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
Sean Cole speaks with Sean Carberry, who used to be a record producer with a license to carry a firearm.
92-year old harpist Mary Bartlett brings her instrument to the studio.
For 31 years, photographer Marc Asnin turned his camera on his Uncle Charlie.
A beloved actor faces deportation.
How the principal who started a democratic school got voted out.
How "Doop" Duprie is making and selling pie out of a dive bar in Detroit.
A conversation with Evan Kalish, who after college set out to travel the country and see as many post offices as he could.
An audio portrait of a man and his insomnia – at all hours. Produced by Matt Swenson.
Nate Kalichman, 90, and Paula Givan, 67, got married this summer. They talk to Dick about finding love late in life, and making plans for the future.
Fourth graders protest when their playground is threatened.
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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