• 2010
  • 0:06
  • USA, UK, The Netherlands

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2010 TC/RHDF Competition Winners

By 2010 Winners

Announcing the winners of this year's Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition! (more)

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  • 2001
  • 31:43
  • Australia

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Von Trapped

By Natalie Kestecher

Von Trapped is a story about a woman obsessed with The Sound of Music, as well as other things Austrian. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:01
  • Australia

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True Blue - The Story of Anzac Day

By David Stephenson

Here's the untold story of the origins of Anzac Day. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (I Too, Sing America)

By Adam Kampe

A high school teacher imagines what might happen when poet Langston Hughes, in his poem “I, Too, Sing America," has a chance to leave the kitchen he's confined to and actually sit at the table when company comes. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 63:19
  • USA

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Knock Knock: Introducing the 2012 Third Coast ShortDocs

By Julie Shapiro, Sandor Weisz, Luke Eldridge, Adam Kampe, John Musto & Abby Wendle

In early 2012, Third Coast teamed up with the neighborhood-centric website EveryBlock, and issued a wide-open invitation to make radio. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 21:35
  • USA

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Goat on a Cow

By Laura Starecheski, Jad Abumrad & Ellen Horne

Laura Starecheski finds herself figuratively falling down a rabbit hole (microphone and all) as she embarks on a journey that begins with the story of a goat, a cow, and a box of old letters. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:13
  • USA

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All Foods Lead to Home (Sweet Home)

By Phyllis Janik

Road Rage is transformed by Passionately Prepared Comestibles. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 56:34
  • UK

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Like Blackpool Went Through Rock

By Sara Parker

In the late 1950s, folk musicians Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger and BBC radio producer Charles Parker joined forces on a radio endeavor unlike anything the BBC (or the world, for that matter) had heard before. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 59:03
  • USA

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Living 9/11

By Marianne McCune & Emily Botein

A decade ago, WNYC’s news team spent days, months, and then years reporting on the World Trade Center attacks and their aftermath. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 52:59
  • Canada

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The Wire, Episode 5: The Sound Around

By Chris Brookes, Jowi Taylor & Paolo Pietropaolo

Somewhere between a documentary, a remix, and a music show, the eight-part series The Wire: The Impact of Electricity on Music, reflects on changes in both the composition and consumption of music over the past century. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 25:00
  • USA

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The Ghosts of Fire Island

By Myke Dodge Weiskopf

Fire Island, only sixty miles from New York City, has long served as a safe and vibrant mecca for gay men and women. But in the early 1980's, the haven faced a new and lethal threat. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 5:13
  • USA

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Passing Stranger

By Pejk Malinovski

Ron Padgett and Andrei Codrescu recall a night in 1968, when fellow poet Kenneth Koch was assassinated, or so it seemed, during a reading at St. Mark's Church in New York City. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 95:39
  • USA

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Small + Big = Dynamite

By Berit Hedemann

Back in 2009, one German documentary won both of Europe’s most coveted radio prizes – the Prix Italia and the Prix Europa. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 30:08
  • UK

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The Glass Piano

By Kate Bland & Deborah Levy

At the tender age of 23, Princess Alexandra Amelie of Bavaria (1826-1875) was observed awkwardly walking sideways down the corridors of her family palace. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 0:00
  • Canada

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Cognitive Dissonance: Lightning in a Bottle

By Chris Trimmer

What was the earliest sound ever recorded, or "bottled"? The First Sounds (FS) project, organized by a group of audio historians, scientists, and archivists, is dedicated to exploring these pioneering sounds, and sharing them with the world. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 0:00
  • USA, CAN

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2013 ShortDocs Winners

By Sam Agee, Jenny Asarnow, Alix Blair, Kelly Jones & Mary T. Diorio Schilling

We have winners! (more)

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  • 2010
  • 0:00
  • USA

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After the Wars: Bill Stenberg

By Ben Calhoun

Bill Stenberg says he was just “standing on the corner with a friend, the way guys do” when he decided to enlist in the military. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #118: The Shock Machine Show

By Various

This hour: the untold story behind one of the most famous, groundbreaking, and disturbing experiments in the history of psychological research. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:05
  • Canada

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All You Need is a Wall - 14

By Linda Besner

Dr. Geoffrey Rheaume conducts a tour of the 1860s patient-built wall outside Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. (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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