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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It’s tax time. Yet even in these hard economic times, many folks are calling for more taxes. On this edition, we hear from people who say we need t...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans, Credit: Brett Stirton
As we mark the 6th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, reporter Aaron Glantz takes us inside the war as it comes home to our communities. We f...

Bought by KVNF, WXDU, KVSC, KVSC, KUER and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Storyteller Diane Ferlatte, Credit: caverunstoryfest.org
Eve Ensler, playwright of the hit “Vagina Monologues” shares the work of her organization, V-Day, and storyteller, Diane Ferlatte, talks about usin...

Bought by KZYX, WMPG, KUT, KZMU Moab Community Radio, WSKG and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Erica Fernandez, environmental activist who helped prevent a liquefied natural gas plant from being built near her hometown of Oxnard, Califonia., Credit: www.nbconference.org
We hear from 18-year-old Erica Fernandez. Winner of the 2007 Brower Youth Award, this fierce young woman took on the world’s largest mining compan...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A fan protests in front of Fox Studios in Century City, Los Angeles., Credit: nohodamon/Flickr
When TV writers went on strike in 2007, the couch potatoes got active. We look back at the writers strike, and see how the largest political force ...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Wayne C. Henderson, Credit: http://www.waynehenderson.org/
In this edition, we travel to the homeland of American bluegrass to visit the workshop of guitar builder Wayne C. Henderson. His instruments are co...

Bought by KHNS


  • Added: Dec 18, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cotton Top Tamarin Monkey, Credit: Wildlife Conservation Network
We hear from 4 leading animal rights activists, working in Columbia, Uzbekistan, the Animals Asia Foundation, and the International Union for the C...

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Dec 18, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We take a look at sustainable farming practices and find solutions right in our backyards: urban farms in the heart of San Francisco, food producti...

Bought by WXDU, Troy Public Radio, KVSC, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Nov 18, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this edition we hear the story of La Llorona (the weeping woman)-- a story that's been told since the time of the Spanish conquest, all over Mex...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KVNF, KZYX, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 24
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African immigrants are the fastest growing segment of the black population in the U.S. On this edition, we meet Mauton Akran, a Nigerian immigrant ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, XRAY.fm, WCSU-FM, and WNCU


  • Added: Aug 08, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4