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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673 Pieces

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


Pieces

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In a special collaboration between “Feet in Two Worlds,” we hear the story of an immigrant family torn apart after an immigration raid in Phoenix, ...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Community Check Cashing in Oakland, CA, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
This week we talk to lenders who are doing things differently and to people who are helping others stave off financial scammers.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Gowanus Canal, Credit:  brainware3000 on flickr
From a grassroots toxic canal clean up to a long-standing watershed war, we’ll hear from U.S. water stewards across the country, working to protect...

Bought by CKMO


  • Added: Sep 23, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lisa Herner, Credit: Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University
Dave Zirin and Elizabeth Terzakis take a look back at the history of discrimination against women in sports, and we’ll hear where the long battle f...

Bought by WJCT, RadioStPete Florida, KMXT, 90.5 WSNC, KUT and more


  • Added: Sep 04, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Aerial view of the Charley River at Yukon., Credit: Photo by USGS.
Freshwater is our most vital natural resource. Yet it’s a finite one too, although we don’t always treat it that way. So how do we protect our wate...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Aug 12, 2009
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Oakland protestors lay in the position Oscar Grant was in when he was killed, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
Who gets to decide when an officer has done something wrong—the police chief or the people? Cities across the country are creating civilian oversig...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Aug 05, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Thousands of Nepali speaking refugees from Bhutan are coming to North America. Correspondent Adelaide Chen takes us on a journey with these new arr...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Diego Ruiz, Credit: http://www.outloudradio.org/
Every year during the month of June, in honor of LGBTQ Pride, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queers, and those who support them, gather to ma...

Bought by KGNU Community Radio and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jun 04, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hakeem Shaheed
Tens of thousands are in solitary confinement in American prisons which according to the United Nations is torture. Producer Claire Schoen met nine...

Bought by CKMO


  • Added: May 22, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The "Buena Vista Social Club" CD and documentary film were hits, but may have created some myths about Cuba and the musicians themselves. Independe...

Bought by KQED, KRZA, WGBH Radio Boston, and KGLT


  • Added: Apr 13, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4