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This American Life

This American Life

Ira Glass is the host of one of the world's most revered and most listened to podcasts, This American Life. TAL focuses on a different theme each week and tells a variety of (mostly true) stories around that theme. A winner of all the major broadcasting awards, frequent contributors include Mike Birbiglia, David Sedaris, Dan Savage, Sarah Vowell among others.

Airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 12 p.m. on WBEZ

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Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Unteachable Moment

Sunday, May 27th, 2018


Sunday, May 20th, 2018

The Secret of My Death

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Random Acts of History

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Damned If You Do…

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

The Impossible Dream

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

The Walls

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Five Women

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

In Dog We Trust

Sunday, February 11th, 2018


Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Words You Can't Say

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

I Thought It Would Be Easier

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Chip in My Brain

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Our Town - Part Two

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Our Town - Part Two

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Our Town - Part One

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