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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673 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption: Chilean wind ensemble "Grupo Raiz" in the early 1980s. , Credit: www.hollynear.com
In 1973 a military junta toppled Chilean president Salvador Allende. We tell the story of a group of Chilean exiles who transform their experience ...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Aug 31, 2010
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When there aren’t enough hours of work to go around, why not share them? That’s the premise of “shared-work” programs in seventeen states around th...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2010
  • Length: 07:10
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Despite Obama’s words of support of small business, experts say some aren’t relying on government, but more and more on community groups and micro-...

Bought by WCSU-FM, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 12, 2010
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 3
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It’s well known that the people picking food all across the US are predominantly low-paid Latino migrant workers. It’s ironic that the workers car...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: cheese maker at Fiscalini, Credit: Rita Daniels
It’s estimated that dairy products make up a full 20% of our daily food intake here in North America. But with increased focus on cattle waste met...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 08:42
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Farmers in California's central valley are getting a sneak preview of what much of the country, and the world, can expect to see in the next few de...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 07:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Making Cheese at the Fiscalini Cheese Company , Credit: Rita Daniels
We go to California, America’s leading producer of fruits, vegetables, and dairy, to see some examples of how the nation’s agricultural industry is...

Bought by WSKG, KZYX, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 10, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We look at how the unemployed are getting creative about making ends meet, from starting their own businesses to work-sharing.

Bought by WCSU-FM and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 03, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We take a look at the Police killing of Oscar Grant in Oakland, and the debate over who gets to decide when an officer has done something wrong.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 15, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Oscar Estrada, Credit: http://www.elheraldo.hn/content/view/full/18947
We hear from activists and experts who say the U.S. can learn a lot from social movements in Latin America.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 01, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1