Joshua Lutz describes the photograph he could not take on Sept. 11, 2001. From the collection of essays, Photographs Not Taken.
Continuing The Story’s celebration of Studs Terkel, Dick sits down with U.S.-born dancer Keenan Kampa and speaks about the process of finding a place in the dance company, and the history of the stage.
Don McLean, Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco speak from a coffee house in Saratoga Springs, NY.
One night in Plano, Texas, bowler Bill Fong was close to hitting three perfect games in a row.
We hear traditional oud playing and singing from Saadoun Al-Bayati.
Martin Espada reads his poem.
Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
A friend of Doc Watson’s talks about hanging out with the late country star.
A song from a recently released Louis Armstrong track.
Dick talks to Susan Polgar, the world’s first female chess grandmaster, about how her father set out to make her and her two sisters into exceptional players.
Dick speaks with Toby and Itzhak Perlman about their marriage of 45 years, and how they met at music camp.
Dick talks a photographer from the ancient city of Aleppo who, in the aftermath of the massacre in the city of Houla, says he’s reluctant to choose sides in his country’s conflict.
Dicks calls up Osama, an opposition activist who has been in hiding in Syria for months. He speaks to us from Damascus and says people have to choose sides now.
Producer Phoebe Judge calls up Illinois Rep. Mike Bost to ask him about an impassioned speech that he made on the state house floor and has gone viral on YouTube.
Producer Katie Davis says the best time to ask a politician for something is now - during election season.
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