Harmonica artist Howard Levy takes us to the finish line of this political year. Produced by David Schulman and Musicians in Their Own Words.
Studs Terkel spoke with the legendary dancer Dame Margot Fonteyn.
Host Dick Gordon visits the home of Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty and finds piles of books, letters from other writers of her time, and a type writer.
Writer Charlie Thompson tells the story of the Franklin County, Va., great moonshine conspiracy of 1935.
Radio producer Sean Cole is a poet (and he knows what you think of poets). One night, drunk and stumbling along the Hudson River with his friend Malissa O’Donnell, he discovered a monument to two of his poetry heroes. See more photos here.
Illustrator Matt Kish speaks with Dick about how he channeled an obsession with Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick into a work of art for each page of the novel.
A poem by Sharon Olds capturing a daughter's trip home to a sick father.
Andrea Morales captured the details of coming of age in a small Ohio town by spending time with young women. The honesty of those photographs caught the eye of photography judges at Time Magazine.
The story of an audacious American who invades a country in Latin America and declares himself president.
Actor Scott Shepherd tells host Dick Gordon about reading every single word of the Great Gatsby on stage.
Collecting Middle Eastern lullabies.
David Murray tells Dick about how he lobbied to save a historic house on his Chicago street corner.
Mike Schur, co-creator of the comedy series Parks and Recreation, talks about capturing the hilarity of local politics.
Producer Katie Davis then tells the story of a lowly speed hump on her childhood street in Washington D.C.
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