Angela Walters created an archive to collect all the scattered photographs after the Joplin Tornado. She has reunited some people with family photos and is keeping unclaimed ones safe.
Producer Katie Davis talks to writer Sherman Alexie about losing language and the permanence of song among Native Americans.
Dan Skwire studies numbers by day, and death, life and insurance in classic literature by night.
A fictional drama about Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
A John Cage Music Walk to celebrate his centenary.
An excerpt from Fahrenheit 451 in remembrance of author Ray Bradbury.
The debate on whether a small Massachusetts town should build a new library.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
Writer John Irving, a life-long wrestler, speaks from his exercise room.
We stop a moment to listen to the arresting guitar work of Howard Sumlin, who died this week.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks to Andy Marx about the phone call his grandfather Groucho Marx got from a man offering him the archives of his hit show "You Bet Your Life."
In 2008, a tornado swept through Tom Cook’s home, killing his wife. Distraught, he moved with his daughter to Joplin, Mo., where he bought a new house – and a steel shelter. When a tornado came three years later, they were prepared.
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