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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

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Carlos reports on his and his friends' experiences as translators for their families.

Bought by WXLV-FM, KUOW, WXLV-FM, YouthCast, WGCU and more

  • Added: Apr 26, 2005
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 6
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Jose tries to find out how separation by immigration is affecting the families in his community.

Bought by KUOW, WMPG, KUNM, and WETA

  • Added: Apr 26, 2005
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 4
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Chris wants to know whether his SAT score is a reflection of his abilities

Bought by WXLV-FM, SpiritHouse Inc/Youth Noise Network, WXLV-FM, PRX, KBOO and more

  • Added: Sep 21, 2004
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 8
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Antonia tries to find out whether the presidential candidates are paying attention to young voters

Bought by WXLV-FM and KBOO

  • Added: Sep 21, 2004
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 2