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.

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459 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the Unite...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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June 2019 marks ten years since then President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, was ousted in a military coup. In this program, Dr. Dana Frank, author ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
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We think of enhanced interrogation as being a new invention - a kind of torture in use only since 9/11. But Rebecca Gordon disagrees. In this episo...

Bought by WVAS and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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On today's program we honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs through the lens of the documentary film, AMERICAN REVOLUT...

Bought by WVAS and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dorian Taylor waits for bus in Seattle, Credit: Mona Yeh
People with disabilities or disabled people? “Disability: Our Culture Ourselves”— in this episode we discuss disability, culture and identity fr...

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  • Added: May 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sharitta Barry and her daughter Ashley Hunter, Credit: JoAnn Mar
In this episode we explore racial disparities in end-of-life care: How mistrust keeps many African Americans away from hospice. And later we examin...

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  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One of the most common forms of trafficking is labor trafficking. In this episode, Re:Work Radio brings you the story of Lester Ramos and his journ...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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 C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WVAS


  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

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