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Hillary Frank

Hillary Frank appears in the following:

Don’t Make Me Be Your Miracle

Thursday, February 17, 2011

After having her first child, a woman experiences heart failure and is told she has less than a 50 percent chance of surviving another pregnancy. Through a surrogate, she finally gets her "miracle" baby and is surprised to discover he's just a regular ...

Is Class Over Yet?

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

A woman leaves her dream job to stay home with her baby, and then, out of boredom, starts sewing and unwittingly creates a new full-time job for herself.

When the Poop Is No Longer a Gift

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A newborn turns blue, is rushed to the NICU, and his parents deal with going home while the baby remains in the hospital, hooked up to machines.

Your Singing Really Interferes With My Going-To-Sleep Process

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

A music teacher tries to stop her newborn's crying with lullabies. Turns out it's the worst thing she can do.

On the Road

Friday, October 17, 2008

Studio 360 wanted to find out whether Jack Kerouac’s novel still speaks to readers. We asked Hillary Frank and Jonathan Menjivar, two newly married radio producers, to explore that. But it turned out Hillary had never read it, so Jonathan gave ...

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Tendues and Torque

Friday, October 19, 2007

Ken Laws was in his early 40s when he decided he wanted to study ballet. Laws taught college physics, and when he had to shift his center of gravity to perform a simple pose at the barre, he immediately connected the dots between physical principles and

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On the Road

Friday, September 14, 2007

Jack Kerouac’s novel turned 50 this month and Studio 360 wanted to find out whether the book still speaks to readers. We turned to Hillary Frank and Jonathan Menjivar, newly married radio producers, to go exploring. Turned out Hillary had never read ...

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Spring Awakening

Friday, April 27, 2007

There’s a new musical on Broadway that’s got all the buzz of a blockbuster hit and a score straight out of an indie-rock club. But even though it’s based on a 19th century German play, its themes of teen sex have some audience members squirming in their seats.

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Design for the Real World: Election Signs

Friday, November 03, 2006

As we approach the first Tuesday in November, we're awash in red, white and blue bumper stickers, buttons, and lawn signs. Graphic designer Michael Bierut explains why so many of these campaign signs look the same, no matter what side of the fence they're planted on. Produced ...

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Musical Injuries

Saturday, March 05, 2005

We’ve all heard stories about sports and dance injuries that abruptly end careers, but musicians actually face as many physical risks as professional athletes. When trumpeter Matthew Steinfeld injured his mouth and couldn’t make his horn create a decent sound, he felt helpless. Hillary Frank has the story.

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Design for the Real World: Election Signs

Saturday, September 25, 2004

As we approach the first Tuesday in November, you’re very likely to see more and more red, white and blue bumper stickers, buttons and lawn signs cropping up all over. Graphic designer Michael Bierut explains why so many of these campaign signs look the same, no matter what side ...

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Elsewhere

Saturday, August 14, 2004

Lois Lowry's novel The Giver is read avidly by children and adults alike. The story is about Jonas, a twelve-year-old boy, who lives in what seems to be a perfect community. But Jonas longs to be elsewhere. Hillary Frank speaks to Lois Lowry about The Giver.

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Musical Injuries

Saturday, July 17, 2004

We’ve all heard stories about sports and dance injuries that abruptly end careers, but musicians actually face as much physical danger as professional athletes. When trumpeter Matthew Steinfeld lost his chops and couldn’t make his horn create a decent sound, he felt helpless. Hillary Frank has the story.

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Kohler Factory

Saturday, June 14, 2003

The Kohler Factory in Sheboygan Wisconsin makes toilets and sinks, but the company has a surprising motto, that quotes the 19th century art critic John Ruskin: "Life without labor is guilt. Life without art is brutality." Kohler runs an artists-in-residency program, and Studio 360 sent Hillary Frank ...

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Show and Tell

Saturday, June 15, 2002

Giancarlo Roma is the young son of photographer Thomas Roma. In a new book, Giancarlo concocts the stories behind his dad’s pictures. 

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Sound Suit

Saturday, June 08, 2002

Hillary Frank visits the studio of Chicago artist Nick Cave. To make his “Sound Suits” Cave covers every inch of himself with objects — twigs, bottle caps, bells, garbage bag ties — anything that generates noise when it moves.

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