This American Life

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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 90 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich


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685: We Come From Small Places

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581: Anatomy of Doubt

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684: Burn It Down

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683: Beer Summit

Two people, sitting down over a beer, hashing out their differences and understanding where the other guy is coming from. Hard to imagine these days, right? It's so rare right now that someone is curious enough to actually see the other person's point of view. This week on the show, beer summits. Including going behind the scenes of the most famous one ever.



477: Getting Away With It

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205: Plan B

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388: Rest Stop

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682: Ten Sessions

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681: Escape From the Lab

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