157: Secret Life of Daytime

157: Secret Life of Daytime

Apr 14, 2000
All those people you see in the middle of the workday, in coffee shops and bookstores? Who are they? Why aren't they at work?
  • A postman explains how it is that he can be so much a part of the scenery that people commit crimes in front of him, on quiet daytime streets, as if he's not there. This American Life producer Alex Blumberg spent a day with postman on Chicago's west side, to find out what he sees...and who sees him...and who doesn't see him, even though he's right there. (10 minutes)CrimeJobs/Employment

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