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January 01, 1990 - April 27, 2013 + This American Life

Stories of Supers

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The epic story of a building supervisor who claimed Constitutional immunity from prosecution in Brazil, saying he could "go and kill the president," and not...

Shouting Across the Divide

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A Muslim woman persuades her husband that their family would be happier if they left the West Bank and moved to America. They do, and...

David and Goliath

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Variations on an old tale, with very modern consequences...

Home Alone

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A 79 year-old woman, who's lived alone for decades, dies in Los Angeles. No one knows her or her next of kin. There's a body...

Ties That Bind

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A young girl named Sarah receives a heart transplant from a boy her age, and her mother sets off to find out more about the...

The Middle of Nowhere

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Stories from faraway, hard-to-get-to places, where all rules are off, nefarious things happen because no one's looking, and there's no one to appeal to.

The Competition

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Stories about the unintended consequences of market forces, including the story of a Tulsa businessman who tried to cut costs—not by outsourcing his operations to...

This American Life Marathon, Part II

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Our Thanksgiving audio feast features continues with five hours of the best programs from the award winning series. Noon-5pm. For detailed information about todays episodes,...

This American Life Marathon, Part I

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Our Thanksgiving audio feast features ten hours of the best programs from the award winning series. Noon-5pm. For detailed information about todays episodes, click on...

Birthdays, Anniversaries and Milestones

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Birthdays, anniversaries, milestones of all sorts... and how they mean something whether we want them to or not. On it fifth anniversary, This American Life...

Harold

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A parable of politics and race in America. The story of Chicago's first black mayor, Harold Washington, told on the anniversary of his death. We first broadcast...

How to Rest in Peace

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There are umpteen TV shows about solving murders, endless whodunits in bookstores. But what happens to the people left behind after the detectives close the...

The Senses

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Five ways of mapping the world. One story about people who make maps the traditional way—by drawing things we can see. And other stories about people who...

Act V

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Murderers performing a show about murder: at a Prison in Missouri, inmates put on Hamlet. Danny Waller plays Hamlet's murdered father and murderers critique Shakespeare's...

How to Talk to Kids

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A raunchy comedian gets booked on a tour...of kids' sleep-away camps. A precocious teenager revels in reading grown-ups' Tarot cards until she is the bearer...