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.
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.
We go on a tour of an abandoned geodesic dome designed by Buckminster Fuller.
Phoebe Judge speaks with writer Alexandra Fuller about growing up in Africa.
Master bow maker and MacArthur "Genius," Benoit Rolland, followed by a literary actuary.
The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter pilot and the swimmer who rescued the crew of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy.
A poem by author Naomi Shihab Nye.
Ray Materson tells the story of how he began to embroider tiny images while he was serving a robbery sentence in prison.
Brad Tobin, a teacher from the closest high school to the shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last month, talks about helping students cope with trauma.
Sean explores the history of several Massachusetts towns that were taken over to create a reservoir.
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
Bridgette Lacy lost her government job and created a new career for herself.
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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