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"What Happened at Dos Erres" Wins the Peabody Award

Mar 27, 2013

We're proud to announce that our episode "What Happened at Dos Erres," about a massacre in Guatemala in the 1980s, has won a Read More

"Trends With Benefits" Web Extra

Mar 22, 2013

The Planet Money team created a web version of our episode "Trends With Benefits."

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Joe Frank

Mar 14, 2013

Ira writes:

My first real job at NPR when I was 19 was as a production assistant for a guy named Joe Frank.

Ira Glass, Alex Kotlowitz & Leonetta Sanders on MSNBC

Mar 14, 2013

After we aired our two episodes on Harper High School, host Ira Glass, reporter Alex Kotlowitz and Harper principal Leonetta Sanders appeared on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Show.

That Looks Familiar . . .

Mar 2, 2013

Some of the stories we received for this week's episode "No Coincidence, No Story!" were even better with their attached photos — so we gave them their own page as a web extra.

Donations for Harper High School

Feb 20, 2013

Many listeners have asked us if there is a way to donate money to support Harper High School in Chicago.

Press Release About Our Upcoming Episodes on Harper High School

Feb 12, 2013

Below is a press release about our next two episodes, which are based on five months of reporting at Harper High School in Chicago.

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"Dos Erres" Update

Jan 14, 2013

We have an update on our episode from last May, "What Happened at Dos Erres," about the massacre by the Guatemalan army of an entire village in 1982.

Fred Armisen Co-Hosts With Ira Glass

Jan 10, 2013

Fred Armisen and Ira Glass

For this week's episode, the Saturday Night Live and Portlandia star co-hosts the entire hour, and he does it in character.