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Boston Calling Episode guide

  1. Boston Uncommon

    How Boston has changed in the aftermath of last year’s Marathon bombings

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

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  2. Best Intentions

    The story of a ball designed to revolutionise the way the world’s poor light their homes

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

  3. A Rebel’s Ride

    Why the Toyota Hilux truck is coveted by every insurgent group from Syria to Afghanistan

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

  4. Motivations and Murder

    Could solving a triple murder case have prevented last year’s Boston Marathon bombings?

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2014

  5. Military (In)justice

    What matters more to the US military: protecting its image, or preventing sexual assault?

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2014

  6. Meaningful Words

    How President Ronald Reagan learned the valuable Russian proverb, 'Trust, but verify'

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2014

  7. The Resilient Spirit

    The new film exploring Afghanistan's post-Taliban photo revolution

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2014

  8. Russian Departures

    A gay Russian who fears persecution at home seeks asylum - and a new life - in the US

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2014

  9. Classroom Diplomacy

    American professors reach out to help a Chinese colleague who fears for his job

    First broadcast: 22 Feb 2014

  10. A Church on Every Corner

    The Nigerian pastor who has come to America to 'plant churches like Starbucks'

    First broadcast: 15 Feb 2014

  11. Snow, Slaves, Shoes and Gary Shteyngart

    How climate change might make it harder to find future Winter Olympics host cities

    First broadcast: 08 Feb 2014

  12. Immigrant Faces

    Why foreign video-gamers now have the same rights as professional athletes in the US

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2014

  13. Fish, France and Forgeries

    Fears that radiation-contaminated fish from Fukushima is turning up in US markets

    First broadcast: 25 Jan 2014

  14. Unusual Things, Unlikely Places

    Islam gains a foothold in traditionally Catholic Latino communities in the US

    First broadcast: 18 Jan 2014

  15. A Year of Living Dangerously

    Glenn Greenwald talks about his life since accepting secret files from Edward Snowden

    First broadcast: 11 Jan 2014

  16. Tales of New York

    The long-standing rivalry between Boston and New York. Is baseball to blame?

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2014

  17. Learning to Succeed in South Africa

    The high school in a South African township that's lifting families out of poverty

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2013

  18. American Dreams

    We delve into the troubled family history of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2013

  19. Icons and Artefacts

    When President Obama shook President Castro’s hand was it premeditated, or just polite?

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2013

  20. American Adventures in North Korea

    Has a secret Korean war mission landed an elderly US veteran in hot water in North Korea?

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2013

  21. An American Feast

    Going foraging in Seattle for locally grown foods

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2013

  22. Between 'Immigrant' and 'Citizen'

    A play about illegal immigrants in the US tries to humanise the immigration reform debate

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2013

  23. Confronting a Sexual Harasser

    An American reporter living in Egypt turns her microphone on a man who calls her 'Sugar'

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2013

  24. The Obamacare Learning Curve

    Efforts to help immigrants sign up for a new affordable healthcare plan in the US

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2013

  25. New York Icons Remade

    America’s oldest licenced pizzeria thrives a year after super storm Sandy floods

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2013

  26. Who Wants to be American?

    Becoming an American, from background checks to citizenship tests

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2013

  27. Shutdown Resolution and Reverberations

    The US budget standoff is over, but memories of the weeks’ long impasse linger

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2013

  28. Detroit: Our Problem, Your Problem

    European banks dig in their heels over the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2013

  29. 'Closed Until Further Notice'

    Both tourists and refugees in the US are feeling the impact of the government shutdown

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2013

  30. The Global Mall

    How al-Shabab recruits in one of the largest Somali communities in the United States

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2013

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