• 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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  • 2012
  • 0:35
  • UK, USA, AUS

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2012 TC/RDHF Competition Winners

By 2012 Winners

We have Gold! We have Silver! And Bronze! And Honorable Mentions, Directors' Choice, Best News Feature and Best New Artist!  (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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  • 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
  • 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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  • 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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  • 2003
  • 14:24
  • Canada

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Can You Say Haa?

By Reena Katz

As a girl, Reena Katz learned one story about the history of Israel and the people who lived there. As she grew up, an interest in cartography and her father's rare books about Palestine prompted her to dig deeper to understand the landscape of the Middle East. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • Germany

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Chain of Missing Links - 36

By Jonathan Beier, JJ Hurvich & Tad Klimp

A German and a Jew attempt to discover the relationship between their past and present - but their conversation proves only to weave a distorted map of missing links. (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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  • 2011
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #149 The Piano Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the piano. But not just as a musical instrument. The piano as a spiritual healer, as a symptom in a grand delusion, as a man’s obsession, and as a beloved friend, put out to pasture. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 12:09
  • USA

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Soul of a Man

By Sarah Geis & Abby Wendle

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott has played music with legends like Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Purple and the White: What's up with Talley's Alley?

By David Green

The first in an occasional audio documentary series exploring the history, people, places and traditions of North Shore Country Day School (NSCDS) in Winnetka, IL. (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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  • 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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  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #152 The Sports Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the drama of sport, the history of sport, the sound of sport and more... (more)

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  • 2014
  • 57:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #188 The Tight Spaces Show

By Multiple

This hour we look at the ups and downs of confinement. (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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  • 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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  • 2014
  • 3:45
  • USA

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We've Forgotten James Powell

By Nate DiMeo

As we near the end of a violent summer of 2014, we look back to the summer of 1964. Late afternoon, New York City: a group of kids hangs out on a stoop after a day of summer school, just kicking it, like they always do. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #174 The American Icons Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the American Icons series from WNYC's Studio 360. (more)

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