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.

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  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 31, 2007
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356 Pieces

Context, culture and connection from around the Bay Area.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 04, 2011
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Stories of emerging musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area -- in their own words and music. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Student teacher Diana Arbas in her classroom.
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Diana Arbas is a student teacher at Oakland High School, and this is Diana’s radio diary of her first year of teaching.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Oct 09, 2013
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KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the San Quentin Prison Report, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2015
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The Sights & Sounds of Bayview is a radio series featuring stories about the remarkable people who live, work, and make a positive impact in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood. This series was produced by KALW 91.7FM's storytelling project 'Hear Here', in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 24, 2018
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The Litography Project is an interactive and evolving map that honors the Bay Area’s literary past, present, and future.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Nov 28, 2014
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The Spiritual Edge is a radio and web project from KALW Public Radio in San Francisco that will explore the innovative American spirit through the lens of spirituality and religion.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2014
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Stories of leading women working in STEM industries in the Bay Area. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
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A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Aug 23, 2018

Latest Pieces

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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...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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
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America is one of only two countries in the world where you can be fired for taking a day off in order to give birth (let that sink in for a moment...

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  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die. In elections, though, you might just live to fight another day.

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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India has a new government. But when all the sound and fury end, the real work of democracy begins in this, the greatest democratic experiment in t...

  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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In 19th Century San Francisco's Chinatown only 1 in 10 people were women, and most of them were forced into prostitution, trafficked by criminal to...

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  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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The Indian elections are in full swing, and if one party has fallen back on a politics of revenge and polarization to win the election. And the old...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
This week, we hear about a radical plan to end poverty: Universal Basic Income. Lauren talks to the team behind an experiment with Guaranteed Incom...

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  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Sandip Roy says goodbye to Peter Mayhew. Also known as Chewbacca.

  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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Manna Dey’s birthday is May 1. He would have been 100 years old.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 06:00