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Selected Shorts

Run for the Hills!

Friday, March 21, 2014

This reading by Alec Baldwin of James Thurber’s tale of a small town losing its mind, “The Day the Dam Broke,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Pushing the Limits,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Friday, March 21, 2014

Coming of age with Wyatt Cenac, running for your life with Alec Baldwin, and other funnies served up by guest host John Lithgow.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Fallows' Journey Across Small-Town America

Monday, August 05, 2013

James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, and his wife, linguist and author Deborah Fallows, on their cross-country trip to discover America's most unique small towns.

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The Takeaway

Rural Schools Recruit Abroad To Stay Afloat

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Small towns are shrinking across America, and along with them student populations. When a student population shrinks, so does a school’s state funding. But some rural and small town schools have found an inventive way to stay afloat by recruiting international students who pay up to $30,000 per year to attend an American public school — regardless of where in America that school is.

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