A story about an Inuit boy taken from his home in Greenland by explorers in 1898. This story comes from Nate DiMeo and his podcast, “The Memory Palace.”
Thoughts on working from a paperboy, and a waitress in interviews by Studs Terkel.
Jake Warga talks to tourists and immigrants who have landed in Detroit, and see the troubled city as the epicenter of rebirth in America.
Eric Glatt secured a glamorous Hollywood internship, worked for free, and ended up suing the company.
Kayaking and walking on Ellesmere Island, a rugged land of towering mountains, vast ice fields, and a deeply indented coastline.
A former vegan on why he started hunting deer for his sustenance.
How a woman discovered a man living in her attic.
Phoebe Judge speaks with writer Marcia Aldrich about her exploration of a friend’s suicide, in her book Companion to an Untold Story.
Writer and regular contributor Ann Hood tells how she, a life-long Democrat, met her husband, a Republican.
A Kenyan community that fights drought by literally walking the other way.
Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian took photos, filmed, and interviewed inmates at length in Texas’ death row in 1979. Their documentary and book are being re-issued this month.
In the cold northern waters of the Labrador Sea, the first of this year’s icebergs have been spotted. Camille Seaman’s Shinnecock Indian ancestors hunted whale in the Atlantic Ocean.
There is something about a harmonica. It’s an instrument that evokes distance, and travel. Perhaps it’s because you can slip a harmonica in your shirt pocket. Today, a trip with the musician Howard Levy and his harmonica, produced by David Schulman.
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