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January 01, 1990 - October 07, 2012 + This American Life

Before It Had A Name

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Stories about that eerie, unsettling period, before something has a name ... when you're sick but you don't know what the illness is ... when...

Secret Government

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It's been said often that the Bush Administration is one of the most secretive Presidencies ever. But really, just what does that mean? Three case...

A Very Special David Sedaris Christmas

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One of our Christmas shows from previous years. Stories from David Sedaris' book of Christmas stories, Holidays on Ice, read onstage by David, Julia Sweeney...

Why We Fight

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We ask a few basic questions about the coming war with Iraq and why we're fighting it.

First Day

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Stories of the first day on the job, the first day in a relationship, the first day in school. On the first day, any first...

Harold

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It's the fifteenth anniversary of the death of the greatest politician you probably never heard of -- at least if you live outside Chicago. Someone...

Factions

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This show is about something most people have gone through at one point or another. Friends get together to start a business, start a church,...

Liars

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True stories of people who cannot stop themselves from lying, and what makes them tick. Plus, doctors who study compulsive liars (there aren't many). A...

Telephone

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Stories of who we are on the phone, of of things we learn on the phone, of things that happen on the phone that don't...

The Missing Parents Bureau

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Stories about the legacy of absent parents. In one story, women pregnant with the children of anonymous sperm donors speculate about what qualities the donors...

Suckers

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Some folks have a rather dark worldview that divides people into two groups: suckers and non-suckers. This week we let them make their case. A...

Something for Nothing

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Stories of people trying to get rich quick, or otherwise make something for nothing. As everyone knows, there's no such thing as something for nothing....

Meet The Pros

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Amateurs get what they think they want: to play with the pros, test their skills, see if they're up to snuff ... with the outcome...

This American Life Pledge Drive Special

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This week's special edition of This American Life features segments from the following previously aired programs: Ask An Expert Family Physics ...

This American Life Pledge Drive Special

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This week's special edition of This American Life features segments from the following previously aired programs: Ask An Expert Family Physics ...