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    • The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers
    • By: Jim Dwyer, Kevin Flynn
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
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    At 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001, 14,000 people were inside the twin towers; reading e-mails, making trades, eating croissants at Windows on the World. Over the next 102 minutes, each would become part of a drama for the ages, one witnessed only by the people who lived it, until now.

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    • Stellar Reporting; Ages Well With Time

    • By Gillian on 03-06-15

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    • Actual Innocence

    • By: Barry Scheck, Peter Neufeld, Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Michael Boatman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
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    A nightmare from a thousand B-movies: A horrible crime is committed in your neighborhood, and the police knock on your door. A witness swears you are the perpetrator; you have no alibi, and no one believes your declarations of innocence. You are convicted, sentenced to hard time in a maximum-security prison, or even death row. Actual Innocence examines this real-life nightmare.

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    • Great book, bad recording.

    • By James on 02-05-09

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    • In the Name of Science, a Faceoff, in a Queens Parking Lot

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "In the Name of Science, a Faceoff, in a Queens Parking Lot" is from the May 19, 2016, Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • A 1964 Lesson in Fake News Still Applies

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The most popular video produced last year by RT, the Russian government’s primary international television outlet, was titled, “How 100% of the Clintons’ 2015 ‘Charity’ Went to ... Themselves.”

    Untrue in general and in its specifics, the video was seen 7 million times on social media platforms, according to a report issued last week by federal intelligence authorities.

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    • How Poverty Keeps Hurting Young Minds

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "How Poverty Keeps Hurting Young Minds" is from the May 4, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • More Awesome Than Money

    • Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook
    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Their idea was simple. Four NYU undergrads wanted to build a social network that would allow users to control their personal data instead of surrendering it to big businesses like Facebook. They called it Diaspora. In days they raised $200,000, and reporters, venture capitalists, and the digital community's most legendary figures were soon monitoring their progress. But as the months passed and the money ran out, the Diaspora Four fell victim to errors, bad decisions, and their own hubris.

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    • Slashers’ Work Ruins Shoes Discarded at a Nike Store

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Many retailers will destroy garments that cannot be sold in order to prevent expensive brand-name products from entering society at low or no cost. Some companies simply do not want their products — or even knockoffs of their goods — to be worn by people who are obviously unable to afford them.

    "Slashers’ Work Ruins Shoes Discarded at a Nike Store" is from the January 27, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • She Faced Cuomo and Got Clemency. He Got ‘a Sense of Her Soul.’

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Governors do not normally — if ever — have private visits with prisoners.

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    • Ali Fans Pay Homage to Their Local Hero

    • By: Ken Belson, Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Ali Fans Pay Homage to Their Local Hero" is from the June 10, 2016, Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Ken Belson and Jim Dwyer and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Corruption in New York: A History

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Corruption in New York: A History" is from the April 19, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Another Murderer Crazed by Color, This Time Met by Silence

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Draped in the clouds of his white spacesuit, James Harris Jackson, 28, trim light hair above a shaved, doughy face, was led in handcuffs out of a police station house in midtown Manhattan Thursday morning, then driven downtown for his arraignment.

    "Another Murderer Crazed by Color, This Time Met by Silence" is from the March 24, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • A False Conviction Is Overturned, but the System That Allowed It Remains

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "A False Conviction Is Overturned, but the System That Allowed It Remains" is from the September 8, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • For Years, New York City Spent $300 an Hour Looking for $5,000

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Who could have guessed that a single City Council race would turn into an elephantine criminal inquiry that dragged on for years, at enormous cost, to absolutely no point whatsoever?

    "For Years, New York City Spent $300 an Hour Looking for $5,000" is from the March 07, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Honey, Soap and Towels: Signs of Welcome a Refugee Family Won’t See

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Syrian family bound for Connecticut had been living in Jordan since leaving Syria in 2013, said Ghassan Atohmashli, a distant cousin who lives in West Haven, Connecticut, and provided a valuable credential in the U.S. approval process: a family tie.

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    • No Stranger to Marital Strife, Giuliani Wags a Finger at the Clintons

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "No Stranger to Marital Strife, Giuliani Wags a Finger at the Clintons" is from the September 29, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • In a Race to Save a Man on the Tracks, a Reminder of What's Good in the World

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "In a Race to Save a Man on the Tracks, a Reminder of What's Good in the World" is from the June 14, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • After Schneiderman’s Fall, It’s Business as Usual in Albany

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Position open: New York state attorney general.

    "After Schneiderman’s Fall, It’s Business as Usual in Albany" is from the May 09, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Mammoth Step in the Pursuit of Illicit Ivory Sales

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The windows of the gallery and the floors of its aisles are lined with animals, in herds and singly. Lions. Giraffes. Monkeys. And elephants, bulls, cows and calves. Most were cast from poured metal.

    "A Mammoth Step in the Pursuit of Illicit Ivory Sales" is from the March 30, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Dwyer and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Remembering a City Where the Smog Could Kill

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Once upon a time, you could touch the air in New York. It was that filthy. No sensible person would put a toe in most of the waterways.

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    • Christie, Still Shadowed by Bridge Scandal, Is Welcomed by ‘Fine-Tuned Machine’

    • By: Jim Dwyer
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The governor later revealed that after the president said Christie could order whatever he liked, Trump insisted that they both have meatloaf.

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