• 2012
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #166 The Fix Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Storied pasts and double lives.
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Jason_leopold
  • 2014
  • 13:42
  • USA

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We Lost Them

By Phoebe Judge, Eric Mennel and Lauren Spohrer

How does a victim's family cope, hours after a violent crime, when they are thrust into a national spotlight? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #171 - The Anonymous Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: things anonymous. (more)

Anonymity
  • 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)

Church_crop
  • 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
  • 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)

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  • 2011
  • 52:58
  • USA

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Lucia's Letter

By Amy Tardif

Slavery in America still exists. In southwest Florida, for example, women and girls from Central America arrive everyday looking for a better life. (more)

Lucia
  • 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)

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  • 2011
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #147 The Sense of Duty Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: A dark secret that threatens to tear apart a family. (more)

Church_crop
  • 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
  • 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)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #134 The Consequences Show

By Multiple producers

For every action there is a reaction. This week we look at consequences, both micro and macro. (more)

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2012
  • 2:54
  • USA

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Whitey's Rules

By Gideon Brower & Eric Drachman

Residents of a quiet Santa Monica apartment building remember their neighbor, Charlie -- also known as notorious Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger -- in this darkly comic piece. (more)

Sd12_white_brower
  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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My Bike Had a Burger Bell: A Tragic Tale of Loss and Woe

By Mia Lobel

This is a true story about bike commuting, theft and making the best of a bad situation. (more)

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