We hear excerpts of original interviews from Working: Fourteen-year-old paper boy Terry Pickens talking about collecting from customers and waitress Dolores Dante has her say on tips. Thanks to the Chicago History Museum.
“L'amour est un Oiseau Rebelle” by Maria Callas
During The Story’s second day of the series, “Studs at 100”. Dick speaks with labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski about driving Terkel around the steel mills of Chicago’s South Side
We go on a tour of an abandoned geodesic dome designed by Buckminster Fuller.
In our final RE:WORKING show, Sean Cole brings us the stories of day laborers as they repair homes that were flooded and damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Phoebe Judge speaks with writer Alexandra Fuller about growing up in Africa.
The story of a 90-year-old man and 67-year-old woman who just married.
What happened when Alicia Ault and her boyfriend Matthew Ludlum went looking for a Louisiana crypt to be buried in
The podcast 99% Invisible invites producer Starlee Kine to unravel the birth of an idea.
A fictional short story about two girls who are attacked by an alligator. Read by Elizabeth Crane and produced by the Dime Stories series.
Sean explores the history of several Massachusetts towns that were taken over to create a reservoir.
Dr. William J. Parker is a Christian obstetrician who, after many years, decided to include abortions in his practice.
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.
The actor Daniel Trigg reads from the classic Studs Terkel book, “Working”.
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