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August 18 2013

06:36

Radio New Zealand : National : Programmes : Insight : Sunday 13 January 2013

06:33

Radio New Zealand : National : Programmes : Insight : Sunday 2 June 2013

August 14 2013

07:16

This Call May Be Recorded... To Save Your Life | This American Life

A journalist named Meron Estefanos gets a disturbing tip. She's given a phone number that supposedly belongs to a group of refugees being held hostage in the Sinai desert. She dials the number, and soon dozens of strangers are begging her to rescue them. How can she ignore them? http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/502/this-call-may-be-recorded-to-save-your-life

July 29 2013

05:32

The View From In Here | This American Life

It's so easy to lose perspective (or worry you've lost perspective) when you're deep inside some situation. For instance, an American woman who suddenly trades her life for one in a place most people might think twice about: Juarez, Mexico. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/501/the-view-from-in-here

July 16 2013

11:40

314: It's Never Over – This American Life


A grown man tries to get to the bottom of why his schoolmates threw him in a lake 20 years earlier. And a woman buys a house on the cheap, with the understanding that the seller will soon vacate. Ten years later, she's still waiting.

June 23, 2006


    PROLOGUE

    Host Ira Glass talks to Jonathan Gold about the bully in high school who knocked Jonathan and his cello down the stairs one day as he was walking to history class - and why Jonathan felt a sudden surge of satisfaction about this almost three decades later. (4 minutes)

    ACT ONE: Who Takes The Class Out Of Class Reunion.

    Jon Rons on goes to his high school reunion to try to figure out why his schoolmates - his friends! - threw him in a lake when he was sixteen. The only trouble is, no one at the reunion seems to remember it quite the way he does. Jon is the author of the best-selling books Them and The Men Who Stare at Goats. His story comes from his BBC Radio 4 series Jon Ronson On..., which you also can hear in its original form on Jon's website. (16 minutes)

    ACT TWO: Deal Of A Lifetime.

    Writer Larry Doyle on a love that will not die, no matter how dead it is. (7 minutes)

    ACT THREE: Car Wars

    This American Life producer Sarah Koenig tells the story of how her stepsister Rue bought a house on the cheap, with the understanding that the previous owner would soon move out. More than ten years later, she's still waiting. (16 minutes)

    ACT FOUR: One Word: Timing.

    Television comedy writer Tami Sagher describes what can happen when you sit on a joke for years, as she did, before the perfect opportunity to tell it comes along. (11 minutes)

August 31 2012

19:57

Loopholes | This American Life

Only the clever need apply. This week, stories of people acting on a technicality in the face of some of life's toughest regulators: financial regulators, parents and God. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/473/loopholes

August 21 2012

02:47

Columbia River Pollution Suit, And Around The Water Cooler

Colville Tribe Sues Over Pollution In The Columbia: The Colville Tribe and the state of Washington face off against a Canadian mining giant next month over decades of pollution in the Columbia River. They blame a lead and zinc smelter plant operated by Teck in Trail, BC. Colville Business Council http://www.kuow.org/program.php?current=WK2

August 09 2012

18:30

TAL - 207: Special Ed

This American Life is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 1.7 million listeners. It is produced by Chicago Public Radio, distributed by Public Radio International, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with more than a half million people downloading each week. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/

March 17 2012

00:30

Home | This American Life

This American Life is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 1.7 million listeners. It is produced by Chicago Public Radio, distributed by Public Radio International, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with more than a half million people downloading each week. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/

March 15 2012

07:47

Jack Hitt On 'Making Up The Truth'

Greener Computers? Our smartphones and computers have power limitations. Battery life can be short, power is expensive, and computer chips can only store so much. Adrian Sampson is working to create "greener" software that would make computers more efficient. We'll hear about the new designs http://www.kuow.org/program.php?id=26240

February 24 2012

06:21

The perils of Farmville: A look into the social gaming phenomenon | Radio Times | WHYY

January 23 2012

03:17

Continental Breakup | This American Life

If you're like us, when the words "European debt crisis" pop up in the news you feel a little worried, and a little like taking a nap. Turns out, there's a story behind this story. One that's filled with guilt, and drama, and betrayal, and 100-year-old dreams come true. Alex Blumberg of Planet Money guest hosts. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/455/continental-breakup

January 20 2012

20:09

A Prairie Home Companion for November 5, 2011 | American Public Media

Everything you ever wanted to know -- including some things you probably didn't -- about A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/programs/2011/11/05/

January 19 2012

21:29

KUOW Weekday with John Roderick

King County has received an $800,000 federal grant to train Washington workers for jobs in aerospace. Dow Constantine discussed the grant at the 40th Annual Economic Forecast Conference in Seattle last Thursday. What are King County's plans for the money and what opportunities lay ahead for 2012? http://www.kuow.org/program.php?current=WK2

January 09 2012

04:20

Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory | This American Life

Mike Daisey was a self-described "worshipper in the cult of Mac." Then he saw some photos from a new iPhone, taken by workers at the factory where it was made. Mike wondered: Who makes all my crap? He traveled to China to find out. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/454/mr-daisey-and-the-apple-factory

November 17 2011

21:24

Weekend America: Saving the Story

Saving the Story : MIT is teaming up with a new movie studio in Massachusetts to create the storytelling technology of the future. We asked Reporter Sean Cole to look into the story, but instead of doing a radio report about it, he wrote a sci-fi movie-type drama, and cast himself as the reporter. So grab some Jujubes. Sit back. And enjoy the show. http://weekendamerica.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/01/31/saving_the_story/

November 14 2011

00:39

SO CRAZY IT JUST MIGHT WORK | This American Life

A few years ago a cancer researcher named Jonathan Brody gave a speech at his alma mater saying that people in his field really needed to think outside the box to find a cure. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/

October 31 2011

04:14

Weekend America: Faux Bono

Faux Bono : This weekend promises a groovy pre-inaugural concert. Crossing the stage in front of the Lincoln Memorial will be performers including Beyonce, Garth Brooks, Herbie Hancock, and, yes, Bono. But not the not-Bono. Did you know Bono has a doppelganger? He can be found not at the Lincoln Memorial, but in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. http://weekendamerica.publicradio.org/display/web/2007/08/18/a_field_of_bonos_bloom_for_st_patricks_day/

October 30 2011

02:46

Right to Remain Silent | This American Life

Stories about people who have the right to remain silent... but choose not to exercise that right—including police officer Adrian Schoolcraft, who secretly recorded his supervisors telling officers to manipulate crime statistics and make illegal arrests. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/414/right-to-remain-silent

September 15 2011

15:13

Medical Marijuana

In 1998, Washington was one of the earliest states to legalize medical marijuana, but the over the last 13 years the law has proven vague and rife with opportunity for confusion. For instance, patients can't buy marijuana, but they can grow it. What if you're too sick to grow your own or don't know http://www.kuow.org/program.php?id=22861
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