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.
Joseph Shabalala tells the story of how music comes to him in his dreams.
Annie Leibovitz tells Phoebe Judge about the project that saved her. She's calling it Pilgrimage.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible explores how common languages might help stop hate and factionalism.
Music and conversation about an improvisational collaboration between a pianist and a violinist.
The story of a photo of the Cincinnati River in 1848.
Iranian composer Richard Danielpour on his piece “Darkness in the Ancient Valley.”
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
We hear the story of an American folk song, "This Land is Your Land."
Anna Schuleit is a MacArthur Genius Award winner. Her dramatic, large scale work is often based on things like abandoned buildings, and the remnants of war.
Dr. William J. Parker is a Christian obstetrician who, after many years, decided to include abortions in his practice.
Phil Connors has been fire spotting on the edge of the Gila National Forest since 2002, he tells us about the summer's mega-fires.
Scott Carrier watches his daughter learn to swim.
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