PRX For the Gold

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PRX Station Newsletter
July 31, 2012

PRX For the Gold

Hi friend of PRX,

Wow, did you see that? Ok, maybe not in real time (thanks, NBC).

We have been alternatively wowed (opening ceremonies), tense (the high bar makes us cringe) and awed (swimming) and this only the first week of the Olympics.

Can we urge you to listen and air this amazing special profiling US women in the FIRST women’s boxing competition? Go For It is pretty darn amazing radio. PDs tell us it is ‘excellent’ with ‘great voices and production.’

Also, welcome Boston listeners to Public Radio Remix! Both WBUR and WGBH have wisely added the service to their schedules and it sounds gooood!


And the Winners Are…

Third Coast ShortDocs

Take a listen to the winners of the ShortDocs Challenge. They work great on air! Or check out all of this year’s ShortDocs submissions.

Coming this Fall: The Best of the Best special, featuring the winners of the Third Coast Festival, in time for Thanksgiving. Watch for more updates!


Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the nuclear legacy


Mysteries of the world

Pieces that give us answers to some of the whys and hows of the world around us.

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