KALW

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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.

Series

Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
242 Pieces

Award winning writer, radio host, NPR contributor and novelist Sandip Roy brings his wit and insight to these personal audio diaries from his new life in his old home, India.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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0 Pieces

Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
9 Pieces

Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

Latest Pieces

Caption: Nemat Sadat, Credit: Elliott O'Donovan Photography
Sandip Roy speaks with author and Afghan born American, vegan beefcake and most lovable teddy bear, Nemat Sadat.

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jennifer Weiner
The times, they are a’changin’. This week on Inflection Point, Lauren Schiller talks to author Jennifer Weiner, about her newest bestselling book “...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KWIT, WNIN, KSJD, KUT and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Marchers from the very first Kolkata Pride march, Credit: Sandip Roy
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York. But it also marks the 20th anniversary of the first Pride march in Kolkata...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip Roy tours Borneo and discovers more than just monkeys.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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There have been over 200 mass shootings in this country since 2009. Shannon Watts, the author of a new book, "Fight Like a Mother" is the founder o...

Bought by KKRN, Louisville Public Media, WNIN, KWIT, KSJD and more


  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Courtesy of The Commonwealth Club of California, Credit: James Meinerth
Stress warning: This episode contains conversation about sexual assault and violence. This week on Inflection Point, I talk with Eve Ensler, Tony ...

Bought by KWIT, Louisville Public Media, KUT, KSJD, and KWMR


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Ruskin Bond signing a book for a fan, Credit: Sandip Roy
The 85 year old Ruskin Bond is a bit of an accidental Indian, but he is also one of the most loved Indian writers. Sandip Roy met him at the Tata S...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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Sandip Roy compares our current heat wave to a typical “Indian Summer.”

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rachel Cusk, Credit: Siemon Scamell Katz
Speaking the truth, calling it like it is, using your voice---being authentic are all hallmarks of the feminist movement. But the more we speak the...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KWIT, KCSB-FM, WNIN, KSJD and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Queen Harish and Sandip Roy
When Queen Harish came on stage you could not look away. She whirled, she twirled. Her sequined skirts billowed around her. Her arms were filled wi...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 06:00