Ira Glass reads an Allen Ginsberg poem to the music of Philip Glass.
Joseph Shabalala tells the story of how music comes to him in his dreams.
Annie Leibovitz tells Phoebe Judge about the project that saved her. She's calling it Pilgrimage.
Author Lois Lowry talks on her classic novel The Giver.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible explores how common languages might help stop hate and factionalism.
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.
Sean speaks with Kelly Sue DeConnick, who writes the character Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Ms. Marvel, for Marvel Comics. We hear about her military background and recent uniform tweak.
Iranian composer Richard Danielpour on his piece “Darkness in the Ancient Valley.”
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
Author G. Neri reads a passage from his book about a boy named Marcus, "Chess Rumble."
We hear the story of an American folk song, "This Land is Your Land."
NPR's Kelly McEvers gives us the latest from Syria.
We listen to a radio diary of US Olympic boxing team member Claressa Shields. Radio Diaries produced this portrait.
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