A fictional radio drama - with some truth - about the mystery of Edgar Allan Poe's death and the political tricks played in his time. This comes from Jonathan Mitchell and the podcast The Truth.
The Purple Hotel is a Chicago landmark.
Contributor Roman Mars of 99% Invisible tells the story of the original Teddy Bear.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible explores how common languages might help stop hate and factionalism.
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.
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.
Yacub Addy knows what it’s like to try and hang on to traditional culture. He is a Ghanaian drum master.
The story of a poet who changed Santiago, Chile, through poems.
How a Chicago group battled a machine-backed alderman over allowing children to play basketball at a park.
How Mormons in Salt Lake City see Mitt Romney’s presidential race.
Listener voicemail stories about politics getting personal.
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