Producer Katie Davis talks to writer Sherman Alexie about losing language and the permanence of song among Native Americans.
Nate DiMeo tells a story about the "Mad Gasser."
The granddaughter of Catholic activist Dorothy Day & the diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
The story of a 19th-century daredevil.
The author reads the chapter "Lina" from his novel.
A poem by Sharon Olds.
A reading from Ray Bardbury's fictional short story about humans colonizing Mars.
The who’s who of Baghdad’s Green Zone ate steak and drank fine wine at a bar that billed itself as “an oasis of calm.” Dick speaks with owner James Thornett.
A story from Nate DiMeo and the Memory Palace about a slave who hides in a wooden box and sends himself to freedom.
Camille Seaman's Shinnecock Indian ancestors hunted whale in the Atlantic Ocean. Maybe that's why she was drawn to explore the ice. She took a trip and began to photograph the wonder of icebergs through her camera lens.
We hear from Basque sheepherders about their cooking traditions that came from their work out west, including burying a Dutch oven in the ground and stewing lamb.
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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