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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
4.6 stars from 79,031 ratings
Just one more fan
With over 60,000 review, why another? Becuase I have been listening for several years. Ira Glass and the American Life stories always entertain me. Many times they teach me stuff. Sometime they make me think more about issues in American Life.
SumwareNJ via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/01/20
I can have the same answer
958387 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/31/20
Life Changing
This show is life changing! Hearing the variety of stories of Americans has changed how I view this country and has give me small glimmers of hope in an unsettling world. This podcast brings diverse stories that showcase the human condition. I often laugh, cry, and feel challenged at the end of...Read full review »
hotmama69winkwink via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/30/20
Recent Episodes
The coronavirus has now fully arrived in the United States. This week, stories of people trying to rise to that challenge, in some pretty extreme situations.
Published 03/29/20
This week, as the staff creates the episode from their apartments and houses, with our host in quarantine, in this moment when everyone’s reaching out to the people they love, we put together a collection of family stories, with some timely stuff at the top.
Published 03/22/20
Things do not seem fine at all, but it’s hard to say why.
Published 03/15/20
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