State of the Re:Union: Season Five

Series produced by Al Letson

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Episodes from Season Five of State of the Re:Union.

Please note: All episodes follow the old NPR clock.

State of the Re:Union episodes are available on PRX without charge to all public radio stations, and may be aired an unlimited number of times prior to January 31, 2017. The program may be streamed live on station websites but not archived. Excerpting is permitted for promotional purposes only.


9 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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It’s estimated that there are nearly 1.5 million people in the U.S. who identify themselves as transgender. That’s more than a million people with ...

Bought by KQED, Public Radio for All, WNCU, WNIJ, WRKF and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 31
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The United States has the world’s largest prison population. In 2012, there were 2.3 million people in American prisons or jails – and even more un...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 31
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In our globalized world, it only takes a click to buy something from China and have it delivered right to your doorstep. But that product sailed ac...

Bought by WNCU, WRKF, KUNC & The Colorado Sound, WVTF, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 26
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The SOTRU team brings you a collection of stories from the road. Host Al Letson reflects on the show and plays some of his favorite stories mixed w...

Bought by WNCU, KBBI, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KUER, WAMU and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 34
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State of the Re:Union has made it an annual tradition to commemorate Black History Month with a special episode exploring lesser known corners of A...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 33
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The climate is going haywire, and politicians are bickering over what to do about it, or whether to do anything at all. But that’s only part of the...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 35
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Poetry isn't just words on a page. Instead it's a form that lets people express themselves in a way that's often far more deep, emotional, and comp...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 14
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The San Gabriel Valley is just like any other suburb in America. Life revolves around family and school; the social fabric is woven over cheap eats...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 31
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In the last episode of State of the Re:Union, the team brings you a collection of our favorite stories from the road. Host Al Letson reflects on si...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 31