Roman Mars of the show 99% Invisible explores the language Esperanto and how one language might help stop hatred and factionalism.
A videographer of the 18-th century pirate ship Blackbeard.
Dicks speaks with Thomas Steinbeck about how a Texas judge used Lennie, a character from John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, to measure mental ability in a death penalty case.
Music and conversation about an improvisational collaboration between a pianist and a violinist.
The story of a photo of the Cincinnati River in 1848.
Dick speaks with Jeffrey Yang, a poet who has translated the works of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Phoebe Judge talks with writer Edward Hoagland, the novelist and essayist noted especially for his writings about nature and wildlife.
Rojelio Garcia plays chess with an old teacher - while he's behind bars.
Joe Thompson was a link to a style of fiddling that goes back generations. He died this week at the age of 93.
Jim Hays commissioned a novel about the succession of Texas to make a point about the federal government.
Yacub Addy knows what it’s like to try and hang on to traditional culture. He is a Ghanaian drum master.
Author Salman Rushdie talks about running from his death sentence in Iran.
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