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.
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.
We listen in to the poetic quoting that Carol Muske-Dukes was taught by her mother.
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