Dick speaks with longtime diver Rick Allen, an underwater videographer of the 18th-century Blackbeard pirate ship, about losing his arm in an accident and then being fitted with an iron arm and hand that he now dives with. Watch a video of him here.
Joseph Shabalala tells the story of how music comes to him in his dreams.
Annie Leibovitz tells Phoebe Judge about the project that saved her. She's calling it Pilgrimage.
Author Lois Lowry talks on her classic novel The Giver.
Author Salman Rushdie talks about running from his death sentence in Iran.
A reading by poet Martin Espada.
Sean speaks with Kelly Sue DeConnick, who writes the character Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Ms. Marvel, for Marvel Comics. We hear about her military background and recent uniform tweak.
Iranian composer Richard Danielpour on his piece “Darkness in the Ancient Valley.”
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
Author G. Neri reads a passage from his book about a boy named Marcus, "Chess Rumble."
We hear the story of an American folk song, "This Land is Your Land."
Carlos Martinez had a master’s in engineering, but was an undocumented immigrant and couldn’t work legally. He was one of the first to apply for the deferred action plan this summer.
Eavesdropping underwater on the sounds of whales and their pods.
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