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.


175 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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We explore the long scope of public dissent from the Boston Tea Party to the current #blacklivesmatter protests.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 25:14
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It’s the government on your doorstep — the only Executive Branch agency that visits every home in the country on a regular basis. So how does the U...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 23:52
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The most important tips and tricks for students facing the Government and Politics AP test!

  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 22:37
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What is your governor empowered to do when you're in a state of emergency?

  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 16:08
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How did the divides in the suffrage movement define the fight for women’s enfranchisement? And how did that amendment finally get passed?

  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 20:02
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We explore the myths and unveil the realities of the story of the Nineteenth Amendment in part one of two episodes.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 24:22
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A brief history of American money, from silver certificates to a greenback dollar to a freshly-struck penny.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2020
  • Length: 18:35
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Why is it a breeze for some and the doldrums for others?

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:53
  • Purchases: 2
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It's about people, money and power.

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:28
  • Purchases: 4
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The intentional barrier between the people and who they want to be President.

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:11
  • Purchases: 3
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Spring break for political elites with a sprinkling of nomination on top.

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 33:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Choosing who we're gonna choose.

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 27:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Almost anyone can do it... but what does it actually take?

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 31:46
  • Purchases: 1
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The history, the process, and some fancy robes.

Bought by KWMR, KVSC, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 19:25
  • Purchases: 4
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The glue that slows us down and holds us together.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 15:34
  • Purchases: 3
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They used to meet in a basement.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 20:54
  • Purchases: 2
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4% of bills become laws. 90% die in committee. Here's why.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 24:42
  • Purchases: 3
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One big government and the fifty little governments that comprise it.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 24:20
  • Purchases: 3
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Rules, roles and representation in the People's branch.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 23:59
  • Purchases: 1
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From President to Postal Worker.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 21:22
  • Purchases: 3