Sharon Olds reads her poem about her mother picking crabs for the family.
Studs Terkel spoke with the legendary dancer Dame Margot Fonteyn.
Host Dick Gordon visits the home of Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty and finds piles of books, letters from other writers of her time, and a type writer.
Writer Charlie Thompson tells the story of the Franklin County, Va., great moonshine conspiracy of 1935.
Bobby Rush talks about inspiration for his music.
James Brabazon reads a short essay about a photograph his friend Tim Hetherington did not take.
A visit to a competition among American Singer Canaries.
We hear from writer John Irving who also knows his way around a good wrestling move.
Singer songwriter Adam Cohen on picking up the family business and writing in the tradition of his father, Leonard Cohen.
Dick speaks with Matt Sheehy, a Portland songwriter, about how his work as a forester appears in his music.
Dick remembers hearing Whitney Houston when he worked in Russia.
Producer Cori Princell tells Dick about a trip she made to Gorleben, Germany, to hear both sides of the nuclear waste disposal argument.
The former mayor of Carlsbad, N.M., on his region’s enthusiasm for storing nuclear waste.
Basque sheepherders talk about their cooking traditions.
Search all Stories
American Public Media's online services are supported by users like you. Contribute now…