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 The Children's Hour 
 Kids Public Radio
 Weekly Program
 Senator Martin Heinrich, Senate Field Rep Elsa Menendez, Kids Crew & Katie Stone
 Katie Stone  
 Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd) 
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This week we've got a show about the United States Senate. We'll visit with New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich in an interview he says is "a lot harder than I get from CNN." The Kids Crew find out about his job, how he knows what his constituents want, and what he's doing about the climate crisis.

Then, Zen and Amadeus sit down with their Aunt Elsa, a staffer on Senator Heinrich's team. We learn about the filibuster, what happens day to day in a Senators office, and what it's like to be on the staff.

This show is mixed with excellent music, and it's a great way to teach and learn US Civics.
Katie Stone, Producer
Many thanks to Senator Martin Heinrich and his field representative, Elsa Menendez for being on the show with us! Evan Daitz (8) wrote our joke, Zen Menendez (13) & Amadeus Menendez (10) co-produced the pieces with their Auntie Elsa.
Breaks can be added at exactly 20:00 & 40:00.

The Children's Hour is a weekly, educational and entertaining public radio program for kids and families. Using excellent music, expert guests, talented kids and a format that is a proven success in growing and keeping listeners of all ages engaged.

The Children's Hour includes kids in all aspects of the production. We're dedicated to filling educational gaps, by focusing on civics, STEM, culture, and performance, using interviews with scientists, astronauts, civil servants, cultural educators, performers and others, and weaving shows together with a wide variety of musical genres.

Kids on our crew and in our community contribute content, design programming, and cohost our shows, live in public venues, and in studio.

We are happy to make station tags. Just reach out to us at

Learn more about us, get photos from our shows, links on our themes, and more at

 The US Senate Download Program Podcast
Learn about the United States Senate on this edition of The Children's Hour. We'll visit with New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich in an interview he says is
00:58:00 English 2021-03-29
 SunSpot Solar Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico
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