Dick speaks to labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski. We hear him driving oral historian Studs Terkel around the flagging steel mills in South Chicago, and Dick talks with Sadlowski about steel mill work and organizing.
Archival audio: Dick Gordon interviews Studs Terkel
Starlee Kine and Roman Mars dig underneath what goes into the germination of an idea.
Writer Jay Allison shares his thoughts about why he owns a gun, and we hear what his kids have to say to him about it.
American scientist Margaret Palmer took a rare trip to North Korea and exchanged ideas with North Korean scientists.
A Lebanese-American who made an award-winning film about a Detroit gas station.
The rules for living next door to a gangster.
Jonathan Menjivar shares an audio letter he sent home to his mother after he had moved away.
An audio portrait of a man and his insomnia – at all hours. Produced by Matt Swenson.
Nate Kalichman, 90, and Paula Givan, 67, got married this summer. They talk to Dick about finding love late in life, and making plans for the future.
Fourth graders protest when their playground is threatened.
Knife maker Joel Bukiewicz talks about finding an old grinder in his parents’ barn and trying to make a knife. It was the first of many.
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