Tuesday, April 22

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The scientists working to free those trapped between life and death.

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Why some immigrants can never escape their parents’ battles.

Monday, April 21

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On the fast food workers of St. Louis.

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On the future of Iraq.

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Finding peace and quiet in the high Canadian Arctic.

Previously: The Longform Guide to Silence.

Sunday, April 20

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The story of Rubin “Hurricane” Carter’s exoneration.

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One man's transition from military to civilian life.

Previously: Eli Saslow on the Longform Podcast.

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A small town in Upstate New York, and one family in particular, endures a five-year string of car accidents, suicides, and murders.

Saturday, April 19

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An essay on Beyoncé and her fans.

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On the appearance of an angel.

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A conversation with the author of Calvin and Hobbes.

Friday, April 18

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Investigating the burning of ancient books by rebels in Timbuktu.