• 2012
  • 2:32
  • USA

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Crown the King: Red Takes Black

By Adam Kampe

2012 SHORTDOCS WINNER! One block from Adam Kampe's apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to trash talk over heated games of checkers. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 7:01
  • USA

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The Pigeon Race

By Rachel James

We may be a bit biased subject-wise, but here's a delightful, sound-rich exploration of an endangered sport and community in Maine that's got it all: history, suspense, expertise and devoted participants both human and winged. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 22:09
  • USA

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American Student Radio

By Sarah Neal-Estes, Lynn Beavin, Barton Girdwood, Lauren DelPrete, Lauren Linder, Eddie Suarez & Rochelle LeBreck

American Student Radio (ASR) is cultivating your future radio heroes. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 2002
  • 9:16
  • USA

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Ruth Ellis

By Neenah Ellis

Ruth Ellis lived to be over 100 years old. She realized in her teens that she was gay but she didn't talk much about it then. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 7:31
  • UK

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An Interior Life

By Laurence Grissell

A meditation on love, loss and loneliness in south London, An Interior Life tells the story of Bernard, an 86-year-old gay man who has been alone since the death of his long term partner. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Best of the Best: The 2011 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, Hour 2

By Katie Mingle

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts this year's national broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2011 TC/RHDF Competition. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 58:31
  • USA

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Re:sound #72: The Retirement Show

By Various producers

This hour: the golden years. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 3

By Molly Bennett

Mary Amoroso, who just had her ninety-fifth birthday, leaves a confused message on her boyfriend’s answering machine. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:13
  • USA

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Gifts

By Firestone Mulvaney

Two life-long bachelors kvetch over the phone. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Red Brick Houses

By Carol Spindel

Here's a conversation with my 92 year-old neighbor Liza about how our neighborhood has changed since 1959, with "Mack the Knife" played on ukelele by fellow neighbor Tom Bassett. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 7:06
  • USA

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A Square Meal, Regardless

By Jen Nathan

When Cedric Chambers and John Gallagher met by chance 45 years ago, neither imagined that they’d be caring for each other into old age. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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I Like the Way You Talk

By Eric Markowitz

Baglama begins and ends chopped interviews with seniors about love and death and music. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • UK

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The White House

By Daniel Baker

Living next door for years, they soon learn each other's ways, not only to be nosey but also for support. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 29:11
  • USA

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The Graying of the Convent

By Mary Beth Kirchner

Documentarian Mary Beth Kirchner lived in a Chicago convent to produce this intimate portrait of aging Catholic nuns. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Red White & Bruised

By John Musto & Brian Barnhart Jr

2012 SHORTDOCS WINNER! Don Floyd looks back on his life of eighty years, after surviving a heart attack in March of 2012. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #132: The Lost Show

By Various

This hour: looking for the intangible. What's lost and what might be found.
Co-produced by Jacob Anderson. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 5:56
  • USA

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Hard to Say

By Bente Birkland

State park ranger Ed Werler lives alone in a quiet, isolated area of Maine. At the age of 90, Ed reflects on his second marriage, revealing a relationship characterized by love, loyalty, and uncertainty. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 89:10
  • USA

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Greenberger and Greenberg: On Story and Music

By David Greenberger & Mark Greenberg

Beyond being atmospheric and scene setting, music can play an active role in audio pieces. David Greenberger has worked with a wide range of musicians and composers for his radio monologues, which are adapted from conversations he has with the elderly. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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True Blue Light

By Dave Engen & Robert Jersak

A man with a microphone meets a small town neighbor on a mission. (more)

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