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.

Series

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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.

Bought by Maine Public Radio, KTSW 89.9, Oregon Public Broadcasting, RadioStPete Florida, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2024
  • Length: 51:34
  • Purchases: 10
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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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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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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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Reconstruction has long been taught as a lost cause narrative. We talk about what that narrative leaves out.

Bought by WAMU


  • Added: Jan 09, 2024
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Is the US a democracy or a republic? And why do we only have two dominant political parties?

Bought by MPR News Stations, KSKA, and Vermont Public


  • Added: Jan 08, 2024
  • Length: 51:32
  • Purchases: 3
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The line between fairly splitting a state into voting districts, and purposely grouping voters to give one party an advantage.

Bought by MPR News Stations, KSKA, WKSU, and Vermont Public


  • Added: Jan 08, 2024
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 4
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A wave of recent legislation across the country promised to make our elections "more secure." Where did this suspicion of our voting process come f...

Bought by MPR News Stations, KSKA, and Vermont Public


  • Added: Jan 08, 2024
  • Length: 51:31
  • Purchases: 3
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In preparation for the upcoming election, we’re going to talk about lies, manipulation, and confusion.

Bought by MPR News Stations, KSKA, WHFR, and Vermont Public


  • Added: Jan 08, 2024
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 4