A story from Nate DiMeo and the Memory Palace about a slave who hides in a wooden box and sends himself to freedom.
"Leon Sees" from Stay, the Motion Picture Soundtrack; "Gnossiene No. 3" performed by Chantal De Buchy;
We hear from the musician about how he started the group Lady Smith Black Mambazo.
A portrait of a Vietnam veteran turned friar.
Producer Scott Carrier attends a church service led by Navajos in New Mexico.
Naomi Shihab Nye shares two poems about the classroom.
Robert Battle grew up wearing braces, but he didn’t let that hold him back from dancing – or becoming the director of the world-class Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
A profile of country rocker Tift Merritt in her own words.
A poem read by Nikky Finney about the aftermath of the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
A tribute to the late banjo master Earl Scruggs.
Ray Williams tells the story of signing Elton John.
Building a car, a battery powered car that can go up to 400 miles per hour. It's under way at Ohio State University.
We call David Cundall in Burma to check in on his attempt to dig up old World War II era planes – Spitfires
A Poem from Martin Espada.
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