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This American Life

This American Life

Arts, News & Politics, Society & Culture, Personal Journals

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 1.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

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#603: Once More, With Feeling

December 5th, 2016

Stories of people who decide to rethink the way they’ve been doing things... or try to get others to do that. Including the story of a veteran who finds a new way to talk about war.

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#334: Duty Calls

November 21st, 2016

Josh's mother and younger brother were a mess. His mother drank too much. His brother got arrested a lot. Josh hadn't lived with them since he was nine, and they didn't play much of a role in his daily life—until duty called, and they took over his life. Josh told the sequel to this story at our live show in 2014.

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#602: The Sun Comes Up

November 14th, 2016

People around the country talking about the coming four years. Some of them exultant, some of them, as President Obama said Wednesday, "less so."

A story about Hillary Clinton that offers a different picture than what we’ve been hearing from both sides during this campaign. And some funny stuff, because everyone’s tired of the election.