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.

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717: Audience of One


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716: Trail of Tears


Writer Sarah Vowell and her twin sister retrace the Trail of Tears, the route their Cherokee ancestors took when expelled from their own land.


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715: Long-Awaited Asteroid Finally Hits Earth


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577: Something Only I Can See


A woman with muscular dystrophy tries to convince doctors that she has the same gene mutation as an Olympic athlete.


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714: Day at the Beach


It’s the last few weeks of summer, so we’re going to the beach! This week, stories from the surf and sand.


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713: Made to Be Broken


From the moment we wake up in the morning there are a trillion rules — big and little — governing our lives. But sometimes, we encounter one we just can't abide by. In a pitched moment of rule-questioning, a show about rules and the people who break...


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712: Nice White Parents


Producer Chana Joffe-Walt investigates the inordinate power of white parents at one ordinary public school.


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443: Amusement Park


We head to some of the happiest places on earth: amusement parks!


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711: How to Be Alone


In space, in the ocean, by ourselves, or with others—we’re all just figuring out how to be apart.


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710: Umbrellas Down


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