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827: All the King's Horses

827: All the King's Horses

Update: 2024-03-2419
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The things we break and the ones we can't fix.

  • Prologue: Ira tells the stories of three things that broke–two of them in his own family. (8 minutes)
  • Act One: A teenage whiz kid invents a new toy for Milton Bradley. Then the trouble starts. (28 minutes)
  • Act Two: Reporter Dana Ballout sifts through a very long list—the list of journalists killed in the Israel-Hamas War—and comes back with five small fragments of the lives of the people on it. (10 minutes)
  • Act Three: A skateboarding legend makes a final attempt at a high-flying trick. (6 minutes)

Transcripts are available at thisamericanlife.org

Comments (8)

chris grant

Man theres a lot of russian/republican bots on here.

Apr 2nd
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POTUS 45, 46, & 47

BREAKING: Simon and Schuster withdraws contract for major book about Biden's presidency after lack of market interest

Mar 28th
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Joe Biden is a miserable failure

President Donald Trump - still wealthy. Womp womp, sorry leftists.

Mar 25th
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