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.

Series

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670 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption: Hands holding up public comment cards in the Louisiana Senate chamber on Pride Day at the Capitol 2023 in Baton Rouge, LA., Credit: Raegan Labat
Louisiana, like many other states, has seen a slew of anti-trans and anti-LGBTQ+ bills introduced this legislative session. Sophie Ziegler joins to...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on Making Contact we bring you to "The Healing Project," a multimedia installation that shares stories from incarcerated people about how...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KMUN


  • Added: Jul 10, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  SVB sign in front of Silicon Valley Bank headquarters in Santa Clara, California., Credit: Minh Nguyen, via Wikimedia Commons, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
We talk to John Nichols and Jeet Heer from The Nation about the decisions that led up to the Silicon Valley Bank collapse and why it wasn't just an...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs tells the birth story of the book she co-edited with China Martens and Mai'a Williams, Revolutionary Mothering: Love on th...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Making Contact, we feature an extended interview with Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso, a queer Diné filmmaker and director of the award-w...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KMUN, WFHB, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 16, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In a new book, Hella Town: Oakland's History of Development and Disruption, author Mitchell Schwarzer explores the origins and lasting impacts of t...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 13, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On the face of it, the legal arguments at the Supreme Court over the Indian Child Welfare Act seem to be a custody battle over Native children and ...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Members of the single moms collective, Motherful, gather for a photo. , Credit: Motherful
Ohio's single mom collective, Motherful, shows what it's like when pregnant and parenting people make decisions for themselves.

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  • Added: May 29, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The "Little Manila" Mabuhay mural, represents welcome, best wishes and life. It greets you in bright yellow on a sky-blue field on the wall of Amazing Grace Restaurant, evoking the taste and fragrance of the Filipines. Calamansi fruits and sampaguita blos, Credit: Jake Hofileña
This episode is from the Queens Memory Podcast, a project archiving stories from Queens, New York. “Little Manila” is a Filipino enclave dating ba...

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  • Added: May 21, 2023
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Palestinians fleeing from their villages as Israeli troops approach on October 30, 1948., Credit: David Eldan, National Photo Collection of Israel, Government Press Office, under the digital ID D275-120
This week marks the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, or the "catastrophe" in Arabic. It refers both to the events starting in late 1947 when Zionist ...

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  • Added: May 15, 2023
  • Length: 29:56
  • Purchases: 1