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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The Olympics are about more than feats of athletic glory - they are the multi-billion dollar stage on which politics and sport collide.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2022
  • Length: 51:34
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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...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
  • Length: 51:32
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The story of marriage equality in the United States, told through two Supreme Court cases.

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2021
  • Length: 51:30
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The story of Japanese-American internment during WWII, and the Supreme Court case that challenged it.

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2021
  • Length: 51:30
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The Supreme Court case that said racial segregation was constitutional, and the landmark decision that, decades later, overturned it.

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2021
  • Length: 51:31
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The Supreme Court is considered by some to be the most powerful branch of US government. So what happens when the Court gets it wrong? Civics 101 f...

Bought by WCPN, KUPR low power FM, WYAP, KSKQ, KMUN and more

  • Added: Jul 27, 2021
  • Length: 51:26
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  • Added: Jul 21, 2021
  • Length: 30:56
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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