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About one in four adults in the United States suffers from a “diagnosable mental disorder” in a given year – that’s according to the National Insti...

Bought by KMUN, WNPR, and WSKG

  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Formerly a chaplain at Maine State Prison, Reverend Stan Moody is on a crusade to change the way we treat our criminals. Some of his parishioners ...

Bought by PRX Remix, WMPG, KUOW, and WAMC

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 07:45
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Stories, Credit: Ricky Norris
Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to affect cha...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 11:32
Caption: Stories, Credit: Ricky Norris
Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to affect cha...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 30:00
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Talking politics at the Waldo Flea Market in Waldo, FL Nov 2, 2008

  • Added: Jan 13, 2011
  • Length: 05:56
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State Representative Larry Haws from St. Cloud has worked in public service for over 40 years. His list of accomplishments and awards include an A...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:58
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A former makeup artists to presidents and network anchors, Lillian Brown describes her career in getting public figures ready for their closeups.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
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Patient Transfer Vehicles. They look like ambulances but they're not. Riding in one can land you in the wild wild west of unregulated care. 'Risky ...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: 30:50
Caption: Artist rendering of the California High Speed Rail, Credit: CAHSRA
The Big Dig, the Bay Bridge, the Chunnel... Why do transportation projects go so spectacularly over budget? There's a simple explanation - this doc...

Bought by The Neighborhood and PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 26:38
  • Purchases: 2
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Ideal for broadcast around July 4th: America's founders knew their democracy required informed citizens, but is quality journalism now threatened b...

Bought by KAZU, KVSC, WBEZ, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WFHB and more

  • Added: Jun 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Kathleen Sebelius, Credit: NPC
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks about health care reform at the National Press Club.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2010
  • Length: 54:02
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Dick Armey, the former House Majority Leader, speaks about conservatism at the National Press Club.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2010
  • Length: 54:01
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Chris Weller, host of Fret Knot Radio Hour, spends an evening with Larry Gibson in his cabin on Kayford Mountain in the heart of coal country. Gibs...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2010
  • Length: 32:46
Caption: Jim Leach, Credit: National Press Club
Jim Leach, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, speaks at the National Press Club

  • Added: Dec 18, 2009
  • Length: 54:01
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A Cambridge couple, both MDs and Harvard Medical faculty, have devoted their lives to researching and advocating universal health care. Provocative.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Iowa Public Radio, and WCQS

  • Added: Sep 08, 2009
  • Length: 01:00:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rick Steves at NORML 2007, Credit: NORML Foundation
Rick Steves is a popular PBS Travel Host and has authored dozens of travel guides. Here he speaks passionately about marijuana reform at the NORML ...

Bought by KSFR and WGBH Radio Boston

  • Added: Aug 31, 2009
  • Length: 29:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Robert King Wilkerson spent 29 years in solitary confinement., Credit: Terry Foss
In this half-hour radio documentary, "survivors" of solitary confinement paint a picture of what it looks, sounds and feels like to live for years ...

Bought by KMUZ, KOSU, KGNU, KUT, Remix Radio and more

  • Added: Aug 13, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: NJ Assembly Medical Marijuana hearing 6-4-09
Actuality Audio from the NJ Assembly health committee hearing on medical marijuana 6-4-09 and interview with New Mexico Drug Policy Alliance on the...

Bought by KSFR

  • Added: Jun 10, 2009
  • Length: 29:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Thousands of Nepali speaking refugees from Bhutan are coming to North America. Correspondent Adelaide Chen takes us on a journey with these new arr...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Hakeem Shaheed
Tens of thousands are in solitary confinement in American prisons which according to the United Nations is torture. Producer Claire Schoen met nine...

Bought by CKMO

  • Added: May 22, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Meet Kathie McClure. She's an attorney, mother of two, and the founder of health reform group Vote Healthcare. She's also the Purple Bus Lady and t...

  • Added: May 12, 2009
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: Georgine DiMaria, 4/20/09, Philadelphia, Credit: C. David Freitag
Georgine DiMaria is titleholder of Miss New Jersey 2006. She has worked as a health advocate for 8 years. Her new platform is medical marijuana. Th...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2009
  • Length: 20:04
Caption: Marijuana leaf
Commentary on the police shooting of 20 year old college student Derek Copp in Michigan last week plus a segment on my brief appearance in MSNBC's ...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: A Chavez supporter holds a sign during a rally in Caracas, Credit: Ruxandra Guidi
In Venezuela, slogans are supposed to influence how the people feel about their president.

Bought by CKMO

  • Added: Jan 13, 2009
  • Length: 09:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Examining how health care is being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 15, 2008
  • Length: 09:17