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Mano a Mano

Posted January 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Cuts and bruises, pure good and pure evil, life and death…

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Nature Boy

Posted January 7, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]
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The story of a man so ahead of his time he was out of sync with the world.

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Joe Frank: A True Hollywood Story

Posted December 27, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

In an attempt to advance his career in Hollywood, a screenwriter finds himself implausibly in Auschwitz. As his film project  — which has nothing to do with the infamous death camp — implodes, the screenwriter sees his life unraveling on a revolving road to nowhere.

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This episode was produced by Joe Frank and written in collaboration with Michael Meloan. It was mixed by Ray Guarna, …

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Extended Family

Posted December 24, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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There’s a house in Oakland where dozens of people have lived for decades… even though most of them have been dead for years.

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From La Burbuja: Broke at the Border

Posted December 23, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

“The last day when we got to TJ, Tijuana, my dad didn’t have very much money, ” Celia describes her journey to the states.

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An Afternoon of Stories from KCRW’s Independent Producer Project

Posted December 20, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Some of our favorite stories of 2013, produced for KCRW by independent radio artists.

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Anniversary Episode: Strangers Revisited

Posted December 20, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

An online dater finds love after 16 years, and an exonerated prisoner goes to see the former District Attorney.

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Saying Goodbye to Hollywood Park

Posted December 20, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
And they’re off! Horse and jockeys take off from the starting gates at Hollywood Park.
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After 75 years, Hollywood Park, the horse racing track in Inglewood will run its final live race on Dec. 22. Independent producer David Weinberg has this look back on its history, and the characters who have filled its stands over the years, for KCRW’s Which Way, LA?

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From La Burbuja: Devi Ramirez

Posted December 16, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

A seven-year-old girl crosses the border and is left alone when “la migra” comes.

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Family Justice

Posted December 10, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

Two stories about crime hitting close to home. A man’s evil plan takes an ironic turn and a Brooklyn dad launches an investigation into the case of his kid’s stolen dog.