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A parable of politics and race in America. The story of Chicago's first black mayor, Harold Washington, told two decades after his death. Washington died 20 years ago this month--on November 25, 1987. Source: thisamericanlife.org
A lawyer in the Justice Department gets the professional opportunity of a lifetime: to be the lead prosecutor in one of the first high-profile terrorist cases since 9/11. But things go badly for him â€“ so badly, he ends up on trial himself.
We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions! There were so many good ones we decided to make a whole show about them. From a chance encounter at a bus station to a romantic dollar bill to a baffling apparition in a college shower stall. See more of your coincidence stories â€” with photos â€” here.