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WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Since 1961, WAMU has provided programming to a growing audience that now totals more than 450,000 listeners in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

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Hosted by Lee Michael Demsey [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/lee-michael-demsey/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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Every year more than one million students fail to graduate from high school on time. But we rarely explore what happens next. What are these students’ lives like 10, 20, even 40 years after they leave the classroom? Do they ever get a second chance?

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 19, 2013
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Latitudes takes you into the lives of everyday people around the world to hear stories that engage the intellect, the conscience and the imagination. It's currently a four-part series, which can be aired as stand alone programs.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 12, 2012
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WAMU's Bluegrass Country asks some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music what they are listening to and how it influences their own music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Sep 15, 2009
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54 Pieces

WAMU's Bluegrass Country presents a series of tips from some of the finest musicians in bluegrass music.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 05, 2009
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10 Pieces

Hosted by Hubie King [http://bluegrasscountry.org/about/hosts/hubie-king/]

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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1 Piece

Hosted by Cliff Furnald, RootsWorld Radio takes you on a global music tour, with no boundaries and no limits!

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2012
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In-depth, topical programming from the Washington, DC studios of WAMU's Bluegrass Country [http://www.bluegrasscountry.org].

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2009
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19 Pieces

The Katy Daley Show is an hour-long syndicated broadcast originating from WAMU's Bluegrass Country in Washington, D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: May 28, 2009
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As a part of the American Graduate program, Kavitha Cardoza, WAMU 88.5 education reporter, examines the dropout crisis in D.C.

  • From: WAMU
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2012

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Caption: An Unfinished Education
Approximately 30 million adults in the U.S. are at the low end of the literacy spectrum. They struggle to read a menu, a pay stub or a bus schedule...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KSFR, KTSW 89.9, WNYC, WITF and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2013
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 19
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This week’s show has an Eastern flavor. We start with music from Poland’s shtetls and listen to bands from Bulgaria and Austria with side trips to ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 29:11
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
Caption: Commuting to Syria., Credit: Courtesy of Tom A. Peter
Moving up, moving home, and moving your body. In Latitudes’ On the Move special we’ll sample many varieties of mobility. From self-deportation to ...

Bought by KUOW and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:28
  • Purchases: 2
From: WAMU
Series: Latitudes
Caption: A member of the DC Central Kitchen staff prepares carrots., Credit: Sabri Ben-Achour
What to eat? Where does our food come from? What are its true costs? And is there enough of it to feed the whole world? Our food gives us a lot to...

Bought by KLCC, WORT, Prairie Public, and KZYX


  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 51:28
  • Purchases: 4
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With so much at stake, D.C. works to provide a second chance at graduation for dropouts.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 06:41
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Script: These reports are part of American Graduate - Let's Make It Happen! - a public media initiative to address the drop out crisis, supported b...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2012
  • Length: :07
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Teachers Allison Waithe-Benton and Heather O’Brien talk about how the small things can make all the difference.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 01:32
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Lisa Jones spoke with her former student, 12-year old Louis Wingfield, about what makes a good teacher.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 01:09
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Husband and wife Joseph Isaac and Makita Alexander, both teachers, spoke about how parenting affected their teaching.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 01:10
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Yvonne Hu-Cotto spoke with her former student, Yesenia Cruz-Ramos, about how her expectations for her son with Down Syndrome have impacted her teac...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 01:50