When Jim Sadwith was in high school in the 1960s, he showed up a J.D. Salinger’s front door. He wanted Salinger's permission to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for a high school performance. Tune in for Salinger's answer.
Roman Mars explores the idea of an innovative monument to free speech
Dick speaks with Dianne Dwyer Modestini, the art restorer who discovered a painting by Salvatore Mundi was actually a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
Dick speaks with Petna Ndaliko, a community activist in Congo trying to bring peopled together, despite threats against him
A reading by poet Martin Espada.
Martin Espada reads his poem.
Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
French composer Stephane Wrembel on his hero, Django Reinhardt.
Ron Carter, a jazz double bass player, has been recorded on more than 2,000 albums.
Robert Battle wore leg braces as a child, and now is director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He calls his work a way to "testify."
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.
Guest host Sean Cole explores the past as captured by Google's Street View images.
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