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Amanda and her husband were eager to start a family. They turned to foreign adoption, and couldn’t imagine the heartbreak, surprises and love that...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 05:35
Caption: Tarun Tejpal, Credit: ndtv.com
The founder of Tehelka, an indian magazine known for investigative stories on violence against women is involved in it's own rape controversy.

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  • Added: Nov 26, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: President Woodrow Wilson and Reporter Wilson Sayre, Credit: Wilson Sayre
Ever wonder what it's like to be related to a president? Reporter Wilson Sayre brings us a personal story about how she grappled with her president...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 2
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Native American women experience the highest rates of violence of any other group in the United States. One in three native women have been victims...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Liz Massey, Credit: Photo courtesy of Liz Massey
Liz Massey's family only had 3 holiday record albums when she was growing up. In this story, she explains her role as an unlikely evangelist for on...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2013
  • Length: 08:22
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Free, audio book excerpt. Once upon a time, there was a girl who imagined a bear. Actually, she imagined a lot of bears. And then she drew them—bea...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2013
  • Length: 13:16
From: WWNO
Series: Storyville
Caption: Dan Lawton
Dan Lawton talks of his first assignment as a crime reporter in the 7th Ward of New Orleans.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 04:27
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David Hendy on the comforts and irritations of next-door's noise. Episode twenty-four of Noise: A Human History, ‘Life in the City'.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 14:45
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How recording technology made it possible to catch the fugitive moment. Episode twenty-five of Noise: A Human History, Capturing Sound'

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 14:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandip Roy listens back to the music of Manna Dey.

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Elna Baker, Michele Carlo, Christine, Steve Spatucci and Scott Whitehair share true tales of the Yuletide.

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 51:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Steve Spatucci tells of his childhood quest to find Santa Claus

  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: James Weekley, Credit: Andrew Lichtenstein
In West Virginia, people say that in the old days, communities turned into ghost towns when the coal ran out. Now they turn into ghost towns when t...

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 14:40
  • Purchases: 1
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In his first Book former Newark Mayor Sharpe James write about his career as the leader of New Jersey's largest City and has good things to say abo...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Host Martha Burk
On November 19th citizens of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will vote on the first city-level 20 week abortion ban in the U.S., with no exceptions for r...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Removing dead bodies wasn't the first on my list of part-time jobs while in college.

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 13:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Free, audio book excerpts. There’s something naively beautiful about letting yourself fall in love—it’s the emotional rush, the increasing velocity...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 09:19
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How does travel overseas change your view of yourself? Can one person’s comment change your perspective on your life at home - and overseas

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:33
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Among the many thousands of mommies in the blog-o-sphere writing about parenting-its troubles and its triumphs, how do you stand out from the rest?

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 05:03
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Among the many thousands of mommies in the blog-o-sphere writing about parenting-its troubles and its triumphs, how do you stand out from the rest?

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:29
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One hour special features Kelly Clarkson's holiday memories and stories about the songs on her new holiday music album, Wrapped in Red.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jonathan Brown
This story is about a high school teacher in New Orleans who looks back on his shenanigans as a student, and how teaching helps him grow.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
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What is it like to be homeless in the city that never sleeps? Reporter Kristie Brigandi takes us to lower Manhattan, and introduces us to some of t...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 09:17
Caption: Host Martha Burk
When it comes to how we treat our veterans,we do pretty well in some areas, but fall down in others. Homelessness is one of the worst. It’s way t...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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This story was told live on April 17, 2013 at the Old Firehouse on Mandeville Street, and later produced by Natalie Yahr. The theme was "Jackpot", ...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:11