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Live From Dayton Extras

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Veterans Day Special 2014

A special Veterans Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. This special hour is hosted by The Moth's Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Mike Scotti finds new meaning after returning from active duty in the Middle East.

Dawn Seymour becomes part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), training young men stateside to enter WWII overseas.

Bill Krieger tucks his daughter in at night before being deployed to Iraq.

William Cole serves as a radio operator in the 93rd Infantry Division, a segregated unit, in the South Pacific.

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Howlin' at the Moon: Kathleen McKitty Harris & Michael Walz extras

This week, we celebrate Halloween and the full moon with two stories about intuition and connecting with the other side. Happy Halloween and have a blessed Samhain! For more information about voting, head to themoth.org

Hosted by: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Kathleen McKitty Harris, Michael Walz

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Past Tense, Future Perfect extras

In this hour, moments and memories that mold the future. Life or death choices made in an instant, bygone mistakes, and letting go of grudges and guilt. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Julie Pryor is tasked with driving on the [infamously] dangerous Alaskan Haul Road.

A pregnant Madeleine Berenson endures harassment and discrimination from her employer.

Michael Fischer risks his life for a bag of pretzels.

Carol Seppilu finds a unique way to brave her depression. 

Airdate: 10/27/20

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Decisions, Decisions - Jill Chenault & Harjeet Kapor

This week, two stories and two choices. This episode is hosted by Aleeza Kazmi.

Storytellers: Jill Chenault, Harjeet Kapoor

Airdate: 10/23/20

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I See You extras

In this hour, stories about clarity and perspective. Seeing one another, feeling seen, and seeing oneself with the veil lifted. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Rae Wynn-Grant's perspective on America shifts while studying wildlife in Africa.

Angelica Lindsey-Ali makes Hajj while 8 months pregnant.

Grace Topinka joins a new friend for spa day.

Zakiya Minifee is determined to not be "that American" during a trip abroad.

Josh Holland meets his birth mother at 39.

Airdate: 10/6/20

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Kathi Kinnear Hill: But I Just Might

This week, Kathi Kinnear Hill has hard conversations on the campaign trail. This week’s episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Jon Goode. 

Hosted by: Jon Goode

Storyteller: Kathi Kinnear Hill

Airdate: 9/18/20

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All Together Now​: ​Fridays with The Moth​ - Dante Jackson & Ivan Kuraev extras

This week, two stories of childhood trials and tribulations. This episode is hosted by Aleeza Kazmi.

Hosted by: Aleeza Kazmi

Storytellers: Dante Jackson & Ivan Kuraev

This is our last episode of All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth. We hope you’ve enjoyed this summer series. Remember to visit our website for all the prompts from each episode.

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The Games We Play extras

In this hour: win, lose or draw! Stories of competition and play. Family pranks, high school Latin, college track, and the need for approval. This episode is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Joey Garfield is invited to play with the cool kids. 

Tod Kelly seeks justice for a decades-old prank. Romy Negrin and her Latin Club compete in the highest division.

Tahmin Ullah risks her relationship with her mom when she takes up running. 

Abhishek Shah hatches a plan to win over his fiancée's family.

Airdate: 9/1/20

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Changes of Heart

In this hour, stories of shifting perspectives, new outlooks, and realizations that shake our foundations. A mother receives unexpected news, a teen learns the true power of a word, and a prisoner gets a visit from his father. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Andrea Collier finds out what happens when her life goes off-script.

Damon Young questions his sense of self based on the power of a racial slur.

Huwe Burton relies on his father's support while serving time for a crime he didn't commit.

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Voicing Tough Truths Extras

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Regrets, I’ve Had a Few

In this hour stories of hindsight being 20/20: a lie goes too far, a haircut veers off course, dreams are lost to time, and one bold move with no regrets attached! This episode is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Alfonso Lacayo gets a bad haircut.

Noreen King's fib goes too far.

David Watson Mwabila questions his culture's perception of disability.

Megan McNally makes an assumption about her grandmother.

Nadia Hakim remembers her last time in Iran.  Robert Hallett gets a call from NASA.

Airdate: 8/4/20

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All Together Now​: ​Fridays with The Moth​ - Nina McConigley extras

This week, Nina connects to her heritage through tradition. This episode of All Together Now is hosted by Aleeza Kazmi, a former Assistant Producer and alumna of the EDU program at The Moth. You can find the prompts for this week’s episode on our website, themoth.org.

Hosted by: Aleeza Kazmi

Storyteller: Nina McConigley

Airdate: 7/31/2020

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Sword Fight, Hip Hop, Amnesia, Berlin extras

In this hour, a heartbroken woman has a wish come true; a homeowner gets an unwanted surprise; a struggling temp remembers his glory days; a foreigner witnesses history. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Cole Kazdin dreams of forgetting her past.

Simon Bill's love for antique swords proves useful.

Chenjerai Kumanyika becomes a hip hop star.

James Shuter finds himself in Germany near the Cold War's end.

Airdate: 7/28/20

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Hope Wade extras

This week, a story about a life-changing bet. This episode of All Together Now is hosted by Hanna Campbell, The Moth’s Senior Manager of the Education Department

Storyteller: Hope Wade

Hosted by: Hanna Campbell

Airdate: 7/17/20

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Vin Shambry extras

This week, a story of childhood freedom. This week’s episode of All Together Now is hosted by Amanda Garcia, the Associate Producer for the Mothworks program at The Moth.

Hosted by: Amanda Garcia

Storyteller: Vin Shambry

Airdate: 7/3/20

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Play It Again, SLAM! extras

In this hour, stories from The Moth's SLAM Showcase - a night of storytelling do-overs for tales from The Moth's archives that needed slight tweaks or a second chance. Standing out or fading away, chance encounters, and the importance of food. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Gabby Shea wants to impress her boyfriend's family with her macaroni and cheese.

Jon Novick reveals what his every day existence is like as a Little Person in New York City.

Annie Tan has trouble connecting with her father across a language barrier and physical distance.

Carl Banks draws upon his past to help a desperate young man on a bridge.

Anoush Froundijian is cast in a bit part in the Armenian version of Beauty and the Beast.

Wendy Paige encounters a racist classmate in her new school.

Airdate: 6/30/2020

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