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Love and homelessness in America, beginning with the tale of how a dollar given in charity on the streets of New York City turned into a lifetime o...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2018
  • Length: 39:45
Caption: Chris Peace with his mother's shingle., Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Christopher Kilian Peace is a classical conservative informed by Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Edmund Burke and other great thinkers of the Enlightenm...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 27:46
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A Daily Show of passion with the love story of comedian and animal lovers Jon Stewart and Tracey McShane; Diving deep for love with submariner Clif...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2018
  • Length: 36:23
Caption: Tip McClure of the Estate Experts., Credit: Charles McGuigan
this is the conclusion of 2828 Story of a House. It’s about a man named Leroy Basham who hoarded for several decades, and the people who dug throug...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 22:09
Caption: Carter McClure of the Estate Experts in front of 2828., Credit: Charles McGuigan
2828: Story of a House is about hoarding, and two people who can make order of chaos and find treasure in trash. It's also about a man whose life w...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 26:05
Caption: Virginia's first historic marker to recognize immigrants.
Just as America is a nation of immigrants, Virginia is a commonwealth of immigrants. For the first time ever the state Department of Historic Res...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 08:45
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A Nation of Immigrants is what we are, always have been, and always will be, as long as we remain the United States of America. Bans on immigrants ...

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  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 27:58
  • Purchases: 1
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BLEEP loved the city of his birth, the pearl of the west, Guadalajara, second largest city in Mexico. He wandered its streets as a boy visited the...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Karla Helbert, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Karla Helbert is many things. An accomplished writer and veteran therapist. Wife, mother, artist. A seeker, too. Libertine in matters spiritual. A...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2016
  • Length: 27:06
Caption: Senator Tim Kaine with wife Anne Holton, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Senator Tim Kaine, the man who may well be the next vice president of the United States, is consistent in his core beliefs and has a dear love for ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 23:03
Caption: Abbie Catherine Waters
Abbie Waters lived in Richmond, Virginia and attended Holton Elementary School. She had survived a rare form of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. F...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 27:28
Caption: Abbie Catherine Waters
Abbie Catherine Waters was just nine years and two days old when she left this world. I have heard men and women who knew Abbie refer to her as an ...

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 26:25
Caption: Elisheva and Amaris, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Elisheva and Amaris, mother and daughter, know a thing or two about uphill battles where every inch of gained ground costs dearly. Each in her way ...

  • Added: May 07, 2016
  • Length: 27:49
Caption: Triptych photo illustration, Credit: Doug Dobey.
For the longest while I would think of my mother as a husk like the shell left behind by a cicada, all the internal meat gone, just a crisp skin re...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 27:38
Caption: Madison County, Credit: Charles McGuigan
More than 75 years ago Shenandoah National Park opened to the public for the first time. One of the most scenic routes in Virginia— Skyline Drive w...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:40
Caption: Tanya Fitzgerald reads on Tales from the South
This week our writers all find themselves in awkward situations. Stories by Kay Brockwell, Paul Bowen, and Tanya Fitzgerald. True stories told by t...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Simeon Wright
This month's Tin Roof Project features Simeon Wright, author of Simeon Speaks, the first eyewitness account of the kidnapping and murder of his cou...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 42:00
Caption: Senator David Pryor
This month's Tin Roof Project, featuring Senator David Pryor reading his story "Nine Miles to Mustin Lake," followed by Q&A. True stories told by t...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2012
  • Length: 42:38
Caption: Seth Bloom, Rehearsing, Credit: acrobuffos.tumblr.com
How did a nice girl with a degree from Princeton University end up as a globetrotting... clown? Meet Christina Gelsone -- and her husband, Seth. Th...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 08:37
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This week, our stories are all about the power of friendship. Stories by George McLeod, Pat Gillum, and Susan Elder. True stories told by the South...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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While many of the most-told love stories are fairy tales, hers was real and it changed YOUR life.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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Wisconsin's crossroads cheesemakers are returning to their roots

  • Added: Nov 26, 2007
  • Length: 09:18
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I watched the old man and woman walk slowly down the sidewalk...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2006
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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It is the story of the brain aneurysm that almost killed my mother in 1987 and how she became a completely different person from the mother of my c...

Bought by KUOW, Wisconsin Public Radio, KPCC, East Village Radio, WUAL and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2004
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 6
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It is the story of the brain aneurysm that almost killed my mother in 1987 and how she became a completely different person from the mother of my c...

Bought by KUER, XRAY.fm, WCAI / WNAN, KUT, WBEZ and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2004
  • Length: 19:59
  • Purchases: 9