Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage. He keeps an array of percussive objects and plays them all – including bird calls from Cabela's outfitters.
Roman Mars has this bit of “ear candy” – produced in tribute to Studs Terkel.
Guest host Sean Cole goes to see his mother, Pat Clark, to find out why she did not give him the rifle left to him by his grandfather.
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
Dick begins the week with author DW Gibson, whose book, 'Not Working,' introduces us to unemployed men and women and their stories.
Most kids like pizza, but when Anthony Mangieri was a boy he became obsessed.
The Final Exit Network says mentally competent adults have a basic human right to end their lives. Dick Gordon talks with one of the group's guides, Fran Schindler, about her own serious illness and decision to participate.
How producer Carol Jackson found a stolen painting in Japan.
Producer Jake Warga decides to travel by train and bus through the West Coast, and take his tape recorder with him.
Guest host Phoebe Judge leads us through the story of Frank Meeink, who joined a hardcore skinhead group when he was 14 years old.
Sean calls up the daughter Cholene Espinoza to hear about coming out and reconciling.
Dick sits down with Doc Hendley, of the group Wine to Water, and talks about his transition from bartending in North Carolina to working to bring clean water to people in Darfur.
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