Each week, a new theme and a variety of stories on that theme. Hosted by Ira Glass. This American Life. TAL focuses on a different theme each week and tells a variety of mostly true stories around that theme. Airs Fridays at 7 p. She thought the story was about segregation and inequality in public schools.
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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2. Another 2. Listen on Apple Podcasts. She thought the story was about segregation and inequality in public schools. But the more she looked into it, the more she realized she was witnessing something else. She was seeing the inordinate power of white parents at this school. As China's new national security law tightens its control over Hong Kong, we return to our episode about last fall's anti-government protests and check in to see how people are responding.
Years ago, producer ChanaJoffe-Walt started reporting a story that she thought was about school segregation. But the more she looked into it, the more she realized it was actually about the inordinate power of white parents. On the radio this weekend: Chana Joffe-Walt investigates one school's history and puts a name to the unnamed force that so often gets in the way of improving our public schools. Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Email or Phone Password Forgot account? See more of This American Life on Facebook. Log In.