WAMU

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WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 450,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

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Hosted by Lee Michael Demsey [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/lee-michael-demsey/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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Every year more than one million students fail to graduate from high school on time. But we rarely explore what happens next. What are these students’ lives like 10, 20, even 40 years after they leave the classroom? Do they ever get a second chance?

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 19, 2013
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WAMU and Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. present a new radio play adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Dec 11, 2020
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Latitudes takes you into the lives of everyday people around the world to hear stories that engage the intellect, the conscience and the imagination. It's currently a four-part series, which can be aired as stand alone programs.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 12, 2012
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WAMU's Bluegrass Country asks some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music what they are listening to and how it influences their own music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 15, 2009
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54 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country presents a series of tips from some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 05, 2009
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10 Pieces

Hosted by Hubie King [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/hubie-king/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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Hosted by Cliff Furnald, RootsWorld Radio takes you on a global music tour, with no boundaries and no limits!

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2012
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In-depth, topical programming from the Washington, DC studios of WAMU's Bluegrass Country [http://www.bluegrasscountry.org].

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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19 Pieces

The Katy Daley Show is an hour-long syndicated broadcast originating from WAMU's Bluegrass Country in Washington, D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 28, 2009

Latest Pieces

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WAMU and Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. present a contemporary radio play of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Features acclaimed Washingto...

Bought by KAMU, KCNP, KREV-LP, and WUGA (part of GPB)


  • Added: Nov 29, 2022
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 4
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An hour-long radio special available to all public radio stations. This special program features selected portions of the Through The Cracks podcas...

Bought by Iowa Public Radio, KUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, WITF, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2021
  • Length: 51:26
  • Purchases: 21
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The Kelly Miller Step Team is the only competitive middle school step team in DCPS. They compete against other middle school teams in the region, a...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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A new program called DC Keys is a partnership with Washington Performing Arts and teaches elementary students the basics of playing the piano.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:28
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Students in Thurgood Marshall Academy’s Peer Court class are part of a new program that uses restorative justice techniques to handle discipline is...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:55
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Since a D.C. Public School audit revealed a third of last year’s graduates were given diplomas despite not meeting requirements, the school distric...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 04:03
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New DCPS Interim Chancellor Amanda Alexander says showing parents that the central office is engaged will be key to moving DCPS forward.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 01:18
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D.C. Public School parents who took the floor at a City Council education committee public oversight hearing on Wednesday called for more action, a...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:06
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Schools are seeing a lot of excitement among African-American students about the new Black Panther movie. At Truesdell Education Campus, a student ...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:45
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Students at a Montgomery County school are learning how to understand the stock market. They’re learning different investment strategies, how to re...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:38