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    • Working in America

    • The Best of Studs Terkel's Working Tapes
    • By: Studs Terkel
    • Narrated by: Joe Richman
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Original Recording
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    In the early 1970s, author and radio host Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result was the best-selling book Working. The great interviewer of his day, Terkel celebrated the uncelebrated, and Working elevated the stories of ordinary people and their daily lives. Here is the complete audio documentary as broadcast by NPR, plus exclusive bonus interviews and commentary.

    Regular price: $11.86

    • Mandela: An Audio History

    • Commemorative Edition
    • By: Nelson Mandela
    • Narrated by: Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, Joe Richman
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    The series weaves together more than 50 first-person interviews with an unprecedented collection of archival sound: a rare recording of the 1964 trial that resulted in Mandela's life sentence; a visit between Mandela and his family secretly taped by a prison guard; marching songs of guerilla soldiers; government propaganda films; and pirate radio broadcasts from the African National Congress (ANC).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By B. Lauer on 12-03-17

    Regular price: $11.86

    • The Sonic Memorial Project

    • A National Collaboration
    • By: The Kitchen Sisters
    • Narrated by: Paul Auster, Jay Allison, Joe Richman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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    The Sonic Memorial Project is a collection of radio stories and audio artifacts commemorating the life and history of the World Trade Center and its neighborhood.

    Regular price: $10.95

    • Teenage Diaries: Then and Now

    • By: Joe Richman, Radio Diaries
    • Narrated by: Joe Richman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    Since 1996 the Teenage Diaries series has given tape recorders to young people around the country. They conduct interviews, keep audio journals, and record the sounds of daily life - usually collecting more than 30 hours of raw tape over the course of a year, edited into documentaries airing on NPR's All Things Considered.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • My So Called Lungs

    • By: Joe Richman, Laura Rothenberg
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Joe Richman, Laura Rothenberg
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Laura Rothenberg is 21 years old, but, as she likes to say, she already had her mid-life crisis a couple of years ago; and even then it was a few years late. Laura has cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and other organs. People with CF live an average of 30 years. Producer Joe Richman gave Laura a tape recorder. Laura kept an audio diary of her battle with the disease and her attempts to lead a normal life with lungs than often betrayed her. Laura died on March 20, 2003.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Contenders

    • America's Most Original Presidential Candidates
    • By: Joe Richman
    • Narrated by: Joe Richman
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    The arduous, often unpredictable journey to the US presidency has attracted some of the most unique characters in history. With "unusual" presidential candidates grabbing headlines for the foreseeable future, Contenders shines a welcome spotlight on individuals who felt inspired to offer their uncommon perspectives and special talents to lead the nation.

    • America's Most Original Presidential Candidates
    • By: Joe Richman
    • Narrated by: Joe Richman
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Release date: 05-24-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $11.86

    • Gibtown

    • By: Joe Richman
    • Narrated by: Lisa Simeone, Joe Richman
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Gibsonton, Florida is the retirement and off-season home for hundreds of carnival and circus show people. Called "Gibtown" by many of its residents, the town was at one time considered the oddest place is America. You could walk into any restaurant and find the World's Only Living Half Girl sipping coffee with her 8 foot 4 inch husband, Giant Al. They, along with the Lobster Man, Alligator Skin Man and the Monkey Girl, among others, made their living touring with carnival sideshows.

    Regular price: $3.95