• 2006
  • 58:59
  • USA

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Re:sound #44: The Coping Show

By Various producers

This hour: a pizza chef travels to North Korea to cook for Kim Jong Il, a young man contemplates his release from "juvie," and more. (more)

Flightseries_3
  • 2004
  • 2:09
  • USA

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When Do You Feel Feminine?

By outLoud Radio

After a teenager was killed near San Francisco for having a different biological gender from the one she expressed, some local middle-schoolers wanted to know why. What is gender, anyway? (more)

Outloud
  • 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)

Sdoc_mn_pidgey
  • 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
  • 2007
  • 6:48
  • USA

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Sweeping Statements

By Judith Sloan

Being a teenager can be really hard. Especially if you’ve flunked out of school. Or your dad has disappeared. (more)

Barbed_wire_al
  • 2009
  • 26:56
  • Canada

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My Life So Far

By Teresa Goff, Lindsay Michael & Neil Sandell

The village of Alert Bay, on Canada’s Pacific coast, is a study in paradox for the teens growing up there. They have a rich aboriginal culture, but live in grinding poverty. (more)

Alert_bay_al
  • 2013
  • 2:58
  • FRANCE

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Stardust, Lightly Salted

By Laura Morris

A reflection on the relationship between one teenager's struggle with anorexia... and the existence of black holes. (more)

Sd13_morris_bitter
  • 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)

Hyderkarzai_newsite Tcf-winner-award
  • 2001
  • 59:02
  • USA

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Educating Esme

By Esme Cordell

Esme Cordell shares a year's worth of classroom anecdotes and musings, culled from a journal kept throughout her first year teaching in Chicago. (more)

Esme_pidgey
  • 2003
  • 84:54
  • USA

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

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)

Breakingthemold1
  • 2008
  • 6:25
  • USA

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Except Me

By Erin Davis

Andrew Skillings is eleven now, but he was first diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, a high functioning form of autism, when he was just two. (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)

08conf
  • 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)

Basketballdiaries_pidgey
  • 2005
  • 14:31
  • USA

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My Struggle With Obesity

By Czerina Patel & Samr "Rocky" Tayeh

Fifteen-year-old Rocky, a Palestinian American, lives with his parents and siblings in Brooklyn.  Three times the size of his twin sister, Rocky is the target of his siblings’ jokes and insults. (more)

Rocky_pidgey Tcf-winner-award
  • 2004
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #12: The Hard-Hearted Dreamer Show

By Various producers

This hour: a girl goes on tour with her parents and a woman returns to her homeland in Iran after 40 years away. (more)

Flightseries_5
  • 2007
  • 89:24
  • USA

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Options and Futures: Teenagers on the Radio -- Part Two

By Tatiana Harrison

Listen in as teen producers from around the country present a survey of their work, with bonus features: the sounds they love to listen to, with commentary on why, and tape that didn’t make the final cut in production, with commentary on why not. (more)

07conf
  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (art)

By Peggy Keiner

When an elementary school teacher who has never taken an art class is asked to be a presenter at an art awards ceremony, she enlists the help of students and parents to explain to her what art actually is. (more)

Bo_didn_tknow_art__keiner
  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 2

By Eve Abrams

Eve Abrams was inspired by the heartfelt reactions of her first grade students to the tragedy currently unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico and in their coastal communities. (more)

Bo_missinglinks2_abrams
  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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A Tail of Two Mice, or, Dry Sponge Cake

By Catie Talarski

The love between two mice turns soar with a lacl of cheese whip and an encounter with a time warp mousetrap. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 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)

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