• 2008
  • 3:03
  • Canada

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Two Trailer Love Stories

By Meagan Perry

A young woman and a married couple look back on trailer-style good times. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 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
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Pink George

By Kay Collins

McCarthyism and me. (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
  • 2:51
  • USA

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Trees for Economic and Social Justice

By Anna Boiko-Weyrauch

This piece explores the connections between social justice, activism, and citizenship, and questions the best way to make the world a better place. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2009
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #111: The Radio Ephemera Show

By Various

This hour: the weird, wonderful results of the Radio Ephemera ShortDoc Challenge. (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)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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I Would Like to Introduce You to My Mom

By Molly Adams

This is an ode to my mother and to all the similarities between us that I'm learning to embrace with the help of Tommy James and the Shondells. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:55
  • Canada

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Lucky Star

By Julia Grant

When you are taking risks and you don't know it's risky, and pushing boundaries when you don't know they are boundaries, it's good to be lucky. (more)

Sdocs08
  • 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
  • 2:16
  • USA

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Nerve Machine

By Victoria Estok & Karen Werner

Assailed by doubts, fears and illusions on all sides, the warfare within our bodies is a silent one. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:04
  • USA

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Mr. Alm's Garden

By Tom Horan

The story of a discovery of a secret garden. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Too Much Shade

By Annie Baxter

This piece traces the devolution of a trailer to a tree. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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If It Hurts, You Breathe Faster

By Fereshteh Toosi

Buffalo resident Kathy Mecca has been resisting a proposed expansion of the Peace Bridge that threatens to destroy residential homes, architecturally important buildings, and mature trees in a neighborhood that has higher than average rates of asthma. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 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
  • 2:55
  • USA

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In Order to Remember

By Sue Mell & David Graham

Stories, photos, tape . . . all ways of recording, of trying to preserve, that which is so ephemeral to begin with: our memories. (more)

Sdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:02
  • USA

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A Transgender Childhood

By Tina Antolini

Growing up isn't easy - when you feel as if your mind is one gender, and your body another. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:36
  • USA

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Flying Dream Sequence

By Matt Fleeger

The tale of a recurring dream. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Haymarket Incident

By Rehman Tungekar

One teenager changes my perspective about a significant event in labor (and U.S.) history. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:06
  • USA

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The Searchers (Based on a True Story)

By David P. Earle

Where do lost stories go? Potato pancakes are involved. (more)

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