With Good Reason

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With Good Reason :  Listeners call With Good Reason "the best way to make a long drive fly by" and "a much-needed forum." Each week scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politics, history, and business through lively discussion with our ever curious host Sarah McConnell. From reparations and global warming, to the unique worlds of comic books and wine-making, With Good Reason is always suprising, challenging and fun.

All episodes of this award-winning show are free on PRX. For more information visit withgoodreasonradio.org.

 

Series

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60 Pieces

With Good Reason Specials for Black History Month

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6 Pieces

Episodes to celebrate Earth Day

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5 Pieces

What does it mean to practice the traditional arts in contemporary culture?

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9 Pieces

Special episodes for the holiday season.

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2 Pieces

With Good Reason episodes for Independence Day.

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8 Pieces

-We Gotta Get Out of This Place (hour and half hour available) -Bringing Home the War Dead (half hour available) -Getting into Vietnam (hour and half hour available)

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5 Pieces

Special episodes focused on native American literature, spirituality, and traditions.

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203 Pieces

Stand-alone news features designed to fit into local cutaways of ME or ATC.

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7 Pieces

Special episodes appropriate for Thanksgiving.

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46 Pieces

The home for multi-part special series from With Good Reason.


Pieces

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First published in 1947, Goodnight Moon has become one of the most popular books for young children. Yet the book’s author, Margaret Wise Brown, al...

Bought by WJCT, XRAY.fm, WFHB, and KVLU


  • Added: Mar 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Towns in the southern colonies had many residents who were slaves or free blacks., Credit: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Steven Spielberg’s recent film Lincoln stirred up a lot of talk about what history sounded like. Spielberg even recorded one of President Lincoln’s...

Bought by KENW and Radio Newark


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For kids in school, Spring Break is offering a much needed respite from the pressures of being a student. Two psychologists are working with a tech...

Bought by KENW and KFAI Minneapolis


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 2
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A common historical myth is that Native Americans were an “oral people” who didn't engage in literacy. But one scholar argues that Native Americans...

Bought by WJCT, Harford Community Radio, and WFHB


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Twenty-five masterpiece drawings by Renaissance artist Michelangelo are now on a rare, two-stop tour in America. Kelley Libby attended the first le...

Bought by KENW and Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Feminist Mothers, Michelangelo in America, and Humor in the Workplace

Bought by WJCT


  • Added: Feb 26, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When we think of early rock and roll most of us think of musicians like Little Richard, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash. But all these legends grew ...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, Radio Newark, and KUOW


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 4
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Sister Rosetta Tharpe became the first superstar of gospel music and was an early influence on Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, and ...

Bought by WJCT, Harford Community Radio, KMUN, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Secretaries, housewives, waitresses, women from all over central Florida are getting into vocational schools to learn war work. Typical are these in the Daytona Beach branch of the Volusia county vocational school., Credit: National Archives and Records Administration
A recent science test showing that American girls are lagging behind boys has brought women in science back into the national conversation. More th...

Bought by KENW, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Radio Newark, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 4
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You know the stereotype: white guy in a lab coat with crazy hair and an experiment gone awry. But the picture of science is changing. In this episo...

Bought by WJCT, Harford Community Radio, WFHB, and WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4