• 2009
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #110: The Quiet Show

By Various

This hour: meditations on whispering, selective mutism, and a man who records some of the quietest sounds in the world. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #179 The Dreams Show

By Multiple producers

This week: dreams and dreamers of all kinds - lucid, fictional, public and elusive. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:45
  • USA

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A Bitter Fight Against Child Hunger

By Leah Kaliher

Shannon Coffin of Good Shepherd Food Bank talks about the fight against child hunger in Maine. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 7:28
  • USA

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Parts of Speech

By Emily Kwong

Doug Harlow isn't afraid to use his voice. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 9:57
  • USA

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Bat Man

By Lulu Miller, Alix Spiegel & Anne Gudenkauf

The central claim of this story is astounding: that if we all just raised our expectations, blind people could come to - literally - see. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:22
  • USA

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Home Sweet Home

By Tanya Basu

Robert Lipman, a freshman at the University of Chicago who also runs an underground pop-up gourmet restaurant in Hyde Park, discusses the surprising, nearly fatal reason for his insatiable appetite to serve high-end food. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 0:05
  • USA, UK, AUS

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2013 TC/RHDF Competition Winners

By 2013 Winners

Behold! The 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition winners - a most stellar batch of radio documentaries from around the world. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 12:22
  • USA

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Silence

By Joan Schuman

Tripura and Om took temporary vows of silence when they first met almost 20 years ago. Joan Schuman produced this sound portrait of their experience by weaving together their vocal memories with an ambient narrative of chalk scratching on slate. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 29:33
  • Australia

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Epic, Painful, Long, Scary

By Julie Kimberly

Epic, Painful, Long, Scary is the story of 19-year-old African-Australian twins. The twins hardly remember their mother and father, who both died from AIDS-related illnesses when the boys were just toddlers. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • DENMARK

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Sweet Muscles

By Julie Thing

70% of Tamara's life is about her diet, with one aim: to become the best female bodybuilder in the country. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 24:45
  • USA

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My Lobotomy

By David Isay & Piya Kochar

My Lobotomy explores one of medical history’s most controversial chapters -- when transorbital lobotomies were widely condoned -- through one man’s personal journey. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:53
  • USA

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Sweet Chlorine

By Jessica Campbell

Julia Campbell needs to swim, like most people need to eat. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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If It Hurts, You Breathe Faster

By Fereshteh Toosi

Buffalo resident Kathy Mecca has been resisting a proposed expansion of the Peace Bridge that threatens to destroy residential homes, architecturally important buildings, and mature trees in a neighborhood that has higher than average rates of asthma. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:14
  • USA

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My Sweet Brother

By Elaine Taylor and Clint Holgate

Elaine Taylor's brother Clark has kidney disease - and it's been progressing for years. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #73: The Siblings Show

By Various producers

This hour: brothers and sisters contend with family illness. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:02
  • CHILE

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Me, Myself and Umami

By Sharlene Newman

When it comes to appetite, our bodies can have several personalities and each part wants its say. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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At First Blush: The Case of the Girl in the Purple Hoodie

By Erin Davis

When you ask someone an impossible question, be prepared to listen closely for your answer. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 14:31
  • USA

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My Struggle With Obesity

By Czerina Patel & Samr "Rocky" Tayeh

Fifteen-year-old Rocky, a Palestinian American, lives with his parents and siblings in Brooklyn.  Three times the size of his twin sister, Rocky is the target of his siblings’ jokes and insults. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 18:12
  • AUS

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The Real Tom Banks

By Jesse Cox & Tim Nicastri

Tom Banks is 23, gay and searching for love. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:52
  • CANADA

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The Umami of Customer Service

By Veronica Simmonds

Yeah, we all know how sweet it is when our appetites are satisfied, but what's it like to be a satiator? (more)

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