David Rees schools Dick in the fine art of sharpening a pencil. There is a lot to consider, he says, such as which sharpener to use and when to use a knife.
As a part of the series “Studs at 100”. Studs Terkel’s’ former assistant Sydney Lewis and her film “Working with Studs”
From South Africa, Thembi Simelane and her lawyer Howard Varney speak about their effort to uncover the truth about her sister, who is still missing.
The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
Bob Erb won $25 million dollars in the lottery and almost immediately set about giving tens of thousands away to neighbors.
How a North Dakota woman rebuilt her family’s burned house.
Phoebe Judge speaks with author Will Schwalbe about the books he and his mother read and talked about as she was dying of cancer.
Nicholas Feltron tries to graph the impossible - daily life.
Sarah Churman lived all of her life unable to hear anything until she saved enough money for a hearing implant.
Producer Phoebe Judge talks with Gabriel Arana about growing up gay and his parents’ attempts to "cure" him by sending him to therapy.
Dick visits with Willie McRae a caddy at the Pinehurst course in Pinehurst, N.C. who has carried clubs for many, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Nixon and Gerald Ford.
A preview to Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk across Niagara Falls.
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