A Vietnam veteran turned Franciscan friar talks about war and the long road toward finding a place for himself to work and feel at ease.
We hear the story of Fanny Hensel, sister of composer Felix Mendelssohn, and the music she created and was not credited for.
Music with David Schulman.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
Janet Groth was a receptionist at the New Yorker magazine from 1957 to 1978. She says she was like a mother hen to the magazine's legendary writers, including J.D. Salinger.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
The former mayor of Carlsbad, N.M., on his region’s enthusiasm for storing nuclear waste.
Dick sits down with Keenan Kampa, a U.S.-born dancer to talk about the rigorous work it takes to find a place in a dance company, and how she was invited into the storied company The Mariinsky Ballet.
Writer Kelly Ruth Winter reads her short story Tommy, produced by the Dime Stories radio series.
Nikky Finney reads a poem for the next generation of writers, from her collection "Head Off & Split."
Dick talks to Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar, who served three tours in Afghanistan as a helicopter pilot, and is suing U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to open all positions to women.
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