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.
Archival audio: Dick Gordon interviews Studs Terkel
Starlee Kine and Roman Mars dig underneath what goes into the germination of an idea.
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.
For 31 years, photographer Marc Asnin turned his camera on his Uncle Charlie.
A beloved actor faces deportation.
How the principal who started a democratic school got voted out.
How "Doop" Duprie is making and selling pie out of a dive bar in Detroit.
An audio portrait of a man and his insomnia – at all hours. Produced by Matt Swenson.
Nate Kalichman, 90, and Paula Givan, 67, got married this summer. They talk to Dick about finding love late in life, and making plans for the future.
Fourth graders protest when their playground is threatened.
Todd Melby takes us on an audio tour of the boom towns in the oil fields of North Dakota.
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