Caption: Brian Finkelstein, Credit: James Michael Rotz
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Brian Finkelstein 

1309: Rivalries, Hotlines, and the EPA, 4/9/2013

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:58

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A counselor at a suicide hotline intervenes with a caller; a couple takes an online wedding contest very seriously; a woman tries to resist comparing herself to her very fortunate sister; and the administrator for the EPA, Lisa Jackson, tells how the disaster in New Orleans shaped her as a civil servant. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Read the full description.

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Brian Finkelstein is working at a suicide hot line when a caller reminds him of himself.
 
Peter Story and his wife are broke and in love and strategize on how to win an online wedding contest.
 
Diane Kastiel decides to skip a family party rather than be scrutinized.
 
Lisa Jackson explains why she decided to become an environmental engineer.

Hosted by Jenifer Hixson 

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Piece Description

Brian Finkelstein is working at a suicide hot line when a caller reminds him of himself.
 
Peter Story and his wife are broke and in love and strategize on how to win an online wedding contest.
 
Diane Kastiel decides to skip a family party rather than be scrutinized.
 
Lisa Jackson explains why she decided to become an environmental engineer.

Hosted by Jenifer Hixson 

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Timing and Cues

Timings include a five-minute news hole.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "So I go home and I tell my mother...…"
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 25:18
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX, this is The Moth Radio Hour. I'm Jenifer Hixson…"
Out cue: "The Moth is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 25:19 - 26:19

Segment 2: 26:12 - 43:40
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 43:41 - 44:41

Segment 3: 44:42 - 58:58
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "...and everything else, go to our website the moth.org." [MUSIC ENDS]

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings. Temporary Residence Ltd 2009 :00
Fat, Furious and Fluffy The Roots of Orchis The Roots of Orchis. Slowdance Records 2011 :00
Estatico Tom McDermot & Evan Christopher Danza. STR Digital REcords 2002 :00
Magyar Sisters Tom McDermot & Evan Christopher Danza. STR Digital Records 2002 :00
West End Blues Alain Toussaint The Bright Mississippi. Nonesuch Records 2009 :00

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