New Hampshire Public Radio

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At NHPR our mission is very clear: To help create a more informed public, one challenged and enriched by a deeper understanding and appreciation of state, national and worldwide events, ideas and culture. To that end, we offer the highest quality news and information and cultural programming that we can achieve within the limits of our resources. We do this through our broadcasts and through our web operations.


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7 Pieces

The Uncommon Core is a series examining unusual college courses being taught in schools across the United States.

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5 Pieces

In New Hampshire, almost two out of three adults and more than a quarter of our children are overweight or obese. NHPR’s series explores the causes, the consequences, and some promising solutions to a growing crisis.

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5 Pieces

Unexpected radio for the insatiably curious. New ideas, untold stories, surprising voices. An hour-long magazine program hosted by Virginia Prescott with interviews and sound-rich stories covering a variety of topics including pop culture, science, the news, media, technology, books, and the arts. Made in New Hampshire, for everyone. NOTE: Episodes uploaded after 12/10/12 will reflect the show's new 20/40 clock format.

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9 Pieces

A series of hour-long shows featuring readings and interviews with best-selling authors. Recorded in front of a live audience. Virginia Prescott Hosts.

Latest Pieces

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NHPR teams up with Generation PRX and the Terrascope Youth Radio group at MIT for another one-hour youth special. "Fresh Greens 2.0" examines what ...

Bought by WNIJ, KBRP Community Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KSFR, WEKU and more

  • Added: Mar 07, 2011
  • Length: 51:26
  • Purchases: 12
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"Eat, Pray, Love" author Elizabeth Gilbert reads from her latest memoir, "Committed." In an interview with Virginia Prescott, she reveals what it i...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 14, 2011
  • Length: 53:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Producer Rebecca Lavoie talks with singer-songwriter Mike Doughty about his unusually interactive presence on social media sites, the new narrative...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 08:06
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A humorous reading of a looking-for-work ad posted by a copywriter on Craigslist in Atlanta.

Bought by WABE and

  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 2
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David Kontak builds bizarre musical machines out of found objects and uses them to produce experimental soundscapes.

Bought by KMXT and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 03, 2011
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 2
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Interview and commentary with Mark Benson, who's been playing John Lennon in the Beatles tribute band 1964 for nearly three decades.

Bought by KEOS and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:51
  • Purchases: 2
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A reflection on a generation's obsession with Facebook and how it might be affecting our emotional lives. Sound rich. Features an interview with a ...

Bought by KSFR and WTIP

  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Producer Rebecca Lavoie interviews a well-known trust and estates attorney about the inheritence rights of frozen embryos and other genetic material.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2010
  • Length: 06:42
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A twenty-five year old Marine veteran suffering from PTSD has found peace through making paper from his old uniforms. He's also found his voice...a...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KRUA, PRX Remix, KUOW, and Prairie Public

  • Added: Nov 04, 2010
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 5
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Tells the stories of how American youth think about their daily impact on our planet.

Bought by KVMR, KZYX, KXOT Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KUNM and more

  • Added: Aug 17, 2009
  • Length: 51:29
  • Purchases: 10