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This American Life
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - noon on KUOW
Ira Glass hosts riveting explorations of a theme — fiascos, sentencing, conventions — through a mix of radio monologues, mini–documentaries, found tape, original fiction and nonfiction. What is This American Life? It's "like movies for radio."
Sunday, May 12, 2013 5:00pmStories about kids being mean to each other... including a mysterious handbook for bullies, a surprising experiment conducted by a teacher who wants to make kids be nice, and a story of youthful backstabbing told by David Sedaris.
Sunday, February 24, 2013 5:00pmWe pick up where we left off last week in our second hour from Harper High School in Chicago. We find out if a shooting in the neighborhood will derail the school's Homecoming game and dance. We hear the origin story of one of Harper's gangs. And we ask a group of teenagers: where do you get your guns? Harper has set up a donation page here.
Sunday, February 17, 2013 5:00pmWe spent five months at Harper High School in Chicago, where last year alone 29 current and recent students were shot. 29. We went to get a sense of what it means to live in the midst of all this gun violence, how teens and adults navigate a world of funerals and Homecoming dances. We found so many incredible and surprising stories, this show is a two-parter; you can listen to Part Two here.