This American Life

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This American Life
 is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.1 million listeners. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with around one million people downloading each week. From 2006-2008, we produced a television version of This American Life on the Showtime network, which won three Emmys. We're also the co-producers, with NPR News, of the economics podcast and blog Planet Money. And a half dozen stories from the radio show are being developed into films.

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show produced by Chicago Public Media and broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.2 million listeners each week. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with around one million people downloading each week. This American Life is distributed independently with WBEZ, and is available to stations weekly via the PRX Exchange broadcast distribution technology

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

  • Added: Oct 15, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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At a time when going to the movies is mostly out of the question, we bring the movies to you.

  • Added: Oct 15, 2021
  • Length: :00
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All the stories in this week's show center on personal recordings that one person made for just one other person.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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An hour devoted to embarrassing stories, and what they reveal about us.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Jan Brady is not the only one who hated being in the middle. This week we have stories about how it sucks to be in limbo or be the mediator, but we...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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What happens when one family goes all in on fighting climate change.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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A new pledge show for Fall 2021. The 3 segments total 40:43. And we have a new short module.

Bought by KUOW, KWIT, Tri States Public Radio, KERA, KJZZ and more


  • Added: Sep 16, 2021
  • Length: 40:43
  • Purchases: 71
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This week we ask: Who thought that would be good for a kid? Not just in terms of toys and other consumer culture, but also the stuff that seeps int...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Stories about the various ways we connect with each other, and ourselves, through music.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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People trying to escape all kinds of seemingly impossible situations.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2021
  • Length: 59:00