• 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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  • 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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  • 2011
  • 13:02
  • Canada

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Planet Kaleigh

By Jody Porter & Neil Sandell

Cindy Harasen is not the first the first mother to think that her daughter might be from another planet. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 27

By Cheryl McPhilimy & Tony Green

A mother and daughter assess the plight of a neighbor. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 8:19
  • USA

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Memento Mori

By Jude Fletcher

Some members of Jude Fletcher's family have a fondness for taking pictures of the dead. Their photo albums boast the typical shots of joyous celebrations and family gatherings, side by side with shots of loved ones in their caskets. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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How I Got the Facts on China

By Wayne Peter Liebman

A cold-war son becomes a new-millenium dad. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Reel Noise

By Derek Simons

Surreal as it may seem, this rock band became very famous. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Barry Chung's Sweet n' Sour Home

By Lena Morris

Once the child of a family living in poverty in Hong Kong, Barry Chung is now a professor at Indiana University. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 59:01
  • USA

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Re:sound #19: The Sweet Sound Show

By Various producers

This week: 14 brothers and sisters search for their estranged father, and a profile of one of the most avid sound recordists of all time. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:52
  • USA

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All Grown Up Blues

By Yarn AudioWorks

A portrait of a mother and daughter, born forty years apart. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 27:25
  • UK

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She's Alright, My Mum Is

By Kim Normanton & Nigel Acheson

When mothers suffer from mental or physical illnesses, their eldest children often take on responsibilities far beyond their years. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 22:56
  • USA

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Jay's Kids

By Alix Spiegel

Blues musician Screamin' Jay Hawkins had 57 children, some of whom were happier than others to learn of their father's prolific paternity. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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To Begin With

By Emily Hilliard

A few stories told at once. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Salt, Interrupted

By Katie Klocksin

A couple remembers an unexpected illness. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 33:36
  • Australia

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The Dribble-Down Effect

By Eurydice Aroney

Blending satire, drama, and interviews, this Australian documentary portrays a not-so-distant future where robots care for children and parents agree to live apart from their families during the work week. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:25
  • USA

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My Mother, Salt of the Earth

By Stephen Rickard

A mother insists that her children cook beans in a pressure cooker. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #133: The Food Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Food. It's delicious. It's complicated. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:45
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 1

By Rachael Myrow

Randy Morton of Pacific Piano Supply in Chatsworth, California talks as he prepares to re-string the Myrow family Steinway. (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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  • 2006
  • 23:30
  • USA

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Thembi's AIDS Diary

By Joe Richman

In South Africa more than five million people are living with HIV/AIDS, including a young woman named Thembi Ngubane. (more)

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