This American Life

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If you want to hunt for voter fraud, come to North Carolina. Not because there's so much evidence of it here, but because after November's election the hunt for it was so intense. And that's exactly what This American Life's Zoe Chace did in a recent episode. Her focus: Bladen County. 

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Ira Glass, the host of This American Life, is coming to Charlotte Saturday. His show is known for its powerful emotional content and distinct narrative storytelling. He’s bringing his radio show to the Belk Theater stage with a twist.

Glass spoke to WFAE’s Sarah Delia in an interview we’d like to call three acts, two radio people, and one interview.

A Conversation With Ira Glass

Sep 28, 2011

Ira Glass This American Life host Ira Glass visits Charlotte on Sunday as part of WFAE's 30th anniversary celebration. He'll be at the Blumenthal's Belk Theater at 7 p.m. WFAE's Scott Graf spoke to Glass about what the audience can expect, and the effect This American Life has had on public radio. Ira Glass Discusses Georgia Story That Evoked Judge's Ire "For a long time, one of our big problems in getting stations to pick up the show was to simply explain to them what we were doing," Glass recalls. In fact, NPR rejected the show for distribution. NPR's loss turned into Public Radio International's gain.