This is a David-meets-Goliath story: After a battle erupts over allowing kids to play basketball in a Chicago park, neighbors rally and defeat the machine-backed alderman. Produced by Elizabeth Meister and Dan Collison of Long Haul Productions.
More from the series “Searching for Change”. Today, a South African Judge on being a part of the resistance to apartheid.
Anna Jones is usually stuck in a long commute in California. Recently she took to the skies – and had a dream commute by plane.
Dick speaks with two women: one Palestinian and one Israeli. Plus, Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
Christine Myrick lost her high-level management position with the government in Kansas City, Missouri, and now works an entry-level job at a bank.
Eric Winickbrings us the voices of a mother and daughter, born 40 years apart.
Andrea Lee Torres wrestles with her parents' decision to not teach her their native language.
A poem by author Naomi Shihab Nye.
MIT professor and inventor Deb Roy set up cameras and microphones in his house to record the first years of his son’s life. He’s applying what he learned in political advertising.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to Amanda Bennett about the cost of cancer treatment for her husband Terence Bryan Foley.
How Mormons in Salt Lake City see Mitt Romney’s presidential race.
A fictional drama about Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
Listener voicemail stories about politics getting personal.
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