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Radio pieces from Toucanradio.org on a variety of topics, ranging from the arts, to music to politics; profiles, documentaries, reports and features...



 



Equal Opportunities? (Sarah Elzas, December 2007)

Fri, 28 Dec 2007 12:01:00 EST

How is France doing in its fight against hiring discrimination? Produced by Sarah Elzas for Radio France International.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/X8tH3wgHNgI/discriminationfollowup.mp3




Drinking Sunshine (Sarah Elzas, December 2007)

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 12:01:00 EST

The effects of climate change and global warming on French wine. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Radio France International.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/fbaul17aC6c/wineclimatechange.mp3




Pet Cemetery (Sarah Elzas, November 2007)

Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:01:00 EST

Our curious relationship with our pets, even when they die. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Radio France International.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/n4tS3i6lKbU/petcemetery.mp3




Where are the Iraqis? (Sarah Elzas, September 2007)

Mon, 10 Sep 2007 12:01:00 EST

Why are there so few Iraqi asylum seekers in France? Produced by Sarah Elzas for Radio France International.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/GXo3WLptZ2c/iraqisinfrance.mp3




Flamboyant Gothic (Sarah Elzas, September 2007)

Sun, 02 Sep 2007 12:01:00 EST

A visit to the Tour Saint Jacques, a Gothic church steeple-turned-monument in the center of Paris. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Radio France International.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/pHMI-QjEzZI/jacques.mp3




Adopt a Child, Save a Life? (Sarah Elzas, August 2007)

Wed, 29 Aug 2007 12:01:00 EST

An operation to evacuate orphans from Darfur, and bring them to France. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Radio France International.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/xZ6CVaPrBcc/zoe.mp3




My Rwanda: The Mighty Popo (Sarah Elzas, July 2007)

Mon, 27 Aug 2007 12:01:00 EST

Singing about the reconstruction of Rwanda. Produced by Sarah Elzas for The World.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/Wso86VjAs-E/popo.mp3




One pair of skates, 24 hours (Sarah Elzas, July 2007)

Wed, 04 Jul 2007 12:01:00 EST

The famed 24 Heures du Mans car racetrack gets taken over by skaters. Produced by Sarah Elzas for The World.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/J9OXms4MHs4/lemans.mp3




Land of Opportunity (Sarah Elzas and Olivia Bueno, June 2007)

Wed, 20 Jun 2007 12:01:00 EST

A refugee on life in America... and a surprising experience at the Canadian border. Produced by Sarah Elzas and Olivia Bueno.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/Lctmc7i8sco/sudaneseasylee_128.mp3




Stenciling Paris (Sarah Elzas, April 2007)

Sat, 14 Apr 2007 12:01:00 EST

An audio tour of Paris street art. Produced by Sarah Elzas for RFI.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/RzIq_uLXhJ0/streetart_64.mp3




The Voice of Samuel L Jackson (Sarah Elzas, March 2007)

Sun, 11 Mar 2007 12:01:00 EST

The French voice behind the image onscreen. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Studio 360.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/PlWXrgyEhJA/dubber.mp3




Universal Jurisdiction (Sarah Elzas, January 2007)

Sun, 14 Jan 2007 12:01:00 EST

Congolese victims can take their Congolese torturers to court in France. Produced by Sarah Elzas for RFI.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/lPaAr7bSqoo/brazzaville_64.mp3




My face is not anonymous (Sarah Elzas, December 2006)

Sat, 30 Dec 2006 12:01:00 EST

Hiring discrimination and the anonymous CV in France. Produced by Sarah Elzas for RFI.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/4WE40BEOVrU/anonymous_128.mp3




Political Asylum/Asile Politique (Sarah Elzas, December 2006)

Fri, 29 Dec 2006 12:01:00 EST

A look at how the US and France balance national interests with humanitarian and international obligations. Produced by Sarah Elzas for RFI.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/fYtI4iDmI70/asylumusfrance_128.mp3




Things Are Not What They Seem (Sarah Elzas, December 2006)

Wed, 27 Dec 2006 12:01:00 EST

Set designers put their artistic talents to work during WWII. Produced by Sarah Elzas.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/vF6YzcTByAM/camouflage.mp3




To Catch the Past (Sarah Elzas, December 2006)

Wed, 06 Dec 2006 12:01:00 EST

Old tunes for new audiences. Produced by Sarah Elzas for The World.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/-yX9Zh1ywAs/machine_128.mp3




Erased from Slovenia (Sarah Elzas, November 2006)

Mon, 04 Dec 2006 12:01:00 EST

18,000 Slovenians disappeared from official registries in 1992... Produced by Sarah Elzas for RFI.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/OOhGlPEEbc0/erased_128.mp3




The Subway Challenge (Sarah Elzas, August 2006)

Sun, 27 Aug 2006 12:01:00 EST

A race through the New York City subway system. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Weekend America.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/UlBX4hj-hiw/subway_128.mp3




The Right to Organize (Sarah Elzas, June 2006)

Sun, 04 Jun 2006 12:01:00 EST

Three people get fired for trying to start unions. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Air America.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/BzWcWeGWyr0/union_128.mp3




Maria Volonte: Tango Singer (Sarah Elzas, April 2006)

Mon, 24 Apr 2006 12:01:00 EST

A tango singer, in her own words. Produced by Sarah Elzas for The World.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/B3IHuypgYdM/volonte_128.mp3




Counting the Tip of the Iceberg: Homeless Street Counts (Sarah Elzas, February 2006)

Wed, 15 Feb 2006 12:01:00 EST

3.5 million Americans are homeless. How do we know this? Produced by Sarah Elzas for the Homelessness Marathon.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/9uiiVYJ2H2g/homelesscounts_128.mp3




Joyce Kilmer and Trees: a profile (Sarah Elzas, January 2006)

Sun, 22 Jan 2006 12:01:00 EST

A profile of Joyce Kilmer, author of 'Trees'. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Prime Time Radio.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/tF7hJPF2W4Q/kilmerAARP_128.mp3




A Poem Lovely as a Tree (Sarah Elzas, December 2005)

Tue, 06 Dec 2005 12:01:00 EST

An exploration of Joyce Kilmer's most famous poem, 'Trees'. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Weekend America.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/A4SfoAQCeVE/kilmer_128.mp3




They Wanted Us to Leave: Refugee Migrations after WWII (Sarah Elzas and Olivia Bueno, October 2005)

Sat, 29 Oct 2005 12:01:00 EST

The refugee system we know today--and that is hotly debated--has its roots in European displacements after the war. Produced by Sarah Elzas and Olivia Bueno for EuroQuest.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/XcQ6us-AsdU/refugee.mp3




Refugees, Evacuees--Let's call the whole thing off (Olivia Bueno, September 2005)

Sat, 29 Oct 2005 12:01:00 EST

Why do Americans hate the word refugee so much? Olivia Bueno comments.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/zrJOK9_fU-Q/commentary_128.mp3




Recorders: You Don't Know Them like This! (Sarah Elzas, August 2005)

Thu, 25 Aug 2005 12:01:00 EST

The Quartet New Generation is reinventing recorder music... Produced by Sarah Elzas for The World.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/XoPMlwvpqY0/qng_128.mp3




Political Asylum: An Overview (Sarah Elzas with Olivia Bueno, June 2005)

Sun, 22 May 2005 09:30:00 EST

How does the United States offer refuge to those fleeing persecution? What are the concerns about offering asylum? Produced by Sarah Elzas with Olivia Bueno for NPR's Justice Talking.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/p4zw5gHhAF0/asylum_128.mp3




Con Toda Palabra: Lhasa de Sela (Sarah Elzas, May 2005)

Mon, 16 May 2005 23:00:00 EST

Lhasa talks about the influences of the three languages and cultures of her life--English, Spanish and French--on her music. Produced by Sarah Elzas for The World.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/IgstnxuiRys/lhasa_128.mp3




Carving Music: Oboists and their reeds (Sarah Elzas, March 2005)

Sat, 19 Mar 2005 11:53:00 EST

Oboe players spend as much time carving reeds for their instruments as they do practicing them. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Studio 360.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/EAcwLRQtwug/Oboes_128.mp3




On the Tip of Aggravated: Homeless Kids and School (Sarah Elzas and Sarah Kramer, Feb. 2005)

Mon, 21 Feb 2005 10:36:00 EST

Homeless students share their experiences and frustrations of being in school while moving from shelter to shelter. Produced by Sarah Elzas and Sarah Kramer for The Homelessness Marathon.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/cnO8eSgDcnA/Homeless_128.mp3




Bronze Fairy Tales on Broadway (Sarah Elzas, Dec. 2004)

Sun, 26 Dec 2004 11:00:00 EST

A walk down Broadway with sculptor Tom Otterness. Produced by Sarah Elzas for Studio 360.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/WTbTenQRwXI/otterness_128.mp3




Learning Pastries in Paris (Sarah Elzas, Nov. 2004)

Tue, 30 Nov 2004 20:00:00 EST

Making French chocolates in an English-speaking pastry class in Paris. Yum! Produced by Sarah Elzas.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/BfgufKf2bbU/pastries_128.mp3




Karaoke a la francaise (Sarah Elzas, Oct. 2004)

Wed, 20 Oct 2004 12:00:00 EST

Consider these two daunting tasks: learning a foreign language and singing in front of a group of strangers. Now imagine combining the two. Produced by Sarah Elzas.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/V4HeqAks6mA/Karaoke_128.mp3




School for Little Wanderers (Sarah Elzas, Oct. 2004)

Mon, 11 Oct 2004 12:00:00 EST

A school day at the Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers is not exactly like one at a regular high school. Produced by Sarah Elzas.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/UPdVe-1byDk/Wanderers_64.mp3




Cathy, 16, Mom (Sarah Elzas, May 2004)

Sun, 10 Oct 2004 12:00:00 EST

Enter Cathy's world of toddlers, diapers and high school parenting classes... Produced by Sarah Elzas at The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/fT4Fykbk4TI/cathy_160.mp3




Where is the French in Lewiston? (Sarah Elzas, May 2004)

Sun, 10 Oct 2004 12:00:00 EST

A familiar story of assimilation in America, with a French twist. Produced by Sarah Elzas at The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.


Media Files:
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ToucanradioPodcast/~5/mjoMgFb1znY/lewiston_160.mp3