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Updated: Sep 30, 2020

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Caption: The consequence? Intimidation of constituents so they dare not call..., Credit: SusanCook
Updated: Sep 28, 2020

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...
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Updated: Sep 28, 2020

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...
Caption: The hand life deals you..., Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Sep 28, 2020

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.
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Updated: Sep 27, 2020

Paul Ingles's 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: 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: Sep 25, 2020

'Identity'

How do you identify? Stories dealing with the complicated reality that is identity.
Caption: Mala Fernando tells her daughter Ashanthi Gajaweera about the early days of her marriage in Sri Lanka. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/43223-storycorps-ashanthi-gajaweera-and-mala-fernando">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Sep 25, 2020

'Romance'

You can't help falling in love right along with the people in these stories. Romantic in the truest sense of the word.
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Updated: Sep 25, 2020

OutLoud

Caption: Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his former partner, Eddie Nieves (R), about working together on their daily route. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/52877-storycorps-angelo-bruno-and-eddie-nieves">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Sep 25, 2020

'Work'

We all spend 8 hours a day at it: hear stories from and about work, unusual jobs, and loving what you do.
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: Sep 25, 2020

'Griot'

StoryCorps' collection of African American stories from all across the country.
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Updated: Sep 25, 2020

Family

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: Sep 25, 2020

'Growing Up'

Stories about dealing with growing pains, no matter how old you are.
Caption: ...it's what you do with what you get.., Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Sep 22, 2020

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

These days, from the new fascination with genetic endowment and Ancestry to the moral entitlement of any number of religious sects, what you are given is grabbed to like a brass ring. Enough to make a difference. Turns out though, as the lyrics of a great Maine jazz singer remind us, it's...
Caption: Lyrics too! "The old gray mare...", Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Sep 22, 2020

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. Inspired by myself, here I present my American sonnets , many from "Blue: American Sonnets", odes, lyrical tributes- the emotional angst and pleasure of poetry brought to our longing...
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Updated: Sep 21, 2020

Election 2020

Specials for the election year.
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Updated: Sep 14, 2020

Fall 2020 Fundraisers

Hour specials and spots.
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Updated: Sep 13, 2020

Music of Distant Wanderers

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Updated: Sep 12, 2020

Renaissance/Medieval Musica

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Updated: Sep 11, 2020

Provincetown

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Updated: Sep 11, 2020

gay

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Updated: Sep 11, 2020

Sounds Jewish

Yiddishkeit
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Updated: Sep 11, 2020

Latinx ¡Padrissimo!

Tópicos Latinxs.
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Updated: Sep 10, 2020

Etheogens

Psilocybin, peyote, LSD, Ayahuasca, et. al.
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Updated: Sep 10, 2020

All that Jazz

A variety of jazz pieces.
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Updated: Sep 10, 2020

Offramp

Surreal humor;-)
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Updated: Sep 10, 2020

Botany and Horticulture

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Updated: Sep 10, 2020

Astronomy

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Updated: Sep 10, 2020

World Music

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Updated: Sep 10, 2020

Night Lights

Jazz from 1945 to 1990.