We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently. He speaks about the Montgomery Bus Boycott with fellow civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy.
One of Martin Luther King’s close side aides at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Dorothy Cotton speaks in this series “Searching for Change. ”
Jordan Fletcher tells the story of a community activist who sparks a firestorm after challenging the status quo in a small town
PhotographerGeorge Steinmetz has found a way to fly and glide above deserts and vast wild spaces to photograph the landscapes.
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.
Eric Winickbrings us the voices of a mother and daughter, born 40 years apart.
Andrea Lee Torres wrestles with her parents' decision to not teach her their native language.
Sound designer Steve Boeddeker shares some of his techniques for enhancing horror films.
Andrew Hyde describes choosing to give away almost all his possessions and to travel.
Dick sits down with Doc Hendley, of the group Wine to Water, and talks about his transition from bartending in North Carolina to working to bring clean water to people in Darfur.
A woman’s quest for a sperm donor so she can have her much hoped-for child.
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.
The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress.
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