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Survival (full episode)
State of the Human

Sometimes you have to keep your head down to stay alive. This is a show about playing the cello in the darkest hour, and returning to the site of the fire, and keeping your head down to stay alive. This is a show about what happens when the sun goes down, and when you get lost in the mall, and when you pick up the phone because you have nowhere left to turn. This is a show about the terrible and the beautiful. This is a show about survival. Producers: Jett Hayward, Bella Lazzareschi, Elisabeth Dee, Stephanie Niu, Cathy Wong, Dylan Cunningham, Hannah Nguyen, Jackson Roach, Melina Walling, Alec Glassford, Christy Hartman, Jake Warga, Sam Greenspan, and Jonah Willinghanz.

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Survival story 1: Santa Rosa
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After the Santa Rosa fires, Bella revisits her childhood home. Producer: Bella Lazzareschi Music: As Fast As You Can Happen, junior85

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Survival Story 2: The Brink
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What is it like to be LGBTQ+ in a Mormon community? Featuring: Kimberly Anderson, Dean Stonehocker Producer: Elisabeth Dee Music: Ambient Pad, Karma-Ron Melancholic Haze, FoolBoyMedia I’m Trying To Be Like Jesus, Emily Brown Love One Another, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Dark Water, Fathomless - Ambient, Podington Bear Calm Synthesizer, B, InspectorJ

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Survival Story 3: The Blue Time
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A psychologist searches for the secret to survival in a town where the sun doesn’t rise for 50 days. Featuring: Kari Liebowitz and Jonas Björklund Producers: Stephanie Niu, Jett Hayward Music: Sombra, Zé Trigueiros Soft Euphoria, Lee Rosevere Playmate, Podington Bear Everybody Wants Gold and a Mermaid, Tony Higgins Cylinder Three, Chris Zabriskie Cylinder Nine, Chris Zabriskie gaël, johnny_ripper Image: Stephanie Niu

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Survival Story 4: The Misinformation Effect
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Chris Coan remembers being lost in the mall, but we all have our stories. Featuring: Dr. James Coan, Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, Chris Coan Producer(s): Dylan Cunningham, Jett Hayward, Cathy Wong Music: (Title(s), Artist, Album. Plus links and permissions. And archival tape) bj.b (re:construction)_ remix by ono, -ono- An opener, Bitbasic Stealth Elk, Bitbasic Pattern 4 (Version 10), Cyan341 Datalinks (Line remix), Posthuman c, Gallery Six m, Gallery Six k, Gallery Six Upward, junior85 Action Discovery, Komiku may, SHOMOMOSE Archival Sound: Rewriting History, Out in the Open, CBC Radio Archival interview with Chris Coan provided by Jim Coan Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/onasill/4079449946/in/photolist-7dufkU-qNdEKD-ZxTcsg-RTYeCn-qe895W-aTYPnT-W3nU9t-dZf7fT-reYy1a-RwTKiQ-YDkXFY-jibATK-pVW5kX-Jtygez-21nZrGn-qBiqTf-WbX1TY-4AMz9q-pugoEs-p7y4iE-RQuHnK-hzSuBi-pyYHAZ-jibDT2-p1jZ5P-qyk9r4-YM3LZb-oexhCe-ne7cPY-5jrCUV-nQzE3A-qb8hxV-9Gykwb-24TPN4r-DbgG55-7g3dtM-jPwtD6-4vgr8D-X8c5Xn-6jhavh-neMiKM-kG4MQd-d7RgjU-roBTUN-JcWkkc-7kZYRb-8rC4wx-8zwChT-21RcQoK-FVbw72

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Survival Story 5: The Jane Collective
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In an era when abortion was illegal, a group of women took matters into their own hands. Featuring: Jeanne Galatzer-Levy, Martha Scott, Judith Arcana Producer: Hannah Nguyen Music: Universe in the Bath, Letmeknowyouanatole Illumination I, Letmeknowyouanatole Choose Another Way, Letmeknowyouanatole Weightlessness, Daniel Birch Absolutely Sweet Marie, Bob Dylan Archival Sound: Roe v. Wade, Oyez 1973 CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (1/22/73), CBS Third Presidential Debate Highlights | Trump, Clinton on Abortion, ABC News Speaker Ryan’s Remarks at the March for Life, Speaker Paul Ryan House’s 20-week abortion ban heads to the Senate, Fox News

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Survival Bonus: Archival Tape Compilation
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Compilation of Archival Sound on Survival The Survival episode contains a collection of found archival sounds. These pieces of tape, on the theme of survival, have themselves survived the passage of time. Preserved fragments of another time, they remind us that human beings have always been survivors. This is a standalone collection of those fragments of tape. IMAGE: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Graphophone1901.jpg Produced by Jackson Roach and Jett Hayward MUSIC CREDITS: Traumerei, Robert Schumann Op 15, Cello: Daniil Shafran Tinajero, Monplaisir, Unpredictable, junior85 hydroscope, Gallery Six Soliloquy Somatics, Myriadar Ray Ives, junior85 ARCHIVAL TAPE CREDITS: Anita Lasker-Wallfisch: playing in the orchestra at Auschwitz concentration camp, Oral History Curator’s Corner, The British Library Duck and Cover, Archer Productions, Archive.org James Baldwin: Living and Growing in a White World, Pacifica Radio Archives, Archive.org Kathleen Norris: on Surviving the 1906 San Franciso Earthquake and Fire, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley Helen Brook on giving birth during the Blitz, Pioneering Women Oral History Collection, The British Library Emperor Penguins in Antarctica, David Attenborough, BBC Planet Earth Wallace Quarterman and others singing “Jesus is a Rock”, Alan Lomax and Zora Neale Hurston’s Voices from the Days of Slavery, Library of Congress

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Speculation (full episode)
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What can we know about the future? And where do we look? We plan ahead by speculating. We can’t imagine not imagining the next hour, the next day, the next email. In this show we look at the nature of guessing, of predicting, and what that can tell us about the future. And the past. Host: Yue Li Producers: Chris Leboa, Cameron Tenner, Yue Li, Claudia Heymach, Noelle Chow, Sam Kargilis, Risa Cromer, Sam Greenspan Featuring: Corrie Dekkar, Julie Parsonnet, Julie Fogarty, Jeff Lindner, Jim Blackburn, Mark Beauregard, Kyla Schuller Story 1: Miner Threat Meet the last Bitcoin miners of Stanford. Producer: Sam Kargilis Music (from Free Music Archive): Curves, Jhhhzzr Story 2: Vanquishing Vaccines During the 2017-2018 flu season over 60 million Americans were infected with influenza and an estimated 50,000 died. Why has there been so much sickness when a vaccine does exist? Producer Chris LeBoa investigates the process and guesswork that goes into creating the flu shot each year and what is being done to take guesswork out of future vaccines. Producer: Chris LeBoa Featuring: Corrie Dekkar, Julie Parsonnet, Julie Fogarty Story 3: The Coming Storm In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Houstonians Yue and Claudia wonder how future storms can be predicted. And if they can be predicted, whose responsibility is it to protect Houston? Producers: Yue Li, Claudia Heymach, Noelle Chow Featuring: Jeff Lindner, Jim Blackburn Music (from freesound.org): vision- ambient gamelan by that jeff carter, Ambient Drone Solfeggio by Headphaze, Cosmos by pointpark cinema, cyclone hurricane hugo by solostud Story 4: My Dear Melville Herman Melville’s “great American novel,” Moby Dick, has fascinated, entertained, bored, and horrified audiences for the past 150 years, but … is Moby Dick gay? Was Herman Melville caught up in a same-sex-love affair? Producer Cameron Tenner searches for answers and learns about exploring queerness in the past. Producer: Cameron Tenner Featuring: Mark Beauregard, Kyla Schuller Music: Cylinder Five by Chris Zabriskie, Gentle Chase by Podington Bear, Skeptic by Podington Bear, Vanagon by Podington Bear, Little Black Cloud by Podington Bear, Waltz for an Imaginary Piano by Johnny Ripper, Lonesome by Podington Bear, Lucky Stars by Podington Bear, In My Head by Podington Bear, Sensitive by Podington Bear, Whaling Song by Paul Clayton

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Speculation: Story 1 - Miner Threat
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Meet the last Bitcoin miners of Stanford. Producer: Sam Kargilis Music (from Free Music Archive): Curves, Jhhhzzr

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Speculation: Story 2 - Vanquishing Vaccines
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During the 2017-2018 flu season over 60 million Americans were infected with influenza and an estimated 50,000 died. Why has there been so much sickness when a vaccine does exist? Producer Chris LeBoa investigates the process and guesswork that goes into creating the flu shot each year and what is being done to take guesswork out of future vaccines. Producer: Chris LeBoa Featuring: Corrie Dekkar, Julie Parsonnet, Julie Fogarty

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Speculation: Story 3 - The Coming Storm
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Houstonians Yue and Claudia wonder how future storms can be predicted. And if they can be predicted, whose responsibility is it to protect Houston? Producers: Yue Li, Claudia Heymach, Noelle Chow Featuring: Jeff Lindner, Jim Blackburn Music (from freesound.org): vision- ambient gamelan by that jeff carter, Ambient Drone Solfeggio by Headphaze, Cosmos by pointpark cinema, cyclone hurricane hugo by solostud

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Speculation: Story 4 - My Dear Melville
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Herman Melville’s “great American novel,” Moby Dick, has fascinated, entertained, bored, and horrified audiences for the past 150 years, but … is Moby Dick gay? Was Herman Melville caught up in a same-sex-love affair? Producer Cameron Tenner searches for answers and learns about exploring queerness in the past. Producer: Cameron Tenner Featuring: Mark Beauregard, Kyla Schuller Music: Cylinder Five by Chris Zabriskie, Gentle Chase by Podington Bear, Skeptic by Podington Bear, Vanagon by Podington Bear, Little Black Cloud by Podington Bear, Waltz for an Imaginary Piano by Johnny Ripper, Lonesome by Podington Bear, Lucky Stars by Podington Bear, In My Head by Podington Bear, Sensitive by Podington Bear, Whaling Song by Paul Clayton

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Caretaking (full episode)
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How do we take care of the past after it turns to ash? We visit with families digging through the rubble of their homes in Sonoma after the fires as they sift for memories. This episode asks how we care for people, and what to do if there's no obvious path to healing. Along the way, we meet a midwife, some worms, and a daughter caring for her mother and herself. Host: Claudia Heymach Producers: Claudia Heymach, Crystal Escolero, Emma Heath, Bella Lazzareschi, Helvia Taina, Sarah Jiang, Eileen Williams Featuring: Roshni Thachil, Ronnie Falcoa, Claire Mollard, Josh Weil Show music: "The Flight of the Lulu" by Possimiste Story 1: Midwife Crisis We don’t always think of caretaking in a professional terms, but for a homebirth midwife, the emotional and physical wellbeing of others is the whole job. Producer: Emma Heath Featuring: Ronnie Falcoa Story 2: From the Ashes We went to Sonoma County after the fires to help residents dig through the rubble of their homes. Along the way, we asked about what they took with them, what they wanted to take, and what they’re looking for now. Producers: Crystal Escolero, Helvia Taina, and Claudia Heymach Featuring: Claire Mollard and Josh Weil Story 3: Depression 1, 2, 3 Living with mental illness means living with the mysterious and mundane. Caretakers of loved ones with depression, anxiety or psychosis must come to grips with both sides, and resist the tug of their own demons in the process. This is an ongoing story about a mom, her daughter and the everyday work of love. Producers: Sarah Jiang and Eileen Williams Music: “Undersea Garden” and “Love Sprouts” by Podington Bear, "Tennessee Waltz" by Patti Page Show Image courtesy of Jake Warga

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Caretaking - Story 3: Depression 1, 2, 3 …
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Living with mental illness means living with the mysterious and mundane. Caretakers of loved ones with depression, anxiety or psychosis must come to grips with both sides, and resist the tug of their own demons in the process. This is an ongoing story about a mom, her daughter and the everyday work of love. Producers: Sarah Jiang and Eileen Williams Music: “Undersea Garden” and “Love Sprouts” by Podington Bear, "Tennessee Waltz" by Patti Page Image: “San Valentin 14” by Milan Rubio

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Caretaking - Story 1: Midwife Crisis
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We don’t always think of caretaking in a professional terms, but for a homebirth midwife, the emotional and physical wellbeing of others is the whole job. Producer: Emma Heath Featuring: Ronnie Falcoa

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Caretaking - Story 2: From the Ashes
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We went to Sonoma County after the fires to help residents dig through the rubble of their homes. Along the way, we asked about what they took with them, what they wanted to take, and what they’re looking for now. Producers: Crystal Escolero, Helvia Taina, and Claudia Heymach Featuring: Claire Mollard and Josh Weil Image courtesy of Jake Warga

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Immigrating - Story 4: Grace and Justin
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Grace and Justin send each other letters. Producers:​​ ​Cathy​ ​Wong and ​Kate​ ​Nelson Featuring:​​ ​Justin​ ​Hsuan and ​Grace Music: "When in the West," "Sage the Hunter," and "Drone Pine" by Blue Dot Sessions Image via Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tobiastoft/3704019043

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Immigrating - Story 5: ​Chinese​ ​Railroad​ ​Workers​
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The​ ​Central​ ​Pacific​ ​Railroad​ ​was​ ​completed​ ​in​ ​1869.​ ​150​ ​years​ ​later,​ ​we’re​ ​still​ ​searching for​ ​the​ ​stories​ ​of​ ​the​ ​people​ ​who​ ​laid​ ​out​ ​the​ ​tracks. Producer:​ ​​Yue​ ​Li Featuring:​​ ​Hilton​ ​Obenzinger,​ ​Barre​ ​Fong,​ ​Gordon​ ​Chang Key​ ​words:​ ​​Railroad,​ ​Central​ ​Pacific​ ​Railroad,​ ​California,​ ​history Music: "Everything Ends Here" by Johnny Ripper; "More Weather," "Waterbourne," "The Summit" by Blue Dot Sessions Image via Wikimedia: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Central_Pacific_Railroad#/media/File:Carleton_Watkins_(American_-_Trestle_on_Central_Pacific_Railroad_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

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Immigrating - Story 6: Solmaz
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Solmaz​ ​Sharif​ ​wants​ ​to​ ​have​ ​the​ ​conversation​ ​we’re​ ​avoiding. Producers:​​ ​Jackson​ ​Roach and Jett​ ​Hayward Featuring:​​ ​Solmaz​ ​Sharif Music: "c" and "m" by Gallery Six; "Krankenwagen im Stau" by rui; "Upward" and "It Moves Like A 500 Year Old Process" by junior85 Image via Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/aprillynn77/24111292/

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Immigrating - Story 7: Frankie​ ​and​ ​Francisco
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After​ ​immigrating​ ​from​ ​Mexico,​ ​Francisco​ ​Preciado​ ​Sr.​ ​gets​ ​a​ ​job​ ​as​ ​a​ ​groundskeeper​ ​at​ ​Stanford University.​ ​When​ ​his​ ​son,​ ​Francisco​ ​Preciado​ ​Jr.,​ ​applies​ ​to​ ​Stanford,​ ​they​ ​learn​ ​together​ ​what​ ​it​ ​means to​ ​carry​ ​on​ ​a​ ​family​ ​legacy​ ​in​ ​a​ ​new​ ​country. Producers:​​ ​Louis​ ​Lafair and​ ​Melina​ ​Walling Featuring:​​ ​Francisco​ ​Preciado​ ​Sr.​ ​and​ ​Francisco​ ​Preciado​ ​Jr. Music: "An opener" by Bitbasic, "motion (johnny_ripper remix)" by noah, Selbstheilend by rui, "Pomp and Circumstance" by Edward Elgar and Miguel Flores Image courtesy of Francisco Preciado Jr.

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