An audio postcard from Katie Klocksin about an apparition under a freeway in Chicago.
In this edition of our series Gun Stories, Dick speaks with Larry Mullens, who was fired from his paper mill job in Oklahoma because he kept a pistol in his locked truck in the parking lot.
Two stories from our friends at StoryCorps. One family migrates to Detroit in the 1940's. And a single mother raises 6 children and her son asks her how she did it.
Opportunities in Detroit.
Jake Warga talks to tourists and immigrants who have landed in Detroit, and see the troubled city as the epicenter of rebirth in America.
Al Clawson is a home forecloser, and has worked on some of the more than 200,000 homes in Michigan which have slipped into foreclosure in the past 18 months.
How to resurrect a prairie.
Tio Hardiman describes his childhood in Chicago's Henry Horner projects, and the violent rites of passage he experienced.
Story producer Phoebe Judge speaks with photographer Kevin Bauman, a Detroit native, about his recent project, 100 Abandoned Houses.
When an advocacy group offered prison inmates in solitary cells to take photos and send them to them, the requests they got were remarkable.
The Purple Hotel is a Chicago landmark.
Brian Banks was falsely accused of rape, lost a shot at college, spent five years in prison – then heard from his accuser, who admitted to lying.
We hear the story of Fanny Hensel, sister of composer Felix Mendelssohn, and the music she created and was not credited for.
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