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Moth Radio Hour Specials

Series produced by The Moth

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The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Moth Radio Hour Specials are available to all stations.

Brought to you by PRX and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Learn more about The Moth, the series and live events at prx.org/themoth. The Moth Radio Hour is available by annual carriage fee. Please contact Kathleen Unwin at kathleen@prx.org for more information or help in subscribing to the program.


7 Pieces

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Caption: Samuel Lewis Lee, Credit: Photo by Jason Falchook
A special edition of The Moth Radio Hour dedicated to Mothers. A woman who has never wanted children suddenly questions her choice, a little girl g...

Bought by WVBI-LP, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KMUN, WXXI, KTXK and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 28
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*Fundraising hour for stations carrying The Moth Radio Hour weekly. Includes pitch notes that you can adapt for your station.* In this hour, a ma...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WLRH, KUHF, WBEZ, WFAE and more


  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 47:40
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Karan Chopra, Credit: Photo by Caroline Lacey
In this special episode celebrating fathers, a man embraces his father's music; a new dad has a breakdown in the grocery store; a young father stru...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WYAP, WLPR, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUNM and more


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Abbas Mousa, Credit: Brian Powers
A special veteran’s day episode of The Moth. A soldier trains to land his plane on an aircraft carrier, a future marine rebels against her abusive ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KTXK, KMXT, KMUN, CIRH 98.3fm Roundhouse Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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A special Holiday Hour from The Moth. The unexpected gifts of December: holiday customs, brand new traditions, flying cows, fruit, luminaries and a...

Bought by KISU, WJFF, WMUU-LP, WLPR, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 53
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A special Father's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour: We’ll hear from Harry S. Truman’s grandson, the children of military fathers, divorced dads,...

Bought by KBBI, WXDU, KHNS, WVBI-LP, WEZU and more


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Melyssa Rodriguez, Credit: Jason Falchook
A special Mother's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention ...

Bought by WVRU, XRAY.fm, WUFT, WLPR, KSQM 91.5 FM and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 26