PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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A family operates on the same principle as a jazz combo: improvisation on a theme.

Bought by WQJC and WVPE


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Twin sisters are torn between the fear of losing each other and wanting to break away from each other now that one of them is getting married.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An ingenuous young taxi driver applies for a bank loan, inspired by his father's vision of American opportunity, to start a steel mill.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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An adult daughter, bringing flowers to her mother's grave, imagines what her mother would say to her, both condemning and loving.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A grandmother-to-be is departing to visit her daughter who is having her first baby. Her husband assures her, yes, he can take care of himself.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A man describes to his lover the experience of consoling a friend who had just learned of the death of her father. A module from "Family Snapshots...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An elderly woman phones her older brother to let him know she's having a risky, life-saving operation. She ends up comforting him.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Are the frustrations in their late-in-life marriage outweighed by their real commitment? Her advice: "Get everything in writing."

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Two men talk of a couple whose bizarre lifestyle has nevertheless supported a love and commitment stronger than what the men have experienced in th...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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A young bride-to-be in an interracial marriage tries to get reassurance from a hesitant sister who doesn't want to "take sides."

  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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On a bus, a woman describes the diversity of her family, coming together in a tense but sustaining unity at Passover.

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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An elderly woman has been notified that her ex-husband has died. Her friend makes the mistake of extending sympathy.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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Sister and brother clean up the aftermath of a bloody parental fight, wondering if this is just what moms and dads do. As adults they wonder if it...

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 08, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A mother dreams of impulsively dropping everything and treating herself to an afternoon of roller skating -- but it's a dream.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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A couple celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary with simple love and humor.

Bought by KZYX and WYSO


  • Added: Jun 08, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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A mother reveals to her daughter that, faced with a likelihood of birth defects, she decided against abortion, and was lucky. "What would you have...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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The wife wants another baby. The man, expressing great enthusiasm, procrastinates.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 05, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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An elderly woman, on her deathbed, reminisces with her daughter-in-law about their first big quarrel: the moment that first brought them closer.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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A cleaning lady tells her baffled employer that she has disowned her own son for going against the tenets of their church.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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They're in their sixties, dating, and he pops the question. She's reluctant, fearing a repeat of her previous marital disasters.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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A mother and daughter offer individual visions of who is "family." To Mom, it's only her daughter; to her daughter, it's the world.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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Two devoted criminals attribute the longevity of their marriage to teamwork and strong family values.

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Jun 03, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A divorce lawyer is deeply disturbed when his own client wins.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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A daughter rebels against the bland life her mother has led, while the mother sees it from a very different perspective.

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jun 03, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A man calls his mother to tell her he can't bring his family home for the holidays, but ends up talking himself into it.

Bought by KMXT, WEZU, WRVO Public Media, WQJC, WKSU and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 6