Framing The Story : TED Radio Hour In this hour, TED speakers explore the art of storytelling — and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.

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"I think stories are necessary, just as necessary as food and love. It's how we make meaning of our lives." — Chimamanda Adichie TED hide caption

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"I think stories are necessary, just as necessary as food and love. It's how we make meaning of our lives." — Chimamanda Adichie

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Framing The Story

In this hour, TED speakers explore the art of storytelling — and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.

Stories ignite our imagination, let us leap over cultural walls and cross the barriers of time. In this hour, TED speakers explore the art of storytelling — and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.

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Andrew Stanton: What Makes A Good Story?

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Tracy Chevalier: How Do You Find A Story In A Painting?

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"A book cover designer is making a piece of art — a piece of design — that's very much in service to another piece of art." — Chip Kidd James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Chip Kidd: How Do Book Covers Tell Their Own Stories?

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Chimamanda Adichie: What Are The Dangers Of A Single Story?

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