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January 01, 1990 - January 31, 2013 + This American Life

This American Life Pledge Drive Special

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Family Legend

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How, one might wonder, could a simple hunk of cheese drive a wedge between an aging aunt and her devoted niece? Sure, every family has...

A Little Bit of Knowledge

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An electrician believes he's discovered a flaw in Einstein's theory of relativity and sets out to prove to the world that he's right. And other...

Home Movies

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Home movies are often all the same - kids on the beach, people getting married, birthday parties - so why do we make and watch...

The Arms Trader

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The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation, trapping an Indian man named Hemant Lakhani whom they suspected of being an illegal arms...

My Experimental Phase

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Stories about people taking a shot at a whole new life. A man who's living like someone in 19th century Poland - no television, no...

I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help

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Contributing Editor Nancy Updike went to Iraq last year to try to figure out what it's like to be a private citizen working in the...

Godless America

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At a time when House Majority Leader Tom Delay calls for enacting a "Biblical worldview" in government, when Christians are asserting their ideals in the...

Animals

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Stories about the animalness of animals, the irreducible ways in which they are not human. Includes an original radio drama by David Sedaris in which...

Didn't Ask To Be Born

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Debra Gwartney loved her two oldest daughters like she loved herself. And they loved her in return. But Debra got a divorce, moved the family...

Not What I Meant

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A teenage girl accidentally convinces her classmates that she's a Charles Manson worshipper, an art project gets mistaken for a threat against the government and...

Sissies

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Though being gay no longer has much of a stigma in some parts of the country, being a sissy still does - even among gay...

Backed Into a Corner

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Dawna Lentz was a brand new, part-time employee at a Quiznos in Seattle when things started to fall apart at the franchise. First, the owners...

The Sanctity of Marriage

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Stories of people attempting to figure out what actually happens in marriages, during this time when the definition of marriage is up in the air....

Know Your Enemy

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It's hard for any story about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to be very surprising at this point, but in this show we have the tale of...