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

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This June, thousands of grassroots activists converged on Detroit, Michigan to attend the 2010 United States Social Forum. We were there and on thi...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2010
  • Length: 29:59
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It’s been decades since the U.S. has had a powerful labor movement and recent efforts to revive it have mostly fallen flat. But there is hope for a...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jun 08, 2010
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rev. James Lawson Arrested in Nashville, 1960 , Credit: www.blackpast.com
An interview with James Lawson, the chief architect of the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins, and confidant to Martin Luther King. Lawson touches on every...

  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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On this edition we speak with young artists of diverse backgrounds who use their independent experiences and creative impulses to talk about race, ...

  • Added: May 18, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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On this edition, we’ll hear part two of a documentary called Heavy Weather, produced by freelancer Barbara Bernstein. She’ll look at how climate c...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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On this edition, we hear from LGBTQ immigrants in the U.S. who not only have to hide their legal identity, but their sexuality too. Their stories d...

Bought by WXDU, KRUA, and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Apr 20, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Tillamook Floodplain, Credit: Barbara Bernstein
On this edition, we’ll hear part one of a documentary called Heavy Weather, produced by freelancer Barbara Bernstein. She’ll explore the connection...

Bought by WUAL and The Neighborhood


  • Added: Apr 13, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Author Paul Loeb is re-releasing his book, ‘Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times’. On this edition, we’ll hear from Loeb...

Bought by WCSU-FM


  • Added: Mar 23, 2010
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Joanna Macy, Credit: www.bioneers.org
Dr. Joanna Macy is a long-time peace, justice, and ecology activist. A celebrated Buddhist teacher, Dr. Macy’s wide-ranging work spans Eastern and ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 23, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fatou Bensouda, Credit: Jeffrey MacMillan for USN&WR
In this program, we profile two government leaders tackling the monumental problem of war –– Gambia's Fatou Bensouda, Deputy Prosecutor at the Inte...

Bought by WSKG


  • Added: Feb 09, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1