This American Life – Podcast 454: Mike Daisey and the Apple Factory in China

Most weeks This American Life is the most popular podcast in the US, with more than a half million people downloading each episode.  This week, self confessed Apple Inc. fanboy Mike Daisey headed out to China to investigate the making of their products and to look further into a slice of Apple that most of us are not aware of…

Mike Daisey performs an excerpt that was adapted for radio from his one-man show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” A lifelong Apple superfan, Daisey sees some photos online from the inside of a factory that makes iPhones, starts to wonder about the people working there, and flies to China to meet them. His show restarts a run at New York’s Public Theater later this month. (39 minutes).

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Published: 6th January 2012
Produced by: This American Life
Length: 01:02:39