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Radio Rookies Remembers One of Their Own: Keith Tingman

Friday, April 24, 2015

The radio story Keith Tingman reported when he was just 15 has helped young people with parents in jail. That is part of Keith's legacy, in a life that ended too soon.
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Snap Judgment

Snap #611 - To The Brink

Friday, April 24, 2015

On an all-NEW Snap..."To The Brink." It's usually not just one thing, it's several things, back to back, that leave you in a place you never expected to be. Snap Judgment, storytelling with a beat...from PRX and NPR.

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Specials

A Poetry Month Special From State Of The Re:Union

Friday, April 24, 2015

State Of The Re:Union looks at how poetry is used to connect and bind communities all around the country as part of National Poetry Month.

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Selected Shorts

The Baby-Sitter

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A Hellish babysitting gig.

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Selected Shorts

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A famous underdog conquers all.

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Selected Shorts

The Pedestrian

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A future where walking is illegal.

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Selected Shorts

The Wood Duck

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A duck with nine lives.

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Tribeca Film Festival Live

The Creators of High Maintenance Talk Short Movie Magic

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld, creators of the web series High Maintenance which was just picked up by HBO, join a panel on making short films and finding audiences online.

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The Jonathan Channel

Jonathan Schwartz on Paying Tribute to Billie Holiday

Thursday, April 23, 2015

This month, we have been celebrating the centennial anniversary of Billie Holiday. Jonathan Schwartz would like to say a few words....

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 424: April 19, 1995

Thursday, April 23, 2015

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, we're featuring two interviews from survivors. Christopher Nguyen and PJ Allen are two of the only six children at the day care center in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building to survive the bombing.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 423: Sissy

Thursday, April 23, 2015

There's an electrical power plant technology instructor at Wyoming's Casper College who stands out on campus. His name is Sissy Goodwin and he dresses in women's clothing. His wife, Vickie, didn't know he wore women's clothing when they met, but she's stood by him for the past four decades.

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Song Exploder

My Morning Jacket - Spring (Among the Living)

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Jim James is the lead singer of the Grammy-nominated band My Morning Jacket. Since starting in 1998, they've put out six albums, and in this episode, Jim breaks down the song Spring (Among The Living), from their soon-to-be released seventh album, The...

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Specials

August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone"

Thursday, April 23, 2015

For the first time, hear August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," recorded live in The Greene Space.

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Selected Shorts

Expecting the Unexpected

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A bad babysitting gig; Walter Mitty conquers all; a future where walking is illegal; and a duck with nine lives.

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The Truth

Tape Delay

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The recording doesn't lie. Performed by Ed Herbstman and Tami Sagher, with Libby George and Christian Paluck. It was produced by Jonathan Mitchell, and written by Jonathan Mitchell, Ed Herbstman, and Melanie Hoopes. This story originally aired on This...

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On The Media

Episodes 7 & 8: A Change in the Weather

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Brooke discusses the seventh and eighth episodes of House of Cards with Michael Waldman and John Dean.
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The Takeaway

Risking Death for Freedom: An Escaped Survivor Looks Back at Vietnam

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

In 1975, just days before Saigon fell to the Viet Cong,13-year-old Pascale Phuong Dang escaped Vietnam with her mother. For Story Corps, Pascale recounts the tale to a friend.

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Death, Sex & Money

W. Kamau Bell Wonders How Much Is Enough

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

After his television show Totally Biased was cancelled, comedian W. Kamau Bell is balancing the work of rebuilding his career, earning enough money and being a dependable family man.  

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Too Rich But Too Poor, Life in Iran, and Africa's New Fight

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Takeaway explores the healthcare gap, we take a visit to Tehran, and we hear a harrowing tale of survival. 

The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour: Farms, Fish Banks, and an Iron Roof

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

All of the storytellers in this hour are New Voices Fellows from the Aspen Institute. A leading advocate for food security must reassess her own relationship to food, a young man dreams of an iron roof for his family,

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