Documentary / Special Broadcasts Archive

8/30/2013: American Radio Works: “One Child at a Time: Custom Learning in the Digital Age”

Experts say technology creates new ways for schools to customize education for each student. This program documents the rise of so-called “personalized

8/23/2013: “American Radioworks: Grit, Luck and Money”

More people are going to college than ever before, but a lot of them aren’t finishing. Low-income students, in particular, struggle to

8/16/2013: “Permission to Speak”

As Burma transitions from dictatorship to democracy, hundreds of political prisoners have been freed after decades behind bars. Many former political prisoners

8/9/2013: “Climate One: Living a Low Carbon Lifestyle”

Today we are checking out low carbon lifestyles. In this hour we’ll tackle green myths and discuss what choices are good for

8/2/2013 Special Broadcast: “Six Months in Captivity: Judith Tebbutt speaks to Dan Damon”

In September 2011, Judith and David Tebbutt set off on holiday. They were kidnapped by armed pirates and Judith was separated from

7/26/2013: Climate One: Volatile Climate and Economics

Today we look at the global economy and the fuels that run it. After a hundred years of growth propelled by subsidized

7/19/2013: America Abroad: Iran At the Crossroads

What does Iran’s new leadership mean for the future of the country, its nuclear weapons program and relationship with the West, and

7/5/2013: “Satire and the Sacred: From Mohammed to Mormon Underwear.”

A panel discussion featuring Daniel Peterson and Victor Saul Navarsky. Moderated by Pat Bagley as part of the 2013 Association of American