Ron Carter, a jazz double bass player, has been recorded on more than 2,000 albums. Read that again: More than 2,000 albums. Independent producer David Schulman profiled him as part of his series, Musicians in their Own Words.
Annie Leibovitz tells Phoebe Judge about the project that saved her. She's calling it Pilgrimage.
Author Lois Lowry talks on her classic novel The Giver.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible explores how common languages might help stop hate and factionalism.
Dicks speaks with Thomas Steinbeck about how a Texas judge used Lennie, a character from John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, to measure mental ability in a death penalty case.
The story of a photo of the Cincinnati River in 1848.
Dick speaks with Jeffrey Yang, a poet who has translated the works of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Phoebe Judge talks with writer Edward Hoagland, the novelist and essayist noted especially for his writings about nature and wildlife.
Jim Hays commissioned a novel about the succession of Texas to make a point about the federal government.
Author Allan Gurganus tells Dick about meeting Tennessee Williams.
Nader Haj Kadour, the artist who was commissioned to paint the portraits of Syria’s ruling family, is watching as 40 years of his work are being destroyed.
Chess reunites a teenage inmate and his fifth grade teacher.
. Neri reads a passage from his book "Chess Rumble."
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