All Pieces for Graham Shelby

 
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Memorial Day can be tough for veterans - especially those who've served in combat. For some, the tributes and ceremonies exacerbate their struggle ...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUT


  • Added: May 19, 2013
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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So a man commits a crime. A terrible crime. He's caught, tried, sentenced and locked up. Then what? What do the rest of us want from the roughly tw...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, Marfa Public Radio, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUT and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2012
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Graham Shelby visits a class at Burr Elementary School in Chicago., Credit: Kumiko Suzuki
An itinerant worker reflects on the ups and downs of his chosen profession: Teaching writing workshops in elementary schools.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Oct 20, 2011
  • Length: 06:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Graham Shelby plays with Duy (in orange) and other kids at an orphanage in Vietnam in 1994.
Writer Graham Shelby grew up wondering what had happened to his father in Vietnam. Just after graduating from college in 1994, Graham went to find ...

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 20, 2011
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Japanese students pose with their American teacher (back, center), a member of the JET Program.
Just hours before leaving the U.S., some young Americans talk about their hopes, their fears and their reasons for accepting the risks associated w...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 01:43
Caption: Fred Newman performs live sound effects for A Prairie Home Companion
Sound effects artist Fred Newman is an integral part of A Prairie Home Companion. In this interview, Fred talks about his roots, his partnership wi...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 08:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A man-sized teenager believes joining the football team will help him feel big on the inside.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
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In the '80s,a boy who aspires to be a super-hero enters junior high school and encounters his very own super-villains: a group of ninth-grade girls...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: May 26, 2011
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Tradition or cliche? Free tickets to a father-son baseball game lead writer Graham Shelby to question his attitude towards the national passtime an...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Buddy was a sixteen-year-old bad boy who was experimenting with being good. I'd been a good boy my whole life and was ready to try being bad. Then ...

Bought by KUT and KUT


  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Humana Festival of New American plays is to theatre what Sundance is to film or SXSW is to music. For 35 years, the festival has focused on giv...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Mar 30, 2011
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Students in Fukushima, seen here studying American junior high school yearbooks.
Long before most Americans had heard of a place called Fukushima, commentator Graham Shelby spent three years teaching English there. He's been wa...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 2