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.
Ever wonder who writes those moving remembrances in the newspaper obituary section?
Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
The owner of a grocery store gives his store to the employees.
Scientist John Priscu talks about his trip to drill into a subglacial lake in Antarctica.
A poem by author Naomi Shihab Nye.
MIT professor and inventor Deb Roy set up cameras and microphones in his house to record the first years of his son’s life. He’s applying what he learned in political advertising.
Sarah Churman lived all of her life unable to hear anything until she saved enough money for a hearing implant.
Producer Phoebe Judge talks with Gabriel Arana about growing up gay and his parents’ attempts to "cure" him by sending him to therapy.
An in-depth look at the case of Charles Lewis Jr., a 13-year-old who was convicted of felony murder and faced the possibility of life in prison without parole.
Producer Katie Davis tells a short essay about teaching vocabulary to a teenager in her old Washington D.C. neighborhood.
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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