• 2004
  • 18:39
  • USA

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Thirteen Ways

By Pejk Malinovski

Writer Sam Swope visits a class of restless, imaginative 11-year-olds in Queens, New York, where he embraces the challenge of teaching them Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:03
  • USA

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I Was a Preteen Nightmare

By Jill Dorothy Summers

A well-intentioned yet horribly misinformed adolescent makes a monumental miscalculation of both form and judgment. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:27
  • EGYPT

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Sweet to Bitter

By Youmna Mohamed

A guy really wants to get to know a girl. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Her Beautiful Brown Burden

By Ashley Kim

Little did I know that my neighbor has a special gift, which I'd like to call a beautiful brown burden. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 84:22
  • USA

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Teens With Mics

By Sarah Levine

Youth producers are creating some of the most revealing and moving work on the radio these days, and we've curated a collection of gems for you. (more)

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  • 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)

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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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  • 2006
  • USA

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Reality Depends on Where You're Standing

By Saya April Hillman

Three inner-city sisters randomly discuss their reality, intercut with the perceived reality of the country's distant puppet masters. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Purple and the White: What's up with Talley's Alley?

By David Green

The first in an occasional audio documentary series exploring the history, people, places and traditions of North Shore Country Day School (NSCDS) in Winnetka, IL. (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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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Thrown

By Roxana Hadad & Shiow-Jiau Yung

A fourteen-year-old girl tries to throw her voice and ends up getting thrown herself. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:53
  • USA

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Sweet Chlorine

By Jessica Campbell

Julia Campbell needs to swim, like most people need to eat. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 37:48
  • Australia

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How Many Miles to Babylon? or 13 Easy Pieces

By Kaye Mortley

Merry-go-rounds often reside deep in our memories, conjuring childhood and the magical ability to be carried far away in the blink of an eye or the spin of a carousel. (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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  • 2008
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #97: The In-Between Show

By Various

This hour: people living in the in-betweens. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #183 The Kid's Secret Places Show

By Multiple producers

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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  • 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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  • 2009
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #113: The Journey Show

By Various

This hour: journeys to the far north, the moon, and other places near and far. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:56
  • USA

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Lady Bait

By Laura Vitale, Eric Barkin & Tye Pemberton

Lizzie and her sister think they are coming to Ray's just to see his monkey, but little do they know that Ray and Oscar have been sweating to the Harvey Carne Workout Method and Guide to Romance. (more)

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