This American Life

By This American Life

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Subscribers: 66936
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Alan
 Jun 28, 2022
informative. Funny.

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 Mar 31, 2022
Simply the best!


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Description

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.

Episode Date
774: The Pink House at the Center of the World
01:10:45
The Supreme Court case that overturned Roe v. Wade began with a lawsuit filed by a Mississippi abortion clinic. On the day Roe was overturned, we were there. Stories from the center of this moment of history, the day it happened.
Jul 03, 2022
583: It’ll Make Sense When You’re Older
00:58:42
Kids do not like being told it’ll make sense when they’re older. They’re pretty sure the grown-ups are wrong.
Jun 26, 2022
773: The Longest Distance Between Two Points
01:04:35
Getting from A to B via Z.
Jun 19, 2022
672: No Fair!
01:04:15
Stories of very small injustices and also one very big one.
Jun 12, 2022
772: The Kids' Table
01:02:13
Kids navigating hairy situations all on their own, with no help from grown-ups.
Jun 05, 2022
771: The Parents Step In
01:03:46
Government isn’t doing much to prevent school shootings. So parents are jumping in: parents whose kids have died in mass shootings, in the wake of each shooting. They take practical, effective action — and they get results.
May 29, 2022
770: My Lying Eyes
01:06:30
People staring squarely at the truth, and still finding it hard to believe what they’re seeing.
May 08, 2022
769: The Reluctant Explorer
00:58:53
A man finds himself thrust into a new world he didn’t necessarily ask to visit. He takes a look around.
May 01, 2022
768: The Other Front Lines
01:03:54
Four personal stories from the war in Ukraine.
Apr 24, 2022
767: Do Not Go Gentle
00:59:47
In this moment when autocrats and almost-autocrats are getting bolder and more powerful, we bring you two stories of resistance, from Hungary and Russia.
Apr 10, 2022