• 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Purple and the White: What's up with Talley's Alley?

By David Green

The first in an occasional audio documentary series exploring the history, people, places and traditions of North Shore Country Day School (NSCDS) in Winnetka, IL. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 3:33
  • USA

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Riding Through the Summer

By Katie Mingle

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Greenness Envy

By Eileen Heyes

It’s a terrible, beautiful affliction, with no known cure. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • Ireland

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A Black Tie Affair

By softirishrain

In Ireland where the tradition of waking the dead is strong in rural areas, we go behind the scenes of this centuries old tradition. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 79:07
  • USA

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A Sense of Place

By Anne Hull

Washington Post reporter Anne Hull shares her thoughts about how to capture an environment that reveals the world of a particular subject to your audience: by paying attention to detail and hopefully avoiding familiar cliches. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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False Teeth, True Love, and Blueberry Pie

By Emily Newton

My neighbor Earl has been a logger all his life; Betty, who lives up the mountain tells me those logging men are known for their sweet tooth, and Earl tells me about his sweetheart. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 16:13
  • USA

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The Few Who Stayed: Defying Genocide in Rwanda

By Michael Montgomery & Stephen Smith

Weaving together archival footage, new interviews and personal recordings, The Few Who Stayed: Defying Genocide in Rwanda presents a unique look at the Rwandan genocide of 1994. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • UK

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The White House

By Daniel Baker

Living next door for years, they soon learn each other's ways, not only to be nosey but also for support. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:53
  • USA

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Blackbird Pot Pie: Not the Pie Umami Made

By Mary T. Diorio Schilling

For some South Jersey residents, "Sing a Song of Sixpence" is more than just a nursery rhyme; it's supper. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • Australia

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Doggie House Blues

By Zena Kells

There are two types of neighbors: those with dogs and those without dogs. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:39
  • USA

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Midnight Blues

By Justin Perleoni & Chris Savell

A night like any other in an unusual life. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 61:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #176 The Tiny Towns in Texas Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: we explore two struggling Texas towns through the beautiful and mournful voices of those who remain. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:54
  • USA

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Glass, Not Glitter

By Abby Wendle

2012 SHORTDOCS WINNER! Neighbors of the Murrah Federal building recall the 1995 bombing that altered the life and culture of Oklahoma City. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:54
  • UK

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Green Convenience Store

By Rosy Rickett

How one convenience store and its singing proprietor can change the atmosphere of a street. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • Australia

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The Red That's Left Behind

By Lynne Segal, Paul Exarhos & Zac Cranko

The house on the corner has an eccentric paint job. Who's behind it? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Through the Perforated Tan Walls

By Kim Peterson

A community of music lovers share their experiences with the practice rooms at Allen Hall, a Living and Learning dorm at University of Illinois. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Look Toward the Blue

By Laura Candler

As a new resident of one of the oldest neighborhoods in Portland, Maine, I set out one day armed with a recorder and mic in hopes of meeting some of my new neighbors. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 26:56
  • Canada

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My Life So Far

By Teresa Goff, Lindsay Michael & Neil Sandell

The village of Alert Bay, on Canada’s Pacific coast, is a study in paradox for the teens growing up there. They have a rich aboriginal culture, but live in grinding poverty. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Gray Wisteria of Gilman Terrace

By Katherine Perry

When we bought our dream fixer-up home on Gilman Terrace, my husband and I knew that it came with sad past--but we weren’t prepared, when we unlocked the door, to find a house full of someone else’s life. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Red Envelope Fairy

By Jonah Newman

Across the street from my apartment, Elaine Autwell delivers Freedom of Information Act requests to every department in the City of Evanston, a job which has earned her the title of the "Red Envelope Fairy." (more)

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