Ray Materson tells the story of how he began to embroider tiny images while he was serving a robbery sentence in prison. He is out now and his pieces are in major American museums. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.
Arun Ghandi, grandson of Mahatma Ghandi, on how to make change in life.
We end our four-day series on Studs Terkel with a musical and voice meditation in this piece produced by Alan Hall.
Dick speaks with a journalist reporting in dangerous areas of the Arizona-Mexico border.
Paul Fichter designs and makes beer taps.
A quest to photograph the world's oldest living organisms.
The story of a woman who had a yard sale – in exchange for jokes.
Dick and producer Phoebe Judge share some listeners’ letters that came to The Story after an interview with a mail carrier and a man who visits post offices.
Edward Boatman started designing symbols to use in his presentations at work, and soon his library grew to hundreds of icons.
Kevin Chroust went to Pamplona, Spain this month for the San Fermín festival when bulls run the streets.
David Rees schools Dick in the fine art of sharpening a pencil.
Ranch manager Joe Leathers talks with Dick about dealing with the drought on his ranch.
A Columbine High School graduate is making a film about the mental repercussions he and his classmates are dealing with years after the mass shooting at their school.
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