A few years ago, a dead whale washed up on the shore of Lubec, Maine. Residents had mixed reactions, but most of them felt a sense of wonder and smallness. The story was produced by Molly Menschel at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.
Studs Terkel interviews Mahalia Jackson
Joe Richman of Radio Diaries captures a time when the idea of a woman in political office - especially in the White House - was a joke.
Talking doctors through complex emergencies, via Skype.
Roman Mars and 99% Invisiblebring us a story of distance -- near and far-- on the highway.
Hosting a large group of Maasai in Takoma Park, Maryland.
How a Chicago group battled a machine-backed alderman over allowing children to play basketball at a park.
When Juliane Koepcke’s airplane disintegrated in the air, she fell 10,000-feet to the ground - then spent ten days in the rainforest, looking for help.
Dick speaks to labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski.
A conversation between Boston Bill Hansbury and Jake Painter about their chance encounter the day Jake was going to have his leg amputated.
A Kuwati woman whose art show depicted Arab men drinking, smoking and playing cards – and got shut down.
How a sailboat survived the Northeast's worst hurricane of the 20th century.
Abigail Washburn weaves her experiences of China into bluegrass compositions.
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