATC and ME!, Credit: SLG
State Truck Driver Winners Listen To Public Radio

  • Added: May 19, 2009
  • Length: 03:46
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Argentine lawmakers are starting to scrutinize anti-union practices at retail giant Wal-Mart. Over the weekend, workers and human rights activists ...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2007
  • Length: 03:59
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Narration with vox pop interviews of kids and adults about the last Harry Potter book.

Bought by WXLV-FM and The PRX Podcast


  • Added: Jul 19, 2007
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 2
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News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bought by Raven Radio, KGOU, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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News and features on the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bought by WBEZ, KUNM, KWCW, Raven Radio, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2006
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Low-functioning inmates gain self-esteem through a performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

  • Added: Jul 28, 2005
  • Length: 04:11