A visit to a competition among American Singer Canaries. And how exactly do you judge a canary song? From Long Haul Productions’ Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister.
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.
Phoebe Judge retraces a 50-year-old murder spree with photographer Christian Patterson.
One night in Plano, Texas, bowler Bill Fong was close to hitting three perfect games in a row.
Martin Espada reads his poem.
We hear from writer John Irving who also knows his way around a good wrestling move.
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.
West Point professor Elizabeth Samet returns to The Story, this time to talk about Walt Whitman and the time Whitman spent witnessing the effect of fighting on soldiers in the Civil War.
Sean talks with Thomas Schultz, who found thousands of paintings in a garage when he was looking at houses on Long Island.
Author Ron Rash reads his short story "Something Rich and Strange," from his new collection, "Nothing Gold Can Stay."
Artist Toni Scott has studied the narratives of American slaves and built life-size castings of people in her work Bloodlines.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to Blake Leeper, a double amputee, and one of the fastest runners in this summer’s Paralympic Games.
U.S. weightlifter Holly Mangold talks to producer Phoebe Judge about getting ready for the London Olympics.
A profile of violinist and songwriter Andrew Bird from Jonathan Menjivar.
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