Rivalries, Hotlines and the EPA - Lisa Jackson

“I remember that feeling of real responsibility, of really having a role in the community, that made me very proud.”

Photo by Renee Rosenstein

Rivalries, Hotlines and the EPA

A counselor at a suicide hotline intervenes with a caller, a couple takes an online wedding contest very seriously, a woman tries to resist comparing herself to her very fortunate sister, and the administrator for the EPA, Lisa Jackson, tells how the disaster in New Orleans shaped her as a civil servant.

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17:19
Perfect Moments

by Brian Finkelstein

A counselor at a suicide hotline intervenes with a caller.

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05:57
Wedding Jackpot

by Peter Story

A couple takes an online wedding contest very seriously.

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06:21
Triste

by Diane Kastiel

A woman tries to resist comparing herself to her very fortunate sister. 

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11:52
Environmental Engineering

by Lisa Jackson

The administrator of the EPA tells how the disaster in New Orleans shaped her as a civil servant. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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Peter Story

Peter falls for Megan in 3 minutes.

Peter proposes to Megan.

Peter Story Extra
Peter Story Extra 2

Peter and Megan’s dream wedding. Photos by Mint Photo Lounge.

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  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
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  • The Roots of Orchis - Fat, Furious and Fluffy
  • Tom McDermot & Evan Christopher - Estatico
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  • Tom McDermot & Evan Christopher - Magyar Sisters
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  • Alain Toussaint - West End Blues