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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 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.

    735: Bloody Feelings

    735: Bloody Feelings

    Stories about the power of blood, and how the strong feelings it evokes push us to act in sometimes unexpected ways.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    549: Amateur Hour

    549: Amateur Hour

    People put in positions they’re completely unqualified to handle, but who try to make it work anyway. Including one story of a tough group of soldiers who attempt to save lives through the power of show tunes.

    676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid

    676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid

    Adults telling kids who they are, and kids wondering — are they right?

    • 1 hr 1 min
    734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled

    734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled

    How the pandemic has thrown college admissions process into a kind of slow-motion chaos. One of the biggest changes: most colleges have stopped requiring the SAT. For decades, there’s been a debate over whether schools should drop the test. What’s it mean that it finally happened?

    • 1 hr 1 min
    733: Warriors in the Garden

    733: Warriors in the Garden

    This week, three men who came together to protest the murder of George Floyd. They were unified, loud, and impressive, but over time these three friends end up in three very different places.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    732: Secrets

    732: Secrets

    Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.

    • 1 hr

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29 Ratings

29 Ratings

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