Radio Archive by Tag

Homelessness

  • The Call Of The Great Indoors.

    446: Living Without (2011) 09.16.2011

    Every week, Chelsea Merz has lunch with a homeless man named Matthew, in the same restaurant. ...Homelessness

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  • Prologue.

    407: The Bridge 05.07.2010

    Ira speaks with Richard Dorsay, who became famous in 2004 when police learned that for years ...HomelessnessPolice

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  • Throw the Book at Them.

    407: The Bridge 05.07.2010

    Isaiah Thompson tells the story of the Julia Tuttle Causeway in Miami, a bridge that became home ...CrimeHomelessnessJournalism

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  • Prologue.

    373: The New Boss 01.30.2009

    Dave Hill tells us about his job at a homeless shelter in New York. He liked the job—even the ...HomelessnessJobs/Employment

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  • New Guy on the Job.

    373: The New Boss 01.30.2009

    Dave Hill continues his story. When he talked to a co-worker the morning after his first shift ...DrugsHomelessnessJobs/Employment

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  • Choosers, Not Beggars.

    358: Social Engineering 06.27.2008

    Gregory Deloatch and Daniel Canada dreamed of being writers, but normal life—marriage, jobs, ...AlcoholFriendshipHomelessness

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  • Boy Interrupted.

    346: Home Alone 12.21.2007

    Growing up, Clevins Browne moved all over New York with his mother, in different apartments ...ChildhoodHomelessnessHousing

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  • Refugee Cat.

    316: The Cat Came Back 08.18.2006

    We end this show about people and animals who return against all odds with a story about some ...HomelessnessHousingNatural Disasters

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  • Friday Night Floodlights.

    299: Back from the Dead 10.07.2005

    About fifteen miles from Pearlington, Bay St. Louis and Waveland are other communities ...HomelessnessNatural DisastersSports

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  • Prologue.

    297: This Is Not My Beautiful House 09.16.2005

    At the Astrodome complex in Houston, charities from Colorado and Florida and other states are ...HomelessnessHousingNatural Disasters

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  • Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow.

    297: This Is Not My Beautiful House 09.16.2005

    Producer Jane Feltes talks with the first people on line for the bus to Colorado: Two twin, ...ChildrenHomelessnessNatural Disasters

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  • No Place Like Dome.

    297: This Is Not My Beautiful House 09.16.2005

    Host Ira Glass talks to evacuees about what it's like to live on a cot in the Astrodome and the ...HomelessnessHousingNatural Disasters

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  • Land Grab.

    297: This Is Not My Beautiful House 09.16.2005

    As a half-dozen families—including a pregnant woman having contractions and another with a ...HomelessnessHousingNatural Disasters

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  • Displaced Persons Camp.

    296: After the Flood 09.09.2005

    In August 2004, Hurricane Charley devastated parts of Florida. Afterwards, FEMA built a trailer ...HomelessnessHousingNatural Disasters

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  • The Call Of The Great Indoors.

    256: Living Without 01.09.2004

    Every week, Chelsea Merz has lunch with a homeless man named Matthew, in the same restaurant. ...Food/Drinks/CookingHomelessness

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  • Prologue.

    239: Lost in America 06.06.2003

    Host Ira Glass tells the story of Chris Sewell, who was living on the street and yet somehow ...HomelessnessLive PerformancePersonal Finance

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  • Legend Of A Bankrobber's Son.

    187: Father's Day '01 06.15.2001

    Nick Flynn tells the story of his father, who was never on a pedestal. His father abandoned the ...CrimeFathersHomelessness

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  • To A De-luxe Apartment In The Sky.

    162: Moving 06.23.2000

    Producer Blue Chevigny used to have a job that was all about Moving Day—and people who didn't ...HomelessnessHousingJobs/Employment

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