• 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
  • 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
  • 11:38
  • USA

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Growing Up in the System

By Shirley "Star" Diaz & Melissa Allison

At age 21, Shirley Diaz is on the brink of aging out of the foster care system. Her life isn’t easy now, and soon she’ll be on her own, facing a new set of daunting issues. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 1:35
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 15

By Dan Weismann

In which Calvin reflects on the meaning and measure of fatherhood. (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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  • 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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  • 2013
  • 4:49
  • USA

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KCRW's 24-Hour Radio Race

By Cristina Parry & Bob Carlson

At the stroke of 10am PT on August 17th, 2013, producers around the world lept into action. (more)

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  • 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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  • 2005
  • 28:44
  • USA

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Dear Birth Mother

By Dan Collison & Elizabeth Meister

After waiting for Mr. Right (who has yet to arrive) and experiencing years of fertility treatments, Suzanne, a single woman in her 40s, decides to adopt an African-American baby. (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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  • 2007
  • 11:33
  • USA

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The Ground We Lived On

By Sarah Kramer

The Ground We Lived On documents the loving relationship between journalist Adrian Nicole LeBlanc and her father, Adrian Leon LeBlanc, in the last months of his life. (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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  • 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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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Stood There Ringing

By Megan Stielstra & Shiow-Jiau Yung

A pregnant woman lets a bell say everything she can't. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • Netherlands

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Oh, Where Have You Been, My Blue-Eyed Son?

By Belinda Lopez

Liza introduces her new love, Jonah. (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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  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Family Tree

By Kyle Sweet-Chavez & Sergio Chavez

Two families share very different reasons for planting a tree when their baby is born. (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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  • 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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  • 2010
  • 6:14
  • USA

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Capturing the Brief Life and Death of an Infant

By Mary Beth Kirchner

Barch Levi Blum was born in late 2009 at Toronto’s Mt. Sinai Hospital. He lived for ten minutes. (more)

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