Radio Archive by Tag

Murder

  • Maul in the Family.

    485: Surrogates 01.25.2013

    Amity Bitzel was a teenager when her parents decided to adopt a 27 year old man. And that wasn't ...AdoptionAlcoholFathers

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  • Blood Brothers.

    431: See No Evil 04.01.2011

    When he was a kid, Josh Martin's mother Nancy told him that if anything ever happened to her, ...Criminal JusticeMothersMurder

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  • Act Four.

    428: Oh You Shouldn't Have 03.04.2011

    Actor Michael Chernus reads Etgar Keret's short story "What Of This Goldfish Would You Wish?" ...DeathFictionMurder

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  • Prisoner Of The Heart.

    364: Going Big 09.26.2008

    Writer Doug McGray tells the story of a daughter who wanted to be closer to her mom, and went to ...FamilyMothersMurder

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  • Prologue.

    342: How to Rest in Peace 11.02.2007

    Host Ira Glass talks to Rachel Howard, whose father, Stan, was murdered when she was 10 years ...MurderWriting

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  • Dry Eyes And Videotape.

    342: How to Rest in Peace 11.02.2007

    Jason Minter lived through the worst trauma you could imagine: He was at a friend's house, a gun ...Film/Film MakingMurder

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  • Prologue.

    325: Houses of Ill Repute 02.02.2007

    Host Ira Glass talks to Randall Bell, who specializes in assessing how tragedy affects real ...CrimeHousingMurder

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  • Objects In Side View Mirror Are Truer Than They Appear.

    318: With Great Power 10.06.2006

    Alex Kotlowitz reports on a woman with the power to change two people's lives...and at the ...Criminal JusticeFathersHeroism

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  • Prologue.

    287: Backed Into A Corner 04.15.2005

    Host Ira Glass interviews Joe Amrine, who was falsely accused of murder. Rather than avoid the ...Criminal JusticeMurder

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  • Prologue.

    282: DIY 02.11.2005

    Carl King, a self-taught investigator, talks about the murder case he's working on now—one the ...CrimeCriminal JusticeMurder

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  • Act One.

    282: DIY 02.11.2005

    Reporter Anya Bourg tells the story of Carl King's first case, where he's able to accomplish ...CrimeCriminal JusticeMurder

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  • Act Two.

    282: DIY 02.11.2005

    The story of Collin Warner continues. His friend Carl manages to convince the real shooter and ...CrimeCriminal JusticeMurder

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  • Prologue.

    251: Brother's Keeper 11.21.2003

    Host Ira Glass talks about the story of Cain and Abel, and the question in the story, "Am I my ...MurderReligion

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  • Neighbor's Keeper.

    251: Brother's Keeper 11.21.2003

    Could anyone in a small farming town have done anything to prevent a brutal crime, committed by ...CrimeMurder

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  • Devil In Angel's Clothing, Or Is It The Other Way Around?

    213: Devil on My Shoulder 05.24.2002

    The story of a man who committed a murder when he was a teenager. He got away with it, and ...Criminal JusticeMurderTeenagers

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  • Beating The Erasers.

    211: Naming Names 05.03.2002

    Susan Drury tells the story of what happens when one of the most respected men in town gets ...CrimeMurder

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  • Prologue.

    193: Stories of Loss 09.14.2001

    Reporter Mark Arax spent three years investigating the murder of his father and yet he's still ...ChildhoodCrimeDeath

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  • They Say Our Love Is Here To Stay.

    179: Cicero 03.16.2001

    Two stories about daily life in Cicero. First the tale of Dave Boyle, who stumbled into Cicero ...CrimeGovernmentMurder

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  • One And One Don't Make Two.

    167: Memo to the People of the Future 09.08.2000

    What if you're remembered in ways that you don't like? What if you're remembered for something ...ChildrenFamilyHistory

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  • Prologue.

    164: Crime Scene 07.07.2000

    Medical Examiner L.J. Dragovic, in Pontiac, Michigan, explains how every crime scene is like a ...CrimeHealth Care/MedicineMurder

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  • Take That, Copper.

    163: Can You Fight City Hall…If You Are City Hall? 06.30.2000

    Monica Childs's story continues. She tells the story of how she was asked by her boss to do ...CrimeJobs/EmploymentLegal System

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  • Are You My Mommy?

    159: Mother's Day 05.12.2000

    When Jessica Robinson was sent to adult prison at the age of 14, the state did such a terrible ...CrimeCriminal JusticeLegal System

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  • Angry Young Man, Times Two.

    150: Kids As Adults 01.21.2000

    This is the story of two people—one in his late teens, one in his late fifties. Both have good ...CrimeCriminal JusticeFamily

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  • Prologue.

    144: Where Words Fail 11.05.1999

    Reporter Mark Arax spent three years investigating the murder of his father and yet he's still ...ChildrenDeathFathers

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  • Humanitarians.

    126: Do-Gooders 04.09.1999

    Modern-day fables of two different kinds of do-gooders during and after the 1994 genocide in ...DeathGovernmentHistory

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  • Meet The Ball And Chain.

    122: Valentine's Day '99 02.12.1999

    When Anne Staggs started to fall for an inmate named Charles in the Texas prison system, she was ...Criminal JusticeJobs/EmploymentMurder

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  • Prologue.

    119: Lockup 01.08.1999

    Host Ira Glass with jazz musician Ed Ryder, who was in prison in Pennsylvania for twenty years ...Criminal JusticeMurderMusic

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  • Prologue.

    82: Haunted 10.31.1997

    Ira reads an excerpt from James Ellroy's memoir My Dark Places. (4 minutes)CrimeMothersMurder

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  • Act One.

    5: Anger and Forgiveness 12.15.1995

    Former Harpers magazine editor and TAL contributor Jack Hitt wrote an editorial about Susan ...ChildrenCrimeJournalism

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  • Act Two.

    5: Anger and Forgiveness 12.15.1995

    Performance artists Iris Moore and Larry Steeger provide monologues on forgiveness. Larry's was ...CrimeMurderTheater

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