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Government

  • They Love a Man in a Uniform.

    516: Stuck In The Middle 01.17.2014

    Sarah Carr is a reporter and blogger in Cairo, Egypt. Her blog inanities.org is regularly cited ...GovernmentWar

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  • Act One.

    505: Use Only as Directed 09.20.2013

    Reporter Sean Cole tells the history of getting warning labels onto acetaminophen bottles. In ...GovernmentHealth Care/Medicine

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  • Act One.

    497: This Week 06.14.2013

    News kept coming all week about the National Security Agency collecting data on the phone ...GovernmentLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Act Four.

    497: This Week 06.14.2013

    At Guantanamo Bay, hearings resumed for Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, who is accused of organizing ...GovernmentLegal SystemTerrorism

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  • Gym Rat.

    471: The Convert 08.10.2012

    In the summer of 2006, an FBI official visited a mosque in Orange County, California. His ...GovernmentTerrorism

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  • Act Two.

    471: The Convert 08.10.2012

    The story of Craig Monteilh continues: What happens when you turn someone in to the FBI who, it ...Criminal JusticeGovernment

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  • Why Do You Have to Go and Make Things So Complicated?

    467: Americans in China 06.22.2012

    There are about seventy thousand Americans living in mainland China today, according to the ...GovernmentJournalismMusic

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  • Prologue.

    463: Mortal Vs. Venial 04.27.2012

    Host Ira Glass plays tape from a political rally in support of a Chicago politician named ...CrimeGovernmentPolitics

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  • The Postcard Always Rings Twice.

    463: Mortal Vs. Venial 04.27.2012

    Producer Alex Blumberg tells the story of Jeff Smith, a former Missouri State Senator who spent ...CrimeGovernmentPolitics

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  • Prologue.

    461: Take the Money and Run for Office 03.30.2012

    Host Ira Glass plays a voicemail containing something very common but very rare to hear: an ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • The Hamster Wheel.

    461: Take the Money and Run for Office 03.30.2012

    Planet Money's Alex Blumberg and NPR Congressional correspondent Andrea Seabrook take a tour ...BusinessEconomicsGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    459: What Kind of Country 03.02.2012

    In the town of Nowthen, MN, residents held meetings to debate whether a police force is worth ...EconomicsGovernment

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  • The Sound of Sirens.

    459: What Kind of Country 03.02.2012

    New Jersey governor Chris Christie has led some of the most sweeping budget cuts in the country. ...CrimeEconomicsGovernment

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  • Dream Come True.

    459: What Kind of Country 03.02.2012

    Perhaps the biggest proponent of smaller government in the United States is lobbyist and ...EconomicsGovernmentPolitics

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  • Do You Want a Wake Up Call?

    459: What Kind of Country 03.02.2012

    After the recession hit, Colorado Springs was in rough shape. City services were being cut left ...EconomicsGovernment

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  • Solidarity For Never.

    453: Nemeses 12.16.2011

    After a 2010 plane crash killed dozens of Polish dignitaries, including the president, some ...GovernmentPoliticsPresidents

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  • War of Northern Aggression.

    439: A House Divided 06.24.2011

    Producer Ben Calhoun heads to his home state of Wisconsin, a place currently turned against ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • Job Fairies.

    435: How To Create a Job 05.13.2011

    For a look at the nuts and bolts of government job creation, This American Life Senior Producer ...EconomicsGovernmentJobs/Employment

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  • Side Effects May Include...

    433: Fine Print 2011 04.15.2011

    In Tehran in 2004, Omid Memarian confessed to doing things he'd never done, meeting people he'd ...GovernmentPolicePolitics

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  • Kings Do Not Fold.

    432: Know When To Fold 'Em 04.08.2011

    Producer Nancy Updike shares a pattern that she's noticed recently: eleven steps that Middle ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • Prologue.

    431: See No Evil 04.01.2011

    Ira speaks with Middle East specialist Michelle Dunne to answer this question: Before the ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • The Lie That Saved Brazil.

    423: The Invention of Money 01.07.2011

    A trip to a country where the fiction that is money completely fell apart. And in this same ...EconomicsGovernment

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  • Weekend At Bernanke's.

    423: The Invention of Money 01.07.2011

    Though the name of the Federal Reserve includes the word "federal," it's not actually part of ...EconomicsGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    417: This Party Sucks 10.29.2010

    Republican Bill Jerke, a very conservative former Colorado State Legislator known as a tax ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • Mister Fix It.

    410: Social Contract 06.18.2010

    Richard Ravitch has helped fix three governmental crises, including when New York City nearly ...EconomicsGovernment

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  • If You Were Stranded on a Desert Island and Could Only Bring One Economic Plan...

    410: Social Contract 06.18.2010

    Why is it that Barbados and Jamaica faced almost identical financial crises, but now Jamaica is ...BusinessEconomicsGovernment

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  • Sorry Johnny... It's Only Business.

    392: Someone Else's Money 10.16.2009

    This American Life producer Sarah Koenig reports on a very surprising reason why insurance ...BusinessGovernmentHealth Care/Medicine

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  • Prologue.

    391: More Is Less 10.09.2009

    Former Bush Administration official David Frum explains a very surprising fact about Bush's ...EconomicsGovernmentHealth Care/Medicine

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  • Now What?

    391: More Is Less 10.09.2009

    Host Ira Glass talks with Susan Dentzer, editor of the journal Health Affairs, about what ...BusinessGovernmentHealth Care/Medicine

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  • Restrictions May Apply.

    386: Fine Print 07.24.2009

    Ira goes to one of the nation's great manufacturers of fine print: The U.S.Congress. He reports ...GovernmentLegal System

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  • The Secret Life Of Secrets.

    383: Origin Story 06.19.2009

    Ira tells the story of the 1953 U.S. Supreme Court case that formed the basis for the ...GovernmentLegal System

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  • Investigation Report #1.

    382: The Watchmen 06.05.2009

    Planet Money reporter Chana Joffe-Walt asks a simple question: Who was the federal regulator who ...BusinessEconomicsGovernment

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  • Investigation Report #2.

    382: The Watchmen 06.05.2009

    Alex Blumberg and NPR correspondent (and "Planet Money" reporter) Dave Kestenbaum examine what ...BusinessEconomicsGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    381: Turncoat 05.22.2009

    Ira talks with reporter My Thuan Tran of The Los Angeles Times about how San Jose City ...ActivismDevelopmentGovernment

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  • Code Red.

    381: Turncoat 05.22.2009

    The story from the prologue continues. (6 minutes) ActivismDevelopmentGovernment

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  • Act Four Fifteen Trillion Dollar Dismal Science Experiment.

    373: The New Boss 01.30.2009

    Our crack economics duo, Producer Alex Blumberg and NPR International Economics Correspondent ...EconomicsGovernmentHistory

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  • All Your Base Are Belong To Him.

    372: The Inauguration Show 01.16.2009

    The newspaper Military Times did a survey of 2000 active duty servicemen and women, asking them ...GovernmentMilitaryPolitics

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  • Playground Politics

    372: The Inauguration Show 01.16.2009

    In this act, kids from the after-school literacy program "826" in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Chicago ...ChildrenGovernmentPolitics

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  • Vox Obamali.

    372: The Inauguration Show 01.16.2009

    We asked reporters all over the country to go out and talk to people about what they're thinking ...GovernmentPresidentsRadio

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  • Prologue.

    367: Ground Game 10.24.2008

    Host Ira Glass goes to a McCain rally in Lehigh, PA, outside of Allentown. Obama has ...GovernmentPoliticsPresidents

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  • The Not-for-profit Motive.

    366: A Better Mousetrap 2008 10.10.2008

    To deal with the financial crisis, our own government has also had to reinvent itself, with ...EconomicsGovernment

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  • The Spy Who Bugged Me.

    357: The Truth Will Out 06.13.2008

    Lawrence Wright is a reporter for the New Yorker Magazine, and an author of the bestselling ...GovernmentJournalismTerrorism

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  • Act One.

    355: The Giant Pool of Money 05.09.2008

    This American Life producer Alex Blumberg teams up with NPR's Adam Davidson for the entire hour ...BusinessEconomicsGovernment

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  • Act Two.

    355: The Giant Pool of Money 05.09.2008

    Alex and Adam's story continues. (23 minutes)BusinessEconomicsGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    354: Mistakes Were Made 04.18.2008

    Host Ira Glass talks about the way most political apologies go, and chats with a man named Derek ...FunnyGovernmentReligion

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  • Prologue.

    353: The Audacity of Government 03.28.2008

    Host Ira Glass talks with Yale law professor Jack Balkin about what he calls the Bush ...GovernmentLegal SystemPolitics

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  • The Prez Vs. The Commish.

    353: The Audacity of Government 03.28.2008

    Ira Glass tells the story of a little-known treaty dispute with far-reaching ramifications for ...GovernmentLegal SystemPolitics

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  • This American Wife.

    353: The Audacity of Government 03.28.2008

    This American Life contributor Jack Hitt uncovers a strange practice within the U.S. Citizenship ...GovernmentImmigrationLegal System

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  • 44.

    353: The Audacity of Government 03.28.2008

    Ira Glass interviews Charlie Savage, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Boston Globe, ...GovernmentLegal SystemPolitics

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  • Airel Sharon, Shimon Peres, David Ben Gurion, And Me!

    351: Return to Childhood 2008 03.07.2008

    Host Ira Glass talks with contributor Adam Davidson about how Adam's teenage diaries are filled ...FunnyGovernmentTeenagers

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  • Impeachment Day.

    338: The Spokesman 08.10.2007

    Joe Lockhart was press secretary for President Bill Clinton. He recently told stories from his ...FunnyGovernmentLive Performance

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  • Cassandra.

    333: The Center for Lessons Learned 05.25.2007

    This American Life producer Nancy Updike tells the story of Conrad Crane, the head of the U.S. ...EducationGovernmentIraq

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  • Am Not. Are Too. Am Not. Are Too.

    333: The Center for Lessons Learned 05.25.2007

    What lessons are civilians taking from the War? One journalist has said that Americans seem ...GovernmentIraq

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  • The Lessons Of Tomorrow, Today.

    333: The Center for Lessons Learned 05.25.2007

    For all the discussion in Congress about withdrawing troops, there seems to be very little ...EducationGovernmentIraq

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  • Bully's Pulpit.

    325: Houses of Ill Repute 02.02.2007

    There's probably no house more famous for the bad behavior of its denizens than the U.S. House ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • Yes, In My Backyard.

    307: In the Shadow of the City 02.03.2006

    The story of the government cracking down on smokestack emissions at a city factory...even ...EnvironmentGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    296: After the Flood 09.09.2005

    Host Ira Glass talks about something he read that seemed to put an end to all debate over one of ...GovernmentNatural Disasters

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  • Act One.

    292: The Arms Trader 07.08.2005

    Hemant Lakhani, an Indian-born British citizen, had been a salesman all his life. Clothing, ...BusinessCrimeGovernment

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  • Act Two.

    292: The Arms Trader 07.08.2005

    Our story about Hemant Lakhani's case continues, through the sting and the trial. (23 minutes) BusinessCrimeGovernment

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  • Confessions Of A Not-so-dangerous Mind.

    287: Backed Into A Corner 04.15.2005

    How NOT to get a job in U.S. intelligence: Admit to being a pervert during your job interview. ...GovernmentJobs/Employment

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  • Government Says The Darnedest Things.

    267: Propriety 06.11.2004

    The FCC says it just wants a little civility on the nation's airwaves. And by tightening the ...ActivismGovernmentPolitics

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  • Government Science.

    265: Fake Science 05.21.2004

    The Union of Concerned Scientists has issued a report condemning the Bush Administration for ...GovernmentScience

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  • Mush Polling.

    260: The Facts Don't Matter 03.12.2004

    Producer Sarah Koenig talks to the people behind survey results—whose answers determine so ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • You Talkin' To Me?

    240: I'm In Charge Now 06.20.2003

    Adam Davidson reports from Baghdad on the charismatic, ambitious young Americans who want to ...GovernmentIraq

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  • Prologue.

    236: My Two Cents 04.11.2003

    We try to figure out the paradox of the current economy, where more and more Americans are ...EconomicsGovernment

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  • Teenage Embed, Part One.

    230: Come Back to Afghanistan 01.31.2003

    It's possible that the very first teenager to heed his invitation was Hyder Akbar, 17, from ...9/11AfghanistanGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    We hear a brief clip of host Ira Glass talking to John Podesta, who as chief of staff under ...Government

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  • Until The End Of The War.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    There are at least two American citizens being held without charges, unable to see lawyers, in ...9/11Criminal JusticeGovernment

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  • Secret Trials And Secret Deportations.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    In the war on terror, the government is rounding up foreigners, checking their immigration ...9/11GovernmentImmigration

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  • Secret Wiretaps From A Secret Court.

    229: Secret Government 01.10.2003

    For over two decades, there's been a secret court in the United States called the FISA court ...9/11Criminal JusticeGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    227: Why We Fight 12.20.2002

    Host Ira Glass tells the story of a report by the U.S. intelligence community back in October ...9/11GovernmentIraq

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  • Senator's Proxy.

    227: Why We Fight 12.20.2002

    Ira speaks with Gordon Jondroe of the newly-created Department of Homeland Security, trying to ...9/11GovernmentIraq

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  • Who Cares?

    227: Why We Fight 12.20.2002

    While we all may have nagging fears about the war against terror or the war against Iraq, we all ...9/11GovernmentTeenagers

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  • What It Takes To Tromp Through The Desert.

    224: Middlemen 10.25.2002

    Al Jurczynski is the mayor of Schenectady, New York. For the past year, he's embarked on a ...Advertising/MarketingGovernmentImmigration

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  • One Crucible Leads To Another.

    211: Naming Names 05.03.2002

    We hear excerpts from two autobiographies which each describe the same moment, but in very ...GovernmentLiterature

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  • Prologue.

    200: Hearts and Minds 11.30.2001

    We hear clips from the recent press conference with Charlotte Beers, recently appointed ...BusinessGovernmentRetail/Commerce

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  • Don't Believe Anything You Hear On The Radio.

    200: Hearts and Minds 11.30.2001

    The story of a clandestine radio station the CIA set up back in the good old, bad old days of ...GovernmentMilitaryPolitics

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  • Stay In Touch.

    198: How to Win Friends and Influence People 11.02.2001

    After the September 11th attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, U.S. diplomats had ...9/11FunnyGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    196: Rashomon 10.05.2001

    Larry Keeley explains why the Pentagon wants to see things from another perspective...and how ...9/11GovernmentMilitary

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  • Prologue.

    195: War Stories 09.28.2001

    Host Ira Glass explains that if we're going to war—as the President keeps promising—it's hard to ...GovernmentPoliticsPresidents

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  • The Situation In The Field.

    195: War Stories 09.28.2001

    For a few days after the attacks on September 11th, it seemed like we were just on the verge of ...9/11GovernmentMilitary

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  • U.s.a., Me-s.a.

    194: Before and After 09.21.2001

    Ira talks with Chicago Public Radio reporter Shirley Jahad about white Chicagoans and ...9/11GovernmentPolitics

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  • Prologue.

    179: Cicero 03.16.2001

    We hear from Father Jim Kastigar, who got on the wrong side of Town Hall and suffered the kinds ...GovernmentPoliceReligion

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  • Untouchables.

    179: Cicero 03.16.2001

    To understand how Cicero reacted when Hispanics started flooding into town, you have to ...CrimeGovernmentPolice

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  • The Inevitable.

    179: Cicero 03.16.2001

    In the 1970s and 1980s, a wave of non-white migration into Cicero begins, this one primarily ...CrimeGovernmentLegal System

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  • War By Other Means.

    179: Cicero 03.16.2001

    Despite the town's resistance, Hispanics now make up three quarters of the population. And yet ...GovernmentLegal SystemPolice

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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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  • 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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  • Prologue.

    176: Two Nations, One President 01.26.2001

    We got a new President, but after the recount mess in Florida in the fall of 2001 and the ...ActivismGovernmentPolitics

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  • You're Not The President Of Me.

    176: Two Nations, One President 01.26.2001

    Jonathan Chait of The New Republic and David Horowitz of Slate magazine each tell the story of ...GovernmentPoliticsPresidents

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  • A Brief History Of Republican Time.

    176: Two Nations, One President 01.26.2001

    Writer David Brock gives us the inside story of how we got to this point of bitterness. It is ...GovernmentLegal SystemPolitics

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  • Let Us Reason Together.

    176: Two Nations, One President 01.26.2001

    We return to the Supreme Court case of Bush vs. Gore to try to better understand why the ...GovernmentLegal SystemPolitics

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  • Prologue.

    171: Election 11.03.2000

    Host Ira Glass talks with Bennett Miller and Matt Futterman about a campaign for student ...EducationGovernmentPolitics

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  • Fools Rush In.

    171: Election 11.03.2000

    A Michigan millionaire tries to swing his swing state, using only his voice, his millions, and ...GovernmentJournalismPolitics

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  • What We Talk About When We Talk About The Issues.

    171: Election 11.03.2000

    The 2000 election season was strange in that many of the issues that the candidates debated most ...EducationGovernmentHealth Care/Medicine

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  • Prologue.

    170: Immigration 10.13.2000

    Host Ira Glass goes to jail in Bristol County, Massachussetts, where there's a large Portuguese ...Criminal JusticeGovernmentImmigration

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  • Act Two: Whose Idea Was This Anyway?

    170: Immigration 10.13.2000

    Immigration and Naturalization Service spokesman Bill Strassberger explains why INS opposes ...GovernmentImmigrationLegal System

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  • Prologue.

    168: The Fix Is In 09.15.2000

    Host Ira Glass speaks with two people who believe they've uncovered behind-the-scenes ...BusinessGovernmentPolitics

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  • Act One.

    168: The Fix Is In 09.15.2000

    We hear the first part of our story about Archer Daniels Midland and FBI informant Mark ...BusinessCrimeGovernment

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  • Act Two.

    168: The Fix Is In 09.15.2000

    Our story about ADM and Mark Whitacre continues. The FBI finds out that their star cooperating ...BusinessCrimeGovernment

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  • Dewey Decimal Beats Truman.

    167: Memo to the People of the Future 09.08.2000

    Sarah Vowell visits four Presidential libraries on a fact-finding tour for...President Clinton. ...GovernmentLiteraturePolitics

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  • Money Versus Man.

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

    A small-town mayor tries to keep a developer from building in his town...and it results in the ...BusinessGovernmentHousing

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  • Prologue.

    160: Character Assassination 05.19.2000

    Host Ira Glass talks with Jack E. Robinson, Republican candidate for Senate in Massachusetts. ...CrimeGovernmentJournalism

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  • One Brave Man Stands Up For What's Right.

    146: Urban Nature 12.10.1999

    Unlike Reykjavik, some cities don't coddle citizens in their idiosyncratic beliefs about nature. ...AnimalsCityGovernment

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  • Prologue.

    143: Sentencing 10.22.1999

    Host Ira Glass with former Congressman Daniel Rostenkowski. When Rostenkowski began a term in ...CrimeCriminal JusticeDrugs

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  • How We Got Here.

    143: Sentencing 10.22.1999

    We hear the history of why these drug laws were enacted from a firsthand witness. Eric Sterling ...DeathDrugsGovernment

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  • Who Watches The Watchmen?

    143: Sentencing 10.22.1999

    Judges give their opinions of the drug sentencing laws. Terry Hatter is the Chief U.S. District ...CrimeCriminal JusticeDrugs

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  • Prologue.

    139: Ghosts of Elections Past 09.03.1999

    Host Ira Glass with an idealistic would-be politician in California. The puzzle of American ...GovernmentPoliticsPresidents

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  • Upside Down World.

    139: Ghosts of Elections Past 09.03.1999

    A campaign diary from writer Michael Lewis from four years ago, about a politician you've heard ...GovernmentHistoryMilitary

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  • Kiss And Tell.

    139: Ghosts of Elections Past 09.03.1999

    A Walter Mondale-voting, gay-rights-supporting unrepentant liberal signs up as a Republican ...GovernmentPoliticsSexuality

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  • Pete And Repeat.

    139: Ghosts of Elections Past 09.03.1999

    How California Governor Pete Wilson's anti-immigrant policies found some supporters among ...GovernmentImmigrationPolitics

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  • Throwing Money At The Problem.

    139: Ghosts of Elections Past 09.03.1999

    A few years back Alex Kotlowitz wrote a book called There Are No Children Here, about two boys ...ChildrenCityEconomics

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  • Prologue.

    131: The Kids Are Alright 06.04.1999

    On the tenth anniversary of the crackdown at Tiananmen Square, we hear from Wen Huang, who was ...ActivismGovernmentPolitics

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  • Where The People Walk Around Upside Down.

    131: The Kids Are Alright 06.04.1999

    More stories from Wen Huang that contradict what you think you know about the 1989 student ...ActivismChildhoodGovernment

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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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  • The Cost Of Misunderstanding.

    125: Apocalypse 04.02.1999

    The story of how an understanding of Bible prophecy by the FBI could have prevented the tragedy ...DeathGovernmentReligion

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  • Prologue.

    124: Welcome to America 03.19.1999

    Ira goes to the courtroom of Abraham Lincoln Marovitz, who, at 93, presides over the ceremony to ...GovernmentImmigrationLegal System

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  • Are Movies Stronger Than Communism?

    124: Welcome to America 03.19.1999

    This is a story of a father and son—told by the son, Juan Zaldivar, who was born in Cuba. Juan ...ChildhoodFathersFilm/Film Making

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  • Mucho Corazon.

    122: Valentine's Day '99 02.12.1999

    A man in Amsterdam and a woman in Cuba fall in love, even though their governments don't want ...GovernmentMusicRomance

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  • Prologue.

    105: Take A Negro Home 06.12.1998

    Ira reads from an editorial from a 1957 newspaper in Jackson, Mississippi. It tries to scare ...GovernmentJournalismPolitics

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  • The Politics Of Wacky.

    97: Death to Wacky 03.20.1998

    Ira with Michael Lewis, author of Losers: The Road to Everyplace but the White House and many ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • Yesterday.

    84: Harold 11.21.1997

    A history of the brief mayoral career of Harold Washington, and its lessons for black and white ...CityGovernmentHistory

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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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  • Saviors.

    70: Other People's Mail 07.25.1997

    If you work for the post office and read other people's mail, you can lose your job or go to ...GovernmentJobs/Employment

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  • Politics.

    68: Lincoln's Second Inaugural 07.04.1997

    South Carolina native Jack Hitt discusses the Confederate Flag's prominent place over the ...GovernmentHistory

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  • Nelson Mandela And Abraham Lincoln.

    68: Lincoln's Second Inaugural 07.04.1997

    Some stunning parallels between the political strategies of the two leaders, by John Matisonn. ...GovernmentJournalismPolitics

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  • Inspiration.

    41: Politics 11.08.1996

    Michael Lewis, on McCain and Ifshin. (15 minutes)GovernmentPolitics

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  • Campaign Diaries.

    34: Democratic Convention 08.30.1996

    The latest installment of Michael Lewis's campaign diaries. (7 minutes)GovernmentPolitics

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  • TV Show.

    34: Democratic Convention 08.30.1996

    Webmaster and Beverly Hills 90210 expert Danny Drennan on the convention. Danny runs the site ...GovernmentPoliticsTelevision

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  • Act Two.

    32: Republican Convention 08.16.1996

    Sex advice columnist Dan Savage tells the odd story of how he became a Republican state ...GovernmentJournalismPolitics

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  • Campaign Diaries.

    32: Republican Convention 08.16.1996

    More campaign diaries from The New Republic's Michael Lewis. (25 minutes)GovernmentPolitics

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  • Prologue.

    29: Bob Dole 07.19.1996

    Ira wonders what the Dole campaign is thinking. Does this campaign really have the will to ...GovernmentPolitics

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  • The Grizz.

    19: Rich Guys 04.12.1996

    Corporate CEO Maurice "Morry" Taylor, Jr. was a Republican candidate for President, and he ...GovernmentPoliticsPresidents

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  • Act Three Another Mixed Legacy.

    19: Rich Guys 04.12.1996

    The late Ron Brown, the former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, could have had an easy life, but ...DeathGovernmentPolitics

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  • Presumptiveness.

    16: Economy 03.14.1996

    Host Ira Glass brings together a panel of Republicans to discuss their lack of excitement about ...EconomicsGovernmentPolitics

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  • Prologue.

    5: Anger and Forgiveness 12.15.1995

    Host Ira Glass reads a list of words that former U.S. Representative Newt Gingrich had ...GovernmentPoliticsPresidents

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