Producer Dmae Roberts travels to Taiwan with her mother. Together they grapple with her mother's harrowing childhood during World War II. This story is highly personal and inventive, a journey of sound and story.
Roman Mars has this bit of “ear candy” – produced in tribute to Studs Terkel.
From South Africa, Thembi Simelane and her lawyer Howard Varney speak about their effort to uncover the truth about her sister, who is still missing.
Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
Christine Myrick lost her high-level management position with the government in Kansas City, Missouri, and now works an entry-level job at a bank.
A reading from Allan Gurganus.
A former vegan on why he started hunting deer for his sustenance.
Contributor Sean Cole walks around Greenpoint, his new neighborhood in Brooklyn, to see what's going on in one part of shuttered New York.
In high school, Mike Baab worked as an undercover liquor operative for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
Producer Phoebe Judge visits Northern India’s Ganges River, where people bathe and pray and lines pour out sewage every day.
Katie Davis has vivid memories of a particular Washinton, DC corner store.
Dick talks with sound recorder Gordon Hempton who searches out the sounds of silence - in the Amazon and around the world. When he finds a place untouched by man-made noise, he works to preserve it.
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