This American Life on IPR News & Studio One

Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and (IPR News only) 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Ira Glass

"This American Life" is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a range of styles: monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio.

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Podcasts

  • Sunday, April 13, 2014 7:00pm
    This week, stories of people being threatened and punished with public shame. Including the story of someone who was literally tarred and feathered. It happened a lot more recently than you'd guess.