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January 01, 1990 - October 14, 2012 + This American Life

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...

It's Never Over

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A grown man tries to get to the bottom of why his schoolmates threw him in a lake 20 years earlier. And a woman buys...

Twentieth Century Man

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One thing that makes our country different from most others is this idea that you can recreate yourself as someone you'd prefer to be: sell...

Meet the Pros

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The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity—aided only by his own hard work, a sneaker commercial, and mad handles. And...

The Devil in Me

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We all have that thing in us: a voice telling us to do or think something we shouldn't.

The Spokesman

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Stories of what can happen when you go from being a private person to a public face.