92-year old harpist Mary Bartlett brings her instrument to the studio. She's been playing since she was a girl, growing up during the Depression, and has shared the stage with Diana Ross and The Supremes, Barry Manilow and Michael Jackson.
Roman Mars has this bit of “ear candy” – produced in tribute to Studs Terkel.
Guest host Sean Cole goes to see his mother, Pat Clark, to find out why she did not give him the rifle left to him by his grandfather.
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
Bruce Cochrane sold his family's furniture factorywhen he realized he could not compete with the low-priced furniture coming from Asia.
American scientist Margaret Palmer took a rare trip to North Korea and exchanged ideas with North Korean scientists.
A Lebanese-American who made an award-winning film about a Detroit gas station.
The rules for living next door to a gangster.
Jonathan Menjivar shares an audio letter he sent home to his mother after he had moved away.
Guest host Phoebe Judge leads us through the story of Frank Meeink, who joined a hardcore skinhead group when he was 14 years old.
Sean calls up the daughter Cholene Espinoza to hear about coming out and reconciling.
Days after a massive bombing in Aleppo, we check-in with Issa Touma.
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.
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