Radioactivity | Kristin Amico
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On this week's episode we talk with Kristin Amico, a freelance writer, about her visit to Chernobyl ..read more
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Journalism In Jordan | Rosemary Armao
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In 2017, investigative journalist Rosemary Armao left her post as the head of the journalism program at The University at Albany and began working with The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism in Jordan ..read more
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The Sounds Of History | Kristy Primeau & David Witt
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On the season three premiere of WAMC's Postcards From The Road: Archaeologists Kristy Primeau and David Witt dive into the physics of sound, and how their work with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation is bringing the past to life by constructing soundscapes ..read more
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Northeast -> Southwest | Diane Marino
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Diane Marino:  A veteran music teacher of the New York State public school system shares her story about moving to Albuquerque, New Mexico and the cultural and educational differences between the two states ..read more
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Step By Step | Laura Hill
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10M ago
Laura Hill: Laura shares a unique perspective on travel, telling her short story about traveling throughout Italy and the Munich airport with her physically handicapped partner and two adult children ..read more
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A Dark Prophecy | Kayonga “Darkecy” Muganza
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Kayonga “Darkecy” Muganza:  An aspiring hip hop artist from Rwanda offers his unique perspective on moving to America.   He was presented with cultural differences and the difficulty of evolving to relate to both his American and Rwandan audiences.  We discussed his travels in the US and where listeners should go in Rwanda ..read more
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Tea Time | Kevin Borowsky
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10M ago
Last week we dived into the world of coffee, this week we are all about tea. The history of tea encompasses multiple cultures and spans thousands of years. Kevin Borowsky is the co-owner of The Whistling Kettle, which is a tea shop and restaurant with locations in Troy and Ballston Spa, New York. Borowsky and his wife caught the entrepreneurial bug and after extensive research the pair opened the company in 2004. Borowsky says their love for tea, and a conversation with his mother sparked the idea. For more information on The Whistling Kettle: Their products, menus and locations visit TheWhist ..read more
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Escapism Cooking | Mandy Lee
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10M ago
When Mandy Lee, moved from New York City to Beijing in 2010, she experienced "soul-crushing" depression. Finding solace in warm spices and sticky sauces, Lee found she was able to focus and cope with difficulties in her kitchen. In 2019 Lee, 39, released her new cookbook entitled The Art Of Escapism Cooking, which is filled with humor, photography and elaborate flavors.  She says it was a culture and political climate vastly different than her own that sparked her increased love for cooking. Mandy Lee’s cookbook The Art of Escapism Cooking is available nationwide. Postcards From The Road ..read more
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No Refuge | Serena Parekh
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10M ago
Postcards From The Road strives to bring you stories from all walks of life, but what we rarely cover is what some would call “forced travel.” Serena Parekh is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University in Boston, and the author of No Refuge: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis. Having written extensively on human rights, Parekh’s book provides an explanation of ethical approaches to the global refugee crisis, numerous stories, and first-person accounts ..read more
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America The Beautiful | Susan Goldberg
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10M ago
Over the past two centuries, the United States has evolved in ways we could have never imagined, from its natural views to its unmatched history. National Geographic has released a new collection highlighting its legendary photo archives, delivering an up-close-and-personal view of the country. Susan Goldberg is the Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic and the Editorial Director for National Geographic Partners. The new collection, America The Beautiful: A Story in Photographs, spans 130 years. We asked Goldberg if current events played a part in the photographs chosen ..read more
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