Nate Dimeo of the Memory Palace tells the story of a young boy who worked in the mills in the l9th century but found he did better as a daredevil.
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.
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.
Yacub Addy knows what it’s like to try and hang on to traditional culture. He is a Ghanaian drum master.
Dick speaks with MacArthur fellow Claire Chase about her passion to push the flute beyond traditional notes.
An update from Bob Stewart, a firefighter and arcade owner from hurricane-stricken Seaside Heights, NJ
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