Making Contact

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Producers of "Making Contact," an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Special mini-series, such as ElectionWatch ’04 and Media Collaborative on Colombia are included in the regular schedule. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. Four years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

Series

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453 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

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We think of Artificial Intelligence as being the stuff of science fiction movies, set far in the future. But it's already having an impact on our l...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Justin Volpe, peer specialist at the Criminal Mental Health Project, delivers medication to program participants in Miami., Credit: Daniel Rivero
Jails in Miami-Dade County double as de facto mental health facilities. But Miami-Dade’s Criminal Mental Health Project has become a national model...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Lewis Wallace was a reporter at Marketplace. You may have heard his voice on the Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio. That was until h...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Abortion and reproductive rights for women are being fought over across the globe. Women Rising Radio visits with key organizers of the Polish Wome...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WVAS


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Darryl Lester (Larry P.) and wife Cecilia in their Tacoma home., Credit: Lee Romney
African American students across the country are much more likely than any other student group to be placed in special education. This week, we hea...

Bought by WVAS and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Adrian Caliste, lead plaintiff in Caliste v. Cantrell in New Orleans., Credit: Sonia Paul
New Orleans could become the battleground for bail reform. Reporter Sonia Paul digs into how an ongoing lawsuit, pretrial consequences of bail, and...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examina...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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According to Ytasha Womack, use of the imagination for self-development and social change is one of the greatest tenets of Afrofuturism. This show ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Stacey Patton
We speak with author Dr. Stacey Patton about her book, Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Won't Save Black America. The book examines the unique cultural...

Bought by WVAS and WFHB


  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Michelle Alexander, Mark Lamont Hill and Vonya Quarles discuss the modern prison abolition movement, what's changed in the past ten years, and the ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Jan 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1