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Caption: Theresa Nguyen (L) talks to her daughter, Stephanie (R), about balancing their Vietnamese heritage with raising a family in the United States. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/52422-storycorps-theresa-and-stephanie-nguyen">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Jun 18, 2024

'Wisdom'

From poetic turns of phrase to plain-spoken truths, there are little gems of wisdom in each one of these stories.
Caption: MJ Seide talks to her granddaughter Genna Alperin about falling in love with her partner, Genna's biological grandmother. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/44986-storycorps-mj-seide-and-genna-alperin">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Jun 18, 2024

'Identity'

How do you identify? Stories dealing with the complicated reality that is identity.
Caption: Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys' School in Springer, New Mexico. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/56618-storycorps-historias-larry-hoover-and-anastacia-g">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Jun 18, 2024

'Growing Up'

Stories about dealing with growing pains, no matter how old you are.
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Updated: Jun 18, 2024

Family

Caption: StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love passed away on June 25, 2010. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/49444-storycorps-griot-lillie-love">Listen here</a>, to her positive persective on life.
Updated: Jun 18, 2024

'Griot'

StoryCorps' collection of African American stories from all across the country.
Caption: Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond Jr. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/48177-storycorps-griot-zenobbie-clark-and-diana-carter">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Jun 17, 2024

'Witness'

Yes, they were there for that. They saw it, heard it, and in these pieces they tell you all about it.
Caption: Joan DeLevie (R) tells her daughter, Sharon (L), how she met her husband, Ari at a party in 1959. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/49479-storycorps-joan-and-sharon-delevie">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Jun 17, 2024

'Struggle'

These are not easy. Stories about dealing with the harder decisions in life.
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Updated: Jun 17, 2024

Holiday Specials

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Updated: Jun 17, 2024

Kurt Hauswirth's Favorites

Just a bunch of programs that could be used at some point on Public Radio 90
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Updated: Jun 15, 2024

Regular Shows

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Updated: Jun 14, 2024

program possibilities

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Updated: Jun 13, 2024

Pride Month

Pride Month starts on Thursday June 01, 2023.
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Updated: Jun 11, 2024

MCP Possibilities 24-25

Caption: This is Ruth Eddy, one of our radio rockstars, out making it happen on the mean streets of Missoula., Credit: stolen from Facebook
Updated: Jun 11, 2024

Best Of University of Montana

Here are the don't-miss pieces from U Montana's intermediate and advanced audio classes.
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Updated: Jun 10, 2024

Evergreen Episodes of Possibly

A curated list of episodes without language that could put the episode out of date. All episodes are written with a national audience in mind.
Caption: Exactly how many marshmallows were involved is probably in his tax returns..., Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Jun 09, 2024

It's Not What You're Given. It's What You Do With What You Get

These days, from the intricacies unraveled through the secrets of the human genome to the moral entitlement of any number of religious sects, what you are given is grabbed onto like a brass ring. Turns out though, as the lyrics of a great Maine jazz singer remind us, it's not what you're given,...
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Updated: Jun 06, 2024

Atomic Hour Chestnuts- The Cozy Covers Comparison Corner

Which Version Do You Like Best?
Caption: The consequence? Intimidation of constituents so they dare not call..., Credit: SusanCook
Updated: Jun 06, 2024

Civil Liberties for Lifelong Learners

Commentaries, Sixty Second Moral Inquiries and Two and One Half Minute Conspiracy Theories along with a lyric or two for The Great American Wrongbook (and the Department of Poetic Justice and Reckoning) ! Life long education to answer the question : What is a civil liberty anyway? In 2011, at...
Caption: In 1996,  the National Democratic Convention support for Rie v. Wade, Credit: New York Times
Updated: Jun 06, 2024

Roe v. Wade and the Shaming of Women Part 1

Essays decrying the cancellation of Roe v. Wade
Caption: Public radio that is truly public prevents the silencing of those voicing concern about violations of human rights., Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Jun 06, 2024

The River Is Wide

The River Is Wide is written by a political activist and psychologist. Citizen's Guides, the occasional Congressional Guide, sonnets when no other format seems appropriate, A Sixty Second Moral Inquiry from time to time, original poetry from our Department of Poetic Justice and brief essay-ish...
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Updated: Jun 04, 2024

Juneteenth

Celebrated June 19
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Updated: May 30, 2024

JONI MITCHELL SPECIALS

The singular Joni Mitchell is profiled in several specials. New is a 2 part visit with NPR music critic and author Ann Powers whose 2024 book on Joni Mitchell is being well-reviewed: TRAVELING ON THE PATH OF JONI MITCHELL. Ann talks with host Paul Ingles who also spins all or part of 16 Joni...
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Updated: May 30, 2024

LGBTQ+ Peace Talks Radio Specials

Three guests on this PEACE TALKS RADIO program in both 59:00 and 29:00 lengths represent an effort within the LGBTQ community to challenge accepted norms of gender identity and sexual orientation in order to envision a more inclusive world.
Caption: sustaining participation, in this time...
Updated: May 30, 2024

The Citizens' Guides

If we tell each other what we know about being citizens in this great country, maybe more of us will take part and help sustain participation. The Citizens' Guides are a collection of how-to, what-for and where-with-all commentaries, based on the experience of this writer as she negotiates the...
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Updated: May 28, 2024

Paul Ingles' Music Doc Favorites

Since resuming public radio program production in 1999, Paul Ingles has produced some of the most widely heard music specials in the country including an extensive series of in-depth programs on the history of The Beatles, and a series called "The Emergence of..." which explores the early history...
Caption: The hand life deals you..., Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: May 24, 2024

The Indifference Diaries

Elie Weisel, the humanitarian Holocaust survivor, once said "The opposite of love is not hatred, it's indifference". Indifference brings out the worst in humanity sometimes. Sometimes we can't document the day-to-day sequence of events that culminate in harm. And sometimes we can.
Caption: Lyrics too!  "The old gray mare...", Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: May 24, 2024

The Department of Poetic Justice (and Poetic Reckoning)

Back in 2013, my collection "Blue: American Sonnets" was entered in a contest sponsored by the Alice James Press. Some are presented here. The poems written in sonnet form come from the longing for justice and the emotional angst of seeing this country falter. I did not know Wanda Coleman or...
Caption: Scout Derek Connell (C) talks with his Scoutmasters Richard (L) and Claudia. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/44739-derek-connell-richard-and-claudia-coleman">Listen here</a>.
Updated: May 20, 2024

'Angels & Mentors'

Stories about those people who really matter in our lives.
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Updated: May 15, 2024

Women's Issues

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Updated: May 13, 2024

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday, May 27th.