This American Life Show Feed
August 7, 2022
In 1967, the first two Black students were enrolled at an all-white private boarding school in Virginia. The main reason they were there? To benefit the white kids.
July 31, 2022
Stories of people racing against time to solve a problem. Will they make it?
July 24, 2022
People who love summer camp say that non-camp people simply don't understand what's so amazing about it. We attempt to bridge this gap of misunderstanding between camp people and non-camp people.
July 17, 2022
We try something harder than anything we've ever tried before, by taking the random ideas that members of our own families have told us would be "perfect for the show," and turning them into actual stories.
July 10, 2022
An investigation into a very basic question about people: Are most of us bad or good?
July 3, 2022
The Supreme Court case that overturned Roe v. Wade began with a lawsuit filed by a Mississippi abortion clinic. On the day Roe was overturned, we were there. Stories from the center of this moment of history, the day it happened.
June 19, 2022
Getting from A to B via Z.
June 5, 2022
Kids navigating hairy situations all on their own, with no help from grown-ups.
May 29, 2022
Government isn’t doing much to prevent school shootings. So parents are jumping in: parents whose kids have died in mass shootings, in the wake of each shooting. They take practical, effective action — and they get results.