This American Life

10:02 am
Wed July 2, 2014

This American Gamble: Ira Glass’s ‘This American Life’ Leaves PRI

A lot of this is public radio "Inside Baseball," but here's a fascinating piece from Wednesday morning's 'New York Times' about the decision by 'This American Life' to change distributors.
Ira Glass had lost his voice. That gentle, reliably nasal, public radio staple of a voice had been worked hoarse. On any given day, this would be an issue for Mr. Glass, 55, whose award-winning show, "This American Life, is broadcast on nearly 600 stations and is consistently the top podcast on iTunes.
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11:47 am
Thu June 20, 2013

'Radiolab' Hosts Talk Hmong, Influences In Reddit 'AMA'

"Radiolab" hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich.
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The hosts of WNYC and NPR’s Radiolab took to the social media outlet reddit Wednesday to answer questions from fans and listeners as part of the “AMA (Ask Me Anything)” interview series.

Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich addressed the controversy surrounding the September 2012 episode Yellow Rain. Andrew Lapin writes in the public media trade publication Current that the program revisited the use of chemical weapons against the Hmong people in the closing days of the Vietnam War.

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