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.
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.
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.
Gabriel Cohen, a crime novelist, talks about the time he unknowingly moved into an apartment where a murder had been committed.
Ray Materson tells the story of how he began to embroider tiny images while he was serving a robbery sentence in prison.
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.
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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