Making Contact

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Producers of "Making Contact," an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. See years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

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471 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

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Today's show examines the feminist movement through the lens of period activism. We will look at aspects of women’s health and social justice that ...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Kern River Oil Field; view from Panorama Park in Bakersfield, on the blufftop across the river. This is the most densely developed oilfield in California, and the fifth-largest producer (as of 2006) in the US., Credit: Antandrus – Wikipedia administrator, link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
Megafarms and oil & gas producers are some of the worst polluters in California’s Central Valley. We’ll hear how Valley residents are pushing back....

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: film cover art, Credit: Freedom Archives
Our radio adaptation of the film Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement, offers a reflection on the untold stories...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Oct 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: film cover art, Credit: Freedom Archives
Our radio adaptation of the film Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chicano Movement, offers a reflection on the untold stories...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tamiki Banks’ life was turned upside down when her husband was arrested, leaving her the sole breadwinner and caregiver to their twins. More than t...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Corrina Gould, Credit: Sogorea Te Land Trust and Planting Justice
Our radio adaptation of the film Beyond Recognition by Underexposed films, "After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, a Nat...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WMPG, WCAI / WNAN, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KALW


  • Added: Oct 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Women Rising Radio chronicles the rise of three different movements to advocate for immigrant rights in the USA, and to support immigrants and refu...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: An altar in front of the Isla Vista deli where Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez was shot in 2014., Credit: Monica Lopez
Despite the recent increase in mass shootings, the majority of gun injuries and deaths are in fact a result of suicides, homicides, and domestic vi...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption:  Claudia Riedener has lived in Tacoma since 1998, and is co-founder of the grassroots environmental group Redefine Tacoma., Credit: (photographer unknown)
Special for Climate Week: Barbara Bernstein’s story of communities in the Pacific Northwest of the United States who are fighting mammoth fracked g...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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As the cost of insulin continues to skyrocket patients are dying from trying to ration their medication. It's an extreme example, but not unusual -...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1