• 2002
  • 26:34
  • USA

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Mei Mei, A Daughter's Song

By Dmae Roberts

Dmae Roberts tell two interwoven stories in this personal documentary: the frustration she feels not living up to her mother's ideal of a perfect Taiwanese daughter and the compassion she has for a mother who as a child suffered abuse, starvation, and the horrors of World War Two. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 57:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #182 The "It's Complicated" Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: imperfect, impolitic, infuriating... love. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:23
  • USA

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Salt of the Earth

By Alyssa Pagano

A group of well-known East Coast sous chefs tell of their humble beginnings and love of life in the kitchen. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 36:11
  • USA

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My Way or the FBI Way

By Michael May

A year ago, a swat team broke down the door of a home in downtown St. Paul and found eight Molotov cocktails inside. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:44
  • USA

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Bittersweet Grief in 3 Courses

By Sayre Quevedo

Writer Zarina Zabrisky talks about her family's history and how it informed her relationship with food. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Sweet Memory Rooh Afzah

By Madeline Miller

Eva Panjwani was five years old when she emigrated from Pakistan to the United States. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Ryan)

By Emma Miller

A college student reflects on an important lesson learned not in the classroom but in the bedroom. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:43
  • USA

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Greens at Gloria's

By Annie Gilbertson & Lauren Cioffi

Gloria's Kitchen feeds the neighborhood. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 2:09
  • USA

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When Do You Feel Feminine?

By outLoud Radio

After a teenager was killed near San Francisco for having a different biological gender from the one she expressed, some local middle-schoolers wanted to know why. What is gender, anyway? (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Subtle Tongue of Racism Remains Unbitten in a "Post-Racial" America

By Will Wright

How do Anglos think black people talk -- and how does that feel? (more)

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  • 2014
  • 25:15
  • USA

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Four Failing Lungs

By Catie Talarski

For Beth and Brian, a lung transplant could extend their lives for years. Or, it could lead to rejection and continued suffering. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Sweet Taste of Couscous

By Marie Telling

My grandparents had very little in common except for their appetite for couscous. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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An Appetite for Affirmation: The Bittersweet of Pleasing Your Parents and Pleasing Your Self

By Lyndi Hollis

Most of us go to college to make our dreams happen, but what do you do when what you want might not be the same as what your parents want? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Blue Skies, Black Fences

By Catie Talarski

What does it mean to be a good neighbor? And do we actually know the people living around us? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 6:15
  • USA

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Last Words from Hopi High

By Brett Myers

For nearly a thousand years the Hopi people of Arizona have lived on the same three mesas and for all that time they’ve spoken the Hopi language. But now elders and youth alike say the language is dying. (more)

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  • 213
  • 2:52
  • USA

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Appetite for Home: Bitter-Sweet Memories of Learning to Cook & Eat in America

By Anne Noyes Saini

Longtime New Yorkers recall family cooking traditions and foods from home that have been lost to immigration. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (I was capable)

By Joe Johnson

One man's struggle with himself and his family while trying to maintain his faith in God. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Resound #145 The Fathers Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Dads, in all their glory. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • UK

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Being Green Is Easy

By George Drake Jr.

Envy is difficult to avoid... especially between two friends. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 15:40
  • USA

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Teen Contender

By Joe Richman, Sue Jaye Johnson & Samara Freemark

Sixteen-year-old Claressa Shields has a dream, to be at the 2012 Olympic finals and hear the announcer call out, "The first woman Olympian boxer at 165 pounds - Claressa Shields!" (more)

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