Radio Archive by Tag

Heroism

  • Seven Year Snitch.

    469: Hiding in Plain Sight 07.13.2012

    For years, Jorge Salcedo was chief of security for the Cali drug cartel in Colombia. He was in ...Criminal JusticeDrugsHeroism

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  • Troubled Bridge Over Water.

    407: The Bridge 05.07.2010

    There is a four mile long bridge in Naan-jing China, famous for how many people jump off to ...DeathHeroismJournalism

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  • Prologue.

    402: Save the Day 03.12.2010

    When Luke Davies was 11 years old in Australia, his family moved from the boring suburbs to an ...AnimalsChildhoodHealth Care/Medicine

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  • Midlife Cowboy.

    402: Save the Day 03.12.2010

    James Spring had hit his late 30s, and found his life utterly unremarkable. He needed to do ...ChildrenCrimeHeroism

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  • Prologue.

    336: Who Can You Save? 07.06.2007

    Host Ira Glass talks to Tim Jaccard, who used to be a police medic. The calls he hated most were ...ActivismHeroismLegal System

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  • Prologue.

    318: With Great Power 10.06.2006

    Ira tells the story of two friends of his who were like superheroes. They had this incredible ...ActivismEducationHeroism

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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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  • Unwelcome Wagon.

    318: With Great Power 10.06.2006

    Host Ira Glass interviews the mother and daughter in a family who wished for years they could do ...Heroism

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  • Prologue.

    301: Settling the Score 11.11.2005

    Erin Einhorn grew up begging her mother to tell her all about the remarkable story of how she ...FamilyHeroismHistory

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  • One Good Deed.

    301: Settling the Score 11.11.2005

    Erin Einhorn's story continues. She tells what happens once she arrives in Poland. Things start ...FamilyHeroismHistory

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  • Wonder Woman.

    178: Superpowers 02.23.2001

    Kelly McEvers with the story of Zora, a self-made superhero. From the time she was five, Zora ...GovernmentHeroismJobs/Employment

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  • The Green Team Of Boy Millionaires, Beppo The Amazing Supermonkey From Planet Krypton, And The Man From Sram.

    178: Superpowers 02.23.2001

    Ira talks with Jonathan Morris, the amazingly funny and charming editor of the website Gone and ...FunnyHeroismLiterature

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  • Bubble Six. Yellow Aaa Pickup Truck.

    161: Million Bubbles 06.02.2000

    Kelly Keggers demonstrates how there are angels on the road in San Francisco. (8 minutes) AutomobilesHeroism

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  • Paddington's Day At The Dump.

    132: Father's Day '99 06.18.1999

    The story begun in the Prologue continues. As it continues, it takes on the exact narrative ...FathersHeroismParenting

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  • The Present And The Future.

    84: Harold 11.21.1997

    Twenty years after Harold's death, we take up the question: has white Chicago changed?Host Ira ...CityDeathGovernment

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