Dick talks with Cathy N. Davidson, who teaches at Duke University, about brain science and attention. She makes a case for distraction as something that is actually good and says the brain is always naturally multitasking.
Studs Terkel interviews R. Buckminster Fuller
Dick speaks with Joel Myrick, the assistant principal who detained a shooter in a Mississippi High School using his own handgun.
Two friends create a website to find low-cost prescription drugs.
Ina May Gaskin on natural birth in America.
Remembering Mary Bonamo, a former guest who died at age 108.
Listener voicemail stories about politics getting personal.
Beth and Jonathan Hankins were settling into their new home when they realized they were living in a former meth lab.
Brian Bushway is blind and uses echolocation, a soft clicking sound, to orient himself.
One man learns a big secret about his family's NYC bakery.
A conversation between Dr. Richard Collins and his grandson about listening to a patient. Produced by StoryCorps.
Dick talks to two California mothers about the parent trigger law, which allows parents to vote on the fate of their children’s school.
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