• 2005
  • 36:28
  • Australia

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Shocking Pink

By Hollis Taylor & Jane Ullman

Australian anthropologist, botanist, and eccentric Olive Pink waged a 40-year, one-woman civil rights campaign on behalf of the Aboriginal peoples until her death in 1975. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • USA

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What?? No way...

By Tim Nakayama

The First in a series of Short Radio Documentaries, this episode focuses on: "Order 9066." (more)

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  • 2013
  • 30:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #181 The Texas State Pen Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: we present two very different stories about the Texas State Penitentiary. Both are about soul — the kind you dance to, and the kind you pray for. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #202 The To Heal A Sick Nation Show

By Multiple

This hour a revealing snapshot of Martin Luther King, Jr. as he struggled to stay the course he'd set out for himself and the nation. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #125: The Justice Show

By Various

This hour: we explore some big ideas – justice, injustice, punishment, and redemption – through small, powerful, personal stories. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 59:07
  • USA

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Our Day Will Come

By Lex Gillespie

Our Day Will Come explores the impact of R&B on America's civil rights movement, as well as the influence of the movement on popular music. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:37
  • USA

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Musings Over Coffee

By Sandra Sleight-Brennan

Half commentary, half documentary, the inscription on this coffee mug took me back to old memories. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #128: The Willie McGee Show

By Various

This hour: the story (and the story behind the story) of Willie McGee. (more)

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  • 2016
  • 45:26
  • USA

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Fighting for the Promised Land

By Tina Antolini

Shirley Sherrod's name was thrust into the headlines in 2010 when she was fired from her post at the United States Department of Agriculture, accused of anti-white bias. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 6:57
  • USA

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The House I Live In

By Sara Fishko

The historical saga of the song The House I Live In is a study in changing times, changing values, and fickle politics. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 15:51
  • USA

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Mandela: An Audio History

By Joe Richman, Sue Jaye Johnson & Ben Shapiro

On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of South Africa's first democratic election, Radio Diaries produced this five-part series featuring newly discovered archival tape of Nelson Mandela, his supporters, and detractors. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (I Was an Albino)

By Stephanie Foo

Thomas Bryant Jr. grew up as an African-American with albinism in Washington D.C. during the civil rights movement--a very complicated time to be in between. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:00
  • USA

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The Texas State Pen Show

By Katie Mingle

This hour: we present two very different stories about the Texas State Penitentiary. Both are about soul - the kind you dance to, and the kind you pray for. (more)

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  • 2006
  • USA

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Reality Depends on Where You're Standing

By Saya April Hillman

Three inner-city sisters randomly discuss their reality, intercut with the perceived reality of the country's distant puppet masters. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:20
  • USA

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What is a Food Desert?

By Justin Zullo

Using the poetry and commentary of Kuumba Lynx (a Chicago-based hip hop coalition) this sound art piece investigates how institutional disinvestments in Chicago’s South Side communities have affected its residents’ nutritional health. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:05
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (A Short People's History of the United States)

By Stephanie Coleman

A young rendering of an old story. All contributors between the ages of five and eight. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 29:27
  • USA

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We're Here to Work!

By Sandra Sleight-Brennan & Doug Partusch

This documentary, part of a series called America's Women: A Legacy of Change, examines how women's lives have changed since they won the vote in 1920s, focusing on the period from World War II through the 1950s. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 0:20
  • On the radio, via podcast, the US and the UK

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The Winners in Full

By 2015 Winners

Behold! The 2015 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition winners - a most stellar batch of audio documentaries indeed. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Sweet Dream

By Maham Khan

A long-time hunger is satiated by a dream. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 32:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #208 The Behind the Headlines Show

By Multiple

This hour stories of black lives caught in the cross hairs of injustice. (more)

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