Gillian Welch, the Nashville singer-songwriter, tells the story behind her song Elvis Presley Blues. Produced by David Schulman as part of the series In Their Own Words.
The diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
Percussionist Alfred "Uganda" Roberts talks about the musicians with whom he’s worked.
We visit another fixture of major cities -- rooftop water tanks. Meet some of the people who repair the iconic structures.
Charles Hill has a list of paintings he loves - some have been stolen, some he has recovered.
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.
Photographer Charlotte Dumas likes to photograph working animals, and spent time at night in the stables of Arlington National Cemetery.
The Purple Hotel is a Chicago landmark. And, yes, it is purple.
Dick talks with Jeff Stein who writes the Spy Talk blog in Washington, a city he says is rife with spies.
Dick speaks with Nik Wallenda, who was raised by a clan of tight rope walkers known as the Flying Wallendas.
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