A poem by Sharon Olds capturing a daughter's trip home to a sick father.
Israeli-Iranian pop star Rita Jahanforuz talks on her new album, "My Joys."
Music with David Schulman.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
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.
The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.
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.
Dick speaks with Dr. Timothy Lepore, the colorful, contrarian physician on the world-famous island of Nantucket. He's surgeon, medical examiner, football team doctor, accidental homicide detective and more.
Ken Campbell begins a trip next week to catalogue the debris from the Japanese tsunami.
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