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Hearing Voices from NPR® is a weekly series of The Best of Public Radio: a sixty-minute stream of “driveway moments” all connected by a weekly theme. We listen to broadcasts and podcasts; we dig through audio archives; and we scour the web to find the best stories, sound-portraits, slam poets, docs, radio dramas, features, and found-sound.

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Last updated: Monday, September 28 2015 01:28 PM

HV142- Solidod

Thursday, September 27 2012 09:50 PM

The Life and Times of Solidod, the last remaining member of her village of Mescalero Apache who lived on the edge of Death Valley.

HV116- Homeless

Tuesday, September 18 2012 03:00 PM

The voices of people who were or are living on the streets.

HV128- Prisoners of War

Thursday, September 13 2012 03:14 PM

Four American soldiers share their WWII experiences, before, during, and after their time in a German POW camp.

HV141- Ayahuasqueros

Wednesday, September 05 2012 08:25 PM

An anthropologist's sound-portrait of the ayahuasca plant and the people of Peru.

HV140- John Cage

Thursday, August 30 2012 08:09 PM

A tribute to the composer on his 100th birthday.

HV139- Sports Report

Saturday, August 25 2012 12:31 AM

Athletic endeavors: swimming, track & field, basketball, and spin class.

HV118- Hiker/Biker

Friday, August 17 2012 07:00 AM

Trekking with the Queen of Bhutan, bike-tripping Yellowstone Park, and trailing a Fanatic Reactionary Pedestrian.

HV112- Native America

Saturday, August 11 2012 08:00 AM

A tour of our nation's First Nations, by canoe and on horseback.

HV022- Mushroom Cloud

Friday, August 03 2012 05:09 PM

Documents of our changing perceptions of weapons of mass destruction.

HV110- Mormon Fringe

Friday, July 27 2012 12:17 PM

Practicing polygamy, finding pockets of Polynesian Mormons, and converting the lost Indian Israelites.

HV109- Musical Memory

Friday, July 20 2012 07:00 PM

Songs in the soundtrack of our lives.

HV025- Heat

Friday, July 13 2012 03:30 PM

Those lazy-hazy-crazy days of summer, stories of heat fatigue.

HV138- Out of the Blocks

Friday, July 06 2012 03:39 PM

One hour of radio, one Baltimore city block, everybody's story.

HV018- Stars and Bars

Friday, June 29 2012 05:40 PM

Celebrating America with flags, fireworks and summer festivals.

HV137- In the Mountains

Monday, June 25 2012 05:52 PM

A selection of stories from way above sea level.

HV015- Father Figures

Friday, June 15 2012 07:08 AM

Stories of paternal praise, pride, disappointment and love.

HV029- Old School

Saturday, June 09 2012 12:20 PM

Stories from inside the classroom.

HV136- Where Wild Things Are

Wednesday, May 30 2012 06:03 PM

A tribute to recently departed cultural innovators.

HV012- For the Fallen

Friday, May 25 2012 07:09 AM

For Memorial Day, the voices of veterans remembering their comrades.

HV107- Strange Days

Wednesday, May 16 2012 05:58 PM

Paul Bowles: writer/outsider, Coyle & Sharp: men-on-the-street, and Ayahuasca tourism.

HV010- All Mom Radio

Thursday, May 10 2012 11:40 AM

Maternal tales from producers around the country, from traveling with mom to taking care of her.

HV106- Courage to Create II

Friday, May 04 2012 01:30 PM

Interviews with artists on the origins of the creative impulse (part two of two).

HV105- Courage to Create I

Thursday, April 26 2012 02:51 PM

Interviews with artists on the origins of the creative impulse (part one of two).

HV007- The Earth Sings

Friday, April 20 2012 04:20 PM

A survey of sounds and stories for and from Mother Earth.