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The Author’s Corner on Public Radio

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Modules, Programs | 0 comments

The Author’s Corner on Public Radio

Celebrate new books with authentic readings by their authors. Discover your next great read! From best-selling authors to emerging stars, hear this fresh series nationwide on stations affiliated with National Public Radio. Each weekday The Author’s Corner on Public Radio program features a short reading from a *new* book by its author. Find out what’s cooking in the pots of writers today. Sample taste after taste of possibilities: From emerging best sellers to fresh wisdom to poignant moments of stories well told. LENGTH: 1 minute 40 seconds COST: FREE AVAILABLE: CD WEBSITE:...

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The Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People’s Movement

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

The Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People’s Movement

The Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People’s Movement: The Struggle for Freedom and Transformation Continues A half-hour radio documentary. At the forefront of the struggle to end the racialized system of mass incarceration and to alleviate its negative consequences, stands the Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People’s Movement (FICPM), a nationwide coalition of formerly incarcerated men and women who are holding forth a radical vision for justice and transformation. This 29-minute documentary highlights the voices of nine members of the FICPM steering committee, men and...

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SHAKE IT a modern Polaroid love story

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Featured, Specials | 0 comments

SHAKE IT a modern Polaroid love story

Taking and sharing digital pics instantly is second nature. But what is it about the white-framed, square Polaroid that survives in our digital lives?  Mixing personal storytelling, interviews, music, sound FX and vox pop, Shake It takes a tender look at two modern instant photo technologies – Polaroid and digital photography – and the human connections we make with them. Includes interviews with Gus Van Sant, Christopher Bonanos (author of “Instant: The Story of Polaroid”), Dave Bias (Vice President, The Impossible Project), & William Westley and Bruce Scott...

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FUTUREWORK with Robert Reich

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

FUTUREWORK with Robert Reich

COMING SOON Technological advances have put us on the edge of a new industrial revolution. Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor and Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, and Susan Hassler, Editor-In-Chief of IEEE Spectrum Magazine, are joined by engineers, scientists, and futurists from MIT, Carnegie-Mellon, Rice Univ., and the Institute for the Future to give listeners insights into how technology will redefine work in the not too distant future. An Engineers of the New Millennium one-hour special from IEEE Spectrum & the National Science Foundation. LENGTH: 1 hour COST: FREE...

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KID LIT with Lisa Loeb – Fantasy, Magic & Adventure

Posted on Feb 25, 2014 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

KID LIT with Lisa Loeb – Fantasy, Magic & Adventure

Fantasy, History, Adventure, Roman Gods, Winged Horses, Magic, Dystopias… even Frogs wearing Cowboy hats – there’s something for young readers of every age to choose from in this schedule-friendly one-hour episode of KID LIT with Lisa Loeb. On this edition of KID LIT, Lisa - speaks with iconic children’s book author, illustrator and songwriter, Sandra Boynton about her CD and illustrated book Frog Trouble. chats with three Middle-Grade Authors about their very different series; Internationally best selling author Kate O’Hearn (Valkyrie) on her mythical Pegasus...

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Adapting to Climate Change

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

Adapting to Climate Change

From New York City to America’s heartland to around the world, Adapting to Climate Change, a new one-hour Engineers of the New Millennium and National Science Foundation special co-hosted by Rick Karr, examines plans that engineers, scientists, government officials, business leaders, NGOs, and community groups are making to deal with future catastrophic events and shifting weather patterns. Adapting to Climate Change is part of the Engineers of the New Millennium Series, produced by IEEE Spectrum Magazine and the National Science Foundation. LENGTH: 1 hour COST: FREE AVAILABLE: PRX,...

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