• 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)

Sdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • Russia

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Summer Snow in Moscow

By Anastasia Gorokhova, Daniela Hannemann & Sasha Fomichev

Every summer it snows in Moscow -- because of sexually frustrated trees? What do you know about the sexuality of the poplar tree? (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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Control of Swimsuit and Mind

By Kathleen Goldhar

Kathleen Goldhar was asked to go out and try on the latest in swimsuit technology: the LZR Racer, made by Speedo, which is VERY form-fitting, and VERY hard to get into. (more)

Sdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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A Large, Well-Rounded Head

By Michelle Legro & Kate Daloz

The strange journey of Walt Whitman's brain, both inside his head, and out. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Restful, Shady Places

By Sean Hurley

The authors of Trailer Ahoy! and Trees as Good Citizens enjoy a written correspondence relating to their books' proximity in the library. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Pink George

By Kay Collins

McCarthyism and me. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Silvergirl

By Julie Caine & Lisa Morehouse

It's not made of Plexiglass, it's not made of fiberglass, it's not square. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:56
  • Canada

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The Big Strike!

By Sarah Bernath

When a venerable neighborhood tree is struck down its loss is felt by all the residents on the street, but sometimes nature has its reasons. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • New Zealand

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The Great Tree Strike of 1934

By Shaun D. Wilson

A record of one of the most significant cultural events of New Zealand's forgotten history. (more)

Sdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Sending Books to Africa

By Sarah Yahm

A surreal tale about book donations, whitefish salad, and trans-atlantic journeys. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2011
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #151 The Little Feet / Big Adventures Show

By Multiple producers

This week: Little feet on big adventures. (more)

Little_feet_show
  • 2008
  • 82:47
  • USA

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Presenting the 2008 TCF ShortDocs: Radio Ephemera

By Julie Shapiro, John Biewen, Sarah Boothroyd, David P. Earle & Meghan Vigeant

For the 2008 TCF ShortDocs Challenge, the TCF joined forces with the Prelinger Library, a one-of-a-kind collection of books, periodicals, and more, running the gamut from the concrete and tangible to the abstract and etherized. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:48
  • USA

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When Condos Travel

By Sara Robberson

This piece explores what happens when trailers want to stay put, but condos travel -- removing Austin residents and their beloved trees. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:40
  • USA

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The Control of Teenagers

By Rick Moody & Michael Hearst

The Control of Teenagers dances on the corpse of self-help publishing; (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:52
  • USA

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The Good Citizen's Control of Body and Mind

By Sara Vogel & Aliza Simons

A mad professor attempts to bring a cadaver to life. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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How I Got the Facts on China

By Wayne Peter Liebman

A cold-war son becomes a new-millenium dad. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Misplaced Memories

By David Green

When you get rid of things, you never know what you are truly giving up, so keep everything. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:35
  • Canada

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Forest to Desert

By Sarah Boothroyd

An audio doodle about this phrase: "Humankind is preceded by forest, and followed by desert." Forest versus city / tree versus car / then versus now. (more)

Shortdocs08_winner
  • 2008
  • 7:45
  • USA

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Sweetgum Handshake

By Julie Shapiro & Rick and Megan Shaw Prelinger

Here's a radio explanation of the Radio Ephemera ShortDocs Challenge, including descriptions from Rick and Megan Prelinger, of the books selected for the project. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:02
  • Australia

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Misguided Meditation

By Sarah L'Estrange

A guided meditation spoof for all those searching for enlightenment, but who don't know where to find it. (more)

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