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January 01, 1990 - May 16, 2013 + This American Life

DIY

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After four lawyers fail to get an innocent man out of prison, his friend takes on the case himself. He becomes a do-it-yourself investigator. He...

This American Life Pledge Drive Special

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This American Life Pledge Drive Special

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In Country

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Stories from inside Iraq. Including interviews with Arkansas National Guardsmen stationed a few miles from Baghdad and clips from a new documentary TV series about...

Christmas and Commerce

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Stories about the intersection of Christmas and retail, including David Sedaris' story "The Santaland Diaries" (from his book Barrel Fever) about David's two Christmas seasons...

You Are So Beautiful to Me

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Two stories about love, and what people mean when they use the word love. Or, looked at differently, two modern day reinterpretations of the Frog...

The Middle of Nowhere

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Behold the nation of Nauru, population 12,000, a third of the size of Manhattan, a tiny island thousands of miles from anywhere, yet at the...

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. For its fifth anniversary, This American Life...

Spies Like Us

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This week civilians dare to take on the world usually saved for the military, governments, and your boss. Welcome to the everyday world of surveillance....

Apology

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People are constantly saying "I'm sorry": in a crowded subway and in the shopping aisle when someone bumps into your cart. But, rare is the...

Swing Set

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A journey through the minds of undecided voters. They care about the same things as we do - the war in Iraq, health care, jobs...

When You Talk About Music

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Dan Gediman tells the story of his older brother, who he always idolized, who now works as a Tom Jones impersonator. Dael Orlandersmith eavesdrops on...

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...