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Home of the Brave: new and old stories from "This American Life" contributor Scott Carrier.

Home of the Brave: new and old stories from "This American Life" contributor Scott Carrier.
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Home of the Brave: new and old stories from "This American Life" contributor Scott Carrier.

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English


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Tegucigalpa

2/4/2019
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Duration:00:17:15

Honduras Part One: A New Caravan

1/20/2019
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Some of the new caravan before departing from the bus station in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. January 14, 2019. Donate A single mom with kids waiting to leave from the bus station in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. January 14, 2019. He said he was too old to walk all the way to the United States, but would accompany the caravan to the border with Guatemala. January 14, 2019.

Duration:00:05:50

Tijuana

12/22/2018
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Ruth Pena and her daughter, from El Salvador, at the beach in Tijuana. That’s the border wall in the background. Donate The outfield at the ball park in Tijuana. Near second base at the ball park in Tijuana. Scar from eight bullets on the thigh of one of the Honduran men. Leaving the ball park. Standing in line for breakfast outside the ball park. Inside one of the Evangelical refuges in the hills surrounding Tijuana. Outside one of the Evangelical refuges in the hills surrounding...

Duration:00:19:28

Tijuana

12/21/2018
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Ruth Pena and her daughter Alisson from El Salvador at the beach in Tijuana. Donate The outfield of the ball park. Near second base. Leaving the ball park. Trinidad from Honduras inside a big tent at the baseball field.

Duration:00:19:18

Across the Desert

12/12/2018
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A sticker on one of the steel columns of the border wall south of Las Cruces, NM. Donate Another sticker on the wall,south of Las Cruces. Katie Davis and Molly Molloy at the wall south of Las Cruces.

Duration:00:13:56

Across the Desert

12/11/2018
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Sticker on the border wall south of Las Cruces, NM. Donate Katie Davis and Molly Molloy at the border wall south of Las Cruces, NM.

Duration:00:13:58

Casa del Migrante

12/4/2018
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At Casa del Migrante in Juarez, the wrists of Estela Magdalena Simon Esteban, 23 years old, and her three-year-old daughter, Zaida. These numbers are their place in line to apply for political asylum at the El Paso port of entry. Photo by Julian Cardona. Estela Magdalena Simon Esteban and her three-year old daughter, Zaida, at Casa del Migrante in Juarez, Chihuahua. After her husband crossed to the US without documents, a man made constant attempts of sexual assault against Estela and she...

Duration:00:10:58

No Solution

11/14/2018
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Immigrants crossing the border near Agua Prieta, Sonora, 2005. Photo by Julian Cardona. Welcome to Season Two of Home of the Brave. This is the first of a series about the US/Mexico border and the present immigration situation. For background, I replay an interview with Charles Bowden recorded just a couple hundred yards from the barbed wire fence separating the two countries in the spring of 2005. Donate Migrants from Mexico crossing into the United States at the Buenos Aires National...

Duration:00:17:05

End of Season One: A Walk On the Beach

5/8/2018
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I need to take a break so let's call this the end of season one. And I'd like to play the second story I produced for the show, an interview with Alex Chadwick. Thank you very much for your support. I'm going to turn off the subscription service (Pay Pal), but you can still donate and buy tee-shirts, tote bags, and patches. I hope to be back soon. Music: Slow Bicycle by Mum.

Duration:00:26:24

Rumble Strip: It's a Podcast

4/27/2018
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Erica Heilman produces Rumble Strip from her home in Calais, Vermont. I like it because I never know what she's going to do next. This is a satire about modern life in America. Donate

Duration:00:13:34

Lick the Crickets by Larry Massett

4/18/2018
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Collage by Charles Hope From following the news lately I feel like I don't know who to believe or who to trust, like I don't know what's going on or why and things are only going to get worse and there's nothing I can do about it. In times like this maybe surrealistic poetry and Dada make more sense than realism. Donate Collage by Charles Hope

Duration:00:27:31

Bear's Ears, Part Six: Industrial Tourism

3/31/2018
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Which is worse--a campground or an oil well? Donate

Duration:00:13:57

Bear's Ears, Part Five: Traditional Ecological Knowledge

3/14/2018
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Firewood in Monument Valley, collected on Cedar Mesa to heat Navajo homes. A story about the origin of the Bear's Ears proposal. Round River Conservation Studies website Donate

Duration:00:12:58

Bear's Ears, Part Four: The Hopi Way

2/28/2018
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Comb Wash A conversation with Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, Hopi elder. Donate

Duration:00:14:05

Bear's Ears, Part Three: The Sand Island Petroglyphs

2/13/2018
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From "Early Rock Art on the San Juan River" by Joe Pachak Donate From "Early Rock Art on the San Juan River" by Joe Pachak From "Early Rock Art on the San Juan River" by Joe Pachak From "Early Rock Art on the San Juan River" by Joe Pachak From "Early Rock Art on the San Juan River" by Joe Pachak

Duration:00:17:23

Bear's Ears, Part Two

1/29/2018
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Bear Ears Buttes in the background. Looking north from the top of Cedar Mesa, San Juan County, Utah. Elevation 7000 feet. A conversation with author Terry Tempest Williams about the source of the problem in the battle over public lands in southern Utah. Click here for a link to some of Terry's work. Music by Glenn Gould playing Bach's Goldberg Variations. Donate Bears Ears from the west. In the foreground is one of the many sandstone canyons draining Cedar Mesa. Elevation 5000...

Duration:00:10:03

Bear's Ears, Part One

1/16/2018
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Looking south towards the Navajo Reservation from the top of Cedar Ridge, Utah. The first in a series of reports about the controversy over public land in southern Utah, plus a story by radio genius Joe Frank, who passed away January 15, 2018. Donate

Duration:00:09:58

Two More Stories About Mountains

1/1/2018
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A stitched panorama of the Salt Lake valley, from the north end.

Duration:00:29:36

Ski Lesson

12/6/2017
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I don't know who took this photo, but it sure is a good one. Maybe it's Thor. Something to get your mind off the sorry state of affairs these days. You can make a one-time donation by Stripe, below, or hit the Pay Pal button in the menu bar to subscribe for as little as on dollar a month. Thanks for listening. Donate

Duration:00:08:53

The Bicycle Artist

11/22/2017
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One of Grant Petersen's personal bicycles. An interview with Grant Petersen of Rivendell Bicycles Works in Walnut Creek, California. Music: Slow Bicycle by Mum Donate One of Grant's Bridgestone bikes

Duration:00:14:21