Joe Lueken owns Lueken's Village Foods in Bemidiji, Minnesota. He's retiring, and giving his grocery store to his employees. His ESOP, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, has delighted staff.
Archival audio: Dick Gordon interviews Studs Terkel
Starlee Kine and Roman Mars dig underneath what goes into the germination of an idea.
Writer Jay Allison shares his thoughts about why he owns a gun, and we hear what his kids have to say to him about it.
A beloved actor faces deportation.
How the principal who started a democratic school got voted out.
How "Doop" Duprie is making and selling pie out of a dive bar in Detroit.
A conversation with Evan Kalish, who after college set out to travel the country and see as many post offices as he could.
An audio portrait of a man and his insomnia – at all hours. Produced by Matt Swenson.
Nate Kalichman, 90, and Paula Givan, 67, got married this summer. They talk to Dick about finding love late in life, and making plans for the future.
Fourth graders protest when their playground is threatened.
A McDonald's employee demands higher wages.
Music with David Schulman.
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