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Hurricane Risk for New Orleans
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This transcribed article from American Radio Works discusses the hurricane risk in ...

This transcribed article from American Radio Works discusses the hurricane risk in New Orleans. The 2002 article talks about how deep flood waters would be in a Category Five hurricane and the likelihood that such a storm would hit. Users may also listen to the article using Real Player audio program.

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Korea: The Unfinished War
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To fully grasp the ongoing tensions between the United States and North ...

To fully grasp the ongoing tensions between the United States and North Korea, it is important to understand the war that ended fifty years ago this summer. John Biewen and Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks examine the often-overlooked war that helped define global politics and American life for the second half of the 20th century.

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Ethnic Studies
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American Public Media
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Radio Fights Jim Crow
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During the World War Two years, a series of groundbreaking radio programs ...

During the World War Two years, a series of groundbreaking radio programs tried to mend the deep racial and ethnic divisions that threatened America. At a time when blacks were usually shown on the radio as lazy buffoons, the federal government and civil rights activists used radio for a counter attack. Did radio unify America in the face of war? This is "Radio Fights Jim Crow".

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U.S. History
Ethnic Studies
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American Public Media
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Remembering Jim Crow
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Remembering Jim Crow is a companion to a radio documentary, and examines ...

Remembering Jim Crow is a companion to a radio documentary, and examines the system that, for much of the 20th century, barred many African Americans from their rights as U.S. citizens. Read personal histories of segregation. See a sampling of Jim Crow laws. Learn how African Americans fought economic hardships imposed by Jim Crow and how they built social institutions to combat segregation.

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U.S. History
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American Public Media
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American RadioWorks