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652: Crime Scene 2018 - NEW EPISODE

July 20, 2018

Every crime scene hides a story. In this week's show, we hear about crime scenes and the stories they tell....

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651: If You Build It, Will They Come? - NEW EPISODE

July 13, 2018

A young preacher opens a new church. A new restaurant reopens old wounds. This week, stories of people trying to build something that will l...

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617: Fermi’s Paradox - RERUN

July 6, 2018 - Originally Aired May 19, 2017

Three people grapple with the question, “Are we alone?”...

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650: Change You Can Maybe Believe In - NEW EPISODE

June 29, 2018

An innocent man forgives the cop who framed him. An Argentinian talk show that usually treats women as objects suddenly gets really interest...

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649: It's My Party and I'll Try If I Want To - NEW EPISODE

June 22, 2018

Democrats are desperate to retake part of Congress. Their best shot is the House. This fall, they’ll be slugging it out with Republicans—but...

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560: Abdi and the Golden Ticket - RERUN

June 15, 2018 - Originally Aired July 3, 2015

A story about someone who's desperately trying – against long odds – to make it to the United States and become an American. Abdi is a Somal...

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648: Unteachable Moment - NEW EPISODE

June 8, 2018

Stories about people trying to learn something when no one is clear what the lesson is supposed to be....

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233: Starting from Scratch - RERUN

June 1, 2018 - Originally Aired March 7, 2003

Stories of people starting over, sometimes because they want to, other times because they have to....

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647: LaDonna - NEW EPISODE

May 25, 2018

A security guard at the airport notices something going wrong on the tarmac, and takes it upon herself to fix it. It’s way harder than she e...

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646: The Secret of My Death - NEW EPISODE

May 18, 2018

Cryptic messages on a cell phone and a teeter totter at a construction site: these are clues people found, trying to make sense of a death....

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339: Break-Up - RERUN

May 11, 2018 - Originally Aired August 24, 2007

Writer Starlee Kine on what makes the perfect break-up song and whether really sad music can actually make you feel better. Plus, an eight-y...

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645: My Effing First Amendment - NEW EPISODE

May 4, 2018

Conservative students don't feel like their ideas are welcome on campus. So they're fighting back. We go to Nebraska, where one skirmish spi...

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644: Random Acts of History - NEW EPISODE

April 27, 2018

Stories about people who accidentally bump into unsettling facts of history in settings meant to teach them history. What they end up learni...

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304: Heretics - RERUN

April 20, 2018 - Originally Aired December 16, 2005

The story of Reverend Carlton Pearson, a renowned evangelical pastor in Tulsa, Oklahoma, who cast aside the idea of Hell, and with it everyt...

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643: Damned If You Do… - NEW EPISODE

April 13, 2018

It’s one thing to weigh pros and cons. But sometimes all you have is con and con. This week, stories of people having to make a choice, when...

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642: The Impossible Dream - NEW EPISODE

April 6, 2018

Before he leaves the Senate for good, Republican Jeff Flake is trying to get a bill passed. He has his work cut out for him, with a Senate t...

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289: Go Ask Your Father - RERUN

March 30, 2018 - Originally Aired May 13, 2005

In this show, sons and daughters get to find out the one thing they've always wanted to know about their father. The answers aren't always w...

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306: Seemed Like A Good Idea at the Time - RERUN

March 23, 2018 - Originally Aired January 13, 2006

A girl signs up for a class. A couple hires an accountant. A group of co-workers decides to pool their money and buy a couple of lottery tic...

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641: The Walls - NEW EPISODE

March 16, 2018

Stories from border walls around the world, where one place ends and another begins. And the strange ecosystems that arise....

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241: 20 Acts in 60 Minutes - RERUN

March 9, 2018 - Originally Aired July 11, 2003

Instead of the usual "each week we choose a theme, and bring you 3 or 4 stories on that theme" business, we throw all that away and bring yo...

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640: Five Women - NEW EPISODE

March 2, 2018

A different kind of #MeToo story, about several women who worked for the same man. They tell us not only about their troubling encounters wi...

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639: In Dog We Trust - NEW EPISODE

February 23, 2018

Stories of dogs and cats and other animals that live in our homes. Exactly how much are they caught up in everyday family dynamics? We answe...

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542: Wait - Do You Have The Map? - RERUN

February 16, 2018 - Originally Aired December 12, 2014

Stories about people feeling lost and trying to figure out how to move ahead: two brothers take a doomed road trip through Mexico and a coup...

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638: Rom-Com - NEW EPISODE

February 9, 2018

The one thing you know for sure when you're watching a romantic comedy is that it's going to turn out okay in the end. When you're living on...

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637: Words You Can't Say - NEW EPISODE

February 2, 2018

In this politically charged climate, it feels like you have to be super careful with your language, no matter who you are or what side you'r...

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