The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress. He talks about working before freedom and how he made a life afterwards.
As The Story celebrates the work of oral historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel, Dick interviews a woman who was laid off and found herself offered a job as captain of a river ferry.
One NYC subway driver copes with hitting people who jump or fall on to the tracks.
Deborah Troutman laid off her husband.
A woman whose life was saved by a penguin.
Producer Phoebe Judge speaks with the editor of the Amish Cook’s newspaper column.
Contributor Sean Cole walks around Greenpoint, his new neighborhood in Brooklyn, to see what's going on in one part of shuttered New York.
We hear an audio experience from Producer Roman Mars as he uses the mind-twisting RJDJ iPhone application.
Dick speaks with Kurt Skarjune, a retired officer, and Lee Guelff, the brother of a slain officer, about banning mail-order sales of body armor to convicted felons.
Today we meet a super sperm donor - who is also a virgin.
Scott Carrier watches his daughter learn to swim.
An audio-collage of inaugural addresses dating back to the first-ever recorded. Can you guess who was first?
Dick speaks with Lt. Col. James C. Warren about the black officers of the WWII bombardment group who stood up to the U.S. Army Airforce pushing for equal treatment.
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
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