Kara Oehler

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  • Username: karaoehler
  • independent producer
  • Role: Producer Group Staff

Recent Pieces from Kara Oehler

Caption: Robert Kennedy with migrant workers

HV035- 1968: Summer of Hate (54:00)
From: Hearing Voices

It's another presidential election year; the American people are deeply divided and deeply entrenched in another unpopular war. The topic is not 2008, but 1968. If 1967 was ...
Caption: Mexico - Railroad scenes: Train crossing bridge at Crucitas, Credit: Photo by W.H. Jackson

HV043- Go By Train (54:00)
From: Hearing Voices

Musician Calvin Johnson (Beat Happening, K Records) hosts train tales: An existential interaction with an automated Amtrak voice. The Kronos Quartet plays Steve Reich's ...
Caption: Merry Pranksters on the bus; photo from Zane Kesey, Credit: Zane Kesey

HV113- Hippies (54:00)
From: Hearing Voices

Tuned in and turned on: Interviews with Merry Pranksters (Carolyn Garcia and George Walker). The Beautiful People remixes Jimi Hendrix. Johhny Depp conjures Hunter S ...
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HV030- Nine to Five (54:00)
From: Hearing Voices

For Labor Day: The work we do, from Wall Street traders to taxi cab drivers. People who work with brassieres, with dead bodies, and off-the-books in an underground economy. A ...
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Manhattan (03:14)
From: Song and Memory

A sad ending for a childhood hamster set to the tune of Manhattan by Rogers and Hart
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Remember the Time (03:30)
From: Song and Memory

Remember the Time by Michael Jackson provides a soundtrack for Pascall's memory of being disciplined by his cousin.
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Kyenkyen Bi Adi Mawu (05:16)
From: Song and Memory

The exhiled son of Ghana's former emir, king of the Muslim people, remembers the song his father listened to as he carried the burden of leading Ghana's Muslim people.