Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
Israeli-Iranian pop star Rita Jahanforuz talks on her new album, "My Joys."
Music with David Schulman.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
Janet Groth was a receptionist at the New Yorker magazine from 1957 to 1978. She says she was like a mother hen to the magazine's legendary writers, including J.D. Salinger.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
Basque sheepherders talk about their cooking traditions.
The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.
Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier performs and talks to Dick about her search for her birth mother.
Gillian Welch, the Nashville singer-songwriter, tells the story behind her song Elvis Presley Blues.
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
One day during the minor leagues in 1987, you could’ve used the ball to make French fries. Instead, the players made some minor history.
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