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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15 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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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
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One of America’s greatest composers was Aaron Copland, who wrote among other things, an opera called The Tender Land, which premiered at the New Yo...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Kelley Libby reports on a new study that shows bringing your furry friend to the office can have health benefits.

  • Added: Jan 30, 2013
  • Length: 06:10
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In response to international tests that show American students lagging, a number of programs supporting the study of science, technology, engineeri...

Bought by KENW, KFAI Minneapolis, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Why does STEM matter, and why are women and minorities being targeted? This is the first in a series ta...

Bought by WJCT and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Since the 1970s, Republicans have controlled Southern politics, but according to one researcher, the Republican Party has reached its peak in the S...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
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Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs—all names you might recognize as poets of the Beat Generation. But a friend and inspiration to ...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:27