Caption: Jillian Lauren, Credit: Sarah Stacke
Image by: Sarah Stacke 
Jillian Lauren 

1310: Prison, Princes, and Playgrounds, 4/16/2013

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

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A woman sets off in search of transformation and ends up in a harem in Bandar Seri Begawan; a teacher discovers her playground has turned into a 3rd grade war zone; singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega debates whether to take the stage at The Glastonbury Music Festival in the face of a death threat; and Damien Echols describes life after spending 18 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Hosted by The Moth's Curatorial Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Read the full description.

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Jillian Lauren boards a plane for Brunei in search of a modern day fairy tale.
Micaela Blei is an elementary school teacher trying to control a group of third-grade warmongers on the playground.
Suzanne Vega's life is threatened hours before taking the stage at the Glastonbury Music Festival.
Damien Echols, one of the West Memphis Three, talks about serving 18 years on death row for a crime he did not commit.

Hosted by Meg Bowles

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Piece Description

Jillian Lauren boards a plane for Brunei in search of a modern day fairy tale.
Micaela Blei is an elementary school teacher trying to control a group of third-grade warmongers on the playground.
Suzanne Vega's life is threatened hours before taking the stage at the Glastonbury Music Festival.
Damien Echols, one of the West Memphis Three, talks about serving 18 years on death row for a crime he did not commit.

Hosted by Meg Bowles

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Timing and Cues

Timings include a five-minute news hole.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "I' fantasized that I might get to Brunei…"

Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 23:13
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX, this is The Moth Radio Hour. I'm Meg Bowles…"
Out cue: "The Moth is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 23:14 - 24:14

Segment 2: 24:15 - 44:15
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: 44:16 - 45:16

Segment 3: 45:17 - 59:00
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 2008 :00
Elegie Patti Smith Horses. RCA/JIVE (sSony entertainment 1996 :00
Luka Suzanne Vega Solitude Standing. UMG Recordings Inc 1987 :00
Still Life Iron Maiden Piece of Mind. Iron Maiden Holdings Ltd 1998 :00

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