Joe Thompson was a link to a style of fiddling that goes back generations. He died this week at the age of 93, and Dick Gordon remembers a visit to our studio.
The granddaughter of Catholic activist Dorothy Day & the diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
The story of a 19th-century daredevil.
Phoebe Judge talks with photographer Andre Hermann, who has been displaying his photos in the nooks and crannies of San Francisco streets.
The author reads the chapter "Lina" from his novel.
A poem by Sharon Olds.
A reading from Ray Bardbury's fictional short story about humans colonizing Mars.
The who’s who of Baghdad’s Green Zone ate steak and drank fine wine at a bar that billed itself as “an oasis of calm.” Dick speaks with owner James Thornett.
A Poem from Martin Espada.
And for this day The Story's tradition- we offer stories from writer Tomie dePaola. His books have won top literary awards for children: the Newbery Medal for outstanding writing and the Caldecott Medal for illustration.
Western writer Terry Tempest Williams spent 25 years sorting out the message her mother gave her when she left her three shelves of blank journals.
Rosanne Haggerty walks the streets of a neighborhood and meets homeless people one by one.
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