We spent eight months and did over a hundred interviews to try to bypass the usual rhetoric and get to the bottom of what really happened when undocumented workers showed up in one Alabama town. Pictured: Albertville “Miss Chick” 1954.
#598: My Undesirable Talent
San Francisco’s Spider-Man burglar was remarkable. He dropped into buildings from skylights, leapt 10 feet from one roof to another. But mostly, his talent got him into trouble. This week, his story, and stories of other undesirable talents.
The story of Harold Washington, the greatest politician you've probably never heard of, and the white backlash that was set off when he became Chicago's first black mayor. This weekend is the 30th anniversary of his death.
#603: Once More, With Feeling
Stories of people who decide to rethink the way they’ve been doing things, or try to get others to do that. Including a woman who decides to confront the men who catcall her, and get them to give it up forever.
This American Life nimmt jede Woche neu die amerikanische und weltweite Gesellschaft unter die Lupe und wurde für die lustigen, berührenden und überaschenden Podcast-Shows bereits mit zahlreichen Awards ausgezeichnet. Nicht umsonst: der hervorragende Journalismus um Kultur und Politik steht meist auf Platz 1 der Podcast-Downloads in den USA.
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