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Making Contact - Pesticides on the Playground - August 29, 2014 at 3:30pm
How safe your children are might depend on where you live. Today we hear about how one pesticide has been banned for household use, but affects the health of farmworkers and their children. And another, formerly used as part of Agent Orange, is set to be sprayed near thousands of schools.

Making Contact - All the Presidents' Bankers - August 22, 2014 at 3:30pm
From family friends and trusted confidants to the present day, Nomi Prins, journalist and a former managing director of Goldman Sachs, retraces the relationship between American financiers and presidents stretching more than a century.

Making Contact - August 15, 2014 at 3:30pm

Making Contact - Ya Basta - August 8, 2014 at 3:30pm
20 years after the founding of The Zapatistas, the group’s influence has spread far beyond Mexico’s border through music and art. Producer Alejandro Rosas explores how Zapatismo has influenced those in the U.S. -- including himself.

Making Contact - Fund Drive Special - August 1, 2014 at 3:00pm
Nationally, American prisons release more than 650,000 people into society every year. That’s equivalent to the entire population of Memphis or Boston. On this edition, Aaron Mendelson followed ex-prisoner Kevin Tindall on his journey out of prison. Plus A Declaration of A Body of Love Poetry.

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