Making Contact

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Making Contact, is 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. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. See years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

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590 Pieces

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


Pieces

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This episode explores the story of Billy Taing, a Cambodian refugee who got caught up in the US criminal justice system at a young age.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Apr 26, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Since 9/11, US governmental agencies have poured millions of dollars into spying on Arabs, Muslims and Arab Americans. Their surveillance has chang...

Bought by WXDU and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Nearly two thirds of all children in the U.S. juvenile justice system are kids of color. That’s according to a report by the Children’s Defense Fun...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Miracles Club
A year ago, Oregon became the first state to decriminalize drug possession. The goal is to reverse some of the negative impacts of the War on Drugs...

Bought by WXDU and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Apr 06, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Elizabeth Hernandez and other tenants protest rent hike , Credit: Alliance for Californians for Community Empowerment Action
While wages have flatlined for most working class people, rents have reached new highs, leaving most people struggling. But it’s not just in the US...

Bought by WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, RadioStPete Florida, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Mar 28, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sasha Krizhanofsky reads his 1990 letter to Jessica Partnow in Korsun-Shevchenkivs'kyi, Ukraine, 2012.
This week, Making Contact’s Jessica Partnow offers a look at the state of Russian youth activism from 2012 to today. She revisits her reporting fro...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Mar 22, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Amah Mutsun Ohlone are fighting to save their most sacred Indigenous site — a place called Juristac. Contributors Robert Raymond and Della Dunc...

Bought by WXDU and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Mar 16, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The world is struggling to contain COVID-19, as variants continue to emerge in countries where the virus is spreading unchecked, killing thousands....

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Mar 08, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We present the documentary, She's Beautiful When She's Angry, a reflection on the rise of the Women's Liberation Movement in the United States, bet...

Bought by WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Mar 02, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rev. James Lawson Jr., Credit: Reed Hutchinson
On Dec. 11, 2021, the UCLA Labor Center’s historic MacArthur Park building was officially named the UCLA James Lawson Jr. Worker Justice Center, in...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Feb 23, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1