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Episode 161: Show of Force

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During World War II, a massive recruitment effort targeted students from the top art schools across the country. These young designers, artists, and makers were being asked ...

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156: Coin Check

The United States Military is not known for being touchy-feely. There's not much hugging or head-patting, and superiors don't always have the authority to offer a serviceman a raise or promotion. When a ...

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Image Correspondence #20

2015 brought a bitterly cold February to much of the United States. This year, Chicago actually boasts its second coldest February in recorded history (the coldest ever was in 1875). Episode #93 of ...

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154: PDX Carpet

Portlanders have a tradition when visiting their airport: taking a picture of their feet. It's not to show off their shoes, but rather, what's under them. They are documenting ...

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Image Correspondence #19

In 2013 I was part of a project called Bull City Summer, in which a group of artists and writers were asked to make work at the Durham ...

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Image Correspondence #18

In episode #137, producer Sam Greenspan brings us a story about the invention of industrially-produced bread. It's a complicated history. As he concludes at the end of the episode, ...

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150: Under the Moonlight

In 1885, Austin, Texas was terrorized by a serial killer known as the Servant Girl Annihilator.  The murderer was never actually found, but he claimed eight victims, mostly black servant girls, all attacked in ...

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