Civics 101

Series produced by New Hampshire Public Radio

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A podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.

Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? How do congressional investigations work? What does the minority whip actually do? Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how our democracy works.


178 Pieces

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The how and why of federal funding for public media.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 09, 2024
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In the wake of two recent Supreme Court decisions about gun regulations, Civics 101, NHPR's show about the basics of how our democracy works, exami...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2024
  • Length: 51:31
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This is the story of what happens (and what's happening) when the American workforce tries to get a seat at the table.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2024
  • Length: 51:31
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Civics and social studies education are getting a lot of attention these days. How do we teach about our democracy?

Bought by KWGS, KSKA, and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jan 09, 2024
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Reconstruction has long been taught as a lost cause narrative. We talk about what that narrative leaves out.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2024
  • Length: 51:30
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The founders left three groups out of the Declaration of Independence: Black Americans, Indigenous peoples, and women. This is how they responded.

Bought by WITF, KSKA, WYAP, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WVTF and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2022
  • Length: 51:31
  • Purchases: 16
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In light of the news regarding the leaked draft US Supreme Court opinion that strikes down Roe v Wade, NHPR's Civics 101 explains this landmark opi...

Bought by WABE, WFHB, KWIT, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, New England Public Media and more


  • Added: May 05, 2022
  • Length: 51:31
  • Purchases: 17
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In honor of Constitution Day, Civics 101, the podcast refresher course on how our democracy works, shares the story of the two most important docum...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, Prairie Public, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, WITF, and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
  • Length: 51:32
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 30:56
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1942, FDR authorized the removal and relocation of anyone in certain military areas. The result? The incarceration of over 120,000 people of Jap...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 30:15
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Is it Constitutional for the government to remove and relocate American citizens to camps without due process of law? In 1944, SCOTUS said yes.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 32:22
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"Separate" did not start here.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 22:26
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The anticanon case that had to be undone through Constitutional amendment.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM Chicago


  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Sharing our top five pieces of legislation submitted by students.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 20:47
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Between 1882 and 1965, the vast majority of would-be Chinese immigrants were banned from the U.S..

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WXAV 88.3FM Chicago


  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 26:40
  • Purchases: 2
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The controversial case you think you know.

Bought by KGUA


  • Added: Jul 13, 2021
  • Length: 29:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Do you have a right to privacy while in school?

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 13, 2021
  • Length: 15:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The case that kicked the government out of our bedrooms.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2021
  • Length: 29:53
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Crooked cops, a bomb, Don King, this Fourth Amendment case has it ALL.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2021
  • Length: 18:54
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This discussion is never over.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 09, 2021
  • Length: 13:08
  • Purchases: 1