Two old friends in Maine arrange their own health and hospice care. We listen in as they take care of each other with tenderness.
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.
After his job was eliminated, Dominick Brocato spent two years looking for work.
Stories of perfect hills covered in snow and ice and sledding all the way down.
Writer Ann Hood tells Dick about her Italian-American family’s rowdy Thanksgiving dinners.
In high school, Mike Baab worked as an undercover liquor operative for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
Brad Tobin, a teacher from the closest high school to the shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last month, talks about helping students cope with trauma.
Phil Connors has been fire spotting on the edge of the Gila National Forest since 2002, he tells us about the summer's mega-fires.
Cathy N. Davidson, of Duke University, on why distraction is a good thing.
Dick talks with a former officer of a cruise ship, Jay Herrin, who has been on board when a ship has run aground, as well as sailed through a hurricane.
Al Clawson is a home forecloser, and has worked on some of the more than 200,000 homes in Michigan which have slipped into foreclosure in the past 18 months.
Physician Don Berwick was asked to head up Medicare and Medicaid for the Obama administration. He tells about what it was like to try to make change from the inside and the roadblocks he encountered.
We check back in with W.C. Lynchwho was sterilized against his will to see how he is feeling about North Carolina's plan to offer monetary compensation for this procedure.
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