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This American Life

This American Life is a weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week they choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme.

Latest episode

836: The Big Rethink

People rethinking some of the most important relationships in their lives — with their sister, their political party, and the nominee for president.

  • Prologue: Ira observes that we are in a moment of national reconsideration. (2 minutes)
  • Act One: Zoe Chace reports on a surprising guest at the Republican National Convention: Teamsters president Sean O’Brien. (18 minutes)
  • Act Two: Ira talks to Representative Seth Moulton about what it was like to be among the first members of Congress to call for President Joe Biden to step aside. (18 minutes)
  • Act Three: Two adult sisters revisit old rivalries when they compete for a world record in typing with their pinkies. (16 minutes)

Transcripts are available at thisamericanlife.org


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