• 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Naptime

By Julia Barton

What does he remember from three months ago? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 35:41
  • USA

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Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

By Tim Howard

The Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl seemed like a straightforward custody dispute: a birth father and a couple at odds over who would raise baby Veronica. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 52:58
  • USA

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Lucia's Letter

By Amy Tardif

Slavery in America still exists. In southwest Florida, for example, women and girls from Central America arrive everyday looking for a better life. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (I'd Have a Child)

By Michael De Bonis

For most of her life, Caitlin didn't want to have children, but after thirteen years with Devin and a change of heart, she is expecting a son. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 24:47
  • USA

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Yes, There Is a Baby

By Jonathan Goldstein, Alex Blumberg & Ira Glass

In the 1940s, when he was 16 years old, Myron Jones was allowed to stay up late any night of the week and hang out at bars or wherever he pleased, but his mother barely let his older sister Carol out of the house at all. So the siblings devised a plan. (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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  • 2007
  • 14:00
  • Canada

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A Fragile Son

By Carma Jolly & Surjit Sachdev

Surjit Sachdev grew up in a conservative family in India. Surjit’s father was an engineer, and he’s an engineer, but the family tradition ended when Surjit's son was born with a severe mental disability. (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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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Labor Pains

By Rich Halten

Whether it's societal progress or a squiggly 11-pound miracle, getting there isn't always pretty. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chinese Pants

By Ramona Jan & Lucy Jan-Turan

An unscripted talk between a mom and her almost teenaged daughter, inspired by a handmade Mother's Day card listing all the things a mother should never do. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • USA

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The Sour Taste of Potlucks

By Lauren Ober

My mom and I don't agree on much, but we can agree on one thing - potlucks are the pits. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #101: The Rock Show

By Various

This hour: an all-woman Led Zeppelin cover band and metal-loving children. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Invasion

By Robert McGinley Myers

One mother's attempt to fight off an invasion of mice just after her two-year-old son has been diagnosed with leukemia. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #170 - The Blood is Thicker than Water Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: families wrestling with love and loyalty. (more)

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  • 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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  • 2011
  • 23:23
  • Canada

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The Small Person Acquisition Project

By Kristin Nelson

This is a story about two men and a little baby... well, a big baby actually. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Scared

By John Biewen

A guy muses on the fears associated with a loved one's body. (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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  • 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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  • 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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