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Jewish Holiday Programming from Larry Josephson

Posted on Aug 11, 2014 in Featured, Programs, Specials | 0 comments

Jewish Holiday Programming from Larry Josephson

September marks the 360th Anniversary of the first Jews immigrating to America, and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar follows at the beginning of Oct. To observe and celebrate these special days, Producer Larry Josephson offers: Remember Us Unto Life – A High Holy Days Special ONLY IN AMERICA – the story of American Jews told in six one-hour programs and two specials. The sound-rich programs are artfully mixed using archival sound, oral history clips, interviews, narration, music (sacred, popular and novelty songs,) and...

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Mine Enemy: the Story of German POWs in America

Posted on May 12, 2014 in Programs, Specials | 1 comment

Mine Enemy: the Story of German POWs in America

A one-hour documentary special, Mine Enemy, brings to life a nearly forgotten aspect of life on the wartime homefront, whose ripples were felt on both sides of the ocean for years to come. The sound-rich program includes the voices of former German POWs and Americans who remember them, and archival sound from the period. Mine Enemy is produced by Alison Jones together with Peabody award-winning editor Deborah George and hosted by veteran public radio producer John Biewen. LENGTH: 1 hour COST: FREE AVAILABLE: PRX,...

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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 Specials | 1 comment

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

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 AVAILABLE:...

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