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Prairie Public Broadcasting is a trusted public service dedicated to building an exciting and productive future for the prairie and its people. Prairie Public Broadcasting offers a window on the world through national and regional television and radio programming; creates a forum for the most important issues facing our region with locally produced, topical documentaries; partners with others to foster education for all ages; and utilizes digital technology and Web services to expand those valued services. Beginning with a single television transmitter in Fargo, Prairie Public Broadcasting has grown to become the premier broadcaster of public television and radio services throughout the prairie region.


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A three-part series that explores the challenges Chinese adoptees and their families face in a state with relatively few international adoptions. It follows two families as they navigate the loss of birth culture, experiences of racism, and unanswered questions about the past.

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Ranch life essays from Jessie Veeder Scofield.

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A collection of programs from the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection.

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A series of pieces from a multimedia project about ways schools, students and parents are working to stop bullying. Produced for North Dakota, but relevant elsewhere as well.

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A monthly philosophy show hosted by Dr. Jack Russell Weinstein that explores current everyday themes. Jack visits with guests who work in academic philosophy or whose professions are ideal for digging into the philosophical issues that affect everyday life.

Latest Pieces

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Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Robert Alter, the world’s foremost Hebrew Scriptures scholar. He just released a new translation of the books of...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Jack’s guest this month is Cristina Bicchieri, Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Derek Black, professor of law at the University of South Carolina

  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with journalist, and science fiction author Cory Doctorow, who serves as co-editor of the Boing Boing blog.

  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Cailin O’Connor and James Owen Weatherall, authors of "The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread." ...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Robert Gleave, professor of Arabic studies, University of Exeter.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Kim Donehower, professor of English at the University of North Dakota.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:01
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Jack Russell Weinstein discusses police ethics with Luke Hunt of Radford University in Virginia.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:00
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Matthew Talbert and Jessica Wolfendale, co-authors of the book, War Crimes: Causes, Excuses, and Blame.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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Jack Russell Weinstein previews this week’s episode of “WHY? Philosophical Discussions about Everyday Life. His guest this month is Adam Kitzes fro...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 54:00