WAMU

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WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 450,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

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20 Pieces

As a part of the American Graduate program, Kavitha Cardoza, WAMU 88.5 education reporter, examines the dropout crisis in D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2012

Latest Pieces

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The "oldest profession" goes high tech in the nation's capital.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 01, 2007
  • Length: 08:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Roller Derby: coming to a town near you

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 17, 2007
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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After going through Montgomery County's "Teen Court System," Youth Voices reporter Mia Walker examines its role in her life and in the lives of oth...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KSFR, WXLV-FM, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Andre, a graduate of WAMU's Youth Voices, agonized over his college choice and finally picked one...in New Orleans.

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Sep 16, 2005
  • Length: 04:47
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
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When Josue arrived in the US he was surprised to find that some of the Latino students in his school weren't as welcoming as he thought they'd be.

Bought by WMNF and YouthCast


  • Added: Sep 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Yimy knows lots of undocumented students who are determined to get to college. But why bother?

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Sep 08, 2005
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 1
From: WAMU
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Jennifer has curves to die for...but she doesn't want to die for 'em! Find out why her friends don't necessarily feel the same.

Bought by WAMC, PRX, WNPR, WBEZ, and KCUR


  • Added: Aug 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 5
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Kamilia's teacher thinks she should see a counselor. Counseling? No way.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2005
  • Length: 03:35
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College-bound WAMU Youth Voices reporter Andre knows he’s lucky to be scratching his head over a choice between schools, but the stakes are high, s...

Bought by WCSU-FM, WBEZ, WXLV-FM, WAMC, YouthCast and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2005
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 6
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Phenola tries to find out who has the upper hand: marketers or teens?

Bought by WXLV-FM and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 29, 2005
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 2