The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan. She tells Studs that the waltz was scandalous when it was first introduced.
Israeli-Iranian pop star Rita Jahanforuz talks on her new album, "My Joys."
Music with David Schulman.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Janet Groth was a receptionist at the New Yorker magazine from 1957 to 1978. She says she was like a mother hen to the magazine's legendary writers, including J.D. Salinger.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
The former mayor of Carlsbad, N.M., on his region’s enthusiasm for storing nuclear waste.
Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier performs and talks to Dick about her search for her birth mother.
Gillian Welch, the Nashville singer-songwriter, tells the story behind her song Elvis Presley Blues.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Luc Sante talks about the "novels" of Félix Fénéon.
Dick sits down with Keenan Kampa, a U.S.-born dancer to talk about the rigorous work it takes to find a place in a dance company, and how she was invited into the storied company The Mariinsky Ballet.
The Story ends the four-day series with a short musical about Studs.
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