Dick begins the week with author DW Gibson, whose book, Not Working, introduces us to unemployed men and women and their stories.
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.
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.
When pirates kidnapped Capt. Richard Phillips, Alison Kosakowski was sent to Vermont to help his family cope with the media. She fell for the family, for Vermont and for a local farmer.
Bruce Cochrane sold his family's furniture factorywhen he realized he could not compete with the low-priced furniture coming from Asia.
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