Ten years ago, Anne Sailer brought her newborn son home from the hospital, and she tried to sing him to sleep. Independent producer Hillary Frank brings us Anne’s story.
As The Story celebrates the work of oral historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel, Dick interviews a woman who was laid off and found herself offered a job as captain of a river ferry.
Israeli-Iranian pop star Rita Jahanforuz talks on her new album, "My Joys."
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
Dick begins the week with author DW Gibson, whose book, 'Not Working,' introduces us to unemployed men and women and their stories.
The granddaughter of Catholic activist Dorothy Day & the diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
Dick speaks to a dancer who survived the fire at Boston’s Cocoanut Grove in 1942,the deadliest nightclub fire in American history.
Producer Katie Davis then tells the story of a lowly speed hump on her childhood street in Washington D.C.
How "Doop" Duprie is making and selling pie out of a dive bar in Detroit.
Ray Materson tells the story of how he began to embroider tiny images while he was serving a robbery sentence in prison.
Dick speaks with Kurt Skarjune, a retired officer, and Lee Guelff, the brother of a slain officer, about banning mail-order sales of body armor to convicted felons.
Jodi Brooks was a television reporter in Alabama who became so frustrated with the number of abandoned baby cases that she lobbied for the first "Safe Haven" law enacted in the United States.
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