American Public Media

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American Public Media is one of the nation's premier public radio producers, bringing you more than 20 national public radio programs and specials. 18 million people listen to American Public Media programs each week.

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AMERICAN RADIOWORKS® is the highly esteemed national documentary unit of American Public Media. ARW creates documentaries, series projects, podcasts and online content for the public radio system and the Internet.

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APM Reports is built on the distinctive reporting done by journalists shining light on the truth

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From preschool to the post-secondary years, this series of documentaries explores the question, "What kinds of education are needed for people and communities to thrive in the 21st century?"

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Historically Black reveals intimate and surprising aspects of history through interviews, archival sound, and music. The episodes are hosted by popular African American actors and writers.

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In the Dark examines how law enforcement handled the kidnapping of Jacob Wetterling, an 11-year-old Minnesota boy – a case that went unsolved for nearly 27 years. Unlike other true crime programs, In the Dark goes beyond the horror of the story to reveal the sweeping consequences of the case: the creation of the federal sex offender registry; a community damaged by law enforcement mistakes; the devastating effects of publicly labeling a man a “person of interest.” Moreover, the reporting introduces data that will enlighten communities nationwide about their local crime solving.

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Speeches and conversations from the Aspen Institute

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This is a selection of some of Marketplace’s best stories intended to run any time during the spring fundraising season. We’ve provided you with content that highlights Marketplace’s appeal as a destination program and reinforces general local fundraising themes.

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MPR's Young Reporters Series pairs high school and college-age reporters from diverse backgrounds with an experienced MPR producer to create compelling stories each month.

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Vision and leadership — these two elements are at the heart of the new public radio series The Promised Land. Our host, the dynamic Majora Carter, introduces us to today's visionaries—the passionate men, women, and young adults who see potential in unlikely places. These leaders are literally changing their worlds with innovative thinking and tireless effort.


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If Frank and Audrey Peterman have their way, many more of their fellow black Americans will visit our national parks. They take host Majora Carter ...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, KUER, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WABE, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 23
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Pioneering researcher and "queen of the forest canopy" Nalini Nadkarni, shows host Majora Carter the wonders of the Olympic rain forest — from the ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WZEN.org, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., Vermont Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal speaks generally about the value of public radio.

Bought by WGUC/ WVXU


  • Added: Apr 08, 2010
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 1
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Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal speaks generally about the value of public radio.

Bought by WGUC/ WVXU and WCQS


  • Added: Apr 08, 2010
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal speaks generally about the value of public radio.

Bought by WGUC/ WVXU


  • Added: Apr 08, 2010
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal speaks generally about the value of public radio.

Bought by WGUC/ WVXU and WCQS


  • Added: Apr 08, 2010
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal speaks generally about the value of public radio.

Bought by WGUC/ WVXU


  • Added: Apr 08, 2010
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal speaks generally about the value of public radio.

Bought by WGUC/ WVXU


  • Added: Apr 08, 2010
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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The 1970s saw a tidal change in American race relations: for the first time, large numbers of white, black and other children of color began attend...

Bought by WGTE Public Media, WUFT, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WBHM, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2009
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 20
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In 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the first African American appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. But Marshall had already earned a place in histor...

Bought by WGTE Public Media, WMUU-LP, WFAE, KALW, WBHM and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2009
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 21