Producer Katie Davis talks to writer Sherman Alexie about losing language and the permanence of song among Native Americans.
We listen in on an archived conversation between the late writer James Baldwin and radio host Studs Terkel.
We hear from a man who visited Salinger's home in 1960, to ask whether Salinger would allow him to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for his high school's stage.
A master baker tells his story of selling slices of carrot cake at beauty salons, and then opening his own a bakery.
Basque sheepherders talk about their cooking traditions.
The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.
Dick speaks with a principal ballerina, Alexandra Ansanelli of the New York City Ballet and London's Royal Ballet, who at the height of her career decides that dance is limiting her.
Luc Sante talks about the "novels" of Félix Fénéon.
Jim Behrle reads his poem from the anthology The Blind See Only This World
Host Dick Gordon speaks with long-time Detroit arts patron Harriet Berg about meeting Mexican muralist Diego Rivera and her city’s underground art lovers.
Writer Jo Ann Beard reads an essay from her book "The Boys of My Youth."
Dick speaks with Joel Myrick, the assistant principal who detained a shooter in a Mississippi High School using his own handgun.
Janaya Lasker Ferretti tells the story of a much-loved table her grandmother owned and how she got it back.
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