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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 s

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641: The Walls

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:00:00 -0400

Stories from border walls around the world, where one place ends and another begins. And the strange ecosystems that arise.(image)

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241: 20 Acts in 60 Minutes

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 19:00:00 -0400

Instead of the usual "each week we choose a theme, and bring you 3 or 4 stories on that theme" business, we throw all that away and bring you 20 stories—yes, 20—in 60 minutes.(image)

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640: Five Women

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 18:00:00 -0500

A different kind of #MeToo story, about several women who worked for the same man. They tell us not only about their troubling encounters with him, but also about their lives beforehand. Who were they when they entered the workplace, and how did their personal histories shape the way they dealt with his harassment?(image)

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639: In Dog We Trust

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:00:00 -0500

Stories of dogs and cats and other animals that live in our homes. Exactly how much are they caught up in everyday family dynamics? We answer this question and others.(image)

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