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2004 TCF Winners - Third Coast Festival

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Award winning documentaries from the 2004 Third Coast International Audio Festival.

Award winning documentaries from the 2004 Third Coast International Audio Festival.


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Award winning documentaries from the 2004 Third Coast International Audio Festival.




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Thirteen Ways

Writer Sam Swope visits a class of restless, imaginative 11-year-olds in Queens, New York, where he embraces the challenge of teaching them Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird. Produced by Pejk Malinovski for The Next Big Thing, USA, 2004


The Few Who Stayed: Defying Genocide in Rwanda

Weaving together archival footage, new interviews and personal recordings, The Few Who Stayed: Defying Genocide in Rwanda presents a unique look at the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Produced by Michael Montgomery and Stephen Smith for Weekend Edition Saturday, USA, 2004


Perfect Hearing

Nubar Alexanian and his 14-year-old daughter Abby examine how his tinnitus and her hearing loss have affected their lives and shaped their relationship. Produced by Nubar Alexanian, Abby Alexanian, and Jay Allison for Transom.org, USA, 2004


Legs, Hope, and Water

Traditionally a country of emigration, Greece is now a destination for immigrants and refugees seeking to enter Europe. Produced by Peggy Giakoumelos and Lea Redfern for Radio Eye, Australia, 2004


Joseph Shabalala: In His Own Words

The vision for Ladysmith Black Mambazo came to Joseph Shabalala in a dream in four-part harmony. Produced by David Schulman and Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr for All Things Considered, USA, 2004


In So Many Words

Stephen Goff's life changed dramatically after a stroke left him with aphasia. Previously an outspoken father and salesman, the condition reduced his vocabulary to just a few words. Produced by Teresa Goff for The Sunday Edition, CBC, Canada, 2004


Hard to Say

State park ranger Ed Werler lives alone in a quiet, isolated area of Maine. At the age of 90, Ed reflects on his second marriage, revealing a relationship characterized by love, loyalty, and uncertainty. Produced by Bente Birkland for The Next Big Thing, USA, 2004


All My Stuff in Bags

When Daniel Sosa turned 18, his father kicked him out of the house for being gay. Daniel describes the night he was forced to leave, the struggles he faces as a high school student living on his own, and his desire to return home again. Produced by Amy Drozdowska-McGuire and Hillary Frank for Chicago Matters, Chicago Public Radio, USA, 2004


The 2004 TCF Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Susan Stamberg

The Third Coast Festival Lifetime Achievement Award (now known as the 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 2004 recipient, Susan Stamberg. Produced by Susan Stamberg for Third Coast Festival, USA, 2004