Naomi Shihab Nye shares two poems about the classroom.
Israeli-Iranian pop star Rita Jahanforuz talks on her new album, "My Joys."
Music with David Schulman.
How public spaces influence political movements.
We listen in on an archived conversation between the late writer James Baldwin and radio host Studs Terkel.
We hear from a man who visited Salinger's home in 1960, to ask whether Salinger would allow him to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for his high school's stage.
A master baker tells his story of selling slices of carrot cake at beauty salons, and then opening his own a bakery.
Basque sheepherders talk about their cooking traditions.
The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.
Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier performs and talks to Dick about her search for her birth mother.
Gillian Welch, the Nashville singer-songwriter, tells the story behind her song Elvis Presley Blues.
Bailey Karpa almost dropped out when she got pregnant at 16, but when she got help from a Washington state program for teen parents, she found a manageable routine.
Shi Leach skipped classes and blew off work, but guidance at a North Carolina university helped him flourish.
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