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.
As a part of the series “Studs at 100”. Studs Terkel’s’ former assistant Sydney Lewis and her film “Working with Studs”
From South Africa, Thembi Simelane and her lawyer Howard Varney speak about their effort to uncover the truth about her sister, who is still missing.
The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
Bob Erb won $25 million dollars in the lottery and almost immediately set about giving tens of thousands away to neighbors.
How a North Dakota woman rebuilt her family’s burned house.
How producer Carol Jackson found a stolen painting in Japan.
Producer Jake Warga decides to travel by train and bus through the West Coast, and take his tape recorder with him.
Travelers often like keeping accounts of their journeys.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to an Evangelical whose world was turned upside down when her 37-year-old daughter told her she was gay.
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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