We Want Your Stories for "This Week"

Jun 6, 2013

Hello Listeners!

We're once again gearing up for a "This Week" show, where we tackle the week's news in our own way, far from the TV cameras and the standard headlines. We'll cover stories very big and very small. The big ones will be more topical, and therefore easier for us to find. But for the smaller ones, we need your help.

Carnegie Hall: Sunday!

May 28, 2013

Ira writes:

This Sunday our contributor Mike Birbiglia is doing the last performance of his one-man show My Girlfriend's Boyfriend, after a long New York run and over a year of touring.

Note about "Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde"

May 14, 2013

Sarah Koenig here. After our show "Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde" aired, we got some emails about the way I discussed Huntington's Disease in the story. Just to remind you: The story was about a beloved family doctor, Vince Gilmer, who brutally killed his own father.

Scion "Motivate" Winners

May 13, 2013

One of the underwriters on our show, the car company Scion, has a promotion called Motivate, inviting entrepreneurs to submit one-minute videos describing business ideas. Scion chose ten winners to each receive a cash prize, a Scion and access to business mentors.

"What Happened at Dos Erres" Wins Overseas Press Club Awards

Apr 24, 2013

Our episode "What Happened at Dos Erres," an investigation into a massacre in Guatemala in the 1980s, has won two awards from the

Please Donate to Support Our Free Podcast and Streaming

Apr 15, 2013

4/22 UPDATE: We have met our goal, covering the cost of podcast bandwidth for the year. Any additional donations will help us produce stories. Thank you to everyone who donated!

First Lady Michelle Obama to visit Harper High School

Apr 10, 2013

We just learned that First Lady Michelle Obama will visit students and counselors at Harper High School today, after addressing a meeting to address youth violence in Chicago hosted by mayor Rahm Emanuel.