• 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Resound #137 The Jazz and Freedom Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Jazz and the struggle for civil rights in South Africa and the U.S. (more)

Hugh_masekela-the_chisa_years_b
  • 2013
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Sweet Dream

By Maham Khan

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

Sd13_khan_sweet
  • 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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  • 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)

Shortdocs06
  • 2011
  • 52:58
  • USA

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Lucia's Letter

By Amy Tardif

Slavery in America still exists. In southwest Florida, for example, women and girls from Central America arrive everyday looking for a better life. (more)

Lucia
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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)

Huntsville_state_penn_show
  • 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)

Pink
  • 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)

Shortdocs_07
  • 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)

Bo_didn_tknow_peoplehistoryus__coleman
  • 2013
  • 30:44
  • 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)

Huntsville_state_penn_show
  • 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)

Heretowork_pidgey
  • 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)

Bo_didn_tknow_iwasalbino__foo
  • 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)

Willie
  • 2012
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #159 The Protest Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: whether it is a mob of millions or one single voice, nothing changes unless someone stands up and says, "No more." (more)

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