This American Life is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 1.8 million listeners. It is produced by Chicago Public Media, distributed by Public Radio International, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards. The radio show and TV show follow the same format. 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.
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If you have never heard or or listened to This American Life, take a moment to explore the website, start at the favorites page and listen to some of the broadcasts, I promise you will not be disappointed!