This American Life

By This American Life

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

Episode Date
654: The Feather Heist
A flute player breaks into a British museum and makes off with a million dollars worth of dead birds. <img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 19, 2020
691: Gardens of Branching Paths
Stories of other universes that are just like our own, but with one small difference.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 12, 2020
667: Wartime Radio
Intimate and personal dispatches from two very different battlefields: A small town in the Syrian war. And the U.S. opioid epidemic. Each came from a DIY radio outfit. (Okay, one’s a podcast.)<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 05, 2020
690: Too Close to Home
For the holidays, stories of families finally addressing the thorny thing they’ve never really talked about.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 29, 2019
689: Digging Up the Bones
There's a lot that can be gained from unearthing the past -- learning about oneself, learning about others. But, it doesn't always go how you'd expect.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 08, 2019
688: The Out Crowd
Reports from the frontlines of the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" asylum policy. We hear from asylum seekers waiting across the border in Mexico, in a makeshift refugee camp,  and from the officers who sent them there to wait in the first place. <img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 17, 2019
687: Small Things Considered
Stories about being little. Secret writings in tiny letters. The power of a very small number. And a medication that's supposed to cure shortness. <img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 10, 2019
686: Umbrellas Up
For over 100 days now, protesters in Hong Kong have taken to the streets every weekend. What it’s like to live through that.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 20, 2019
685: We Come From Small Places
The staff goes to one of the biggest parties in New York City, the Labor Day Carnival and the West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 13, 2019
684: Burn It Down
Stories of people who decide the only way forward — for real change — is to burn everything to the ground.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 29, 2019