An audio postcard from Katie Klocksin about an apparition under a freeway in Chicago.
During The Story’s second day of the series, “Studs at 100”. Dick speaks with labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski about driving Terkel around the steel mills of Chicago’s South Side
It’s been 6 months since the devastating tornado in Joplin, Missouri. We hear from Angela Walters, who has spent hours and hours each week gathering up photographs that were lost to the winds and connecting them back to the photo’s owner.
Katherine Geiselman on teaching at a community college.
As The Story celebrates the work of oral historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel, Dick interviews a woman who was laid off and found herself offered a job as captain of a river ferry.
The Michigan State Legislature passed a 48-month lifetime limit on welfare benefits - we hear from Kathy Dygas who lives near Detroit and was affected by the change.
Two violent rivals meet again in community college.
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.
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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