A moment with pianist and composer Lois Vierk, who talks about the inspiration she gets from winds and thunderstorms. And it makes sense that the forces of nature intervene during this conversation. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.
A portrait of a Vietnam veteran turned friar.
Producer Scott Carrier attends a church service led by Navajos in New Mexico.
Naomi Shihab Nye shares two poems about the classroom.
Robert Battle grew up wearing braces, but he didn’t let that hold him back from dancing – or becoming the director of the world-class Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Novelist Justin Torres reads a passage from his debut novel, We The Animals, in which a father tries to teach his wife and son to swim.
Photographer Katie Orlinsky was based in Mexico and she saw that women were caught up in the drug wars and began to document it.
Dick explores the details of a cold case that caught the eye of a crime writer for Law and Order.
Japanese photographer Shimpei Tekada collected contaminated soil and placed it on film.
Artist Bo Gehring makes portraits with a slow moving camera set to music.
Roman Mars of the 99% Invisible podcast looks back to a time when we sent information using pneumatic tubes - the kind you might still see in a drive through bank.
Dick talks to sports writer Frank Deford, of Sports Illustrated and NPR's Morning Edition, about his friendship with tennis pro Arthur Ashe, who spoke out against South Africa’s apartheid.
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