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What Listeners Loved This Week

Friday, February 20, 2015

Former dog show champs are making the most of retirement. A Chicago nanny was secretly a genius photographer. BRONCHO rocked our studio. These are the week's most popular stories.

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Snap Judgment

Snap #501 - A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Friday, February 20, 2015

On the next Snap Judgment, "Artificial Intelligence."  Amazing stories from real people battling a digital future. Storytelling with a beat, from PRX and NPR.

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Pitch

Re-Issue: Piano Player

Friday, February 20, 2015

Re-Issue: Actor Cristin Milioti learns to play th…

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Alfonso Vilallonga

Friday, February 20, 2015

View a radical re-telling of 'Snow White' with live flamenco flourishes, tonight at Brookfield Place Winter Garden.

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Specials

State Of Siege: Mississippi Whites and the Civil Rights Movement

Friday, February 20, 2015

On this special from American RadioWorks: the extraordinary tactics whites in Mississippi used to battle integration and its lasting impact in American politics today.

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The Takeaway

Lunar New Year: Fighting to Keep Tradition Alive

Thursday, February 19, 2015

For a younger generation of Asian-Americans growing up in the United States, celebrating the Lunar New Year has become an afterthought.

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Selected Shorts

The Trickle-Down Effect

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A guy with bad karma.

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Selected Shorts

A Cute Dragon and a Loser: Modern Fables

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Women who love dragons, and a guy with bad karma.

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Selected Shorts

St. George

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A dragon's better than a man any day.

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Invisibilia

See You Soon

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Thanks for listening to the first season of Invisibilia! Here's a message from Alix and Lulu about what's happening next.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Voices of Coney Island in the 1960s

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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Coney Island barkers from all around the park invite you to experience a variety of attractions.
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NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Fall of Washington Market

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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For over 100 years, Washington Market was the most import wholesale produce market in New York City. Hear the sounds of the market just before it was demolished in the name of progress.
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The Longest Shortest Time

Mom, It's Time We Had the Talk

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

We continue our Sex & Parenthood series with an 8-year-old boy who makes his mom have "The Talk" with him. All. The. Time. 

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The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Portland, Maine

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A special live edition of The Moth at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine. A high school guidance counselor tries to keep his students safe, a woman learns to stop blaming herself years after an accident, and an astronaut prepares for his next shuttle...

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Specials

The Power of African-American Art

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

This special from State Of The Re:Union explores the role of African-American art in black history and American life as a whole.

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Radiolab

A New 60 Words?

Monday, February 16, 2015

Last week President Obama put a draft of a new AUMF authorizing force against ISIL in front of Congress. 
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Specials

An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era

Monday, February 16, 2015

Nearly everyone who experienced school desegregation has a story to tell about crossing racial lines. On this episode of American RadioWorks, we hear memories about integration.

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This American Life

#548: Cops See It Differently, Part Two

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Our second hour of stories about policing and race. We hear about one city where relations between police and black residents went terribly, and another city where they seem to be improving remarkably. And one of our producers asks: Why aren't police chie

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Death, Sex & Money

Real Love: A Valentine's Special

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Sometimes love fits neatly on a card. Sometimes, it spills over into rehab, divorce, or a call from a former Wyoming senator. 

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Storycorps

Yusor Abu-Salha and Mussarut Jabeen

Friday, February 13, 2015

In May 2014, Yusor Abu-Salha (R)–one of the victims of Tuesday’s shooting in Chapel Hill–recorded a StoryCorps interview with Mussarut Jabeen (L), who was her 3rd grade teacher. In fact, all three of the victims–Yusor, her husband, Deah Barakat, and her sister, Razan Abu-Salha–attended Jabeen’s school. Mussarut Jabeen returned recently to talk about Yusor’s death.

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