Sean explores the history of several Massachusetts towns that were taken over to create a reservoir. He talks to former residents about losing community, place and history in the Swift River Valley.
As The Story celebrates the work of oral historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel, Dick interviews a woman who was laid off and found herself offered a job as captain of a river ferry.
After his job was eliminated, Dominick Brocato spent two years looking for work.
Stories of perfect hills covered in snow and ice and sledding all the way down.
Writer Ann Hood tells Dick about her Italian-American family’s rowdy Thanksgiving dinners.
In high school, Mike Baab worked as an undercover liquor operative for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
Brad Tobin, a teacher from the closest high school to the shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last month, talks about helping students cope with trauma.
Today we meet a super sperm donor - who is also a virgin.
Scott Carrier watches his daughter learn to swim.
Carter Niemeyer has wrestled with wolves to relocate them and examined the scenes of livestock kills to determine if wolves were responsible. He is a wolfer.
Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs. After she was shot, her father prepared to take revenge - and her perspective on violence changed.
Do you know what greywater is? It's the water from your toilet, washing machine and sinks. Some people think it's dirty, but Laura Allen thinks we should reuse it to irrigate our gardens.
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