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.
Chloe Doutre-Roussel is a world-renowned chocolate taster.
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.
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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