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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A closer look at the internal watchdogs that oversee various government agencies.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:06
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Who plays referee in U.S. elections?

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:05
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Why do we vote the way we vote?

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Have super PACs changed the way American elections work?

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:09
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A look at America's social safety net

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:22
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We celebrate our one-year anniversary with the first annual Civics 101 lightning round.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:14
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Why do we have only two major political parties?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Who writes those scary warnings on cigarette packs?

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
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What do you do with your life after you've been the leader of the free world?

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 04:18
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How the Federal Government reorganized itself in the wake of September 11th.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 04:15