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This American Life - Podcast

This American Life

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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 2.5 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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This American Life

6 days ago

753: What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate

Getting the point across — or trying to, anyway.

1h 3m

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This American Life

13 days ago

628: In the Shadow of the City

Stories that take place on the edge of civilization, just out of sight.

57m

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752: An Invitation to Tea

A man who was imprisoned for 14 years in Guantanamo Bay, without charges, gets out and issues an invitation to all the people who kept him there. Amazingly, three of them agree to

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This American Life

3 weeks ago

751: Audience of One

In a world where a virus spreads across the country and most people are not going to movie theaters, we bring the movies to you.

1h 11m

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This American Life

4 weeks ago

750: The Ferryman

Stories about getting from Point A to Point B—with expert assistance.

59m

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This American Life

6 weeks ago

749: My Bad

An hour devoted to embarrassing stories. They’re not always just little moments – funny, daily stuff that we laugh about later. Some can change you for the rest of your life.

1h 4m

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This American Life

8 weeks ago

748: The End of the World as We Know It

What happens when one family goes all in on fighting climate change.

1h 4m

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This American Life

9 weeks ago

747: Suitable for Children

Who thought that would be good for a kid?

1h 0m

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This American Life

2 months ago

746: This Is Just Some Songs

We made you a mixtape. Don't make a big deal out of it or anything.

1h 3m

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This American Life

2 months ago

745: Getting Out

People trying to escape all kinds of seemingly impossible situations.

1h 2m

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This American Life

3 months ago

744: Essential

The pandemic forced jobs to change, but then the workers changed, too.

1h 9m

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