When Bridgette Lacy lost her state government job, she created a new career for herself, writing an unemployment column for the News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Studs Terkel interviews R. Buckminster Fuller
Dick speaks with Joel Myrick, the assistant principal who detained a shooter in a Mississippi High School using his own handgun.
Two friends create a website to find low-cost prescription drugs.
Someone's in the kitchen with mama ... a story from the Kitchen Sisters, Nikki Silva and Davia Nelson.
An out-of-work actress takes a short-term job as a chauffeur for the Saudi Royal Family, and struggles to please the world's richest princesses.
Producer Phoebe Judge visits Northern India’s Ganges River, where people bathe and pray and lines pour out sewage every day.
Katie Davis has vivid memories of a particular Washinton, DC corner store.
An activist for being healthy - and fat.
Producer Larry Massett visits his mother and they plan a trip together and Larry documents every step.
When Peter Hessler first arrived in the remote Chinese river town of Fuling, the only way to get there was by boat. Recently, he went back for a visit to explore the changes that the Three Gorges Dam has made.
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.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
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