• 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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There's No Saccharine in this Sweet School

By Sierra Ponthier

Follow Sierra on her progressive college journey as she realizes that finding the right college is as difficult as Goldilocks finding the right bowl of porridge. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #69: The Body Image Show

By Various producers

This hour: a very personal take on a rare subculture, a young man forced to confront his obesity, a dinner with unabashed nudists, and more. (more)

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  • 1999
  • 5:23
  • USA

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Basketball Diary

By Katie Davis

Katie Davis takes along her microphone when she is drafted to "coach" a high school basketball team in her neighborhood, allowing us to listen in as she stumbles through the season. This piece is from an ongoing series called Neighborhood Stories, about Davis’s Washington, D.C., neighborhood. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Sweeter Memories

By Kurt Santana

The story of a young man who has an appetite for adventure and tries to leave home as fast as he can. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 6:10
  • USA

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There Was a Whole Lotta Hundreds...

By Michael Kavanagh

In America's high schools, students are playing a game whose only rule is to break the rules. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 88:07
  • USA

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Presenting the 2005 TCF ShortDocs -- Stories About Games

By Michele Norris, Blake Eskin, Michael Kavanagh, Melissa Allison & Judith Sloan

For the 2005 ShortDocs Challenge, we asked producers to submit ideas for stories about "games." (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (For A Classroom)

By Aaron Sand

A few late students help us understand why the classroom is a special place. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:52
  • USA

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What Happened to the Pencil Case?

By Katie McMurran

A small metal box comes to represent loss. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Kid Lit

By Kristina Lund

A periscope of my grandmother's death and how babies are made. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:39
  • USA

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Bicycle Belles

By Stephanie Rowden

On the boardwalk, in search of the sound of bicycle bells. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Black and White and Read All Over

By Julie Shapiro

Cub reporter Leila is keeping a keen eye on Drake Avenue, especially one particular family. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Teenaged Guitarists Tackle "El Gato Montes"

By Curie Youth Radio

Carlos Maeda and his quartet struggle with "El Gato Montes" in after-school rehearsals. Produced by Maeda for Curie Youth Radio. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 80:55
  • USA

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College: A Hotbed of Emerging Producers -- Part One

By Beverly Mire, Noe Cuellar, Lydia Hahn, Pendarvis Harshaw & Prudent Nsengiyumva

All around the country college students are asking for and receiving new courses that teach audio production. They're intent on finishing college with multi-media skills, and, lucky for us, they want to help shape the future of documentary audio. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:52
  • USA

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All Grown Up Blues

By Yarn AudioWorks

A portrait of a mother and daughter, born forty years apart. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:05
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (A Short People's History of the United States)

By Stephanie Coleman

A young rendering of an old story. All contributors between the ages of five and eight. (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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  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Anthony and the Green Goats

By Jenny Ament

Anthony explains the economics of the Goat Farm. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:00
  • USA

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The Kid's Secret Places Show

By Katie Mingle

This hour: where kids go to get away; from themselves, their troubles, the rules they’re supposed to follow, and of course, their parents. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #124: The Kids Show

By Various

This hour: kids sing opera, they talk about life on a remote island, and they opine about running the world. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 6:15
  • USA

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Last Words from Hopi High

By Brett Myers

For nearly a thousand years the Hopi people of Arizona have lived on the same three mesas and for all that time they’ve spoken the Hopi language. But now elders and youth alike say the language is dying. (more)

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