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.
One of Martin Luther King’s close side aides at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Dorothy Cotton speaks in this series “Searching for Change. ”
Jordan Fletcher tells the story of a community activist who sparks a firestorm after challenging the status quo in a small town
PhotographerGeorge Steinmetz has found a way to fly and glide above deserts and vast wild spaces to photograph the landscapes.
Javorn Drummond was working in a North Carolina pork slaughterhouse when he heard about a job as a contractor in Afghanistan.
A reading from Allan Gurganus.
Listeners comment on an interview with a woman who accompanies terminally ill people as they self administer a drug to end their lives.
Andrew Hyde describes choosing to give away almost all his possessions and to travel.
Dick sits down with Doc Hendley, of the group Wine to Water, and talks about his transition from bartending in North Carolina to working to bring clean water to people in Darfur.
A woman’s quest for a sperm donor so she can have her much hoped-for child.
When pirates kidnapped Capt. Richard Phillips, Alison Kosakowski was sent to Vermont to help his family cope with the media. She fell for the family, for Vermont and for a local farmer.
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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