Fathers and Children: Adventures, Joys, and Predicaments - Hst And Clifton

“I cannot apologize for my grandfather. I cannot apologize for my country.”

Fathers and Children: Adventures, Joys, and Predicaments

This hour is dedicated to Fathers — to having a father, to being one... And to celebrating the stories that Fatherhood provokes. Hosted by Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.


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05:29
Forgiven

by Karen Jones

Karen Jones discovers that her father’s lifelong depression is related to his time as a soldier at The Battle of the Bulge.

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07:44
Golf Clubbing

by Ed Gavagan

The screwball tale of the child of a tough drill sergeant who is injured on a Texas military base in the early 1970s.

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11:51
Beneath the Mushroom Cloud

by Clifton Truman Daniel

Clifton Truman Daniel joins bomb victims in Nagasaki. 

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05:04
Labor of Love

by Nestor Gomez

Nestor Gomez tries to teach his children about fiscal responsibility by putting them to work on a grueling job.  

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12:14
Three Months

by Glenn Rockowitz

Glenn Rockowitz gets harrowing news on the eve of the birth of his son. 

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Extras From This Episode

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Your co-hosts, Mason and Milo.

Dad Karen

Karen Jones and her father.

Hst And Clifton

Storyteller Clifton Truman Daniel (R) with his grandfather, Harry S. Truman (L).

Nestor Gomez Radio Extra With Son Geo

Nestor Gomez with his son Geo.

Nestor Gomez Radio Extra With Daughter Pinita

Nestor Gomez with his daughter Pinita.

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