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This American Life
Today at 12:00pm
Repeats at 9:00pm
Words can seem so puny and ineffective sometimes. On this show, stories in which ordinary people make last ditch efforts to get through to their loved ones, using a combination of small talk and not-so-small talk.
Today at 2:00pm
Repeats at midnight
What decides the course of our lives? Is it individual force of will, or fate? If destiny isn't written in the stars, could it be written in our genes? In this hour, kids struggle to resist marshmallows, with big implications, and more.
Today at 4:00pm
This presidential election is the first since the Supreme Court gutted historic voter rights protections. Reveal examines the impact of state laws that rushed in to fill the void. Are they fighting fraud or changing election outcomes?
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