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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.


Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
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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.

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  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

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  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
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Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

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  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

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After being witness to The Women’s March, MeToo, the Kavanaugh hearings, and a historic midterm election in which more American women were elected ...

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Once outrage in distant India would barely ruffle feathers in New York. But no more. As the newsletter Broadsheet pointed out today if media is glo...

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In Cricket crazy india, an obscure game played with a very strange shaped ball takes hold.

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In Episode 104 we aired my conversation with Ruth Whippman, Author of "America the Anxious. Why our search for happiness is driving us crazy and ho...

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It looks just like a little white table tennis ball, but spongy and sweet. The Rosogolla is Bengal’s most famous sweet but Sandip is overwhelmed by...

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Sandip Roy remembers the veterans of World War 1, the Indian veterens.

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Sometimes when picking our monuments we focus on the wrong aspect.

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What we think of as “the great equalizer”-- the internet--and the algorithms behind it, created by humans, is serving up content that is sexist and...

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