Snap Judgment

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Snap Judgment is a themed, weekly NPR storytelling show. It is focused on presenting compelling personal stories - mixing tall tales with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic radio.

Snap Judgment is sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and distributed through NPR and Public Radio Exchange (PRX). You can find more at its website.

Number One Boy

Sep 25, 2015

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Silver Mine

Sep 25, 2015

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript GLYNN WASHINGTON, HOST: OK, so they tell you to wait, that someday everything's going to be worth it, that patience is a virtue. It's just around the corner. Don't throw everything away. But what if there's nothing there? Well, today on SNAP JUDGMENT, we want to see what everyone's working so hard for. SNAP proudly presents the Brass Ring, amazing stories about reaching for the prize. My name is Glynn Washington. Close the...

Dropping the Ball

Sep 25, 2015

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No Talent Circus

Sep 18, 2015

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Big Mary

Sep 18, 2015

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Rocky

Sep 18, 2015

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Guitar Hero

Sep 11, 2015

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript GLYNN WASHINGTON, HOST: Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT, the "Man On A Mission" episode from PRX and NPR. My name is Glynn Washington, and today we're exploring stories from people who truly believe they know exactly what to do. And no one knows confidence like SNAP producer Davey Kim. His story starts off in a high school cafeteria. DAVEY KIM, BYLINE: So I'm on my acoustic guitar writing songs for this band I'm in. Me, I've...

To Catch A Terrorist

Sep 11, 2015

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript GLYNN WASHINGTON, HOST: Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT, the "Man On A Mission" episode. Today, we've got stories from fellas who know exactly what they're supposed to do. Sometimes you force yourself into a scenario to enact your plan, all right, but other times the scenario comes knocking. SNAP JUDGMENT's Anna Sussman spoke with Hamody Jasim. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) ANNA SUSSMAN, BYLINE: When American troops marched into...

My Private Utopia

Sep 11, 2015

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Transcript GLYNN WASHINGTON, HOST: We're going to kick off the show with a story about a man with a very different mission. You see, Dylan Evans was bound and determined to shake things up, and Dylan had big plans. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) DYLAN EVANS: When the big day arrived, I got up early in the morning. Most of my stuff I'd either sold or given away. All I had left now were a few essential things - a tent, some sleeping bags, some...

The Knockout Artist

Sep 4, 2015

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