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.
583: It’ll Make Sense When You’re Older
Kids do not like being told it’ll make sense when they’re older. They’re pretty sure the grown-ups are wrong.
773: The Longest Distance Between Two Points
Getting from A to B via Z.
672: No Fair!
Stories of very small injustices and also one very big one.
772: The Kids' Table
Kids navigating hairy situations all on their own, with no help from grown-ups.
771: The Parents Step In
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.
770: My Lying Eyes
People staring squarely at the truth, and still finding it hard to believe what they’re seeing.
Best of all
I listen to a lot of podcasts, but I will always come back to this one. I love this podcast because you talk about so many topics. And I will always learn something from an episode, whether it’s about the world or myself. Thank you so much Ira and co.
Please do a follow-up on Chen who disappeated in Wuhan when you have news.
Fantastic view into America
Best podcast ever.