This American Life on KTTZ-HD2
- Hosted by Ira Glass
What is This American Life? It's "like movies for radio." There's a theme to each episode of This American Life, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to describe!
Sunday, June 17, 2018 5:00pmA story about someone who's desperately trying – against long odds – to make it to the United States and become an American. Abdi is a Somali refugee living in Kenya and gets the luckiest break of his life: he wins a lottery that puts him on a short list for a U.S. visa. This is his ticket out. But before he can cash in his golden ticket, the police start raiding his neighborhood, targeting refugees. Abdi has a memoir out on Tuesday called "Call Me American." He's also going on a short book tour.
Sunday, June 10, 2018 5:00pmStories about people trying to learn something when no one is clear what the lesson is supposed to be.
Sunday, June 3, 2018 5:00pmStories of people starting over, sometimes because they want to, other times because they have to.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:00pmA security guard at the airport notices something going wrong on the tarmac, and takes it upon herself to fix it. It’s way harder than she expects.