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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Producer Taylor Quimby has been defending Vibram FiveFingers™ shoes to naysayers for years. When people see him wearing them while he’s on the trai...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 24:42
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Biocontrol feels like the pinnacle of human arrogance. We’re trying to play God, taking a delicately balanced ecosystem and stomping all over it w...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:35
  • Purchases: 1
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From his philosophy on editing to the best advice for aspiring writers, Chuck Klosterman brings us into his creative process.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 08:41
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Anyone who's ever been an awkward adolescent knows that for decades now, dog-eared copies of Judy Blume's books have been passed around school play...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Donald Hall is now 87 and no longer writing poetry, a pursuit he calls "a young man's game" which takes "too much testosterone." But Hall, former P...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:57
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As a writer, Joe Hill's family name could have given him a leg up. Instead, he chose to create his own. In this episode of the 10-Minute Writer's W...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 12:19
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The bestselling author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand - and bonafide Charming British Lady - Helen Simonson lets us in on her writing process, her...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:31
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Aaron Mahnke is creator of the spooky folktale podcast Lore which quickly shot up the iTunes charts and landed him a television deal. He's also a n...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 11:36
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Richard Russo is the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Empire Falls and Nobody’s Fool - both adapted into films starring Paul Newman. He returns to ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 07:41
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"Kill 'em and leave" was James Brown's commandment to his band before every show...it's also the title of a biography of the soul legend, the lates...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 09:52