• 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Are You Sure?

By Carrie Shepherd

A look at the age old dilemma -- the unexpected pregnancy, and a peek into how today's busy, independent woman approaches the unexpected news. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:44
  • USA

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Trees Die for the Sins of Our Legislators

By Kay Collins

Of cheeseburgers, the Reagans, Grant Park and, of course, trees. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 2008
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #103: The Sean Hurley / Sherwin Sleeves Show

By Various

This hour: the work of producer Sean Hurley, a writer and musician who lives on top of a mountain in New Hampshire and has an alter-ego, Sherwin Sleeves, who's become central to Sean's radio storytelling. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 2008
  • 2:54
  • USA

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Govern the Ganglia

By Ken Cormier

A found poem -- all text from chosen books. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Teen Mind

By Frank Karall

We all should do some work on our brains, but that "work" can be a load of fun, oh yeah. (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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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • New Zealand

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Why Question the Facts?

By Shaun D. Wilson

A tired teen talks in the second worst recording device he has. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:26
  • USA

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Trees Have Full Control of Body and Mind and Are Thus Very Good Citizens

By Amy Denes

A very comic and nervous Monty Python-type exploration of the life of a tree. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Government! Hold My Hand . . .

By Zachary Baiel

A satirical collision of Indiana history and standardized testing. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 2008
  • 2:30
  • Russia

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Out of Control. Noise.

By Alexander Soleev

From children to adults . . . (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:31
  • USA

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That Tragic Night

By Catie Talarski

Survivors recount the sinking of the Titanic. (more)

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  • 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)

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