• 2003
  • 58:59
  • USA

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Come Back to Afghanistan

By Hyder Akbar & Susan Burton

In the summer of 2002, 17-year-old Hyder Akbar traveled from California with his father to their home country of Afghanistan. He took a tape recorder along on the trip to record his thoughts and experiences. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #199 The Nineteen Eighty-Four Show

By Multiple

This hour we head back in time to 1984. (more)

Mac_square
  • 2013
  • 2:39
  • USA

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Not So Sweet on New School Lunch

By Azure Eller & Ali Lightfoot

Michelle Obama's new school lunch program gets sour reviews from Paonia High School students. (more)

Sd13_eller_sweet
  • 2008
  • 2:30
  • Russia

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Out of Control. Noise.

By Alexander Soleev

From children to adults . . . (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2004
  • 9:51
  • USA

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All My Stuff in Bags

By Amy Drozdowska & Hillary Frank

When Daniel Sosa turned 18, his father kicked him out of the house for being gay. Daniel describes the night he was forced to leave, the struggles he faces as a high school student living on his own, and his desire to return home again. (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)

Bo_wall_foraclassroom__sand_smaller
  • 1996
  • 8:10
  • USA

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Swim Lesson

By Scott Carrier

In Scott Carrier’s family, learning to swim means spending a few weeks at Al and Betty Switzer's Aquatic School in Center Sandwich, New Hampshire. (more)

Swimlesson
  • 2004
  • 81:08
  • USA

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Gen Next: Youth Producers Share Their Work - Part Two

By Cindy Carpien

It’s common enough to learn about youth culture through the observations of experts and adults, but so much more intriguing to hear it straight from the hearts and minds of the teenagers navigating through their own worlds. (more)

Youthsatall_pidgey
  • 2006
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #45: The Nosce te Ipsum Show

By Various producers

This hour: a child beauty queen, a young transgendered man, and an obsessive teen. (more)

Flightseries_2
  • 2001
  • 63:27
  • USA

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D.I.Y. Radio

By Joe Richman

Do it yourself! This session is geared toward non-professionals and young people who want to learn more about telling stories for radio. (more)

Joerichman
  • 2010
  • 2:45
  • USA

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All You Need is a Microwave

By David Schultz

Sometimes interviews take strange turns - especially when the interviewee is a nine-year-old boxer with an inventive imagination. (more)

Bo_wall_microwave__schultz
  • 2013
  • 6:37
  • USA

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Harper Funeral

By Linda Lutton

A principal reflects on a turbulent year: 27 current or former students shot, 8 of them dead. (more)

Coffinbb
  • 2003
  • 84:20
  • USA

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Breaking the Mold: Youth Producers Share Their Work -- Day Two

By The Kitchen Sisters

Their work comes from the heart and gives us a glimpse into the most enigmatic of worlds: teenagehood. Listen in as young producers from around the country present their work and talk about how they’re making radio relevant for a new generation. (more)

Breakingthemold2
  • 2001
  • 80:15
  • USA

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New Voices in Radio

By Ellin O'Leary

Who’s talking to the next generation of public radio listeners? This session, moderated by Ellin O'Leary, turns the mic over to some of the young producers who are busy expanding the audio documentary form by bringing energy and fresh ideas to the world of radio. (more)

Newvoices
  • 2012
  • 1:58
  • USA

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Mother Nature's Blues

By Djinnie Timoleon & Alexandros Zervos

We posed the question "What would you do if you were mother nature?" to our teenage neighbors and our piece features a compilation of the diverse answers we received. (more)

Sd12_blue_timolean
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Our Blacktop

By Noah Vandercook

A recollection of simpler times with the friends I grew up with. (more)

Black_vandercook
  • 2015
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #204 The Stories From Childhood Show

By Multiple

This hour some of our favorite childhood icons: from the man who gave us Thing One & Thing Two... to Dorothy, the Tin Man and Toto too. (more)

Cat_in_da_hat
  • 2002
  • 7:39
  • Australia

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If

By Sherre DeLys & John Jacobs

A young patient reinvents his experience of being in the hospital through metaphor and allusion. Responding to "what if" questions, Andrew exemplifies the transformative qualities of fantasy, empathy, and humor. (more)

If_newsite Tcf-winner-award
  • 2002
  • 34:31
  • USA

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My So-Called Lungs

By Joe Richman & Laura Rothenberg

Laura Rothenberg is 21 years old, but likes to say that she’s already had her mid-life crisis. Laura has cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and other organs. (more)

Lungs_newsite Tcf-winner-award
  • 2007
  • 34:33
  • Denmark

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Leaps and Dunes

By Sabine Hviid, Rikke Houd & Lisbeth Koerner

Summer sleepover camp means more than mosquito bites, sunburn, twig art, and bonfire gatherings. Camp offers many kids their first taste of independence -- which can be equal-parts blissful and terrifying. (more)

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