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.
We hear from the musician about how he started the group Lady Smith Black Mambazo.
A portrait of a Vietnam veteran turned friar.
Producer Scott Carrier attends a church service led by Navajos in New Mexico.
Naomi Shihab Nye shares two poems about the classroom.
Robert Battle grew up wearing braces, but he didn’t let that hold him back from dancing – or becoming the director of the world-class Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks to photographer Joshua Lutz about portraits he took of his mother while she was suffering from a mental illness.
Dick speaks with Dianne Dwyer Modestini, the art restorer who discovered a painting by Salvatore Mundi was actually a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
Photographer Katie Orlinsky was based in Mexico and she saw that women were caught up in the drug wars and began to document it.
The spat between Lady Sovereign and a jelly donut.
Listeners respond to Dick’s request for stories about music.
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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