• 2009
  • 3:55
  • USA

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Chicago's Gangster

By Heather Radke

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)

Shortdocs09
  • 2014
  • 8:23
  • USA

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Lance and Nina: An Unlikely Story of Recovery and Redemption

By Karen Brown

At 24, Lance Rice was on schedule to become another sad statistic in the heroin epidemic sweeping through rural Massachusetts. (more)

2014 Tcf-winner-award
  • 2012
  • 2:51
  • USA

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Rear Window, Black & White, 1954

By Caterina Clerici

Hitchcock's Rear Window revisited through my own rear window. (more)

Sd12_black_clerici
  • 2014
  • 51:32
  • Sweden

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Woman Found Dead By Lake Shore

By Hugo Lavett

The body of a woman - violently injured - is found on the shore of a lake northeast of Loftahammer, Sweden. The prime suspect? Her husband. (more)

Agneta_westerlund
  • 2013
  • 56:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #180 The Tit for Tat Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the story of Sandra Willson. (more)

Untitled
  • 2003
  • 32:01
  • USA

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The Herrin Massacre

By Gary Covino

America's history is rich with the stories of antagonistic coal strikes, but the Herrin Massacre of 1922 is a particularly distressing event that resulted in the deaths of nearly two dozen strike-breakers. (more)

Minerpainting_newsite
  • 2013
  • 21:26
  • USA

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Harper High School

By Ben Calhoun, Linda Lutton & Alex Kotlowitz

In the 2011 -2012 school year, Harper High School, located in one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods, saw 29 of its current and recent students shot. (more)

Luttonkotlowitz Tcf-winner-award
  • 2003
  • 4:07
  • USA

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Embroidery Felon

By Jonathan Mitchell

Ray Matterson spent the first year of his seven and a half-year jail term feeling angry at the world. Then he found a kind of redemption -- in a pair of socks. (more)

Embroideryfight_newsite
  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • Costa Rica

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Behind Black Bars

By Kyle Greufe

Neighbors discuss the safety of where they live in Pavas, San José, Costa Rica. (more)

Sd12_black_greufe
  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Sweet as Pie

By Elizabeth Friend

A true story: when we bought the crack house, we got more than we'd bargained for. (more)

Sd13_friend_sweet
  • 2010
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #125: The Justice Show

By Various

This hour: we explore some big ideas – justice, injustice, punishment, and redemption – through small, powerful, personal stories. (more)

Justice_show
  • 2007
  • 6:48
  • USA

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Sweeping Statements

By Judith Sloan

Being a teenager can be really hard. Especially if you’ve flunked out of school. Or your dad has disappeared. (more)

Barbed_wire_al
  • 2005
  • 22:30
  • Canada

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Weighing the Balance

By Kellie Hudson, Dick Miller & Mike Bryan

Weighing the Balance evolved from a simple question: What happened to six men who were named and shamed in a very public news conference staged by the Toronto Police? (more)

Scales_pidgey Tcf-winner-award
  • 2012
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #166 The Fix Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Storied pasts and double lives. (more)

Jason_leopold
  • 2008
  • 17:23
  • USA

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Aftermath

By Nick van der Kolk & Laura Kwerel

The Aftermath, Inc., headquarters is nestled in a strip of ordinary office buildings in the Chicago suburbs, but there’s nothing bland about the service the company provides. (more)

Aud_library_tim
  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #141 The Hustling Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Hustlers. Some are straight-up con artists, and others are just doing what they have to do to get by. (more)

Hustling
  • 2013
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Bitter Taste of Murder

By Elisa Schoenberger and Scott Priz

Will the intrepid detective solve the murder most foul at Tragedy Castle? (more)

Sd13_shoenberger
  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That Students Had Two Lives

By Aaron Sand

A teacher discovers that one of her students is a murderer and another accidentally misses the killing. (more)

Bo_didn_tknow_studentshad2lives__sand
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Murder at the Abandoned Red Paint Factory

By Laura Mayer

A neighbor is murdered, but the other neighbors can't figure out who he was. (more)

Sd12_red_mayer
  • 2011
  • 50:29
  • Australia

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A Sense of Duty

By Heather Stewart

This story is a tale of love, betrayal, and a secret. (more)

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