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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.


Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
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Award winning writer, radio host, NPR contributor and novelist Sandip Roy brings his wit and insight to these personal audio diaries from his new life in his old home, India.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

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  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
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Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

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  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

Latest Pieces

Caption: Nabaneeta Dev Sen with her daughter at Antara at the Kolkata Literary Meet, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy remembers on of India’s most beloved writers. Nabaneeta dev Sen

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
When Eve Rodsky found herself sobbing on the side of the road over a text about blueberries, she knew something had to change. Hence began her seve...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Sandip speaks with filmmaker Ronny Sen about his film “Cat Sticks,” a personal and disturbing look at the ‘brown sugar’ heroin explosion at the beg...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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Isha Clarke is an activist with Youth vs Apocalypse. You may know her from a viral video where she asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to move the Green...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, Credit: Bryce Vickmark for news.mit.edu
Abhijit Banerjee, an MIT economist from Kolkata, India wins a Nobel Prize for his work on alleviating global poverty.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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Candace Bushnell gave us a reason to sit on our couch every week to soak in the stories of the women--and men--of the 90s television culture-chang...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Snacks on a local train, Credit: Sandip Roy
An ode to the local trains in Kolkata, moving and harboring life daily.

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
We're hearing more from and about American extremist groups lately, like white supremacists and Incels. One thing their members have in common is m...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
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Stephanie Lepp is the creator and host of a podcast about how people change their hearts and minds-- it’s about people who decided on their own to ...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Gandhi statue at the Ferry Building, San Francisco, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip considers the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, 150 years after his birth.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 06:00