This American Life

Saturday at Noon - Wednesday at Noon
Ira Glass

There's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to describe. It's about people being people. This American Life Home

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Podcasts

  • Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:00pm
    Everyone knows you can't always believe what you read, but sometimes even official documents aren't a path to the truth. This week we have stories of people whose lives are altered when seemingly boring documents like birth certificates and petitions are used against them. And a family wrestles with a medical record that has a very clear, but complicated diagnosis.