• 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)

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  • 2010
  • 6:14
  • USA

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Capturing the Brief Life and Death of an Infant

By Mary Beth Kirchner

Barch Levi Blum was born in late 2009 at Toronto’s Mt. Sinai Hospital. He lived for ten minutes. (more)

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  • 1996
  • 44:08
  • UK

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Hinterlands

By Sara Conkey

In a blending of both drama and documentary, three bereaved women talk about their real experiences of loss and how they've tried to move forward with their lives. In a parallel drama, their loved ones meet on a beach in "the hinterland," somewhere between life and death. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (Memo)

By Alix Blair

Nothing makes sense when these things happen. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • US

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Where do pigeons go when they die?

By Catherine Brinkworth & Chris Pearson

There are so many pidgeons in London, but why do you never see a dead one? (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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  • 2013
  • 2:29
  • USA

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Bitter and In

By Bridget Doherty

Based on excerpts from a diary of an anorexic 16-year-old. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 30:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #181 The Texas State Pen Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: we present two very different stories about the Texas State Penitentiary. Both are about soul — the kind you dance to, and the kind you pray for. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • ENGLAND

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Diana and the Bacon: a Chef's Last Salty Cravings

By Thalia Gigerenzer

A dying French chef's insatiable appetites. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 5:44
  • USA

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Oakland Scenes: Snapshots of a Community

By Youth Radio

Youth Radio producers Ise Lyfe, Gerald Ward II, and Bianca Yarborough chronicle the tense summer of 2002 in Oakland, California, when an alarming number of youth homicides weighed heavily on the community. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:52
  • USA

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My Mom, the Sweet Tomato

By Morgan Dusatko

The one thing I still need from my mom. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Bitter Destruction, Sweet Return

By Emily Files

Six people working at restaurants near the Boston Marathon explosions share their experiences as they re-open their doors to customers hungry for the city to return to normal. (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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  • 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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  • 2007
  • 10:01
  • USA

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Grandpa

By Lu Olkowski

How do we deal with dying? Most of us look away, but in the case of the Zagar family, they look closer. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:51
  • USA

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The Bitter Story of the Saddest City in the World

By Paul Zenke & Adam Malecek

The forgotten story of the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871 told in three courses: the calm before the storm, the firestorm's appetite, and the recovery. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #79: The What Remains Show

By Various producers

This hour: a man transformed by illness, a house full of paintings left behind by an old friend, and a surprisingly complex story of old people in love. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:29
  • USA

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Re:sound #74: The Hospice Show

By Various producers

This hour: a surprising look at the relationship between a hospice worker and his patient. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 9:52
  • Australia

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Easy Love

By Jaye Kranz

Twenty-six years ago, Warren Kirk was at home in his suburban Melbourne rental flat. Freshly showered and dressed, he consulted the yellow pages before making a call. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:37
  • Russia

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A Cold Freezin Night - 15

By Maria Esaulkova, Kirill Golikov, Linda Ostanina & Elena Sviridova

A detective story. "There was a murder of a young man, who had three mistresses. Which of them is a murderer?" (more)

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