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    Weekend America broadcast its last show Saturday, January 31, 2009. The show tried to tell the most eye-opening, memorable, astonishing stories about what was happening in America each weekend. On this site you’ll find literally thousands of stories spanning nearly five years. Each time you visit the site, the story boxes will refresh with different selections from the archives. You can also use the search tool, or find programs by air date or producer name. Thank you to all the listeners, programmers and staff who made Weekend America a joy to produce. Peter Clowney, executive producer

  • Stories from John Moe

    Daddy, why do you love your iPhone more than me?

    How important is staying technologically connected when you're being a parent? It can help you make the parenting experience less isolating, but it could also isolate you from your child.

  • Stories from Desiree Cooper

    Drive, Daddy, Drive

    Papa's got a brand new car

    Many people in the United States have fond memories of summer road-trip vacations, and our Desiree Cooper is no different. But the specter of racism colors some of her most treasured family memories.

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  • Weekend Soundtrack

    Weekend Soundtrack: "Tracy in the Bathroom Killing Thrills"

    Paula Pisani Bungee Jumping

    It's time to listen to your weekend soundtrack - the songs that bridge the gap from Friday to Monday. This week our story comes from Paula Pisani. Her weekend soundtrack is the song "Tracy in the Bathroom Killing Thrills" by the rock group Mary's Danish. She says it gives her an adrenaline rush to start the weekend.

  • Good News/Bad News/No news

    Good News, Bad News, No News

    Our panel of non-experts review the week's events in a parlor game to gauge what kind of week America had. Weighing in is Hollywood writer Dana Gould, our weather guy and culture vulture, John Moe, and writer Nancy French.

  • Liberty Ashore in Dubai

    Looking forward to liberty

    Thousands of U.S. military personnel take a break from duty in the Middle East in the clubs and shopping malls of Dubai. It's a port-of-call with some of the comforts of home -- including alcohol -- but soldiers, sailors and Marines are encouraged to enjoy "liberty with a purpose."

  • What's Your Weekend Soundtrack?

    We've been asking what's on your CD player, or MP3 player or even tape deck on Saturday and Sunday. What songs say to you, it's the weekend? This week we hear from listener Katie Kalbach from Seattle, Wash. She tells us what a song by Joshua Radin means to her.

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