Charles Jones grew up in Oakland, where having the right shoes meant lining up for them, sometimes fighting to get them. He and Dick explore the power of Nike's Air Jordans and what is going on when people feel they must have them.
As a part of the series “Studs at 100”. Studs Terkel’s’ former assistant Sydney Lewis and her film “Working with Studs”
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.
The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
Bob Erb won $25 million dollars in the lottery and almost immediately set about giving tens of thousands away to neighbors.
How a North Dakota woman rebuilt her family’s burned house.
Phoebe Judge speaks with author Will Schwalbe about the books he and his mother read and talked about as she was dying of cancer.
Nicholas Feltron tries to graph the impossible - daily life.
Sarah Churman lived all of her life unable to hear anything until she saved enough money for a hearing implant.
Producer Phoebe Judge talks with Gabriel Arana about growing up gay and his parents’ attempts to "cure" him by sending him to therapy.
We listen in to the poetic quoting that Carol Muske-Dukes was taught by her mother.
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