New Hampshire Public Radio

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At NHPR our mission is very clear: To help create a more informed public, one challenged and enriched by a deeper understanding and appreciation of state, national and worldwide events, ideas and culture. To that end, we offer the highest quality news and information and cultural programming that we can achieve within the limits of our resources. We do this through our broadcasts and through our web operations.

Series

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5 Pieces

In New Hampshire, almost two out of three adults and more than a quarter of our children are overweight or obese. NHPR’s series explores the causes, the consequences, and some promising solutions to a growing crisis.

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5 Pieces

Unexpected radio for the insatiably curious. New ideas, untold stories, surprising voices. An hour-long magazine program hosted by Virginia Prescott with interviews and sound-rich stories covering a variety of topics including pop culture, science, the news, media, technology, books, and the arts. Made in New Hampshire, for everyone. NOTE: Episodes uploaded after 12/10/12 will reflect the show's new 20/40 clock format.

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9 Pieces

A series of hour-long shows featuring readings and interviews with best-selling authors. Recorded in front of a live audience. Virginia Prescott Hosts.


Latest Pieces

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Technology advances at breakneck speed, so why hasn’t the electric grid changed in 60 years? This week’s episode explores things, that for one rea...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
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Tyler Armstrong is 12-years-old. He loves video games, laser tag, and he wants to become the youngest person to summit Mount Everest. In this episo...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Episode 2 title card, Credit: Greta Rybus
Ever since becoming a reporter, Sam has heard stories about a secret hunting reserve in New Hampshire, stocked with elk and 200-pound wild boar. I...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:28
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How do you define wilderness? Why are humans drawn to summits? Will the cold-hardy kiwi save a struggling local economy, or will it destroy a nativ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:29
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The myths and legend surrounding AMC's oldest trail crew, the TFC, aka Trail F*cking Crew.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 25:00
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For alpinist Ben Clark, scaling the world’s toughest mountains was a source of pride and peace; for his parents it was a source of constant worry. ...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 18:44
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Something very different is going on up in Boothbay, Maine. It was an experiment which – if it works – could represent a fundamental shift in the w...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 22:15
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Sam tries to get to the bottom of a secret game preserve in the woods of New Hampshire.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 22:57
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A group of 19th century pioneers lay claim to one of the world’s most inhospitable mountains and turn it into a premiere tourist destination.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 19:41
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There’s a very robust debate going on right now as to exactly how much sea level rise we’re in for, and the Cliffs Notes version is that it’s betwe...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 22:05
  • Purchases: 1