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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671 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Nagi Daifallah was a young farm worker from Yemen who participated in the 1973 Grape Strike along with the UFW until he was murdered by a Sheriff....

  • Added: Sep 12, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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We visit southern Europe with our partners at The Response podcast to see how communities are tackling the problem of energy poverty.

Bought by WXDU, RadioFreePalmer, and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mike Milton at the Freedom Community Center in St. Louis, MO., Credit: Joe Martinez
This week on Making Contact we're taking you to St. Louis, Missouri with the Podcast 70 Million to learn about the city's ongoing efforts to re-ima...

Bought by WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, RadioFreePalmer, and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 23, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Healing Garden, Credit: Amy Gastelum
What does food mean to identities struggling against colonialism and displacement? First, we visit the Blackfeet Nation in Montana as members of In...

Bought by WXDU, RadioFreePalmer, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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New York City taxi drivers were drowning in debt because they had to buy their licenses from the city. We join our friends at the podcast Self-Evid...

Bought by WXDU, WFHB, RadioFreePalmer, and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jul 28, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week, we bring you a story from our partner Kerning Cultures about Patrice Lumumba’s children, and their escape to Cairo.

Bought by WXDU and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 27, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Maurice Bailey at Shell to Shore collection in Athens GA, Credit: Claire Reynolds
More and more coastal communities want to build sea walls to prevent catastrophic flooding because of rising sea levels. But do they work? We talk ...

Bought by WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 18, 2022
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Making Contact we look at Bail Reform in the state of Texas with the help of our podcast partners 70 Million. For conservative lawmake...

Bought by WXDU and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 13, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On today's episode anti-racism activist and author Tim Wise examines the concept of Whiteness and what he describes as the psychological wage of wh...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We revisit a major race debate within the Romance Writers of America that began in 2019 and talk about why questions of race in art and in institut...

Bought by WXDU, RadioFreePalmer, and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3