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Scion "Motivate" Winners

May 13, 2013

One of the underwriters on our show, the car company Scion, has a promotion called Motivate, inviting entrepreneurs to submit one-minute videos describing business ideas. Scion chose ten winners to each receive a cash prize, a Scion and access to business mentors.

"What Happened at Dos Erres" Wins Overseas Press Club Awards

Apr 24, 2013

Our episode "What Happened at Dos Erres," an investigation into a massacre in Guatemala in the 1980s, has won two awards from the

Please Donate to Support Our Free Podcast and Streaming

Apr 15, 2013

4/22 UPDATE: We have met our goal, covering the cost of podcast bandwidth for the year. Any additional donations will help us produce stories. Thank you to everyone who donated!

First Lady Michelle Obama to visit Harper High School

Apr 10, 2013

We just learned that First Lady Michelle Obama will visit students and counselors at Harper High School today, after addressing a meeting to address youth violence in Chicago hosted by mayor Rahm Emanuel.

"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.