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Caption: Bob Buntin, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Back in 1933 when Bob Buntin was just a little boy, shortly after an event that rocked the entire structure of his family, he heard part of a speec...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:48
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
From the Great American Wrongbook, in the Department of Poetic Justice, a musical tribute to the Maine Legislature's recent corporate welfare givin...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:56
Caption: Darian Wyatt., Credit: Charles McGuigan
At High Noon, March 24, there was a showdown of sorts at the State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia. As the bell in the clock tower near ninth and Fra...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:55
  • Purchases: 2
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In this week's episode of The Rough Draft Diaries you'll meet Adam Smidi, a volunteer and one of the organizers of Unified Eid - an initiative to b...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 06:04
  • Purchases: 1
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This week you'll meet Brittany Ford, a co-lead for The Welcome Toledo Lucas County Initiative (TLC). They work to build a more welcoming and inclus...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: Alex Kime
Hear JR's story about his life story almost appearing on This American Life. Produced by Alex Kime.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 23:10
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"When A Search And Rescue Becomes Something Else" and "Amy And The Animals" A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: Greg Ley was deep i...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: Our HIPPA protected HCFA 1500 billing form, Credit: Susan Cook
We cannot expect care providers to intervene with individuals who intend to use a gun to harm others or themselves unless we do everything we can t...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 03:55
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In Maine, a 60 million dollar tax break for a subsidiary of the fifth largest weapons producer in the world is being considered. A reporter recentl...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 09:05
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Michelle Wagner, a municipal court judge serving in Toledo, Ohio.

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Elected representatives have taken a new approach to legislating. Only their own district or cell or voting area can receive information from there...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:25
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LD1781, a bill to give a 60 million dollar tax break to a company that makes sonar equipped destroyers, was heard at public hearing recently. Amon...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: "The old gray mare...", Credit: Susan Cook
Reconciling one man's self-defined Free Trade Agreements (Eeew) is hard to do. A Poetic Tribute to the lyrical dilemma of paying $130000 for somet...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:45
Caption: "You are 16, going on 17", the original lyrics say..., Credit: Susan Cook
From The Great American Wrongbook and In Today's Department of Poetic Justice, a poetic tribute to the question: what's wrong with violating the ci...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:43
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This American Life recently reminded us that the Democratic Party doesn't seem to get who it is anymore. Is it the Political Gamesmanship that's do...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:54
Caption: Gorilla does Hokey-Pokey as Sign Language.Squirrel helps., Credit: Susan Cook
Not too long ago, I watched a program about a 500 pound gorilla whose owner taught him to sign.   That gorilla, all grown up, would move his fing...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:35
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Communism ended in failure, capitalism corrupted Russia’s soul. Now Russians are looking inward. Our story follows the grandson of a once forgotten...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The falcon may be the new symbol for our National Character..., Credit: Susan Cook
If this Presidential era is The Era of the Suck-Up, as the new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" suggests, the falcon, not th...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:15
Caption: Our National Character may benefit by learning not to suck up..., Credit: Susan Cook
A new book holds lessons on the value of not kow-towing.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:27
Caption: Ever larger rabbits on this farm.., Credit: Susan Cook
Turning once again to the Department of Poetic Justice and the extensive value of nursery rhyme to bring us to an appropriate level of understandi...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:05
Caption: After watching "The Vietnam War" we all know more about conscience...
Freud never quite cornered the market on Conscience. After two weeks spent with the Burns/Novick film ‘The Vietnam War”, the complexity of conscie...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:56
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Rockland, Maine recently celebrated the poetry and life of Edna St. Vincent Millay during a 3-day Festival. A woman's genius valued for its own sak...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 05:32
Caption: ...yoga is liberal..., Credit: Susan Cook
In the Department of Poetic Justice, to the tune from 'I'll Be Seeing You', an Ohm for Mr. Bannon.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:18
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An audio collage of the development of the Klan, the Alt. Right and White Supremacy in the U.S.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:48
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we're meeting with Heather Hall, the Director of Advocacy for ABLE, the Advocates for Basic Legal Equality. A...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:36
  • Purchases: 1