The View From Here

Series produced by Capital Public Radio

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Documentaries and digital stories from Capital Public Radio

Thought-provoking first-person documentaries and digital stories inspire us to learn, understand and respond. We build stronger communities with artful, relevant storytelling that connects us to each others experiences, challenges and dreams.


6 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Sacramento is considered one of the most integrated and diverse cities in America. But neighborhoods in California's capital are changing, in part,...

Bought by KZYX, KUAF Public Radio, KVCR, and KCPW


  • Added: Oct 14, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Laura Aguilar at grad school, Credit: Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio
More than 3 million unauthorized immigrants live in California. This one-hour documentary tells stories of three immigrants from Mexico: a working ...

Bought by KQED, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KPBS, KVSC, KCBX and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Erica Johnson takes a moment after feeding her four kids before she eats dinner alone., Credit: Capital Public Radio/Andrew Nixon
Despite the Sacramento region's agricultural abundance, many in our community don't always know where their next meal will come from. Hidden Hunger...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KALW, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Dec 29, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rick Rayburn cares for his wife Marianne who has dementia., Credit: Andrew Nixon | Capital Public Radio
If you're not a caregiver now there's a good chance you'll become one, joining an estimated 66 million adults who make up the "backbone" of America...

Bought by KUER, KALW, KOSU, KQED, KZYX and more


  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:03
  • Purchases: 20
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This one-hour documentary takes an intimate look at the high school dropout crisis through the lives of three young people from California's Centra...

Bought by KALW, WITF, KZYX, WSKG, KALW and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 54:04
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Freddie Topete at Adult Transition Program, Credit: Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio
2013 Sigma Delta Chi Award winning one-hour documentary explores what's happening twenty years after a sharp rise in autism rates. Thousands of chi...

Bought by WLRH, KCPW, KOSU, KICI, WERA-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2013
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 34