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Making Contact - The Greening of America: A New Deal for Everyone? - June 26, 2009 at 1:30pm
President Obama wants a New Deal–– only this one is green. Obama plans to create more than two-and-half million “green” jobs over the next two years. But will these jobs be as plentiful and equitable as the new administration will have us believe?

Making Contact - Neither Here Nor There: Bhutanese Refugees in the U.S. - June 19, 2009 at 1:30pm
Thousands of Nepali speaking refugees from Bhutan are coming to North America. Correspondent Adelaide Chen takes us on a journey with these new arrivals. From the refugee camps to Oakland, California, their story is full of hard times.

Making Contact - Growin' Up, Comin' Out, Speakin' Proud - June 12, 2009 at 1:30pm
Every year during the month of June, in honor of LGBTQ Pride, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queers, and those who support them, gather to march protest and celebrate. On this edition we hear from queer youth who are making radio to share their stories and perspectives and create social chang

Making Contact - Survivors of Solitary Confinement - June 5, 2009 at 1:30pm
Tens of thousands are in solitary confinement in American prisons which according to the United Nations is torture. Producer Claire Schoen met nine former prisoners who describe in detail what it’s like to be in solitary confinement.

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