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January 01, 1990 - January 13, 2013 + This American Life

Two Steps Back

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Ten years ago, when he was still a reporter for NPR's All Things Considered, host Ira Glass did a year-long series on a Chicago public...

Enemy Camp '04

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Stories of enemies who become friends, friends who become enemies, and the ever-shifting line between friendly and hostile territory. A priest who once covered up...

How To Win Friends and Influence People

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Various methods are presented, some more effective than others. David Sedaris discloses the approach he used in high school. Another man explains why dressing up...

Put Your Heart In It

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We do a sort of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" ... but for agriculture. Hilary Hoffman and his wife spent his life savings a...

My Pen Pal

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Sarah York, from northern Michigan, became General Manuel Noriega's pen pal in 1988. This, and stories of other very unusual pen pals.

Big Tent

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Republicans are on the march at every level of state, local and federal government. But a majority party has to also be an inclusive party....

Roadtrip!

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With all the American movies and songs and books about the joy of the open road, it's hard for an American to just take a...

Best Interests

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How do you know what's best for someone else - especially when that someone else is a little kid? When Georgia Norman, a three-and-a-half year...

This American Life Pledge Drive Special

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This week's special edition of This American Life features segments from past programs My Experimental Phase, Promised Land and a portion of David Sedaris' CD...

Act V

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Since 1999, a group of inmates at a high-security prison outside St. Louis have been performing Shakespeare's Hamlet for fellow inmates and outside visitors. Hamlet...

Someone to Watch Over Me

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Susie and John moved to their farm just two years ago. But when John got sick for a while, people who were no more than...

Lost in America

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Stories of people who are lost, histories that are lost, and things that are lost. Sarah Vowell tells the lost story behind a patriotic song,...

Propriety

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Once upon a time there were clear rules for the right things to do and the right things to say. These days, it's not so...

Prom

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Tales from what is often the most eagerly anticipated and bitterly disappointing night of high school, including Susan Burton's story of what happened on Prom...

Fake Science

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Stories of people trying to drag science where it doesn't belong. Jake Warga attempts to record the voices of the dead in a "haunted" cemetery....