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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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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. 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

Bears 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

Bears 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, 2017. 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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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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A Rivendell Atlantis, rivbike,com 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

War of the Worlds

10/30/2017
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This is a Halloween special for people who have not heard the original 1938 CBS broadcast.

Duration:01:01:03

Basin and Range

10/22/2017
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Donate

Duration:00:18:30

NFL Sunday

9/29/2017
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A short commentary on the protests. Donate

Duration:00:06:29

The Continental Divide, Part Two

7/7/2017
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I try it again, this time with some respect. The music at the end is a North Vietnamese boys' choir, a recording given to me by Alex Chadwick. Donate

Duration:00:37:10

The Continental Divide

6/16/2017
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The top of the highway through Rocky Mountain National Park. The day before it snowed three inches. Donate

Duration:00:09:24

The Green River

5/26/2017
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Paul Brennan, Creighton King, and myself at the Green River Lakes in the summer of 1991. I thought, considering the recent mind-fuck of news, it would be good to play a relaxing story. This is a re-run from a couple summers ago, although I originally produced it in 1991 for Weekend All Things Considered. Donate

Duration:00:28:20

Trump's Wall, Part One

4/6/2017
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The Rio Grande in Bend Bend Ranch State Park, Texas, just west of Big Bend National Park. The first part of a series about the proposed wall along the border. A visit to Big Bend National Park. Music: Down By the River by Neil Young Donate The Rio Grande near Lajitas, Texas.

Duration:00:11:42

Standing Rock, Part Three

12/19/2016
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Thousands of veterans join the Water Protectors, and the Army Corps of Engineers denies the permit for the pipeline to go under the Missouri River. Music: One Monkey by Gillian Welch Arikara headress. Donate A peaceful demonstration on Highway 1806, next to the Oceti Sakowin camp. Ladonna Brave Bull Allard Celebrating after the Army Corps announcement. Monday, December 5th, the blizzard begins. The front entrance to the Oceti Sakowin camp. On Highway 1806, with the bridge in the...

Duration:00:19:08

The Road

9/7/2016
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I-80, Wyoming Donate I-10, Texas I-10, Texas Hullet, Wyoming Donate

Duration:00:24:37

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