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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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
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Two brothers sort through the attic after their mother's death, coming into contact with memories through the Christmas wrappings she preserved.

Bought by WKSU


  • Added: May 31, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A single parent reassures her small child there's no shame in being illegitimate -- but the child is asking something entirely different.

  • Added: May 31, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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A harried father tries to coach his small child to open a locked bathroom door.

  • Added: May 31, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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Mother and daughter quarrel over the writing of the obligatory "thank you note," while Dad tunes out.

  • Added: May 31, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
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A woman is stuck in the attic and sends a note down on the cat's collar, hoping to be rescued by her sleeping husband -- who misinterprets it in a ...

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: May 31, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Dad proudly teaches his small child to read "walk" and "don't walk", then crosses against the light.

Bought by KISU


  • Added: May 31, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A middle-aged divorcee going out on a date is grilled like a teenager by her elderly father.

  • Added: May 31, 2004
  • Length: 01:38