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This American Life
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 66,108 ratings
This American Life never disappoints. Thanks for bring interesting stories that make me think and show me a new point of view every week.
newwwet via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/24/19
Knowledge is Power
I have listened to This American Life for the last few years, and it continues to be one of my favorites. This podcast helps me to envision other viewpoints, imagine other parts of life, and to put myself in the shoes of other people. What does it mean to be American? This American Life...Read full review »
M. E. Fox via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/24/19
Love This American Life. It would be great if the archive was available on Apple podcast app, not just the lastest couple of episodes. Going to the website on your phone and scrolling back in time is clumpy and not very phone use/user friendly
dontmicrowaveyourtoast via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 06/24/19
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Published 06/02/19
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