With Good Reason: Weekly Half Hour Long Episodes

Series produced by With Good Reason

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All episodes of this award-winning show are free on PRX. For more information visit withgoodreasonradio.org or contact Sarah McConnell at sbm2p@virginia.edu or 434-825-9432.

Half hour episodes of With Good Reason.


576 Pieces

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Saxis, a tiny fishing community off the east coast, has lost so much shoreline it’s almost an island now.

Bought by WJCT and WTJU


  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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The fear of public speaking can be debilitating. For some, it’s the stuff of nightmares, and so many of us avoid doing it altogether.

Bought by WJCT, KVSC, RadioFreePalmer, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., and KVSC


  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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You can’t finish something you haven’t started. Francis Bush started running late in life and has now run more than 60 marathons.

Bought by WJCT, KMXT, Troy Public Radio, and WLIW


  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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What if you could change not just how much you know, but your actual intelligence?

Bought by WJCT and KVSC


  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We're looking at the power of curcumin, found in turmeric, in fighting deadly diseases. Plus a new method of treating melanoma. And a simple, cost ...

Bought by WJCT, WEZU, and WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass.


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Renowned writers, singers, and poets, including Maya Angelou and Nikki Giovanni, paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison with an extravaganza ...

Bought by WORT, WJCT, WTJU, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WCSU-FM and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 9
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In this last episode of our 10-part series on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education, we looked beyond traditional classrooms,...

Bought by WJCT, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., and WMNF


  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Nobody knows their exact price tag, but the Sochi Olympics were widely hailed as the most expensive Olympic games ever. Is it worth the cost? Plus,...

Bought by WJCT, WTJU, KVSC, WLIW, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass. and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Sonali Gulati’s new film, I Am, chronicles her personal journey to Delhi, India, where she confronts the loss of her mother whom she never came out...

Bought by WJCT, KUAC, WTJU, and WMNF


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The tribulations of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, are depicted in the popular film 12 Years a Slave. A soon to be publis...

Bought by WJCT, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., and WLIW


  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nurse Maria DeValpine
There are lots of TV shows about the tough men of Alaska, but what about the tough women? We explore the hardy nurses who came to help out for a w...

Bought by WJCT, WLIW, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., and WMNF


  • Added: Mar 13, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
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With seven unpublished novels wasting away on his hard drive, Tony Vanderwarker was astonished when world-renowned author John Grisham offered to t...

Bought by WJCT, WTJU, WMNF, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., and WLIW


  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In the late 19th century, German medical practices were considered to be the best in the world. But by the start of World War II, German physicians...

Bought by WJCT, KBYS 88.3 FM, WFHB, WTJU, WLIW and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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We trace hip hop’s roots, focusing on how it's expressed in different regions of our country, from California to New York, and even in Virginia. Pl...

Bought by WJCT, WABE, WLIW, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., and WMNF


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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When it comes to love, jealousy is sometimes thought of as “natural” or even desirable. But a recent survey suggests that women who see jealousy as...

Bought by WJCT, WFHB, WLIW, and WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass.


  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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During the 1910s and 1920s, the question of whether one was “highbrow” or “lowbrow” became a concern in the minds of modernist Americans. Brooks He...

Bought by WJCT, WFHB, WLIW, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., and WMNF


  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Today when we vote, we enter a private space, secretly make our choice, and go about our day. But early voting wasn’t just public; it was a raucous...

Bought by WJCT, WFHB, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WMNF, and WLIW


  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Making sense of the most talked about book of all time.

Bought by WJCT, WFHB, WTJU, WLIW, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass. and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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When Shenandoah National Park was built, hundreds of families were forced off their land. New information has emerged suggesting that some of those...

Bought by WJCT, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WFHB, WLIW, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass. and more


  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Yoko Ono is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and was vilified by the press in the 1960s for her perceived role in the breakup of the Beat...

Bought by WJCT, KVNF, WLIW, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., and WMNF


  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5