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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464 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption:  Claudia Riedener has lived in Tacoma since 1998, and is co-founder of the grassroots environmental group Redefine Tacoma., Credit: (photographer unknown)
Special for Climate Week: Barbara Bernstein’s story of communities in the Pacific Northwest of the United States who are fighting mammoth fracked g...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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As the cost of insulin continues to skyrocket patients are dying from trying to ration their medication. It's an extreme example, but not unusual -...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Courtesy of the Decarcerated Podcast, host Marlon Peterson hosts a live conversation with Common Justice founder Danielle Sered. Sered’s New Book,...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pushout
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is an examination of the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Freddie Meeks, sailor in the disaster at  weapons shipping depot in Port Chicago, Calif., holds a picture of himself as a young seaman  July 14, 1994. He died in 2003. , Credit: (AP Photo/Chris Pizzelo)
Wartime. Disaster. Trauma. Charges of mutiny for 50 Black sailors in a Jim Crow courtroom. Discrimination and a battle for civil rights. Listen to ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXAV 88.3FM, and KVSC


  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by WVAS and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2