A story from Roman Mars and Sam Greenspan of 99% Invisible.
"Heretics" by Andrew Bird
Studs Terkel spoke with the legendary dancer Dame Margot Fonteyn.
Host Dick Gordon visits the home of Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty and finds piles of books, letters from other writers of her time, and a type writer.
Writer Charlie Thompson tells the story of the Franklin County, Va., great moonshine conspiracy of 1935.
Bobby Rush talks about inspiration for his music.
James Brabazon reads a short essay about a photograph his friend Tim Hetherington did not take.
A visit to a competition among American Singer Canaries.
We hear from writer John Irving who also knows his way around a good wrestling move.
A friend of Doc Watson’s talks about hanging out with the late country star.
A song from a recently released Louis Armstrong track.
Dick speaks with Matt Sheehy, a Portland songwriter, about how his work as a forester appears in his music.
Hal Stucker lived in New York City in the 1980's at a time when crime was rampant. After being mugged several times, he began to carry a pistol on the subway.
We hear from James Luria, who tells the story of a time when he was angry at his father, loaded a shotgun and considered shooting him.
Pete Heikes was given a rifle by his grandmother and through that he learned about her early days working a ranch in Texas. He plans to let his daughter shoot the rifle when she is older.
Dick and producer Phoebe Judge read letters about gun owner Yang Li and his passionate defense of gun ownership.
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