We check in with Javorn Drummond, a veteran of the Iraq War. He was working in a North Carolina pork slaughterhouse when he heard about a job as a contractor in Afghanistan. He now works at Bagram Airfield outside of Kabul.
The actor Daniel Trigg reads from the classic Studs Terkel book, “Working”.
Kayaking and walking on Ellesmere Island, a rugged land of towering mountains, vast ice fields, and a deeply indented coastline.
A former vegan on why he started hunting deer for his sustenance.
How a woman discovered a man living in her attic.
Phoebe Judge speaks with writer Marcia Aldrich about her exploration of a friend’s suicide, in her book Companion to an Untold Story.
Writer and regular contributor Ann Hood tells how she, a life-long Democrat, met her husband, a Republican.
Deardra Green-Campbell was searching the internet for information on her great, great, great grandmother and found a house where her distant relative had lived as a slave.
A Kenyan community that fights drought by literally walking the other way.
Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian took photos, filmed, and interviewed inmates at length in Texas’ death row in 1979. Their documentary and book are being re-issued this month.
Jordan Patrick Austin Teklay was constantly at odds with his mother, so he decided to leave. He was only 15.
Todd Melby takes us on an audio tour of the boom towns in the oil fields of North Dakota.
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