We hear from the musician about how he started the group Lady Smith Black Mambazo. Produced by David Schulman and Musicians in Their Own Words.
The granddaughter of Catholic activist Dorothy Day & the diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
The story of a 19th-century daredevil.
Phoebe Judge talks with photographer Andre Hermann, who has been displaying his photos in the nooks and crannies of San Francisco streets.
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.
From South Africa, Thembi Simelane and her lawyer Howard Varney speak about their effort to uncover the truth about her sister, who is still missing.
Letters from listeners answered by writer Mark Lynas.
Nate DiMeo tells a story about the "Mad Gasser."
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