2007 TCF Winners - Third Coast Festival
The Search for Edna Lavilla
In 1942, Edna Lavilla Haynes died from a backyard abortion. After her death Edna was never mentioned again. Produced by Eurydice Aroney and Sharon Davis for Radio Eye, Australia, 2007
The Ground We Lived On
The Ground We Lived On documents the loving relationship between journalist Adrian Nicole LeBlanc and her father, Adrian Leon LeBlanc, in the last months of his life. Produced by Sarah Kramer for All Things Considered, USA, 2007
The Dead Can't Do You Nothin
Producer Katie Mingle narrates her quest to find ghosts in a "pauper's graveyard" in New Orleans. Produced by Katie Mingle for Center for Documentary Studies, USA, 2007
How do we deal with dying? Most of us look away, but in the case of the Zagar family, they look closer. Produced by Lu Olkowski for Radiolab, USA, 2007
Don't Hang Up 2: Nightlines
Would you pick up a ringing payphone and share your life with a complete stranger? Alan Dein hopes so. Produced by Mark Burman and Alan Dein for BBC Radio 4, UK, 2007
Before the War It Was the War
In the 2006 conflict between Hezbollah and the state of Israel, one man took it upon himself to "resist with his pen," to bear witness for his people and bring the world, in his words, "the real news from Beirut.? Produced by Anna Burns for Street...
American Icons: The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald?s tale of old money, new money, drinking, and adultery - a thin little book that critics panned - is still the best novel about the American Dream and its discontents. Produced by Emily Botein for Studio 360, USA, 2007
A Fragile Son
Surjit Sachdev grew up in a conservative family in India. Surjit?s father was an engineer, and he?s an engineer, but the family tradition ended when Surjit's son was born with a severe mental disability. Produced by Carma Jolly and Surjit Sachdev for...
2007 TC Audio Luminary: Peter Leonhard Braun
The Third Coast Audio Luminary Award is presented annually to an individual who is greatly admired for his or her significant and ongoing contributions to the field of radio. Hats off to the 2007 Audio Luminary - widely esteemed producer, teacher, and...
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