Documentary / Special Broadcasts Archive

The Real Ambassadors: Dave Brubeck, Iola Brubeck and Louis Armstrong — A Rallying Cry for Integration, Cultural Exchange, and Social Justice

The Real Ambassadors is a poignant tale of anti-racism, cultural exchange, jazz history— and it’s a love story—between life-long husband and wife partners,

Climate One – Molly Wood on Tech, Money and Survival

After a 20-year career as a tech reporter for CNET and the public radio program Marketplace, Molly Wood has come to see

Is Cancel Culture Toxic?

You know the drill. Someone does, or says, something offensive. A public backlash — typically on Twitter — ensues. Then come the

The Hidden Economics of Remarkable Women (HERO)

Host Reena Ninan – founder of Good Trouble Productions. She is a television journalist who has worked as a White House correspondent,

No Excuses: Race and Reckoning at a Chicago Charter School

Producer DJ Cashmere spent seven years teaching Black and brown students at a Noble Street charter high school in Chicago. Noble followed

Standing in Two Worlds: Native American College Diaries

Native American college students take listeners inside the quest to earn degrees. U.S government boarding schools were once used to erase Indigenous

Skeptic Check: Shared Reality

One of the many shocking aspects of the Capitol attack was that it revealed how thoroughly the nation had cleaved into alternate

Turning Down the Heat: Decarbonizing Cement and Steel

Along with aviation, the construction industry is one of the hardest to decarbonize sectors in the global economy. Cement and steel production

Slow Burn: Roe V Wade

In the early 1970s, the future of abortion in America was far from settled. Some states were pushing to liberalize their laws.

Arc of Justice: Not So Long Ago

For every dollar of wealth owned by the average US white household, the average Black household has ten cents. From WUNC: The