This American Life on IPR News and News/Studio One

Saturdays at 11 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
Sundays at 8 p.m. on IPR News

 

"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, July 20, 2014 7:00pm
    Stories of meddling, snooping, and just getting way, way up in other people's business. A cellphone hidden in a bag of chips starts a messy turf war between the FBI and a local sheriff; and a surprising handbook lets us peek into the secret world of professional cheerleading. Plus: Studs Terkel.