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Caption: Joan DeLevie (R) tells her daughter, Sharon (L), how she met her husband, Ari at a party in 1959. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/49479-storycorps-joan-and-sharon-delevie">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Jan 18, 2022

'Struggle'

These are not easy. Stories about dealing with the harder decisions in life.
Caption: Theresa Nguyen (L) talks to her daughter, Stephanie (R), about balancing their Vietnamese heritage with raising a family in the United States. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/52422-storycorps-theresa-and-stephanie-nguyen">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Jan 18, 2022

'Wisdom'

From poetic turns of phrase to plain-spoken truths, there are little gems of wisdom in each one of these stories.
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Updated: Jan 18, 2022

Family

Caption: StoryCorps Facilitator Lillie Love passed away on June 25, 2010. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/49444-storycorps-griot-lillie-love">Listen here</a>, to her positive persective on life.
Updated: Jan 18, 2022

'Griot'

StoryCorps' collection of African American stories from all across the country.
Caption: Scout Derek Connell (C) talks with his Scoutmasters Richard (L) and Claudia. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/44739-derek-connell-richard-and-claudia-coleman">Listen here</a>.
Updated: Jan 18, 2022

'Angels & Mentors'

Stories about those people who really matter in our lives.
Caption: John Lewis
Updated: Jan 14, 2022

BLACK HISTORY MONTH SPECIALS

PEACE TALKS RADIO spotlights important African-American peacemakers and history.
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Updated: Jan 14, 2022

Black Music IS Black History

Producer Paul Ingles gathers his many music documentaries and appreciation programs spotlighting black artists into one powerful playlist that stations and listeners can pull from to celebrate the greats either during February's BLACK HISTORY MONTH or June's BLACK MUSIC APPRECIATION MONTH. ...
Caption: Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys' School in Springer, New Mexico. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/56618-storycorps-historias-larry-hoover-and-anastacia-g">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Jan 11, 2022

'Growing Up'

Stories about dealing with growing pains, no matter how old you are.
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Updated: Jan 11, 2022

Friendship

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Updated: Jan 09, 2022

For Listening

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Updated: Jan 06, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 17
Caption: Also listen at WMPH.net
Updated: Jan 06, 2022

Air on WMPH

Audio pieces for consideration for airing on 91.7 WMPH-FM, and wmph.net.
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Updated: Jan 04, 2022

Legacy

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Updated: Dec 31, 2021

Peace Talks Radio Year End Specials

These are popular specials to offer during the holidays when listeners are hearing the call for "Peace on Earth." These annual specials are evergreen - making no reference to the year's in which they were produced, so you can program several of these in a row to make a real peace celebration. ...
Caption: sustaining participation, in this time...
Updated: Dec 30, 2021

The Citizens' Guides

If we tell each other what we know about being citizens in this great country, maybe more of us will take part and help sustain participation. The Citizens' Guides are a collection of how-to, what-for and where-with-all commentaries, based on the experience of this writer as she negotiates the...
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Updated: Dec 30, 2021

The River Is Wide

Caption: ...it's what you do with what you get.., Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Dec 30, 2021

It's Not What You're Given. It's What You Do With What You Get

These days, from the new fascination with genetic endowment and Ancestry to the moral entitlement of any number of religious sects, what you are given is grabbed to like a brass ring. Enough to make a difference. Turns out though, as the lyrics of a great Maine jazz singer remind us, it's...
Caption: Lyrics too! "The old gray mare...", Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Dec 30, 2021

The Department of Poetic Justice (and Poetic Reckoning)

Back in 2013, my collection "Blue: American Sonnets" was entered in a contest sponsored by the Alice James Press. Inspired by myself, here I present my American sonnets , many from "Blue: American Sonnets", odes, lyrical tributes- the emotional angst and pleasure of poetry brought to our longing...
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Updated: Dec 29, 2021

Friendship

Pieces from the series "Shefik presents Invocation: The Journey Continues", under the topic of Friendship.
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Updated: Dec 29, 2021

Imagery

Pieces from the series "Shefik presents Invocation: The Journey Continues", under the topic of Imagery.
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Updated: Dec 29, 2021

Dreams

Pieces from the series "Shefik presents Invocation: The Journey Continues", under the topic of Dreams.
Caption: Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his former partner, Eddie Nieves (R), about working together on their daily route. <a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/52877-storycorps-angelo-bruno-and-eddie-nieves">Listen Here</a>.
Updated: Dec 28, 2021

'Work'

We all spend 8 hours a day at it: hear stories from and about work, unusual jobs, and loving what you do.
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Updated: Dec 27, 2021

Country Shows

PRX Backups for Backcountry
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Updated: Dec 27, 2021

Holiday Music Specials

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Updated: Dec 27, 2021

New Years Eve 2021

Mostly music shows for New Years Eve programming
Caption: Breathing: American Sonnets (Bookshop.org), Credit: Susan Cook
Updated: Dec 26, 2021

National Poetry Month: American Sonnets and One Ode

In celebration of written and spoken poetry, some from Breathing: American Sonnets. Some first appearing here. Einstein's Sonnet written in 2008. All by Susan Cook.
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Updated: Dec 24, 2021

Time

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Updated: Dec 22, 2021

Sounds Jewish

Yiddishkeit
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Updated: Dec 22, 2021

Vision

Pieces from the series "Shefik presents Invocation: The Journey Continues", under the topic of Vision.
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Updated: Dec 22, 2021

Strength

Pieces from the series "Shefik presents Invocation: The Journey Continues", under the topic of Strength.