Dick explores the details of a cold case that caught the eye of a crime writer for Law and Order, Matt McGough. He was researching a story on art theft and learned about a detective for the LAPD who is now on trial for murder.
We hear the story of Fanny Hensel, sister of composer Felix Mendelssohn, and the music she created and was not credited for.
The diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
Percussionist Alfred "Uganda" Roberts talks about the musicians with whom he’s worked.
A musical primer on how to warm up the instrument before playing or using it.
We visit another fixture of major cities -- rooftop water tanks. Meet some of the people who repair the iconic structures.
Audio collector Randy Riddle lets us listen to selections from his massive collection of sixteen-inch transcription disks, a recording format from the 1930s.
Angela Walters talks to Dick about the photos she found scattered after the tornado, and the archive she started.
Tim Doner, 16, has discovered he has a knack for learning languages. He speaks Mandarin, Farsi and more than a dozen others.
Dick speaks with Josef Astor, director of Lost Bohemia, a film about the former residents and the walls that were torn down.
We offer an appreciation of the creator and host of Soul Train, Don Cornelius.
Dick Gordon speaks with science fiction writer Steve Karmazenuk about how his writing was offered for sale under another author's name.
Ray Williams tells the story of signing Elton John.
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