Robert MacFarlane reads from his latest book.
"La Mer " by Django Reinhardt
In this story, a childhood memory is transformed by a visit back to a small town. Directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
At Capitol Pool Checkers Club each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
Harmonica artist Howard Levy takes us to the finish line of this political year.
Writer Krista Bremer tells the story of her 11-year-old daughter Aliya's first rock concert.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
Sharon Olds reads her poem about her mother picking crabs for the family.
The Story ends the four-day series with a short musical about Studs.
A story from Roman Mars and Sam Greenspan of 99% Invisible.
Dafnis Prieto talks with Dick Gordon about the revolutionary rhythms that earned him a 2011 MacArthur Genius Grant.
Rachel Sussman tells Dick about her quest to photograph the oldest living organisms.
When Peter Hessler first arrived in the remote Chinese river town of Fuling, the only way to get there was by boat. Recently, he went back for a visit to explore the changes that the Three Gorges Dam has made.
Dick speaks with Denise Dennis, who is in a charge of her family farm - one that reaches back to before Abraham Lincoln was born.
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