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
Dick speaks with Joel Myrick, the assistant principal who detained a shooter in a Mississippi High School using his own handgun.
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.
A New York teen gets advice from her gay uncle on coming out,
An e-mail from a Wisconsin logger about trees from his childhood.
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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