Dina’s Diary: Journey of a Cancer Survivor

Saturday, September 11, 2010 9pm Producer: Capital Public Radio Listen Again Two weeks before Thanksgiving Day 2005, Dina Howard was diagnosed with breast cancer. Over the ensuing months, the 39-year-old mother of two faced agonizing decisions about surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. At the time of her diagnosis, Dina, a former actress and arts administrator, was… Continue reading Dina’s Diary: Journey of a Cancer Survivor

Aspen Ideas Festival: Living Digitally

Saturday, August 28, 2010 9pm Producer: American Public Media Listen Again: Audio Not Available Twitter, iPads, smart phones. What’s next in the digital revolution? Go inside the Aspen Ideas Festival to find out how your digital life will change. Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal hosts this second of two specials from Aspen.

Africa's Holy Healers

Saturday, July 31, 2010 9pm Producer: America Abroad Media Listen Again Sub-Saharan Africa is a religious place. It’s also riddled with disease. AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis prey upon Africa’s faithful, often in the prime of their lives. And anemic public health systems can’t carry the cross. And so, into the valleys of death step medical… Continue reading Africa's Holy Healers

Southern Slices: Summer Stories

Saturday, July 24, 2010 9pm Producer: John Biewen/Center for Documentary Studies Listen Again Radio-making isn’t just for professionals. Every summer, several dozen people from across the country converge on the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University to learn the skills of audio documentary work — recording, shaping and crafting a piece, and mixing it… Continue reading Southern Slices: Summer Stories

State of the Re:Union: Milwaukee

Saturday, July 17, 2010 9pm Producer: Al Letson, PRX/NPR Listen Again Milwaukee, Wisconsin, once referred to as “America’s Machine Shop”, has suffered a similar fate to other rust-belt cities. But despite the decline of some of its industries, passionate, hard-working citizens are changing this manufacturing mecca into a city of ideas. Host Al Letson explores… Continue reading State of the Re:Union: Milwaukee

No Brother of Mine

Saturday, July 10, 2010 9pm Producer: 2 Below Zero Listen Again This documentary includes sexual subject matter; listener discretion is advised. “No Brother of Mine” offers an unflinching look at U.S. sex offender policy that reaches beyond the headlines and into the lives of real people. Reported over four years by award-winning independent producers Todd… Continue reading No Brother of Mine

State of the Re:Union: Oakridge, OR

Saturday, July 10, 2010 8pm Producer: Al Letson, PRX/NPR Listen Again Back in the timber industry’s heyday, small mill towns in Oregon were thriving. Business was booming. Then in the early 1990s, the saws stopped. The mills shut down and their economies crumbled. State of the Re:Union surveys how a town that has lost its… Continue reading State of the Re:Union: Oakridge, OR

State of the Re:Union: New Orleans

Saturday, July 3, 2010 9pm Producer: Al Letson, PRX/NPR Listen Again The city of New Orleans is as proud of its traditions as it is steeped in them. But since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the city and its residents have been thrust into new relationships with those very traditions they hold so dear. State… Continue reading State of the Re:Union: New Orleans