Too Long Didn't Listen

Too Long Didn't Listen

We're a podcast about great podcasts and the people who make them from National Public Radio member stations around the country.

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February 3, 2022 26 min

Sarah Jane Tribble is a journalist with Kaiser Health News who grew up an hour away from Fort Scott, Kan. Not even 20 years after the opening of a gleaming new hospital there, it closed. People in Fort Scott lost healthcare, workers lost jobs and Tribble saw a story. In this episode of TLDL, we talk with Tribble about her reporting for the podcast “Where it Hurts,” produced in a partnership between Kaiser Health News and St. Louis ...

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Asians make up just 3½ percent of the population in Fargo, N.D., and people of Chinese descent are a smaller slice of that. Annie Prafcke is a native of China adopted as an infant by a single white woman in Fargo. From an early age, Prafcke was aware of her otherhood, but only in the past couple years did she hit upon the idea of exploring her experiences through a podcast. She produced a three-part series in partnership with Prair...

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January 13, 2022 28 min

Think about the U.S.-Mexico border. What comes to mind? Your thoughts are likely different than those from the people who produce the “Port of Entry” podcast from KPBS in San Diego. They think about the personal stories that connect both sides—of love, hope, struggle and survival—of people's lives shaped around the border fence. Today's guests today three-quarters of the creative team with  “Port of Entry”—writer and produc...

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January 13, 2022 26 min

Here's a stunning and sobering statistic: In 2021, there were 249 school shootings in the U.S. That’s more than twice the highest total in any previous year going back to the first tracking of school shootings in 1970. All of these incidents make headlines. But what about shootings that never happen, that only reach the point of a serious threat? A team from Vermont Public Radio dug deep into one such episode that reverberated ...

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January 13, 2022 22 min

The popular narrative about the Civil War is white men in the North freed enslaved people in the South. But a podcast from Virginia Public Media tells a deeper story. “Seizing Freedom,” which has just launched its second season, spotlights Black Americans who fought for, designed and defined their own freedom. Our guests are Kelly Jones, a freelance member of the podcast development team with Virginia Public Media, and Ronald Young...

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January 13, 2022 23 min

In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Since then, 16 more states have legalized it. But Ann Marie Awad, a producer with Colorado Public Radio and our guest today, noticed that legalization opens up all kinds of concerns around equity, ethics, economics and health.  Awad is the founding producer of “On Something,” a Colorado Public Radio podcast exploring the politica...

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