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Public infrastructure – parks, libraries, roads, and sidewalks – surrounds us. But have you ever wondered how any of it actually came into being? A...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 07:44
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
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California seems to be getting it from both sides. The state is in a serious drought at the same time coastal areas are studying ways to avoid bein...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:46
Caption: Off-leash dogs and dog walkers at Muir Beach., Credit: Tiffany Camhi
Just over the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County, a few miles from Muir Woods, lies Muir Beach. The beautiful and peaceful waterfront is a favorite...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
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Robert Platshorn once spent thirty years in prison for smuggling marijuana, and in a sign of changing times, over the past weekend, Platshorn organ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 17:00
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg. Wide ranging discussion from his relationship with Bob Dylan to the potential of viral video...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 16:54
Caption: On board the Facebook bus, Credit: Kristina Loring
Real talk: I’m not the biggest fan of San Francisco public transportation. So when I first heard of the alternative transportation network of priva...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:59
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The Brave New Workshop has helped launch the careers of humorists such as Al Franken and Tom Davis, the first head writers for Saturday Night Live...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Sep 15, 2012
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: May Day General Strike 2012, Credit: Molly Crabapple and John Leavitt
In celebration of May Day, The Artsy Fartsy Show covered art in immigrant communities, activism and the artistic influences within the Occupy Wall ...

  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 52:11
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Politics and Civility--natural allies or unlikely partners? You decide

  • Added: Nov 10, 2011
  • Length: 28:31