Blues musician Corey Harris describes how he heard elements of his music in Mali when he made a trip there. From producer David Schulman's Musicians in Their Own Words.
The granddaughter of Catholic activist Dorothy Day & the diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
The story of a 19th-century daredevil.
We visit another fixture of major cities -- rooftop water tanks. Meet some of the people who repair the iconic structures.
Charles Hill has a list of paintings he loves - some have been stolen, some he has recovered.
Angela Walters talks to Dick about the photos she found scattered after the tornado, and the archive she started.
Tim Doner, 16, has discovered he has a knack for learning languages. He speaks Mandarin, Farsi and more than a dozen others.
Dick speaks with Josef Astor, director of Lost Bohemia, a film about the former residents and the walls that were torn down.
A Poem from Martin Espada.
And for this day The Story's tradition- we offer stories from writer Tomie dePaola. His books have won top literary awards for children: the Newbery Medal for outstanding writing and the Caldecott Medal for illustration.
Western writer Terry Tempest Williams spent 25 years sorting out the message her mother gave her when she left her three shelves of blank journals.
Dick visits with a Mississippi doctor who has modeled his health care plan on the "health houses" he saw during a visit to Iran.
Dicks speaks with Thomas Steinbeck about how a Texas judge used Lennie, a character from John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, to measure mental ability in a death penalty case.
A reading by poet Martin Espada.
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