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Eleanor Amplified and the Trouble with Mind Control

For the first time, an Eleanor Amplified adventure in a book. Join Eleanor as she teams up with a middle school reporter to get the scoop and save the day.

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Eleanor Amplified and the Trouble with Mind Control

Eleanor Amplified is an adventure series for the whole family. Listen together as our hero, the world-famous radio reporter Eleanor Amplified, foils devious plots and outwits crafty villains, all in pursuit of the big story…  Like all the public media shows you love, Eleanor Amplified is entertaining and informative.  Eleanor will spark laughter and conversation the whole family will enjoy, while preparing kids to appreciate journalism and make smart media choices in the future.

Eleanor Amplified is a production of WHYY in Philadelphia. It was created by John Sheehan, Manager of On-Demand Audio & Podcasts at WHYY, and formerly a producer of Fresh Air with Terry Gross. It is appropriate for kids of all ages and recommended for kids ages 8-12.

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Ep 42: Psych!

The white-knuckled conclusion to a tumultuous season, but also the dawn of a new, more dangerous, more intelligent threat! ...

Air Date: July 22, 2020

Listen 19:09
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Ep 38: Luck and Jogging

Can our heroes finally defeat a near-legendary villain, and accomplish what no other reporter, civil servant, law officer or angry mob ha ...

Air Date: June 24, 2020

Listen 14:41
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Ep 36: The Spanferkel

A galleon is a large sailing vessel used throughout Europe in the 16th to 18th centuries. This is important to know. Trust me. ...

Air Date: March 25, 2020

Listen 16:24
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In an extreme business, it can get extremely personal. Show weakness to one of these sharks and you’ll end up like a goat (that acc ...

Air Date: March 18, 2020

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Ep 34: 123 Science Street

It’s like grandma always says: if you go nosing around in a rocket scientist’s workshop, you’ll probably end up electrocuted. That ...

Air Date: March 11, 2020

Listen 11:03
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Ep 32: Lions of the Sea

We’re back in the saddle with rollercoaster adventures to spare, mixed metaphors galore, and a thrill ride with a full tank of exciteme ...

Air Date: February 26, 2020

Listen 17:42

Extra: S4 Sneak Peek Shhh…

Huh? What? Nope. Nothing to see here. Not buying it? Okay, fine, yes, this is a sneak peek at what you'll be getting in Season 4 of Eleanor Amplified... but tell no one!

Air Date: June 24, 2019

Listen 05:00
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