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Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 25
Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving more than 6 million children. Being one of these chi...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:11:33
Caption: Rio and her Mom
Rio, faces a big identity question. "Am I Mexican? If so how Mexican am I?" Let's just say Rio was raised a bit differently than prior generations ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:44
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A mother & daughter recollect moving to Austin from Vietnam. This story was produced by Ana Kolendo, Linda O’Neal, and Lindsey Shirack during the ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:46
Caption: Antarctic explorers discover a creature in a cavern, Credit: Astounding Tales, February 1936
On the 35th Anniversary of Alien, "The Icy Winds of Lovecraft" looks at how Alien and John Carpenter's The Thing were both influenced by the strang...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: :58
Caption: Andy Lipkis interview
Shona revisits a conversation she had at the age of 17 with Andy Lipkiss, founder of TreePeople, and discovers that his story has even more relevan...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 14:26
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Behind the scenes and before the downbeat… join concert pianist and host Lara Downes backstage in the Green Room for a look into the real lives of ...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 20:10
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Wonder Woman first hit the comic book page over 70 years ago. We look at how she's changed at what she means today.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 39:32
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What are the origins of this dance? How did it begin? Who are the rising talents of this subculture based on the West Side of Chicago? And how has ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:57
Caption: Opening Second Line, Credit: Wikipedia Creative Commons
Joshua Sirotiak seeks out the history of Second Line Jazz culture in New Orleans. Along the way, he finds a few answers to questions about his own ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:04
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What is daily life like when your young son becomes your daughter? Marlo Mack explains what it's like to have a transgender kindergartener.

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:36
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Danielle Motindabeka in the WNYC studio
When Radio Rookie Danielle Motindabeka came to the United States at age 13, she didn’t speak English. By the time she was in high school, Danielle ...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hugh Bob's van, outside another club. Anywhere, USA., Credit: Mad Genius
"Where@bouts" is the short radio series about the sense of place. Our guests conduct their world like a song in an imaginative feat of radio art. M...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The toilet wall in Debo rap collective, Credit: Ben Weisz 2014
Ben Weisz investigates what can be learned about changes in Tunisian society since the Arab Spring, from the music which shapes its cultural landsc...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:04
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October is full of ghosts, but in our show we will not be talking about little kids who wear white sheets.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
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This week on State of the Human, we're looking at obsessions, the helpful and the debilitating.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:46
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Almost 100 years ago, a rogue geologist named Alfred Wegener proposed his theory of continental drift. It didn't matter that he was right. He was l...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:20
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This week on State of the Human we’re investigating how people use joking to create new realities for themselves and the people around them.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:18
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This week, four stories of people who don’t quite belong in the world where they live, who take matters into their own hands to create belonging.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Liz Fletcher
On this episode of Strangers... a tale of true love spanning four decades, two countries, and classic racial divides...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 25:17
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jenni Rowell
On this episode of Strangers... imagine waking up every morning and seeing a stranger in the mirror...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cora Leighton
On this episode of Strangers... a stripper and a tattoo artist have a fateful encounter.

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 25:06
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s odd to think cannibals, cannabis-growers, Vietnam War protesters, and prison escapees all have something in common. But they do: the necessity...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 21:04
  • Purchases: 2
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How do you build a strong family after a crisis?

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:32
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Memories of my childhood mornings.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 03:08
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Exploring my lineage one eccentric elder at a time.

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1