This American Life
By This American Life
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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
||Explicit#632: Our Town||The man whose views on immigration are a cornerstone of Trump administration policy—Attorney General Jeff Sessions—apparently came to his opinions on the issue from seeing what happened in the poultry plants of Alabama. He believes undocumented work||12/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#598: My Undesirable Talent||San Francisco’s Spider-Man burglar was remarkable. He dropped into buildings from skylights, leapt 10 feet from one roof to another. But mostly, his talent got him into trouble. This week, his story, and stories of other undesirable talents.||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#84: Harold||The story of Harold Washington, the greatest politician you've probably never heard of, and the white backlash that was set off when he became Chicago's first black mayor. This weekend is the 30th anniversary of his death.||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#603: Once More, With Feeling||Stories of people who decide to rethink the way they’ve been doing things, or try to get others to do that. Including a woman who decides to confront the men who catcall her, and get them to give it up forever.||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Best. Show. Ever... finally a podcast
Maybe it's just me, but I've never heard a TAL episode I didn't enjoy. Now I can enjoy it on the go, rather than being teathered to my PC by a streaming feed. If you like John Hodgman, Sarah Vowell, David Sedaris and the like you can't go wrong with TAL.
Thank you Ira, yes indeed, this really is the moment I have been waiting for. The greatest thing on radio now on my iPod. Signed, One postively giddy listener in Canada
My sister wants to marry you, Ira
this is indeed one of the most exciting days of my radio-listening life. my mondays are looking up.