Julia Scott

Radio Pieces

What happens when a building of strangers comes to depend on each other to stay healthy? One person’s COVID-19 exposure could endanger others in proximity. We all need to protect each other at the same time.

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Shut In Together: 119 Neighbors and Me in an Oakland Condo

KQED's The California Report
March 31st, 2020

My 119-unit building has about 180 residents. We’re all be living and working here under coronavirus lockdown, separated by a concrete wall and under one roof. I started wondering: How are we all coping?

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Beyond #MeToo: Do Hormones Make the Man?

KQED's The California Report
January 26th, 2018

The question of expressing masculinities is a delicate, complicated and emotional one. What happens when you add testosterone to the mix?

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Beyond #MeToo: Teaching Boys About Consent

KQED'S The California Report
January 24th, 2018

When is the right time to start teaching young boys about consent, boundaries and respect toward women?

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What Makes San Francisco Sourdough Unique?

KQED's Bay Curious
April 20th, 2017

When it comes to the mecca of sourdough, separating scientific fact from lore means breaking a few taboos. Also, baking your own highly questionable bread — for science.

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Heavyweight episode: “Julia”

Heavyweight
November 8th, 2016

‘Heavyweight’ host Jonathan Goldstein helps people confront difficult chapter from their past. Mine had been waiting for a very long time.

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The Last of the Iron Lungs

PRX and NPR
July 15th, 2013

Martha Lillard in her iron lung

Meet Martha Lillard, one of the last American polio survivors who still relies on an iron lung to breathe. Her archaic respirator has kept her alive for 60 years, and she would rather die than try to live without it.

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BON VOYAGE

BBC World Service and U.S. Public Radio
October 14th, 2012

A Bay Area man and his husband try to greet death in style. But they discover that death has its own agenda. BON VOYAGE has now aired across three continents.

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