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

Caption: Barbara Johns
82 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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19 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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Are colleges and universities ready for the influx of veterans returning from military service?

  • Added: Jan 31, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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In 1959, Prince Edward County, Virginia closed its schools rather than integrate. The closures lasted for five years, and the people who were denie...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, 90.5 WSNC, KZYX, WESM 91.3 FM and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: portrait of Barbara Johns, who led the walkout
In 1951 a group of African American students at Robert R. Moton High School in Prince Edward County, Virginia, organized a strike to protest the su...

Bought by KALW, RadioStPete Florida, KVSC, WFHB, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo. and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 27
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In the early 1990s, a young American man worked as a ghostwriter for a member of the royal family of Bahrain. Now, 20 years later, he's telling his...

Bought by WJCT, Harford Community Radio, and WUGA (part of GPB)


  • Added: Jan 06, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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New research says that obesity might not all be to blame for ailments such as hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
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A recent classical music piece was inspired by the poetry written by children in Birmingham, AL, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio, KRPS, WNMU-FM, and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Dynamic ticketing, where the price of admission fluctuates, is now gaining popularity among professional sports teams. They’re following the lead o...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
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More and more teams like the San Francisco Giants are using dynamic ticket pricing for games, whereby the prices of tickets are determined by the d...

Bought by KMXT and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In the second half of the nineteenth century, American and Russian traveled to each other's countries and wrote about their experiences and observa...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 21, 2011
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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During the Cold War of the 20th century, Russians and Americans saw each other as rivals. But as Kelley Libby reports, that rivalry was cultivated ...

Bought by KENW and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 21, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2